A vocabulary, or book containing an alphabetical arrangement of the words in a language or of a considerable number of them, with the definition of each; a dictionary; especially, a dictionary of the Greek, Hebrew, or Latin language.
A lexicon is a vocabulary list: it does contain words, typically, but it may also contain groups of words such as proper names, brand names, trademarks and other lexical expressions (which may include separators) that only make sense when they are kept together.
In Bioinformatics, a lexicon refers to a pre-defined list of terms that together completely define the contents of a particular database. (strict.) The component in the grammar which is in bare form a list of words or lexical entries.
The body of words in a language or work, including their meanings, usage, and distribution. This can refer to an actual book of words, such as a dictionary, or to the mental lexicon that is part of a speaker's linguistic competence. Changes in the lexicon are seen in semantic change, grammatical change, and changes in the appropriate contexts for word use.
The lexicon of a language is dictionary of all the words in the language, and may contain many types of information about each word, for example, what part of speech it is (its lexical category), and what its distributional properties are.
A lexicon is a list of words used in a given language and perhaps in a special setting. Language packs supplied with OCR Shop XTR contain built in general purpose lexicons. Users may specify a custom lexicon with the user_lexicon parameter.
Set of words and bound morphemes in a language. A literate speaker understands the phonological, orthographic, and semantic shape (pronunciation, spelling, meaning) of these items and also their morphological and grammatical characteristics. Modern English has a cosmopolitan vocabulary, a large lexicon including many morphemes borrowed from other languages, particularly French and Latin. One result of the cultural and political situation after the Norman Conquest (1066) was the borrowing of many French words into English. Lexical differences are common dialect characteristics.
n. 1. The words of a language and their definitions. 2. In programming, the identifiers, keywords, constants, and other elements of a language that make up its "vocabulary." The ways in which these vocabulary elements can be put together is the syntax of the language. Compare syntax.
A lexicon is usually a list of words together with additional word-specific information, i.e., a dictionary. Lexicon is a word of Greek origin (Î»ÎµÎ¾Î¹ÎºÏŒÎ½) meaning vocabulary. When linguists study the lexicon, they study such things as what words are, how the vocabulary in a language is structured, how people use and store words, how they learn words, the history and evolution of words, types of relationships between words as well as how words were created.
Lexicon was a text editor / word processor MS-DOS program that was extremely popular in the Soviet Union and Russia at the end of 1980s and in 1990s. Some estimate that Lexicon was illegally installed on 95% of all Russian PCs. The last version for MS-DOS was 3.0.
Lexicon is a computer-assisted role-playing game invented by Neel Krishnaswami and popularised by the indie role-playing game community. As originally proposed, it is played online using Wiki software. Players assume the role of scholars that write the history and background of a particular time, era or world (completely fictitious in nature).