Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

speech rhythm
the arrangement of spoken words alternating stressed and unstressed elements
 
news leak
unauthorized (especially deliberate) disclosure of confidential information
 
Doric dialect
the dialect of Ancient Greek spoken in Doris
 
funk
an earthy type of jazz combining it with blues and soul; has a heavy bass line that accentuates the first beat in the bar
 
Vedanga
Vedic texts from the fifth and fourth centuries BC dealing with phonetics and ritual injunctions and linguistics and grammar and etymology and lexicography and prosody and astronomy and astrology
 
countersign
a second confirming signature endorsing a document already signed
 
pony express
express mail carried by relays of riders on horseback; especially between Missouri and California around 1860
 
declaratory sentence
a sentence (in the indicative mood) that makes a declaration
 
middle name
a name between your first name and your surname
 
agenda
a list of matters to be taken up (as at a meeting)
 
Sundanese
the Indonesian language spoken on West Java
 
biweekly
a periodical that is published twice a week or every two weeks (either 104 or 26 issues per year)
 
amphigory
nonsensical writing (usually verse)
 
electroretinogram
a graphical recording of the electrical activity of the retina that results when light is flashed into the eye
 
flick
a short stroke
 
gesture
the use of movements (especially of the hands) to communicate familiar or prearranged signals
 
bluegrass
a type of country music played at a rapid tempo on banjos and guitars
 
snarl
an angry vicious expression
 
command line
commands that a user types in order to run an application
 
Gheg dialect
the dialect of Albanian spoken in northern Albania and Yugoslavia
 
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