Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

octosyllable
a verse line having eight syllables or a poem of octosyllabic lines
 
falsehood
a false statement
 
Toda
the Dravidian language spoken by the Toda in southern India
 
wedding march
a march to be played for a wedding procession
 
Epistle of Jeremiah
an Apocryphal book consisting of a letter ascribed to Jeremiah to the Jews in exile in Babylon warning them against idolatry
 
manga
graphic novel that originated in Japan, usually intended for adults and characterized by highly stylized art
 
Min dialect
any of the forms of Chinese spoken in Fukien province
 
sentential function
formal expression containing variables; becomes a sentence when variables are replaced by constants
 
portmanteau
a new word formed by joining two others and combining their meanings
 
short aria
a short aria
 
system error
an instruction that is either not recognized by an operating system or is in violation of the procedural rules
 
bill of entry
a list of goods received at a customhouse for export or import
 
game show
a television or radio program in which contestants compete for awards
 
exclusionary rule
a rule that provides that otherwise admissible evidence cannot be used in a criminal trial if it was the result of illegal police conduct
 
guidance
something that provides direction or advice as to a decision or course of action
 
detraction
a petty disparagement
 
agnomen
an additional name or an epithet appended to a name (as in `Ferdinand the Great')
 
damnation
the act of damning
 
soft copy
(computer science) matter that is in a form that a computer can store or display it on a computer screen
 
object of the verb
the object that receives the direct action of the verb
 
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