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Interpretation vs. Definition

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Interpretationnoun

(countable) An act of interpreting or explaining what is obscure; a translation; a version; a construction.

‘the interpretation of a dream, or of an enigma.’;

Definitionnoun

A statement of the meaning of a word or word group or a sign or symbol (dictionary definitions).

Interpretationnoun

(countable) A sense given by an interpreter; an exposition or explanation given; meaning .

‘Commentators give various interpretations of the same passage of Scripture.’;

Definitionnoun

A statement expressing the essential nature of something; formulation

Interpretationnoun

The discipline or study of translating one spoken or signed language into another (as opposed to translation, which concerns itself with written language).

Definitionnoun

The action or process of defining.

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Interpretationnoun

(uncountable) The power of explaining.

Definitionnoun

The act of defining; determination of the limits.

Interpretationnoun

(countable) An artist's way of expressing his thought or embodying his conception of nature.

Definitionnoun

A product of defining.

Interpretationnoun

(countable) An act or process of applying general principles or formulae to the explanation of the results obtained in special cases.

Definitionnoun

The action or power of describing, explaining, or making definite and clear.

‘Her comic genius is beyond definition.’;

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Interpretationnoun

An approximation that allows aspects of a mathematical theory to be discussed in ordinary language.

Definitionnoun

Clarity of visual presentation, distinctness of outline or detail.

‘The definition of a telescope.’; ‘Improve the definition of an image.’;

Interpretationnoun

An assignment of a truth value to each propositional symbol of a propositional calculus.

Definitionnoun

Clarity, especially of musical sound in reproduction.

Interpretationnoun

the practice and discipline of explaining natural and cultural heritage to visitors at museums, historic sites, zoos, aquaria, science centres, art galleries, etc. Also called heritage interpretation, mediation, guiding, etc.

Definitionnoun

Sharp demarcation of outlines or limits.

‘A jacket with distinct waist definition.’;

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Interpretationnoun

The act of interpreting; explanation of what is obscure; translation; version; construction; as, the interpretation of a foreign language, of a dream, or of an enigma.

‘Look how we can, or sad or merrily,Interpretation will misquote our looks.’;

Definitionnoun

(bodybuilding) The degree to which individual muscles are distinct on the body.

Interpretationnoun

The sense given by an interpreter; exposition or explanation given; meaning; as, commentators give various interpretations of the same passage of Scripture.

Definitionnoun

(programming) A statement which provides a previous declaration with a value or body of a subroutine (in the case of function).

Interpretationnoun

The power or explaining.

Definitionnoun

(mathematics) A statement that establishes the referent of a term or notation.

Interpretationnoun

An artist's way of expressing his thought or embodying his conception of nature.

Definitionnoun

The act of defining; determination of the limits; as, a telescope accurate in definition.

Interpretationnoun

The act or process of applying general principles or formulæ to the explanation of the results obtained in special cases.

Definitionnoun

Act of ascertaining and explaining the signification; a description of a thing by its properties; an explanation of the meaning of a word or term; as, the definition of "circle;" the definition of "wit;" an exact definition; a loose definition.

‘Definition being nothing but making another understand by words what the term defined stands for.’;

Interpretationnoun

a mental representation of the meaning or significance of something

Definitionnoun

Description; sort.

Interpretationnoun

the act of interpreting something as expressed in an artistic performance;

‘her rendition of Milton's verse was extraordinarily moving’;

Definitionnoun

An exact enunciation of the constituents which make up the logical essence.

Interpretationnoun

an explanation that results from interpreting something;

‘the report included his interpretation of the forensic evidence’;

Definitionnoun

Distinctness or clearness, as of an image formed by an optical instrument; precision in detail.

Interpretationnoun

an explanation of something that is not immediately obvious;

‘the edict was subject to many interpretations’; ‘he annoyed us with his interpreting of parables’; ‘often imitations are extended to provide a more accurate rendition of the child's intended meaning’;

Definitionnoun

a concise explanation of the meaning of a word or phrase or symbol

Definitionnoun

clarity of outline;

‘exercise had give his muscles superior definition’;

Definitionnoun

a statement of the exact meaning of a word, especially in a dictionary

‘a dictionary definition of the verb’;

Definitionnoun

an exact statement or description of the nature, scope, or meaning of something

‘our definition of what constitutes poetry’;

Definitionnoun

the action or process of defining something

‘a question of definition’; ‘issues of methodology and definition’;

Definitionnoun

the degree of distinctness in outline of an object, image, or sound

‘the clarity and definition of pictures can be aided by using computer graphics’;

Definitionnoun

the capacity of a device to make images distinct in outline

‘we've been pleased with the definition of this TV’;

Definition

A definition is a statement of the meaning of a term (a word, phrase, or other set of symbols). Definitions can be classified into two large categories, intensional definitions (which try to give the sense of a term) and extensional definitions (which try to list the objects that a term describes).

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