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Language vs. Communication

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Languagenoun

(countable) A body of words, and set of methods of combining them (called a grammar), understood by a community and used as a form of communication.

‘The English language and the German language are related.’; ‘Deaf and mute people communicate using languages like ASL.’;

Communicationnoun

The act or fact of communicating anything; transmission.

‘communication of smallpox’; ‘communication of a secret’;

Languagenoun

(uncountable) The ability to communicate using words.

‘the gift of language’;

Communicationnoun

(uncountable) The concept or state of exchanging data or information between entities.

‘Some say that communication is a necessary prerequisite for sentience; others say that it is a result thereof.’; ‘The node had established communication with the network, but had as yet sent no data.’;

Languagenoun

(uncountable) The vocabulary and usage of a particular specialist field.

‘legal language;’; ‘the language of chemistry’;

Communicationnoun

A message; the essential data transferred in an act of communication.

‘Surveillance was accomplished by means of intercepting the spies' communications.’;

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Languagenoun

The expression of thought (the communication of meaning) in a specified way.

‘body language;’; ‘the language of the eyes’;

Communicationnoun

The body of all data transferred to one or both parties during an act of communication.

‘The subpoena required that the company document their communication with the plaintiff.’;

Languagenoun

A body of sounds, signs and/or signals by which animals communicate, and by which plants are sometimes also thought to communicate.

Communicationnoun

An instance of information transfer; a conversation or discourse.

‘The professors' communications consisted of lively discussions via email.’;

Languagenoun

A computer language; a machine language.

Communicationnoun

A passageway or opening between two locations; connection.

‘A round archway at the far end of the hallway provided communication to the main chamber.’;

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Languagenoun

(uncountable) Manner of expression.

Communicationnoun

(anatomy) A connection between two tissues, organs, or cavities.

Languagenoun

(uncountable) The particular words used in a speech or a passage of text.

‘The language used in the law does not permit any other interpretation.’; ‘The language he used to talk to me was obscene.’;

Communicationnoun

(obsolete) Association; company.

Languagenoun

(uncountable) Profanity.

Communicationnoun

Participation in Holy Communion.

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Languagenoun

A languet, a flat plate in or below the flue pipe of an organ.

Communicationnoun

(rhetoric) A trope by which a speaker assumes that his hearer is a partner in his sentiments, and says "we" instead of "I" or "you".

Languageverb

To communicate by language; to express in language.

Communicationnoun

The act or fact of communicating; as, communication of smallpox; communication of a secret.

Languagenoun

Any means of conveying or communicating ideas;

Communicationnoun

Intercourse by words, letters, or messages; interchange of thoughts or opinions, by conference or other means; conference; correspondence.

‘Argument . . . and friendly communication.’;

Languagenoun

The expression of ideas by writing, or any other instrumentality.

Communicationnoun

Association; company.

‘Evil communications corrupt good manners.’;

Languagenoun

The forms of speech, or the methods of expressing ideas, peculiar to a particular nation.

Communicationnoun

Means of communicating; means of passing from place to place; a connecting passage; connection.

‘The Euxine Sea is conveniently situated for trade, by the communication it has both with Asia and Europe.’;

Languagenoun

The characteristic mode of arranging words, peculiar to an individual speaker or writer; manner of expression; style.

‘Others for language all their care express.’;

Communicationnoun

That which is communicated or imparted; intelligence; news; a verbal or written message.

Languagenoun

The inarticulate sounds by which animals inferior to man express their feelings or their wants.

Communicationnoun

Participation in the Lord's supper.

Languagenoun

The suggestion, by objects, actions, or conditions, of ideas associated therewith; as, the language of flowers.

‘There was . . . language in their very gesture.’;

Communicationnoun

A trope, by which a speaker assumes that his hearer is a partner in his sentiments, and says we, instead of I or you.

Languagenoun

The vocabulary and phraseology belonging to an art or department of knowledge; as, medical language; the language of chemistry or theology.

Communicationnoun

the activity of communicating; the activity of conveying information;

‘they could not act without official communication from Moscow’;

Languagenoun

A race, as distinguished by its speech.

‘All the people, the nations, and the languages, fell down and worshiped the golden image.’;

Communicationnoun

something that is communicated by or to or between people or groups

Languagenoun

Any system of symbols created for the purpose of communicating ideas, emotions, commands, etc., between sentient agents.

Communicationnoun

a connection allowing access between persons or places;

‘how many lines of communication can there be among four people?’; ‘a secret passageway provided communication between the two rooms’;

Languagenoun

Any set of symbols and the rules for combining them which are used to specify to a computer the actions that it is to take; also referred to as a computer lanugage or programming language; as, JAVA is a new and flexible high-level language which has achieved popularity very rapidly.

Communication

Communication (from Latin communicare, meaning or ) is As this definition indicates, communication is difficult to define in a consistent manner, because it is commonly used to refer to a wide range of different behaviors (broadly: ), or to limit what can be included in the category of communication (for example, requiring a to persuade). John Peters argues the difficulty of defining communication emerges from the fact that communication is both a universal phenomena (because everyone communicates), and a specific discipline of institutional academic study.One possible definition of communication is the act of developing meaning among entities or groups through the use of sufficiently mutually understood signs, symbols, and semiotic conventions.

‘to share’; ‘to be in relation with’; ‘an apparent answer to the painful divisions between self and other, private and public, and inner thought and outer word.’; ‘the transfer of information’; ‘conscious intent’;

Languageverb

To communicate by language; to express in language.

‘Others were languaged in such doubtful expressions that they have a double sense.’;

Languagenoun

a systematic means of communicating by the use of sounds or conventional symbols;

‘he taught foreign languages’; ‘the language introduced is standard throughout the text’; ‘the speed with which a program can be executed depends on the language in which it is written’;

Languagenoun

(language) communication by word of mouth;

‘his speech was garbled’; ‘he uttered harsh language’; ‘he recorded the spoken language of the streets’;

Languagenoun

a system of words used in a particular discipline;

‘legal terminology’; ‘the language of sociology’;

Languagenoun

the cognitive processes involved in producing and understanding linguistic communication;

‘he didn't have the language to express his feelings’;

Languagenoun

the mental faculty or power of vocal communication;

‘language sets homo sapiens apart from all other animals’;

Languagenoun

the text of a popular song or musical-comedy number;

‘his compositions always started with the lyrics’; ‘he wrote both words and music’; ‘the song uses colloquial language’;

Language

A language is a structured system of communication used by humans, based on speech and gesture (spoken language), sign, or often writing. The structure of language is its grammar and the free components are its vocabulary.

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