Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

toponymy
the nomenclature of regional anatomy
 
soprano clef
a clef that puts middle C on the bottom line of the staff
 
Korean
the Altaic language spoken by Koreans
 
shake
a note that alternates rapidly with another note a semitone above it
 
octal notation
any mathematical notation that uses 8 different characters (usually the digits 0 to 7)
 
Gheg dialect
the dialect of Albanian spoken in northern Albania and Yugoslavia
 
Hastinapura
one of two classical Hindu epics; a great collection of poetry worked into and around a central heroic narrative (eight times as large as the Iliad and Odyssey combined)
 
oversimplification
a simplification that goes too far (to the point of misrepresentation)
 
overview
a general summary of a subject
 
H
the 8th letter of the Roman alphabet
 
approximation
an imprecise or incomplete account
 
tab
the bill in a restaurant
 
playlet
a short play
 
preliminary exam
an examination taken by graduate students to determine their fitness to continue
 
round robin
a letter signed by a number of people
 
Gregorian mode
any of a system of modes used in Gregorian chants up until 1600; derived historically from the Greek mode
 
Baltic language
a branch of the Indo-European family of languages related to the Slavonic languages; Baltic languages have preserved many archaic features that are believed to have existed in Proto-Indo European
 
population profile
a chart showing the number of people as a function of their ages
 
Nguni
a group of southern Bantu languages
 
limited edition
an edition that is restricted to a specific number of copies
 
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