tensive


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tensive

(tĕn′sĭv)
adj.
1. Of or causing tension.
2. Physiology Giving or causing the sensation of stretching or tension.
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The analysis of these properties from the standpoint of Glossematics (HJELMSLEV, I975) and of Tensive Semiotics (Z1LBERBERG, 2006) led us to the following results: (i) because music and phonological systems comprise common categories, it is possible to establish a genetic kinship between verbal and musical expressions; (ii) the characteristic meaning effect of tonal melodies is a result of a hierarchically structured syntagmatic configuration of suprasegments (chronemes, tonemes, dynamemes); (iii) other categories of the melodic system such as tempo, dynamics, and timbre play a distinct role in the melodic hierarchy and, as our investigation shows, they are responsible, for the marks left in the text by the performer instance of the enunciation subject.
Pour conclure, rappelons que la question des seuils et limites a ete developpee en tenant compte de la double perspective de la semiotique narrative et tensive. Le corpus, un portrait des Caracteres de Theophraste d'Erese, a permis de diriger notre argumentation sur plusieurs points et de parvenir a quelques resultats.
We are, to use John Patti II's tensive expression, "partners of the Absolute." (69)
AGE GROUP HYPERTENSIVE NON HYPER (GROUP A) TENSIVE (GROUP B) NAFLD 30-49 03 11% 05 21% 50-69 18 66% 15 65% 70-90 06 22% 03 13% 27 23 P VALUE CHI SQUARE RESULT VALUE GROUPA 0.0009 14 SIGNIFICANT GROUP B NA NA NONSIGNIFICANT Test result shows there is significant association of hypertension with non alcoholic fatty liver disease.
A German na- tional, Kuhnhas gained ex- tensive experience in the hospitality industry since starting his career nearly 12 years ago.
A computed tomography of the abdomen and pelvis indicated ex- tensive emphysema around the scrotum (Fig-2A), fluid in the ischiorectal space, around the bladder and in the abdominal wall with emphysema (Fig-2B and C).
* John 8: A tensive conversation between the center and the margins.
She is now undergoing ex- tensive reconstructive surgery to rebuild her breast.
La grammaire tensive met ainsi moins l'accent sur les categories [...] que sur la syntaxe discursive."
French in vestigators found fewer cardiovascular events among hyper tensive patients who adhered to CPAP for 5 years vs.
Ambassador Susman, who has an ex-x tensive professional services background, will speak on the current political and economic issues that affect the US/UK transatlantic relationship.
The one thing that an ex- tensive career in public relations has taught me is that it's impossible to predict the future accu- rately.