A discourse or composition on which a note or commentary is written; the original words of an author, in distinction from a paraphrase, annotation, or commentary.
That part of a document (printed or electronic) comprising the words, especially the main body of expository words, in contrast to the illustrations, pictures, charts, tables, or other formatted material which contain graphic elements as a major component.
Any communication composed of words.
The actual structure of words in a piece of writing or printing. (Kybdy, Gr. 1)
A style of writing in large characters; text-hand also, a kind of type used in printing; as, German text.
To write in large characters, as in text hand.
From Extensible Markup Language (XML) 1.1 ( 2004-02-04) A parsed entity contains text, a sequence of characters, which may represent markup or character data.
Text messaging, also known as SMS (Short Message Service), enables you to send and receive text messages up to 160 characters long. Some mobiles will let you send and receive longer messages.
Hence, anything chosen as the subject of an argument, literary composition, or the like; topic; theme.
The supplied structure, written or agreed upon, in any dramatic activity.
autonomous linguistic chain (oral or written) that constitutes an empirical unit and that is produced by one or more enunciators in a given social practice. Texts are the object of linguistics.
although this term includes the kind of thing we usually mean by 'text' (eg: a written document) under the conditions of the literary turn, structuralism and poststructuralism the term can be applied to almost any object in the world. Semioticians, for example, have considered items as diverse as wrestling matches and Coca Cola cans as 'texts', worthy of analysis for their cultural connotations
The main content of a book, usually beginning with Chapter One. The text does not include the preface, if there is one, or the foreword, introduction, table of contents, or the index.
In STAR GATEWAY, appears in the drop-down box under Options. Highlight to retrieve the full text of magazine articles. In Books in Print this accesses publisher information.
an unedited, oncopied book
Text in printing refers to all of the pages of a book except is cover. It is not just the main body of type on a page, but all of the type on a page. That includes any headings, page numbers (folios), etc. and it includes ALL pages in a book (including blanks). [Back
A fine quality paper, frequently with a fancy texture. Used for announcements, brochures booklets, and similar items. A 100gsm parchment is usually considered a text. Otherwise most texts are 115-135gsm.
A type of paper with a higher quality than standard bond.
Unspecific term used for high-quality papers which comes in many colors and textures. It's usually made with matching cover. Great for stationery, book pages, flyers, and brochures.
Type of high quality paper, manufactured in white or colors from bleached chemical wood pulp and/or cotton fibers. Manufactured in a wide variety of finishes, including antique, vellum, smooth, felt-marked and embossed. Often has matching cover stock in envelopes, most often used for annual reports, brochures or other prestige mailings where an envelope that matches or complements the enclosure is desirable.
The written representation of language. Text is a sequence of symbols that conveys meaning to its reader. The set of symbols used, and the most basic rules for their presentation, constitute the writing system of the text. The lexical, grammatical, and semantic significance of combinations of the symbols constitute the language of the text.
Any sequence of graphic symbols.
a fixed sequence of constituents (beginning, middle, end) that cannot change
a string of chracters
a piece of human language communication in the broader sense, that one has reason to consider as a whole
a semantically coherent whole which may be presented as a surface structure either in natural language (as was the case with the traditional notion), or in any of the sign systems used by mankind
a whole entity, to be translated as a whole"
A piece of spoken, written, or visual communication that constitutes a coherent, identifiable unit, such as a particular speech, poem, poster, play, film, conversation in the sign language of the deaf, or any other language event. A text may be considered from the point of view of its structure, context, and functions.
A verse or passage of Scripture, especially one chosen as the subject of a sermon, or in proof of a doctrine.
A term used by the author of this glossary to represent a book. If used with Bible, capitalized, represents the Bible. See Bible, Canon, Scripture, 66 Books
a passage from the Bible that is used as the subject of a sermon; "the preacher chose a text from Psalms to introduce his sermon"
A portion of scripture used by a minister as the basis for a sermon.
A string of letters that does not have properties including font and size, thus appropriate for exchange among computers of other kinds.
A text font is one designed for use in normal blocks of text. Contrast with display fonts.
Any lettered information that appears on maps.
a cluster of signs or potentially signifying entities that can be connected by an act of reading to other such clusters
a resource whose content is primarily wordsfor reading
anything that is read. listened to, or viewed
The selectable text that can be editable or read-only.
a device conceived in order to produce its model reader
a machine conceived for eliciting interpretations
an emergent phenomenon, no less than the human who conceived it
a semiotic phenomenon
an object-event that copies itself, fragments itself, repeats itself, simulates itself, doubles itself and finally disappears
A heavier sheet of paper that is more opaque than a normal sheet of copy paper.
The body copy in a publication, or on a website.
a much more fixed representation as you say
a point of departure, for we learn about ourselves through our specific representations, laws, rituals, institutions, and languages
a visual representation of verbal information