polysemous word

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Noun1.polysemous word - a word having more than one meaning
word - a unit of language that native speakers can identify; "words are the blocks from which sentences are made"; "he hardly said ten words all morning"
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The polysemous word 'bird / wild animal' is found also in Samoyed and Ob-Ugric, although Finn ic, Ob-Ugric, and Samoyed words with these meanings are not related
The word dress is a polysemous word whose semantic realisations are context-driven.
To express an equivalent meaning in Warlpiri, for example, one can use the polysemous word kuyu.
If someone makes a query for a polysemous word (e.g., "plant," "bass," "mercury," etc ...), how is an information retrieval system to understand which sense of the word is intended?
A contronym or autantonym is a polysemous word where one of the meanings is the antonym of another--that is, a word which is its own opposite [10].
It refers to the task that automatically assigns the appropriate sense, selected from a set of pre-defined senses for a polysemous word, according to a particular context.
Using these hypotheses first WSD algorithm defined which determines the sense of polysemous word in glosses by the calculation of word overlapping in two are more words.
Dictionaries may also differ in the wealth of recorded meanings of polysemous word. In some cases, dictionaries contain a number of entries which are basically derivatives (Tekoriene, Maskalieniene 2004).
Pu, a polysemous word rich in connotations in Sikkanese thought, are one's sister's children (man speaking) or brother's children (woman speaking).
The word sense disambiguation problem is about finding the most probable meaning of a polysemous word. A common approach to solve is to consider the context in which term is used.
According to the dictionary, the word 'term' is a polysemous word combining so many not even close meanings (such as a period of time, duration, semester, imprisonment period, notion, condition, relationship, etc.) that it seems to have been chosen purposefully to warn translators and linguists what kind of challenge they are to face each time they have to deal with terms.
Temper--a polysemous word connoting both uncontrolled rage and the moderation required to tame it--is a unified sequence of short lyrics (50 in all, only 2 of which are longer than a sonnet).