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snow is white

Overview page. Subjects: Philosophy.

‘“Snow is white” is true if and only if snow is white’ was Tarski's celebrated example of what he called an equivalence of the form T. He showed how truth ...

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snow is white

Colin Howson.

in The Oxford Companion to Philosophy

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Philosophy. 154 words.

‘“Snow is white” is true if and only if snow is white’ was Tarski's celebrated example of what he called

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snow is white

Overview page. Subjects: Philosophy.

‘“Snow is white” is true if and only if snow is white’ was Tarski's celebrated example of what he called an equivalence of the form T. He showed how truth ...

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object language n.

Andrew M. Colman.

in A Dictionary of Psychology

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Psychology. 56 words.

A language being referred to in a metalanguage. The sentence ‘Snow is white’ if and only if snow is

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object language n.

Andrew M. Colman.

in A Dictionary of Psychology

January 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Psychology. 56 words.

A language being referred to in a *metalanguage. The sentence ‘Snow is white’ if and only if snow

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Mauna Kea (Hawaii/USA)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 21 words.

A volcano meaning ‘White Mountain’ from the Hawaiian mauna ‘mountain’ and kea ‘white’ because it is often snow-capped.

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Mauna Kea (Hawaii/USA)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 21 words.

A volcano meaning ‘White Mountain’ from the Hawaiian mauna ‘mountain’ and kea ‘white’ because it is often snow-capped.

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Mauna Kea (Hawaii/USA)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online September 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 21 words.

A volcano meaning ‘White Mountain’ from the Hawaiian mauna ‘mountain’ and kea ‘white’ because it is often snow-capped.

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semantic ascent

Overview page. Subjects: Philosophy.

The move from talk about the world to talk about the semantic properties of a language (e.g. the move from ‘Snow is white’ to ‘“Snow is white” is true’). This ...

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FEBRUARY fill dyke, be it black or be it white (1978)

Edited by Jennifer Speake.

in Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs

January 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 139 words.

February is traditionally a month of heavy rain (black) or snow (white) in England, but see quot. 1978. Cf.

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February fill dyke, be it black or be it white

Edited by John Simpson and Jennifer Speake.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 122 words.

February is traditionally a month of heavy rain (black) or snow (white), but see quot. 1978. □ 1557 T.

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fairest of them all ([Fairy tales])

Andrew Delahunty and Sheila Dignen.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Reference and Allusion

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 83 words.

A quotation from the traditional tale Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. In the story, *Snow White's stepmother is proud and vain and regularly demands of her magic mirror:...

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Xueqin

Patrick Hanks, Kate Hardcastle and Flavia Hodges.

in A Dictionary of First Names

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 26 words.

(Chinese)

‘Snow-white celery’. This is the given name of China's greatest novelist, Cao Xueqin (1715–1764), author of A Dream of Red Mansions...

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Snow

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 353 words.

b. Darrin O’Brien, 30 October 1969, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Snow is one of the most commercially successful white reggae singers

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Safed Koh (Afghanistan-Pakistan)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 26 words.

‘White Mountain’, a mountain range on the border between the two countries that is snow-covered throughout the year and which

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Safed Koh (Afghanistan–Pakistan)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 27 words.

‘White Mountain’, a mountain range on the border between the two countries that is snow-covered throughout the year and which

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Safed Koh (Afghanistan–Pakistan)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online September 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 26 words.

‘White Mountain’, a mountain range on the border between the two countries that is snow-covered throughout the year and which contains Tora Bora....

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correspondence theory

P. H. Matthews.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics

January 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Linguistics. 56 words.

Concept of truth by which a proposition is true if there is a correspondence between it and a state of the world that it describes. Thus, in a stock example derived from work by the...

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object language

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology.

A language being referred to in a metalanguage. The sentence ‘Snow is white’ if and only if snow is white is expressed in a metalanguage, and the sentence that it contains, enclosed in...

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Snow White ([Fairy tales])

Andrew Delahunty and Sheila Dignen.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Reference and Allusion

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 171 words.

The heroine of the traditional tale ‘Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs’, who is ‘as white as snow, as red as blood and had hair as black as ebony’. Her stepmother is proud and vain, and...

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Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Daniel Hahn.

in The Oxford Companion to Children’s Literature

January 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Children's Literature Studies. 381 words.

A *fairy story collected by the brothers *Grimm.

The Grimms’ story tells how Snow White, the daughter of a king, is envied by her beautiful but cruel stepmother, whose magic mirror...

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