lexical entry

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Noun1.lexical entry - the entry in a dictionary of information about a word
headword - a word placed at the beginning of a line or paragraph (as in a dictionary entry)
citation form, entry word, main entry word - the form of a word that heads a lexical entry and is alphabetized in a dictionary
dictionary, lexicon - a reference book containing an alphabetical list of words with information about them
entry - an item inserted in a written record
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This means that as learners grow older, their vocabulary knowledge increases, in number of words incorporated to the lexicon as well as in number of word aspects added to each lexical entry, e.g.
The lexical entry for this concept includes the information that the expression encoding this concept has other senses, including one which admits an interpretation of the metaphor.
A possible mechanism comes to mind: given that Scrabble players use the individual letters in the game, perhaps they rely less on "open bigrams" (and even less on the bigrams of distant letters like [HE] in CHOCOLATE) and hence, the weights between the bigram units and the lexical entry might change.
Richter accepts responsibility only for grouping synchronically related forms into a single lexical entry, as well as listing their heterographic equivalents and synonyms.
In the lexical entry for milk, the conceptual structure should then match [Thing LIQUID] so that milk is a possible object of drink.
Hence, while no single lexical entry has yet been fully accessed for its complete set of properties to be retrieved, several lexical entries receive "partial activation".
We also describe lexical entry integration and word frequency extraction.
As regards the functional projectionist theories, the role of constructions in predicting morphosyntactic structure is ignored, and with respect to constructional models, they state that these models have not explored the restrictions that constrain the unification process of a particular construction and a particular lexical entry (2008:356).
The reader then accesses a particular word's lexical entry through a letter-to-sound procedure (Patterson & Shewell, 1987).