sophisticated vocabulary

sophisticated vocabulary

[sə′fis·tə‚kād·əd və′kab·yə‚ler·ē]
(computer science)
An advanced and elaborate set of instructions; a computer with a sophisticated vocabulary can go beyond the more common mathematical calculations such as addition, multiplication, and subtraction, and perform operations such as linearize, extract square root, and select highest number.
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The language, too, seems straightforward, but the short phrases are varied in construction, and contain some sophisticated vocabulary.
The CCSS call for student development and use increasingly sophisticated vocabulary termed "domain-specific" (NGA & CCSSO, 2010a; see table 1).
The narrator overhears everything there is to hear in Trudy's ambient milieu and has educated himself by absorbing the same BBC shows and podcasts that his mother listens to (this autodidact has acquired a remarkably sophisticated vocabulary, the equal of, mirabile dictu, Ian McEwan's.
The two verbal gaffes by Johnson come from a media performer whose own sophisticated vocabulary has helped make him a celebrity.
Both represent a fairly high level of public discourse with an often sophisticated vocabulary.
The results show that this cohort of iEAP students used more sophisticated vocabulary in their post-program essays, and they did so with significantly fewer writing errors.
We need the whole story." She then listened happily and attentively to a story that was lengthy, complicated, and set in a culture different from her own, and that contained sophisticated vocabulary many would assume to be well beyond the grasp of a preschooler.
London, June 7(ANI): England and Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand has the least sophisticated vocabulary of all footballers on social networking and microblogging service Twitter.
This research-based vocabulary series teaches Tier 2 words, which are sophisticated vocabulary often used by mature language users.
The singers were keen to give their songs a heart and soul touching humanitarian aesthetic character with a sophisticated vocabulary filled with sublime spirituality.
This is a cinematic, humorous, and action-packed book with a complex plot, rich characterization, and sophisticated vocabulary. Stroud's novel paints a vivid picture of the ancient world, inspiring readers to learn more about the places, characters, and events it depicts from religion, mythology, and history.
Building a sophisticated vocabulary at an early age is a key to reading success (Pappano, L.