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)
the set of signs that may be read as producing meaning in any work, not including the contextual meanings that the reader brings. So the text of a novel is the words on the page,the text of a film is the images on the screen together with the soundtrack, and the text of a theatrical performance includes all the elements of production
A piece of communication. It can be a word, a sentence, a picture, a symbol, etc. Linguistics
The body type of a page, as opposed to headlines, captions, and other type.
the main body of typewritten words on a page as opposed to the headlines, or captions.
Used in a very broad sense to cover not only verbal but also other forms of communication. For example, a decorated Ukrainian Easter Egg is a text; in fact, in Ukrainian, they are called pysanky, a word derived from the verb pysati, to write. The ancient symbols used on the eggs communicate ideas and beliefs.
The term 'text' means whatever is to be 'read'. A text [from the Latin textus (tissue), texere (weave)] is made by weaving together a combination of signs and symbols in designs intended to make meaning. The range of texts includes those which are spoken (e.g. oral stories, jokes, rhymes) handwritten (e.g. letters, notes, cards, essays) printed (e.g. books, magazines, fanzines, newspapers, journals, catalogues, comics) electronic (e.g. CD-ROMs, e-mail, websites, television programmes, videos, films, cartoons) physical (e.g. plays in performance, signing) Texts are often multimodal-for example: TV adverts (moving image, voice over) picture storybooks (words, pictures) maps (words, symbols) text books (words, diagrams, photographs, symbols) comics (words, pictures, signs) illuminated manuscripts (words, pictures, graphics) film (moving image, spoken and written words, gestures, expressions, special effects). Different combinations of modes require different reading patterns-for example, reading a narrative involves a predominantly linear progression; reading a CD-ROM is multidirectional. ( NATE Position Paper)
A playscript; sometimes used to indicate the spoken words of the play only, as apart from the stage directions and other material in the script.
the words of something written; "there were more than a thousand words of text"; "they handed out the printed text of the mayor's speech"; "he wants to reconstruct the original text"
an assemblage of signs (such as words, images, sounds and/or gestures) constructed (and interpreted) with reference to the conventions associated with a genre and in a particular medium of communication
a resource whose content is primarily words for reading
the printed word in a document.
Digits, letters, punctuation, words, sentences, and so on.
In word processing, the portion of a file that will be readable on a screen or printed page, sometimes including incidentals such as headers.
is written words arranged in a meaningful way; the term "non-written texts" is used to refer to other communication media.
A word used to imply orthodoxy (also see Book)
Words that are set to music.
A string in the form of Words
The main body of words or copy in any type of documents (also called body, copy, body copy).
any expressive work (artistic or otherwise) that can be "read", whether it uses words, images, or sounds
Simply means words. Text is a good example of geek speak.
Straight type matter or body copy, as distinguished from headlines and subheads. to top
oral, written, gestural, or combination of these, repeatable and capable of having boundaries around it, separating it from other external features.
words, sentences, paragraphs. Text refers to info stored as ASCII codes (i.e. without any formatting).
Text can be written (word), visual (art), or ambient (body language); used to communicate.
The medium of delivering information via words to be read and interpreted by the learner. Compare to audio, video, graphic, and animation.
The printed words, including dialogue and the stage directions for a script.
Arbitrary textual data, likely meant to be human-readable.
The letters used to make up words.
Output consisting of characters that create words, sentences, and paragraphs. 6.2
n. 1. Data that consists of characters representing the words and symbols of human speech; usually, characters coded according to the ASCII standard, which assigns numeric values to numbers, letters, and certain symbols. 2. In word processing and desktop publishing, the main portion of a document, as opposed to headlines, tables, figures, footnotes, and other elements.
A text is a body of language; it could consist of a single word like 'Ladies' or 'Gentlemen' on a toilet door right up to a complete book and can be either written or spoken. (Glossary of English Grammar Terms)
TEXT is the band founded by three of the four ex-members of hardcore band Refused. Stylistically, they have little in common with Refused apart from this fact. Their debut album, Text, is a mix of spoken word, music of various styles, and ambient sound effects, often producing an ethereal, avant-garde sound.