citation form

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Noun1.citation form - the form of a word that heads a lexical entry and is alphabetized in a dictionarycitation form - the form of a word that heads a lexical entry and is alphabetized in a dictionary
descriptor, form, signifier, word form - the phonological or orthographic sound or appearance of a word that can be used to describe or identify something; "the inflected forms of a word can be represented by a stem and a list of inflections to be attached"
dictionary entry, lexical entry - the entry in a dictionary of information about a word
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It also means avoiding typos, using proper citation form, and doing the other myriad small things that make a brief look just right.
(6) Other than that, Rule 9.800 refers to The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation, or if the proper citation form is not there, to the Florida Style Manual.
It uses Oregon citation form. ([umlaut] Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR)
The infinitive of a verb is usually the citation form of verbs for lexicographic purposes.
The distribution of SMG nominal inflection into eight inflection classes is depicted in (4), where inflected nouns are given in the citation form, that is, in the nominative singular, while glosses for case and number are omitted as irrelevant for the argumentation.
If charges must be brought, officers cannot use the standard motor vehicle citation form.''
But across documents, slight differences in citation form are untroublesome, though "slight" is an important qualification: differences large enough to make the reader pause to translate from a more familiar to a less familiar form impede easy reading.
(5) Some argue that correct citation "adds to the credibility of the author" (6) and that "[a]ttention to citation form ...
What do you do when you can't find an APA citation form for the arcane document you're using?
(18) For example, case names are written in ordinary Roman type in full citations, but are italicized in the main text or short citation form. (19) The Bluebook also contains rules for the use of typefaces for stylistic purposes--Rule 7.