negative polarity


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negative polarity

n
(Grammar) grammar the grammatical character of a word or phrase, such as ever or any, that may normally be used only in a semantically or syntactically negative or interrogative context
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The second property that describes the phenomenon under study is an emphasis on the negative polarity of the sentence in question caused by the fronting of the negative constituent.
5-7 show external views of the TS galvanized steel wire immediately after exposure to the high-current discharge circuit in the high-voltage GPC-C single aperiodic current pulse [i.sub.0](t) of negative polarity according to the Fig.
Only some REFL have.3PPL where cure 'Only some have a place to receive medical treatment.' Owing to their attraction toward negative contexts, non-assertive forms are considered negative polarity items (NPIs), constructions that resist affirmative uses (Giannakidou 2008: 1661).
Each pulse with positive and negative polarity has [t.sub.s] period and needs to be grouped into four elements with period of T as given by
This feature can take on fuzzy values like "good," "excellent," or "satisfactory" which have a positive polarity, or it can take on fuzzy values like "poor" and "bad" which have a negative polarity. In addition, the intensity of the fuzzy values describing the feature can be increased by concentrator linguistic hedges such as "very" and "extremely" or decreased by dilator linguistic hedges "somewhat" and "hardly." The sentiment polarity can be reversed by the inverter hedges "not" and "never."
To prevent the disturbance of Cu dissolution into the Si[O.sub.x] layer, the current-voltage characteristics of the HRS were measured at negative polarity. The formula of the Schottky emission [21] can be expressed as
Negation and licensing of Negative Polarity Items in Hindi Syntax.
Beyond 'any' and 'ever'; new explorations in negative polarity sensitivity.
(4) The negative polarity of the QRS complex in II, III, and aVF leads is characteristic of the avian ECG and causes the MEA to be negative (approximately -90[degrees], cranial).
"But if it hits a semiconductor device, then it takes that pulse of a negative polarity and turns it into a positive polarity.
It helps us to understand that choice, like a battery, has a positive and negative polarity. Oscar Wilde once quipped that he could resist anything but temptation.