word boundary

word boundary

[′wȯrd ‚bau̇n·drē]
(computer science)
A storage address that is a multiple of the word length of a computer.
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But who can blame him for losing his rag with a brood of kids who don't know the meaning of the word boundary? Who are allowed to race round the house screaming at 3am.
It is also nice that it starts and ends on a word boundary and ends on a line boundary.
Potentially, then, the line invites us to pronounce a discernable pause between each of the words so as to avoid overriding the word boundary. Accepting this invitation by the language of the line results in an impeded reading or a slowing of the overall pace of the line.
The geminate /k:I which segments word finally is marked as the coda due to word boundary.
Further, McQueen [5], Weber [6], Norris, McQueen, Cutler and Butterfield [7], and Kim and Nam [8] demonstrated that when a syllable boundary is aligned with a word boundary, listeners are able to recognize the word more quickly.
The second type of error is formed by a wide-ranging category comprising hesitations and word boundary problems.
sv/) B Word boundary Three-cluster /cg l/ einzig Gluck /xs h/ kroch's heran Four-cluster /rnt v/ entfernt von /rcs v/ durchs Wald /lc gl/ welch Gluck /c [integral]pr/ Konig spricht Five-cluster /nt pfl/ und pflucke /cts [integral]p/ Irrlichts Spiel /ftst h/ seufzt hinaus /nst br/ Brunst brannte /lnt ts/ schmeichelnd zieht /rtst z/ sturzt sie /st pfl/ ist Pflicht Six cluster /nst [integral]tr/ einst stritten Seven-cluster /rfst [integral]pr/ du darfst sprechen
The break index 1 was used to indicate a word boundary with a minimal degree of perceived juncture between a pair of words.
The effects of the number of postaccentual syllables within the word on H location will be analysed in four different ways: 1) H peak delay (or distance to the beginning of the accented syllable) as a function of the number of postaccentual syllables; 2) H distance to the end of the accented syllable as a function of the number of postaccentual syllables; 3) H distance to the end of the postaccentual syllable as a function of the number of postaccentual syllables; and 4) H distance to the word boundary as a function of the number of postaccentual syllables.
The boundary values that could occupy one of the variable slots were either a phrase internal word boundary, a phrase internal pause, or a utterance initial or final pause/word boundary.