conventional signs


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con·ven·tion·al signs

signs that acquire their function through social (linguistic) custom; for example, words, mathematical symbols.
See also: symbol (4).

con·ven·tion·al signs

(kŏn-ven'shŭn-ăl sīnz)
Signs that acquire their function through social (linguistic) custom (e.g., words, mathematical symbols).
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From the standpoint of one who is interested in the relations of verbal and visual symbols, the most notable consequence of Goodman's theory is that the old binary oppositions of semiotics (natural and conventional signs, icon and symbol, motivated and arbitrary signs) seem to dissolve and reemerge in surprising new ways.
Rather than use conventional signs to identify the deli, bakery, meat and other departments, the company installed blue vinyl awnings that proclaim "the bake shop," "the butcher shop" and so on.
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Newspaper readers, on the other hand, were believed to want general orientation, broad outline and a clean presentation that illustrated the story; with them, background technical knowledge, specifically military conventional signs, could not be assumed.
Over the years, the city has tried to direct hikers to the top of the summit along certain routes by using conventional signs affixed to wooden posts, trail markers attached to rocks, wooden fences, even piles of stones mortared together.
This does not mean that the system employs natural rather than conventional signs, it just means that the system cannot be shown to be conventional in any significant way.
Improvements Include Conventional Signs, Flashing Beacons, Radar Speed Feedback Signs (Rsfs), Pavment Markings, Granite Curbing And Sidewalk Ramps.
The city over the years has tried to direct hikers to the top of the summit along certain routes by using conventional signs affixed to wooden posts, trail markers attached to rocks, even piles of stones mortared together.
The first ASAE standard, called Conventional Signs for Agricultural Engineers, was adopted in 1912 and published in 1913 at Urbana, Illinois.
7] And in the course of arguing against the idea of a language of film I shall be arguing that cinematic images are not conventional signs.
As smartphones reach critical mass with new capabilities, we're finding new ways every day to convert conventional signs into more engaging experiences.

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