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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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Jane identified a bunch of species she was sure belonged in the taxon and, being a fan of ostensive definitions in the style of phylogenetic nomenclature sensu de Queiroz and Gauthier, picked two of them to ostensively indicate the species all of whose descendant species constituted the taxon she meant to study.
Ostensively we are at the Pearly Gates where our hero (who has died in a disco fire - surprise, surprise) is up for grabs by the heavenly host.
The school board takes money that it knows it will have to give to teacher salaries and stashes it into pet programs that will, ostensively, help student achievement.
Rosenthal aptly shows how narrative strategies convey a world where the ostensively originary peasants of a locale in Brittany in the Propos rustiques speak as did "animals when they used to talk" (14).
A recently completed survey of Canadian oxygen delignification systems demonstrated the wide range of efficiencies achieved for ostensively similar system designs and operating conditions.
To put this in historical perspective, the NLRA was the legislation passed in 1935 ostensively to protect the workers' right to join a labor union and engage in concerted union activities free from the interference of their employers.
Although the Government ostensively welcomes the chartering of trawlers, the vessels are prohibited from operating in India's coastal waters.
Almost ostensively all experiences of nature are filtered through an individual body experience.
Absent the sedentary lifestyles and the feminine excesses that supposedly plagued conspicuous consumptives in the classes above them, absent the slumped postures ostensively denoting either servility or the impact of continuous work at factory tables among women (often non-Anglo women) from the classes below, absent the physical as well as the spiritual anomalies and the domestic disarray that were assumed to have characterized women from both of those social categories, the middle-class, white women who practiced gymnastics presumably never would have left the operations of their households to chance.
Morris himself describes the artist-writer of his generation as a construction that subverts the notion of a "transcendent individual identity": "The artist as journalistic antihero ostensively locating his art replaces the Romantic artist who would draw his art out of himself as he resists absorption by either nature or culture.
Yeats to the Present ostensively embraces traditional influence studies.
indicate, actual objects can be identified ostensively by pointing or using some other suitable ostensive gesture.