string of words


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Noun1.string of words - a linear sequence of words as spoken or writtenstring of words - a linear sequence of words as spoken or written
language, linguistic communication - a systematic means of communicating by the use of sounds or conventional symbols; "he taught foreign languages"; "the language introduced is standard throughout the text"; "the speed with which a program can be executed depends on the language in which it is written"
sentence - a string of words satisfying the grammatical rules of a language; "he always spoke in grammatical sentences"
syntagm, syntagma - a syntactic string of words that forms a part of some larger syntactic unit
string - a linear sequence of symbols (characters or words or phrases)
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Thus the phrase "Turkish democracy" is now nothing but a meaningless string of words, uttered only out of habit.
Thoughts and ideas come naturally to them and get transformed into a smooth string of words conforming to the rules of poetry.
The challenge is to ensure that our commitments do not remain empty rhetoric or a string of words on a conference document.
Passport Office policy states that a string of words that would not normally be recognised as a name should not be entered on the personal details page.
It read: "Where an applicant changes his or her name to a string of words or phrases that would not normally be recognised as a name, this should not be entered onto the personal details page of the passport.
For too many people, one or more of such phrases becomes a kind of a signature tune, they are identified by a specific string of words.
For this reason, our finite vocabularies can generate a seemingly infinite string of words.
No matter how brilliant a campaign, success hinges on a short string of words - a subject line that inspires an open.
The greater complexity of the first word then the more likely represents the string of words, rather than an independent part of other words; followed by the word of the situation is the same reason.
The students have two assignments: (1) Create a string of words (the polypeptide chain) using the mRNA strand given.
This is very powerful, but the limiting terms are not very clear: searching for 'some of' a string of words in a field actually returns titles with 'any of the words', and the difference between 'all of' and 'precisely' is not explained.
The lexical unit can be: (1) a single word, (2) the habitual co--occurrence of two words and (3) also a frequent recurrent uninterrupted string of words.