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Vocabulary

Definition

noun, plural: vocabularies

(1) The words of a language used for self-expression or communication.

(2) A list of words (or phrases) with their meanings or translations, usually arranged alphabetically.

(3) A set of signs or symbols that are used for nonverbal communication, as in ‘vocabulary of a computer’


Supplement

Word origin: from French vocabulaire, from Old French, from Medieval Latin vocābulārium, from neuter of vocābulārius, of words, from Latin vocābulum.
Synonym:
lexicon, dictionary.
See also:
language.


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Re: An idea about the origin of cancer

... complex landscape of genetic variations in cancers. Excluding the last sentence, that's pretty much what I was going to say, but with a smaller vocabulary. Hehe Maybe you should get your hypothesis tested, there. :D

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by Ahsmeah
Thu Jan 24, 2013 5:19 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: An idea about the origin of cancer
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Re: Codons are triplets, but what's a Singlet, Doublet, etc?

... terminology that is then in turn required by the theory. Only words that are absolutely needed end up remaining, resulting in a streamlined vocabulary that helps make all this science easier to figure out and use.

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by GaryGaulin
Thu Oct 25, 2012 4:28 am
 
Forum: Bioinformatics
Topic: Codons are triplets, but what's a Singlet, Doublet, etc?
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... to our topic. You probably misunderstood, hopefully miswillingly. I didn't say, that DNA is crap, I referred to crap DNA, as I forgot the correct vocabulary 'junk DNA'. And I'm not talking about introns as these are often involved in expression regulation through siRNA, but I'm talking about the ...

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by Zenithar66
Mon Apr 04, 2011 10:17 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Any SOLID arguments against evolution?
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Any SOLID arguments against evolution?

... to our topic. You probably misunderstood, hopefully miswillingly. I didn't say, that DNA is crap, I referred to crap DNA, as I forgot the correct vocabulary 'junk DNA'. And I'm not talking about introns as these are often involved in expression regulation through siRNA, but I'm talking about the ...

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by JackBean
Mon Apr 04, 2011 9:43 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Any SOLID arguments against evolution?
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Vocabulary.. Brain area?

Hello! I'm really interested in knowing the area where the vocabulary is stored and retrieved in our brains. :shock: Thank you :D

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by satrohraj
Tue Aug 10, 2010 12:45 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Vocabulary.. Brain area?
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