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lexicography

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n lexicography the act of writing dictionaries
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Lexicography The art, process, or occupation of making a lexicon or dictionary; the principles which are applied in making dictionaries; as, with so many words lexicography can be interesting in parts but at length is rather tedious labor.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n lexicography The art or science of compiling lexicons or wordbooks; the scientific exposition of the forms, pronunciation, signification, and history of words.
    • n lexicography The act or process of making a dictionary.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Lexicography the art of compiling a dictionary
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. F. lexicographie,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr.,—lexis, a word, legein, to speak.

Usage

In literature:

Associated Words: lexicography, lexicographer, lexicographic.
"Putnam's Word Book" by Louis A. Flemming
MISCELLANEOUS, LATIN; (including Lexicography) 4.
"A Bibliographical, Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour in France and Germany, Volume Three" by Thomas Frognall Dibdin
This, in principle, is the method of the new lexicography.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 4" by Various
As a supplement to the latter Meyer has been publishing his invaluable contributions to Middle Irish lexicography.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 5" by Various
Of the antiquity of the tales, the surest external evidence may probably be drawn from the lexicography.
"Algic Researches, Comprising Inquiries Respecting the Mental Characteristics of the North American Indians, Vol. 1 of 2" by Henry Rowe Schoolcraft
As a general fact, in their lexicography the letters f, r and v are wanting.
"The American Indians" by Henry R. Schoolcraft
As a general fact, in their lexicography the letters f, r and v are wanting.
"Western Scenes and Reminiscences" by Henry Rowe Schoolcraft
As a general fact, in their lexicography the letters f, r and v are wanting.
"The Indian in his Wigwam" by Henry R. Schoolcraft
Words from other native languages have crept in, which adds to the difficulty of its lexicography.
"The Güegüence; A Comedy Ballet in the Nahuatl-Spanish Dialect of Nicaragua" by Daniel G. Brinton
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In news:

Electronic data storage has already revolutionised lexicography.
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In science:

Church, K.W., & Hanks, P. 1989. Word association norms, mutual information and lexicography. Proceedings of the 27th Annual Conference of the ACL (pp. 76-83).
Thumbs Up or Thumbs Down? Semantic Orientation Applied to Unsupervised Classification of Reviews
Church, K.W., Hanks, P.: Word Association Norms, Mutual Information and Lexicography.
Mining the Web for Synonyms: PMI-IR versus LSA on TOEFL
Word Association Norms, Mutual Information, and Lexicography.
Product Review Summarization based on Facet Identification and Sentence Clustering
Word association norms, mutual information, and lexicography. In Proceedings of the 27th Annual Conference of the Association of Computational Linguistics, pp. 76{83, Vancouver, British Columbia.
Document summarization using positive pointwise mutual information
Word Association Norms, Mutual Information, and Lexicography.
Machine Learning of Generic and User-Focused Summarization
Word association norms, mutual information, and lexicography.
Co-occurrence Vectors from Corpora vs. Distance Vectors from Dictionaries
Liddy E. And Paik W. (1992) S ta t is t ica l ly -Gu ided Word Sense Disambiguation, in proceedings of the AAAI Fa l l Sympos ium on Stat ist ica l lyBased NLP Techniques. M i l l e r G . (1990 ) F i v e p a p e r s o n W o r dN e t, International Journal of Lexicography 3(4).
Building Accurate Semantic Taxonomies from Monolingual MRDs
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