syntactics

noun, plural in form but singular or plural in construction syn·tac·tics \ -tiks \

Definition of syntactics

: a branch of semiotics that deals with the formal relations between signs or expressions in abstraction from their signification and their interpreters

First Known Use of syntactics

1937


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syntactics

noun plural but singular or plural in construction syn·tac·tics \ -tiks \

medical Definition of syntactics

: a branch of semiotic that deals with the formal relations between signs or expressions in abstraction from their signification and their interpreters

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