contractedness

contractedness

(kənˈtræktɪdnəs)
n
the state of being shortened
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This approach asserts as primary the contractedness of reading (and attributing meaning) within the context of cultural practice whilst simultaneously noticing the positioning and rottenness of individual agency within wider social relations.
The data were evaluated by amount of time, level of contractedness, and level of achievement.
Again, conclusions could not be drawn on the basis of the level of contractedness.
The contractedness we discussed above is a concept of relative closedness of subspaces with respect to some topology.
The following lemma states an obvious but useful property of contractedness.
Our digression on contractedness suggests the possibility of further generalizations of our results.