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ostensive

1. obviously or manifestly demonstrative
2. Philosophy (of a definition) given by demonstrative means, esp by pointing
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A number ascription using a pictorial number sign can be said to represent the ascribed number ostensively (or: pictorially).
This move is pre-rational in the sense that one cannot reason anyone into acknowledging it (other than ostensively, by pointing).
relationships, level and scope should not be defined ostensively by
Ostensively, then, as readers of Caplin's book will immediately recognize, formal functions are things like "presentations." "antecedents." "contrasting' middles," "transitions," "subordinate themes," and so on, and his theory strives to give intrinsic definitions to these functions by specifying the particular musical parameters through which each is typically articulated.
Returning specifically to the idea of the tested arrogations of authorship: the entire project of Modernism and the Grounds of Law is ostensively acknowledged and introduced by its author as being intimately engaged in conversation with other voices in creatively different ways.
The gatekeeper was also to search packages, ostensively to stop the introduction of contraband and the pilfering of government property.
The only two explicitly sex-related ads in the Spanish corpus featured ostensively sensual whispery voices.
Flows related to attending funerals, for example, were ostensively between the home community and one (or sometimes more) discrete communities where family ties are maintained.
Later, Klein with similar amnesia proclaims that "In Wittgenstein's Tractatus, the world was made up of objects, corresponding to ostensively defined words ..." (p.
The summit is ostensively being held to address the development of transport and energy systems on the continent.