neutral stress


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neutral stress

[′nü·trəl ′stres]
(hydrology)
The stress transmitted through the interstitial fluid of a soil or rock mass. Also known as neutral pressure; pore pressure; pore-water pressure.
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With the theoretical map of basic word order, neutral stress, preposing constructions, contrastive stress, and processing ease in mind, let us return to the "territory"--the example about the lunar-based calendar system.
It is hard to see how such an account could be implemented without giving up the basic insight that neutral stress is (at least partially) configurationally determined.
The existence of such features at PF will attract narrow focus and destroy the neutral stress and focus patterns assigned by default rules (cf.