syntactics


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syn·tac·tics

(sin-tak'tiks),
A branch of semiotics concerned with the formal relations between signs, in abstraction from their meaning and their interpreters.
[syn- + G. taxis, order]
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Syntactic foam is a combination of hollow glass microspheres and thermoset or thermoplastic binder systems.
Cutting tools must be sharp to obtain a satisfactory surface finish when machining syntactic foam.
To mill syntactic foam most effectively and to get the best possible surface finish, it is critical to understand the feed rate.
When polishing thermosets and copolymer syntactic plugs, the sandpaper can be dipped in water.
The lexemic meaning is created on the basis of the original lexeme, whereas the word is assigned syntactic properties.
Before defining the semantic and syntactic rules that determine the formation of Old English adjectives, section 3 offers an inventory of the lexical functions necessary for the derivation of this lexical category.
The next methodological step requires a definition of the syntactic rules that are responsible for lexical category and meaning changes without change of form, as in (7):
With these theoretical and methodological premises, an analysis of the syntactic and semantic rules involved in the formation of Old English adjectives follows in sections 5 and 6.
Syntactic foam is a class of materials containing preformed hollow spheres held together by a binder.
Syntactic foam counteracts the main disadvantages of wood and aluminum with good durability, minimal mark-off, and low heat transfer.
Most industry observers view syntactic foam as a material to use as a positive plug or pusher with negative tooling.
For the same reason, syntactic foam can be used on the clamping frame.