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Tag

Overview page. Subjects: Linguistics.

Abbreviation for Tree Adjoining Grammar.

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tagger

Daniel Chandler and Rod Munday.

in A Dictionary of Social Media

P ublished online March 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies. 6 words.

Anyone who *tags online content.

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tag

Edited by John Ayto.

in Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 12 words.

tag, rag, and bobtail: see rag, tag, and bobtail at rag.

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tag

Overview page. Subjects: Chemistry.

1 to identify by a marker; for example, a cell may be tagged by attachment of a (fluorescent or radiolabelled) antibody.

2 an identifier used in tagging.

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tag

Overview page. Subjects: Bibliography.

‘Tag’ is a term sometimes applied to the pendent strip, or label, at the bottom of a parchment deed bearing a wax seal. In literary usage, a tag is a ...

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tag

Peter Beal.

in A Dictionary of English Manuscript Terminology 1450–2000

January 2008; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (History of the Book). 49 words.

‘Tag’ is a term sometimes applied to the pendent strip, or label, at the bottom of a parchment deed bearing

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tag

Tony Harcup.

in A Dictionary of Journalism

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies. 27 words.

One of a series of labels used to describe a piece of content online; clicking on a tag takes the

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tagging

Edited by Charles Doyle.

in A Dictionary of Marketing

January 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Marketing. 57 words.

An action commonly used in *blogs, posts, and reports: authors attach *keyword descriptions (called tags) to identify

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Tag

Edited by Tom McArthur.

in Concise Oxford Companion to the English Language

January 1998; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 163 words.

A term in linguistics for several types of structure in which one or more words are tagged on to a

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Tager

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 36 words.

1. German (Täger): from a Germanic personal name formed with tac ‘day’ as the first element.

2. Jewish

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Tages

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 347 words.

Formed in Gothenburg, Sweden, in 1964, as the Tages Skiffle Band, this versatile act originally comprised of Tommy Blon (lead

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tag

Edited by Richard Cammack, Teresa Atwood, Peter Campbell, Howard Parish, Anthony Smith, Frank Vella and John Stirling.

in Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

January 2006; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biochemistry. 28 words.

1 to identify by a marker; for example, a cell may be tagged by attachment of a (fluorescent or radiolabelled)

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tag

Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 48 words.

small pendent piece, orig. on a garment XIV (implied in tagged); ornamental pendant XVI; point of metal, etc. at

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Tag

Tom McArthur, Jacqueline Lam-McArthur and Lise Fontaine.

in The Oxford Companion to the English Language

May 2018; p ublished online May 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 163 words.

A term in linguistics for several types of structure in which one or more words are tagged on to a

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tag

Sylvia Chalker and Edmund Weiner.

in The Oxford Dictionary of English Grammar

January 1998; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 223 words.

A short phrase or clause added on to an already complete utterance. Different types of tag are distinguished, for example:

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Tag

Patrick Hanks, Richard Coates and Peter McClure.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland

November 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 22 words.

GB frequency 1881: 1 • Main GB location 1881: Notts

Norman, English: see Tagg.

Tag, 1881 frequency.

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Tages

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Formed in Gothenburg, Sweden, in 1964, as the Tages Skiffle Band, this versatile act originally comprised of Tommy Blon (lead vocals), Danne Larsen (guitar, vocals), Anders Topel (guitar,...

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tag

Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

1 To mark in some distinctive fashion any node in a data structure that has been traversed. Using this technique precautions can be taken against revisiting nodes, e.g. in a...

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Tag

in Grove Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 111 words.

A phrase (usually of a few bars, sometimes no more than a motif) added to the end of a theme, a chorus, or (most often) an entire piece. It may or may not be related thematically to the...

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rag-tag

Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 16 words.

rabble, riff-raff. XIX. For older tag-rag (XVII), which replaced tag and rag (XVI); see TAG.

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dog tag

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

Informal a soldier's metal identity tag.

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