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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Factors that the examining attorney considers include whether the wording claimed as a mark is physically separate from textual matter, whether a term is displayed in capital letters or enclosed in quotation marks, and the manner in which a term is used in relation to other material on the specimen.
Drucker and McGann's work at SpecLab (Virginia Tech's Speculative Computing Laboratory) is especially appealing in this regard because they have developed archival, interpretive, and communicative projects based in digital platforms that express, model, and extend these ideas of emergent textual matter.
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.
The remainder of the book, especially the last chapter, picks up on some of the issues broached in the course of that discussion: the question of the author, the question of intentionality, of meaning supposedly inherent in a text, of significant textual matter and non-significant textual matter like titles, copyright declarations, footnotes, and other marginalia.
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.
It is, rather, somewhat implausible as a textual matter, uncertain as a historical matter, and utterly at odds not only with the court's jurisprudence during its recent period of intellectual incoherence but with its entire century-long history of interpreting the amendment altogether.
Given the pressure on space, the notes are particularly well done, driven by pertinence to the textual matter in hand, but helpful in setting up thematic hares and in cross-referencing stylistic devices.
The paper states that the essential goal of teachers who use the MAX teaching framework is to level the playing field by raising the bar for all students, which involves creating a classroom environment that provides instruction in building skills to enable improved performance, while at the same time engaging all students in active learning from textbooks and other forms of textual matter.
In other words, this textual matter finally doesn't matter if the play is imagined in performance - as spoken language -, but matters a good deal more if it is instead imagined as a text - as written language.
During Phase One, when textual matter was the primary content, the degree of attention evoked by the material was no greater than in the normal units of the course, but certainly no less.
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.