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 (ə-sō′shə-tĭv, -sē-ə-tĭv, -sē-ā′tĭv, -shē-)
1. Of, characterized by, resulting from, or causing association.
2. Mathematics Independent of the grouping of elements. For example, if a + (b + c) = (a + b) + c, the operation indicated by + is associative.

as·so′ci·a·tive·ly adv.
as·so′ci·a′tiv′i·ty (-sē-ə-tĭv′ĭ-tē, -shē-, -shə-tĭv′-) n.
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(Psychology) in an associative or connective manner
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In this film, she offers insights into her oeuvre, using excerpts from her work to illustrate - more associatively than chronologically - her artistic visions and ideas.
Based on this kind of relationship with the referent, the claim can be made that inferring the referent in these compounds is not as associatively complex as in compounds in which the metonymical link between the metonymical constituent and the referent is not based on purely taxonomic relations but emerges from a contiguous relation within one conceptual domain.
In this film, she offers insights into her oeuvre, using excerpts from her work to illustrate -- more associatively than chronologically -- her artistic visions and ideas.
From these vantage points, the poet casts a glance and asks, impossibly, "Blue mountain, what is man and what is living?" In places where Ko walks "with a painless, clear head in the morning shadow of a Seoul skyscraper" before revealing (perhaps associatively) a cicada "crying inside a tooth," the poet demonstrates a style that essentially "mock[s] and refuse[s] the conventional beauties of lyric verse." At the heart of this book there lies a probing ostranenie, Ko's oeuvre releasing readers from the confines of merely human logic.
Ruga is not an orthodox cartographer; rather, in the manner of Moshekwa Langa, he associatively records fact and impression: His map of Bophuthatswana, for instance, references an infamous police raid on a private home in Forest Town, Johannesburg, in 1966, in which nine men were arrested for "masquerading as women."
While Lyne identifies instances of explicit and implicit memory within both Jonson and Milton's relations with their sources, the "spontaneous interconnection [s]" he associates with intertextuality and implicit memory turn out to be of a piece with their conscious, intentional allusions to their sources: "In both cases the source materials appear to circulate associatively ...
These two overlapping concepts, neoliberalism and globalization, are analyzed here under the term "neoliberal globalization," since they associatively form the basis of the increasing significance of distance education since the last 3 decades.
Within this framework, one possible interpretation of LPE is that the differential acquisition of the O3/O4 discrimination in the second phase of the experiment is due to the fact that the participants learned "associatively" to attend more to the predictive than to the non-predictive cues of phase 1.
The solution being announced today seamlessly and associatively links NX with Materialise lattice technology, support structures design, 3D nesting, build tray preparation, and build processors framework technology for additive manufacturing.
For this exhibition, the space that once served as a military warehouse, will be used both associatively and literally as a framework for the exhibits, which were made by studying episodes of cultural history.
Because of this semantic overlap property of SDRs, SP associatively connects the input to the HTM cells in a way that they will be able to learn once patterns in the space start to change.
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