corpus

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n corpus the main part of an organ or other bodily structure
    • n corpus a collection of writings "he edited the Hemingway corpus"
    • n corpus capital as contrasted with the income derived from it
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: In Corpus Christi, Texas, raising alligators in your home is against the law.
    • n Corpus A body, living or dead; the corporeal substance of a thing.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n corpus Literally, a body; matter of any kind. In anatomy: The entire physical body of an animal. See soma. Some part of the body specified by a qualifying term. See phrases below.
    • n corpus A collection, especially a complete one, or an account of such a collection.
    • n corpus The whole content; the material substance.
    • n corpus Same as corpusdentatum .
    • n corpus A somewhat similar mass of gray matter in each olivary body. Also called corpus ciliare.
    • n corpus Principal, as opposed to interest or income: as, these payments should be made out of corpus, and not out of income.
    • n corpus In algebra, a manifold, such that its elements are representable by symbols which can be combined according to the laws of ordinary algebra, every algebraic expression obtained by combining a finite number of symbols by means of a finite chain of rational operations (+, —, ×, /) being capable of interpretation as representing a definite element of the manifold, with the single reservation that division by zero is inadmissible.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Corpus kor′pus a body: any special structure or function in the body; the whole body of literature on any subject
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. corpus, the body.

Usage

In literature:

The optic thalamus is indicated in the engraving, but the corpus striatum, being more exterior and anterior, does not appear.
"Buchanan's Journal of Man, May 1887" by Various
On Corpus Christi day the street was draped and a fair canopy stretched over the statue.
"The Story of Paris" by Thomas Okey
His brother, however, got him out by a habeas corpus, and he went to live with Folger.
"The Humbugs of the World" by P. T. Barnum
J. D. Pettigrew, Corpus Christi, Tex.
"The American Missionary--Volume 49, No. 02, February, 1895" by Various
Corpus sac^{a}tissimu' ih'u x'p'i.
"A Chronicle of London from 1089 to 1483" by Anonymous
There are only five great bull-fights in a year at Seville, namely, on Easter day, on the three days of the fair, and on Corpus Christi.
"The Land of The Blessed Virgin; Sketches and Impressions in Andalusia" by William Somerset Maugham
J. Hirsch, Box 212, Corpus Christi, Texas, a collection of sea curiosities for stamps.
"Golden Days for Boys and Girls" by Various
Fellow and Chaplain of Corpus Christi College, Oxford.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 1" by Various
The feast of Corpus Christi instituted by Pope Urban IV.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 3" by Various
Corpus Christi, First, 54 cts.
"The American Missionary -- Volume 54, No. 01, January, 1900" by Various
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In poetry:

And not all the king's men nor his horses
Will resurrect his corpus
For there's no true spell in Connacht or hell
  (bis) That's able to raise a Cain.
"The Ballad of Persse O'Reilly" by James Joyce
It is the Corpus Christi fête;
Processions crowd the bannered ways;
Before the alters women wait,
While men unite in hymns of praise,
And children look with angel gaze.
"The Bulls" by Robert W Service

In news:

CORPUS CHRISTI — A race car driver wanted help with a roadway problem, and a woman wanted water to stop flooding her backyard.
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO Port of Corpus Christi commissioners Tuesday approved establishing a sales agreement with Occidental Petroleum Corp. For the 100-acre campus portion (center) of the former Naval Station Ingleside.
Wayne Darnell shows off a massive 41-inch redfish he recently caught out of Corpus Christi Bay.
Corpus Christi weather officials say so.
0After ticket scalpers were spotted outside last Saturday's playoff game in Corpus Christi, Harlingen CISD has tweaked the rules for season ticket holders, who are now only able to buy 8 extra tickets instead of an unlimited number.
Ray High School's newspaper in Corpus Christi, Texas is being cut because of staffing changes and lack of student interest.
The Corpus Duo Likes Their Schoolboy Style Tinged With Hipster Grunge.
Food Bank of Corpus Christi mobile pantry delivers.
CORPUS CHRISTI — The National Park Service is seeking public comment on a proposal to conduct extensive repairs to nearly six miles of roads within Padre Island National Seashore .
In doing so, the paper presents a novel type of semantic feature for verbal predicate labeling using a new corpus.
CORPUS CHRISTI — A Corpus Christi man in his 20s died in a high-speed crash early Saturday with a semitrailer in the Calallen area, Corpus Christi police said.
CORPUS CHRISTI — Troy Riggs has given real meaning to the cliché "give and take".
CORPUS CHRISTI — Sashes and crowns on beauties, street and flip skateboard tricks and the funniest people in Corpus Christi should be part of your weekend plans.
George Gongora/Special to the Caller-Times The pilot's house for the Kvichak 30-foot harbor class rapid response vessel donated by BP to the Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi National Spill Control School.
George Gongora/Special to the Caller-Times Tony Wood (left), director of the National Spill Control School at A&M-Corpus Christi.
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In science:

Finally, Section 5 presents and discusses the evaluation of the system on the test corpus (MAIF corpus).
Generating a 3D Simulation of a Car Accident from a Written Description in Natural Language: the CarSim System
The parser uses DCG rules (Pereira and Shieber, 1987) and a dictionary containing all the words that occur in the corpus.
Generating a 3D Simulation of a Car Accident from a Written Description in Natural Language: the CarSim System
The CarSim system has been implemented and evaluated over the MAIF corpus.
Generating a 3D Simulation of a Car Accident from a Written Description in Natural Language: the CarSim System
We present a hybrid statistical and grammar-based system for surface natural language generation (NLG) that uses grammar rules, conditions on using those grammar rules, and corpus statistics to determine the word order.
Modeling informational novelty in a conversational system with a hybrid statistical and grammar-based approach to natural language generation
The central idea of our surface NLG module is that given a dependency-like grammar, it generates many word sequences that are consistent with the grammar rules and rule conditions, and uses corpus statistics to find the word sequence that most resembles the real utterances of people.
Modeling informational novelty in a conversational system with a hybrid statistical and grammar-based approach to natural language generation
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