Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

characteristic
the integer part (positive or negative) of the representation of a logarithm; in the expression log 643 = 2.808 the characteristic is 2
 
trio
a musical composition for three performers
 
joke
a humorous anecdote or remark intended to provoke laughter
 
speaking
the utterance of intelligible speech
 
arietta
a short aria
 
broadside
an advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution
 
greeting card
a card sent to express personal greetings
 
Revised Version
a British revision of the Authorized Version
 
Livonian
the Finnic language spoken by the people of Livonia in Estonia and Latvia
 
Ollari
a Dravidian language spoken in south central India
 
Greek mode
any of the descending diatonic scales in the music of classical Greece
 
third degree
interrogation often accompanied by torture to extort information or a confession
 
details
true confidential information
 
Caddoan language
a family of North American Indian languages spoken widely in the Midwest by the Caddo
 
price floor
floor below which prices are not allowed to fall
 
Distinguished Conduct Medal
a British military decoration for distinguished conduct in the field
 
Signora
an Italian title or form of address for a married woman
 
account
the act of informing by verbal report
 
deductible
a clause in an insurance policy that relieves the insurer of responsibility to pay the initial loss up to a stated amount
 
racon
a device that, on receiving radar signals, transmits coded signals in response to help navigators determine their position
 
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