textual matter

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Noun1.textual matter - the words of something writtentextual matter - the words of something written; "there were more than a thousand words of text"; "they handed out the printed text of the mayor's speech"; "he wants to reconstruct the original text"
column - a page or text that is vertically divided; "the newspaper devoted several columns to the subject"; "the bookkeeper used pages that were divided into columns"
matter - written works (especially in books or magazines); "he always took some reading matter with him on the plane"
cookie - a short line of text that a web site puts on your computer's hard drive when you access the web site
word order - the order of words in a text
written matter, copy - matter to be printed; exclusive of graphical materials
draft copy, draft - any of the various versions in the development of a written work; "a preliminary draft"; "the final draft of the constitution"
electronic text - text that is in a form that computer can store or display on a computer screen
instalment, installment - a part of a published serial
book - a major division of a long written composition; "the book of Isaiah"
chapter - a subdivision of a written work; usually numbered and titled; "he read a chapter every night before falling asleep"
foreword, preface, prolusion - a short introductory essay preceding the text of a book
paragraph - one of several distinct subdivisions of a text intended to separate ideas; the beginning is usually marked by a new indented line
passage - a section of text; particularly a section of medium length
publication - a copy of a printed work offered for distribution
letter, missive - a written message addressed to a person or organization; "mailed an indignant letter to the editor"
line - text consisting of a row of words written across a page or computer screen; "the letter consisted of three short lines"; "there are six lines in every stanza"
lipogram - a text that excludes a particular letter or particular letters of the alphabet
lyric, words, language - the text of a popular song or musical-comedy number; "his compositions always started with the lyrics"; "he wrote both words and music"; "the song uses colloquial language"
stanza - a fixed number of lines of verse forming a unit of a poem
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A similar textual matter read: " Pak Army's latest air surveillance radar for sale, though it cant detect enemy's choppers or aircrafts, but it is good to get Star TV, Discovery and other TV channels.
But what we can do is afford our students with the analytical tools to become experts at getting to the heart of the textual matter, at learning how to sift among the competing texts that they encounter and begin establishing senses of textual authenticity for themselves.
Also very helpful are the accurate and idiomatic side-by-side translations of all additional textual matter in the original, from the German dedications to the Latin laudatory poems, with footnotes astutely pointing out the many puns.
Of notes there is only one series, meaning that textual matter and explanatory material appear confusingly intercut.
Two of the three modifications directed by the PEI involve modest textual matters, as follows:
Each book sidesteps important textual matters, which probably await clarification from others, but meantime each will be useful in pointing the way toward further attention to Wilde's short fiction.
They cover mind and textual matters, scribal intentions in medieval romance with a case study of Robert Thornton; compositor B's speech-prefixes in the first folio of Shakespeare and the question of copy for 2 Henry IV; memorial transmission, shorthand, a and John of Bordeaux; the Bagford Chapel Rules: a set of English printing house regulations from about 1686-1707; bookstores and book distribution in the US to 1950; the formation of the Fiske Dante Collection at Cornell University; and book-jackets of the 1890s.
Clearly the authors have remained engaged with the considerable problems of preparing a succinct and authoritative introduction to bibliographical and textual matters, and have been alert to the varying needs of revision among the topics they examine.
Most likely they simply had "differing ends" the editors being concerned with textual matters and Garrick with producing a playable script.
Although two thirds of this book concentrates on the frequently neglected treatment of the concept in the second division of the logic, Winfield nonetheless provides a thorough, if schematic, treatment of the key theoretical and textual matters which an understanding of the subjective logic presuppose.
The book includes numerous tables, diagrams, maps, illustrations, and appendixes to each chapter that untangle complex textual matters and present extracts from primary texts.
The first is an overview of the nature and content of the bhagat corpus in the AG, dealing not only with basic textual matters concerning manuscripts, authors, and the like, but with more general issues concerning the characterization and analysis of the corpus.