conceptual


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

con·cep·tu·al

(kon-sep'chū-ăl),
Relating to the formation of ideas, usually higher order abstractions, to mental conceptions.

conceptual

See concept.

con·cep·tu·al

(kŏn-sep'shŭ-ăl)
Relating to the formation of ideas, usually higher order abstractions, mental conceptions.

concept

(kon′sept″) [L. conceptum, something understood]
A notion formed in the mind; an idea.
conceptual (kŏn-sep′choo-ăl), adjective
References in periodicals archive ?
The other component of conceptual structure in Stekauer's model is the conceptual category.
By and by, he composes his "Paragraphs on Conceptual Art," marking the movement's decisive linguistic turn away from principles of opticality as the linchpin of a discrete, autonomous sphere of aesthetic production and experience.
A casual review of Intermediate Macroeconomics textbooks shows that many of the end of the chapter problems tend to have either a conceptual or quantitative focus.
In his book titled On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft, Stephen King (2000) provided excellent advice for authors, especially those interested in writing scholarly conceptual articles: "If you don't have time to read, you don't have the time (or the tools) to write" (p.
However the foregoing issues are to be resolved, it can be recognized that the emphasis of Conceptual art is on ideas, not objects (in the common sense); on conception, not perception; on things to be intellectually apprehended and thought about, not to be seen and felt.
The idea that semantic maps and conceptual spaces may tell us something about a speaker's mental representation is in fact what has made them particularly appealing to typologists.
Early Conceptual artists used photocopiers to quickly distribute and promote their work, but this ultimately isn't Springfield's interest, either.
A Whole New Mind: how to thrive in the new conceptual age, Cyan Books, London, 2005.
In "The movie was over so we didn't bother going to the theater," for example, the presence of so signals that the discourse segment following the so should be processed as an effect or a conclusion following from the preceding segment and has no conceptual meaning at all.
Pink, who recently published A Whole New Mind--Moving from the Information Age to the Conceptual Age, says physicians and physician leaders need to stand back and take a longer view of medicine and health care.
The only ground rules were to orient the students to the College's Conceptual Framework, clarify admission requirements, and familiarize the teacher candidates with the expectations of the College of Education and Professional Studies.
This new meaning is heightened further when discourse communities adjust their conceptual system and begin to act and think according to the terms of the new metaphor.

Full browser ?