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communication in the scientific community

communication in the scientific community   Reference library

Science, Technology, and Society

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Current Version:
2006

The deeply social endeavors of science and technology are held together by communication that is both cooperative and competitive. To ...

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Encyclopedia of Semiotics

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2007
Subject:
Language reference, Linguistics
Length:
2,017 words

The etymology of communication (Latin, communicare, to share material goods or ideas, meanings, information) indicates some form of transfer ...

Communication

Communication   Reference library

Encyclopedia of Rhetoric

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2006
Subject:
Language reference, Linguistics
Length:
8,101 words

Commonly defined as the transmission or exchange of ideas, communication relates to rhetoric in various small and large ways. Communication ...

Communications, Naval

Communications, Naval   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Maritime History

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2007
Subject:
History, Military History
Length:
1,603 words

Naval communications operate at two levels: the ability to exchange information between ships acting together tactically, initially within visual range, ...

Communications

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The Oxford Companion to American Military History

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004

From the Revolutionary War to the present, the American military has used communications in order to command and control its ...

communication

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The Oxford Companion to Medicine (3 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2006
Subject:
Medicine and health
Length:
4,104 words

In parallel with the tremendous bio-technologic revolution that has been the centerpiece of medicine in the 20th century, communication in ...

communication

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The Oxford Companion to Canadian History

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
660 words

As a central organizing concept in the study of society, communication asks how ways of life are shared and how ...

Communications

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The Oxford Companion to Australian History

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
1,694 words

with the mother country were of supreme importance to the first colonists. News carried by sailing ships took 100 days ...

communications

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World Encyclopedia

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Encyclopedias
Length:
66 words

Processes for sharing information and ideas. Facial expressions, hand signals, writing, and speech are examples. The 15th-century invention of the ...

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The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine (3 ed.)

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Current Version:
2007

Any imparting or exchange of information between two or more people. Communication may be verbal, non-verbal, intentional, or unintentional. See also ...

communication

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The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

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Current Version:
2002
1 the imparting or exchanging of information or news: direct communication between the two countries will produce greater understanding ... 2... ... More
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The Oxford Companion to Philosophy (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Philosophy
Length:
175 words

The act of meaning something, of conveying a propositional attitude (belief, desire, intention, regret, etc.) to an audience, by linguistic ...

communications

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The Oxford Companion to the Brontes

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Literature, Literary studies (19th century)
Length:
346 words

After 1784 letters could be conveyed by mailcoach along a network of post roads, and from 1794 provincial penny posts could be operated around large towns. Thus on a letter of ...

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