Technical Definition

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Unformatted text preview: Technical Definition Technical Definition EN213-Technical Writing EN213-Technical Writing What Is a Technical Definition? • It is the process by which one assigns a precise meaning to a term. • FORMAT: Term = Classification + Differentiation • Example: A stall is a flight condition in which the lift produced becomes less than the weight of the airplane, and the airplane stops flying. Multiple Definitions • When a context is needed, the format for the definition is: (Qualifier +)Term = Classification + differentiation Examples Types of Definitions • Parenthetical (Informal) • Sentence (Formal) • Extended (Expanded) Parenthetical • It is a brief explanation of a term that is placed within parentheses to define a word that directly precedes it. • Example: – The crane is located on the starboard (right) side of the ship....
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This note was uploaded on 02/02/2012 for the course CHEM 211 taught by Professor Santos,j during the Spring '11 term at Abu Dhabi University.

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