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pen·tad

(pen'tad),
1. A collection of five things in some way related.
2. In chemistry, a pentavalent element.
[G. pentas, the number 5]

pentad

[pen′tad]
1 a pentavalent chemical element.
2 a relationship among five things.

pen·tad

(pen'tad)
1. A collection of five things in some way related.
2. In chemistry, a pentavalent element.
[G. pentas, the number 5]

pentad

(pĕn′tăd) [Gr. pente, five]
1. A radical or element with a valence of five.
2. A group of five.
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Our analysis indicates, however, that not all developers elaborate on every element of the dramatistic pentad.
Fredal's book proceeds to analyze "rhetorical action" in Athens according to the pentad, and while Burke is mentioned four times in other contexts, his centrality to this definition is unacknowledged.
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Each of these is further aligned with a physical principle, the three "elements" water, fire, and air, selected this time from the Samkhya pentad of elements; and with a moral principle, derived from the three original purusarthas, or "aims of man": artha 'advantage, profit'; kama 'passion, love'; dharma 'duty'.
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The method Burke devised for the study of motives, of symbolic action - his dramatistic pentad of act, agent, purpose, scene, and agency and the attendant ratios (xvii-xxv) - takes over the function narratologists have in the other camp: it mediates between pragmatic conceptions of language or pragmatic philosophy and literary theory.
Chemists hooked together five molecular components into a pentad that mimics the early stages of photosynthesis (137: 247).
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