Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

the 4th letter of the Hebrew alphabet
generation gap
a difference between the views of young people and their parents
Athapaskan language
a group of Amerindian languages (the name coined by an American anthropologist, Edward Sapir)
cantus firmus
a pre-existing melody used as the basis for a polyphonic composition; originally drawn from plainchant, but later drawn from other sources
Doctor of Humane Letters
an honorary degree in letters
a passage that connects a topic to one that follows
the characteristic sound produced by a bird
an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect
the Muskhogean language spoken by the Koasati
octal notation
any mathematical notation that uses 8 different characters (usually the digits 0 to 7)
bill of lading
a receipt given by the carrier to the shipper acknowledging receipt of the goods being shipped and specifying the terms of delivery
choral ode
ode sung by the chorus in classical Greek drama
the 25th letter of the Roman alphabet
an artificial language that is a revision and simplification of Esperanto
a metrical unit with stressed-stressed syllables
Kamarupan languages spoken in the states of Manipur and Assam in northeastern India
a label identifying the owner of a book in which it is pasted
a serious quarrel (especially one that ends a friendship)
the mark (') used to indicate the omission of one or more letters from a printed word
table d'hote
a menu offering a complete meal with limited choices at a fixed price
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