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Denotation vs. Extension

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Denotationnoun

The act of denoting, or something (such as a symbol) that denotes

Extensionnoun

The act of extending; a stretching out; enlargement in length or breadth; an increase

Denotationnoun

The primary, surface, literal, or explicit meaning of signifier such as a word, phrase, or symbol; that which a word denotes, as contrasted with its connotation; the aggregate or set of objects of which a word may be predicated.

‘The denotations of the two expressions "the morning star" and "the evening star" are the same (i.e. both expressions denote the planet Venus), but their connotations are different.’;

Extensionnoun

The state of being extended

Denotationnoun

The intension and extension of a word

Extensionnoun

That property of a body by which it occupies a portion of space (or time, e.g. "spatiotemporal extension")

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Denotationnoun

(semantics) Something signified or referred to; a particular meaning of a symbol

Extensionnoun

A part of a building that has been extended from the original

Denotationnoun

(computer science) Any mathematical object which describes the meanings of expressions from the languages, formalized in the theory of denotational semantics

Extensionnoun

(semantics) Capacity of a concept or general term to include a greater or smaller number of objects; — correlative of intension.

Denotationnoun

(media-studies) A first level of analysis: what the audience can visually see on a page. Denotation often refers to something literal, and avoids being a metaphor.

Extensionnoun

A written engagement on the part of a creditor, allowing a debtor further time to pay a debt.

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Denotationnoun

The marking off or separation of anything.

Extensionnoun

(medicine) The operation of stretching a broken bone so as to bring the fragments into the same straight line.

Denotationnoun

the act of indicating or pointing out by name

Extensionnoun

(weightlifting) An exercise in which an arm or leg is straightened against resistance.

Denotationnoun

the most direct or specific meaning of a word or expression; the class of objects that an expression refers to;

‘the extension of `satellite of Mars' is the set containing only Demos and Phobos’;

Extensionnoun

(fencing) A simple offensive action, consisting of extending the weapon arm forward.

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Denotationnoun

the literal or primary meaning of a word, in contrast to the feelings or ideas that the word suggests

‘beyond their immediate denotation, the words have a connotative power’;

Extensionnoun

(telecommunication) A numerical code used to specify a specific telephone in a telecommunication network.

Denotationnoun

the action of indicating or referring to something by means of a word, symbol, etc.

Extensionnoun

(computing) A file extension.

‘Files with the .txt extension usually contain text.’;

Denotationnoun

the object or concept to which a term refers, or the set of objects of which a predicate is true.

Extensionnoun

(computing) An optional software component that adds functionality to an application.

‘a browser extension’;

Denotation

Denotation is a translation of a sign to its meaning, precisely to its literal meaning, more or less like dictionaries try to define it. Denotation is sometimes contrasted to connotation, which includes associated meanings.

Extensionnoun

(logic) The set of tuples of values that, used as arguments, satisfy the predicate.

Extensionnoun

(grammar) A kind of derivative morpheme applied to verbs in Bantu languages.

Extensionnoun

The act of extending or the state of being extended; a stretching out; enlargement in breadth or continuation of length; increase; augmentation; expansion.

Extensionnoun

That property of a body by which it occupies a portion of space.

Extensionnoun

Capacity of a concept or general term to include a greater or smaller number of objects; - correlative of intension.

‘The law is that the intension of our knowledge is in the inverse ratio of its extension.’; ‘The extension of [the term] plant is greater than that of geranium, because it includes more objects.’;

Extensionnoun

The operation of stretching a broken bone so as to bring the fragments into the same straight line.

Extensionnoun

The straightening of a limb, in distinction from flexion.

Extensionnoun

A written engagement on the part of a creditor, allowing a debtor further time to pay a debt.

Extensionnoun

a mutually agreed delay in the date set for the completion of a job or payment of a debt;

‘they applied for an extension of the loan’;

Extensionnoun

act of expanding in scope; making more widely available;

‘extension of the program to all in need’;

Extensionnoun

the spreading of something (a belief or practice) into new regions

Extensionnoun

an educational opportunity provided by colleges and universities to people who not enrolled as regular students

Extensionnoun

act of stretching or straightening out a flexed limb

Extensionnoun

a string of characters beginning with a period and followed by one to three letters; the optional second part of a PC computer filename;

‘most applications provide extensions for the files they create’; ‘most BASIC files use the filename extension .BAS’;

Extensionnoun

the most direct or specific meaning of a word or expression; the class of objects that an expression refers to;

‘the extension of `satellite of Mars' is the set containing only Demos and Phobos’;

Extensionnoun

the ability to raise the working leg high in the air;

‘the dancer was praised for her uncanny extension’; ‘good extension comes from a combination of training and native ability’;

Extensionnoun

amount or degree or range to which something extends;

‘the wire has an extension of 50 feet’;

Extensionnoun

an additional telephone set that is connected to the same telephone line

Extensionnoun

an addition to the length of something

Extensionnoun

an addition that extends a main building

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