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    Content Analysis of Definitions

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    Terminology harmonization involves concepts, concept systems, definitions, and term-concept designations. Harmonization of concepts is the fundamental objective for many applications in terminology work, and the analysis of definition statements is a key to concept identification. Analyzing a definition requires knowledge of the definition type. Examples are given from the 1990 ASTM Compilation of Standard Definitions along with a systematic set of questions that should aid definition writers, standardizes, translators, and others who use definitions in identifying concepts or harmonizing meanings in terminology.


    definition, standardization, concept structure, concept identification, concept harmonization, terminology harmonization

    Author Information:

    Strehlow, RA
    TERMCO, Inc., Knoxville, TN

    Committee/Subcommittee: E02.20

    DOI: 10.1520/STP13745S