(Slang) Verbal play, esp. as engaged in by urban African-Americans, involving boastful taunts, witty insults, indirect threats, etc.
1769, Oxford Standard text, King James Bible: 1 Timothy, i, 15,
(Biology) A scientific documentation of a specimen intended to reveal a new species by technically explaining its characteristics and particularly how it differs from other species.
The act or process of stating a precise meaning or significance; formulation of a meaning:
A sense of importance or purpose:
The definition of a message is a short communication sent from one person to another or the central theme or idea of a communication.
A meaning that is conveyed, as in speech or writing; signification:
Value is the worth in goods, services or money of an object or person.
Reference means someone or something which is a source of information about a subject.
(Computers) A set of characters that follow a filename and are separated from it by a period, used to identify the kind of file:
A meaning that is expressed or implied:
The definition of implication is something that is inferred.
Something that explains:
A posted notice bearing a designation, direction, or command:
A printed or written sign used to represent an operation, element, quantity, quality, or relation, as in mathematics or music.
Something connoted; idea or notion suggested by or associated with a word, phrase, etc. in addition to its explicit meaning, or denotation
(Law) The state of mind necessary for an act to constitute a crime.
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