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Overview page. Subjects: Linguistics — Zoology and Animal Sciences.

An aspect of communication, which can occur when the receiver obtains information about the signaller, against the interests of the signaller. For example, the courtship display of a male...

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Manipulation

Christian Coons and Michael Weber.

in Manipulation

August 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Moral Philosophy; Social and Political Philosophy. 6709 words.

This chapter introduces and explores views about manipulation’s nature and moral status. It begins by discussing manipulation’s current importance, given its relevance to everyday...

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manipulation

Overview page. Subjects: Economics.

Controlling the price of an asset with a view to making a gain (cf. limit; mani-manipulation; ramp).

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manipulation

Peter Moles and Nicholas Terry.

in The Handbook of International Financial Terms

January 1997; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services. 18 words.

Controlling the price of an asset with a view to making a gain (cf. limit; mani-manipulation; ramp

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Manipulation

Edited by Christian Coons and Michael Weber.

August 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Moral Philosophy; Social and Political Philosophy. 288 pages.

As social creatures, we influence one another in a variety of ways. Much of this influence is benign—for example, advising family and friends, serving as role models for our children and...

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manipulation

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

n. the use of the hands to produce a desired movement or therapeutic effect in part of the body. Both physiotherapists and osteopaths use manipulation to restore normal working...

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manipulation

Overview page. Subjects: Linguistics — Zoology and Animal Sciences.

An aspect of communication, which can occur when the receiver obtains information about the signaller, against the interests of the signaller. For example, the courtship display of a male...

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symbol manipulation

Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

The manipulation of characters rather than numbers, as occurs in symbolic mathematics, text preparation, and finite-state automata simulation.

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symbol manipulation

Edited by Andrew Butterfield and Gerard Ekembe Ngondi.

in A Dictionary of Computer Science

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computing. 20 words.

The manipulation of characters rather than numbers, as occurs in symbolic mathematics, text preparation, and finite-state automata simulation.

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symbol manipulation

John Daintith and Edmund Wright.

in A Dictionary of Computing

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computing. 20 words.

The manipulation of characters rather than numbers, as occurs in symbolic mathematics, text preparation, and finite-state automata simulation.

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spinal manipulation

Edited by John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 31 words.

Originally the domain of Turkish masseurs and those practicing chiropractic, spinal manipulation is applied by physiatrists and physiotherapists among

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