inflectional

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj inflectional characterized by inflections indicating grammatical distinctions "inflectional morphology is used to indicate number and case and tense and person etc."
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Inflectional Of or pertaining to inflection; having, or characterized by, inflection.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • inflectional Pertaining to or having inflection.
    • inflectional In grammar, exhibiting inflection; inflective; pertaining to inflection.
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Usage

In literature:

The Roman Catholics sing their psalms in Latin, with a few inflections of the voice.
"Irish Wit and Humor" by Anonymous
It was rich, deep, mellow, liquid and sonorous, and capable of any inflections.
"The Wit and Humor of America, Volume VII. (of X.)" by Various
His voice held the inflections of the cultured world.
"The Yukon Trail" by William MacLeod Raine
The mode of a race is, after all, but the intensified inflection of its speech.
"Musical Portraits" by Paul Rosenfeld
Iemon San alone can give the contents the proper inflection.
"The Yotsuya Kwaidan or O'Iwa Inari" by James S. De Benneville
Fairchild did not catch the inflection.
"The Cross-Cut" by Courtney Ryley Cooper
The rage went out of Arthur's eyes, and he almost smiled, so much did that familiar phrase convey, with its subtle inflections.
"Wayside Courtships" by Hamlin Garland
His voice did not take the rising inflection as he uttered it.
"Gigolo" by Edna Ferber
The inflection of his voice suggested the Irishman.
"Love Among the Chickens" by P. G. Wodehouse
The point aimed at is not this inflection of approval or disapproval.
"An Inquiry Into The Nature Of Peace And The Terms Of Its Perpetuation" by Thorstein Veblen
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In poetry:

—And yet this great wink of eternity,
Of rimless floods, unfettered leewardings,
Samite sheeted and processioned where
Her undinal vast belly moonward bends,
Laughing the wrapt inflections of our love;
"Voyages II" by Harold Hart Crane

In news:

Reagan was an ideological inflection point, ending a 50-year liberal ascendancy and beginning a 30-year conservative ascendancy.
This buzzing French-inflected Canadian city blends the best of old and new, with industrial-chic hotels and historic battlefields, bacon-infused cocktails and classic cafes.
Surprisingly hot to the touch, Wild Beasts' third album does more with less, paring down the quartet's groove-inflected chamber pop to expose raw burning desire.
As far as inflection points go, this is a good one.
Waterspout appears to have developed near an inflection point along leading edge of strong surge of northeast winds (marine cold front).
A Taut , Bloody Thriller, Philosophically Inflected.
For all the talk about the tainted legitimacy of Bush's Supreme Court-inflected victory in the 2000 election, the Democrats have never sought to discredit Bush's presidency.
When videotape is brought into the deposition process additional communication of inflection and demeanor are captured along with the testimony.
In 2006 a woman from the northern England city of Newcastle reportedly swapped a Geordie twang for a Jamaican inflection following a stroke.
To many Chinese, China is at an inflection point.
When a restaurant space became available at the Hotel Indigo in Chelsea, the Bice team swooped in with a spin-off, the Italian-inflected CafeB.
The untrained ear doesn't hear the different distinctions and inflections in the languages .
In Mandarin and Cantonese, your inflections changes the entire meaning of the word.
All this randomness is leading somewhere," insists the slovenly slacker referred to in the title of Jay and Mark Duplass' mumblecore-inflected comedy "Jeff, Who Lives at Home.
INTERVIEWS Hear PAWS' Sebadoh-Inflected ' Sore Tummy' Single.
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In science:

Especially it is noted that the low temperature inflection point in the superfluid density is shifted to temperatures in the vicinity of Tc.
Comment on: Superfluid density and specific heat within a self-consistent scheme for a two-band superconductor
In case of adverbs –n is usually added to both the words of the reduplication. It is different from the above in such a way that the inflection is added to both the words in reduplication.
Reduplicated MWE (RMWE) helps in improving the CRF based Manipuri POS Tagger
The inflection list is an important resource for MWE identification. d) Dictionary, it includes the lexicon and the associated semantics.
Reduplicated MWE (RMWE) helps in improving the CRF based Manipuri POS Tagger
In the domain of morphological lexica, for instance, the Morphalou project (Romary et al., 2004) provides a full-form lexicon for French comprising 540,000 inflected forms.
A prototype for projecting HPSG syntactic lexica towards LMF
NFORM gives the different forms that an Arabic noun can have. The values of this feature are: muta$$arf muchtak (inflectional derivative), muta$$arf j!med (inflectional inert) and ghair muta$$arf (non inflectional).
A prototype for projecting HPSG syntactic lexica towards LMF
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