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Definition of the noun symbology

What does symbology mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: symbologies

  1. the study or the use of symbols and symbolism
    • lexical domain: Cognitive Processes - nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents
    • more generic word: ology = an informal word (abstracted from words with this ending) for some unidentified branch of knowledge


  1. "Symbology" is a musical album of Silversmith.
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Symbology: Also known as processual symbolic analysis, symbology was developed by Victor Turner in the mid-1970s to refer to the use of symbols within cultural contexts, in particular ritual. In anthropology, symbology originated as part of Victor Turner's concept of "comparative symbology". Turner was professor of Anthropology at Cornell University, the University of Chicago, and finally he was Professor of Anthropology and Religion at the University of Virginia.

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Google previewHandbook of Research on E-Business Standards and Protocols: Documents, Data and Advanced Web Technologies (2012)

Documents, Data and Advanced Web Technologies by Kajan, Ejub

The GS1 EAN 13 symbology is the one most people are familiar with and is a major product codification system used to...

Google previewHuman Ecology: Notes on the Sacred Element Work (2013)

by Carol Sill

Symbology is a circus, it is a school of agriculture, it is present day alchemy, it is human ecology. Ultimately all ideas, metaphors, and symbols fade. Human life becomes expressive of the divine in magnetic purity. Evolution is assisted.

Google previewThe American Antiquarian and Oriental Journal (1909)

Symbology is a visible expression in concrete of human history, religious thought, mysticism, and natural objects, and its intimacy with antiquity gives a wonderful fascination to its study, because it is truly a book of revelation. All that it needs is ...

Google previewInformatics for the Clinical Laboratory (2005)

A Practical Guide for the Pathologist by Daniel Cowan

Since the defining characteristic of a one-dimensional bar code system or symbology is the ratio of widths of elements, not absolute size, the codes may be printed in a size and density suitable to a particular application. Density in this context ...

Google previewThe Heart of Sufism (1999)

by H.J. Witteveen

Symbology is an artful way to express the mystery of life: “It is speaking without speaking.

Google previewFinding the Lost Universal Principles (2010)

by Patricia Pillard McCulley

The symbology is that we have to unload ourselves from the beliefs about who we think we are, in order to live in inner peace. We are not anything like what others see on our outside -- our possessions and our job titles. When we identify with ...

Google previewInnovative Automatic Identification and Location-Based Services: From Bar Codes to Chip Implants (2009)

From Bar Codes to Chip Implants by Michael, Katina

explains a symbology is a language with its own rules and syntax that can be translated into ASCII code. Common to all symbologies is that the barcode is made up of a series of dark and light contiguous bars (Collins & Whipple, 1994, pp.

Google previewPatient Safety (2004)

Principles and Practice by Jacqueline Fowler Byers, PhD, RN, CNAA, Susan V. White, PhD, RN, CPHQ

Symbology is a language used in bar code technology, just like French or Spanish. Symbology allows a scanner and a bar code to “speak” to each other. Most people are familiar with the bar codes seen in grocery or retail stores, but there are ...

Google previewHealth Information (2014)

Management of a Strategic Resource by Mervat Abdelhak, Sara Grostick, Mary Alice Hanken

Symbology is the term used to describe the font in which a machine-readable code is written.18 Bar codes have printed bars and intervening spaces that define the output. The type and number of characters encoded, the print quality, and the ...

Google previewChoosing Conscious Health for a Vibrant Life (2013)

by Kristen Wernecke

Symbology. and. its. Clues. for. Healing. Body symbology is a tool for healing the body/mind connection. Using body symbology can be an access point for healing. It provides a way for us to listen to the messages of our body to find a ...

Google previewThe Ezzrath Metaphysical and Biblical Encyclopedia (2001)

by Ezzrath Baht Shem

Symbology — The universe is made up of visual imagery and as intelligent species symbology can be utilized to permanently keep one's thoughts, beliefs, and customs within physical consciousness perpetually. Well-excepted visual symbols ...

Google previewPatrick-Turner's Industrial Automation Dictionary (1996)

by Clarence T. Jones, S. Percy Jones

A combination of bar code characters including start/stop characters, quiet zones, data characters and check characters required by a particular symbology, which form a complete, scannable entity. symbolic address: An address expressed ...

Google previewDictionary Of Computer & Information Technlgy

by Mrinal Talukdar

Structured programming Symbology Structured programming Structured programming (sometimes known as modular programming) is a subset of procedural programming that enforces a logical structure on the program being written to make ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Chemical Processing and Design (1994)

Volume 50 - Settling Drums: Design of to Slag: Iron and Steel: Supply-Demand Relationships by John J. McKetta Jr

Basic symbology used in emergency shutdown systems. ing drawing that an ESD logic diagram. Once the plant is running and its shutdown systems are debugged, the logic diagram is frequently relegated to the file cabinet. ESD Symbology ...

Google previewThe Wiley Encyclopedia of Packaging Technology (2010)

by Kit L. Yam

It is a continuous symbology encoding only numeric digits. A pair of digits is represented by five bars and five spaces. One of the pair is represented by the dark bars and the other by the light bars, and the dark and light bars are interleaved.

Google previewInternational Encyclopedia of Ergonomics and Human Factors, Second Edition - 3 Volume Set (2006)

by Informa Healthcare, Waldemar Karwowski

HEAD-UP AND HELMET- MOUNTED DISPLAYS A HUD is a cockpit-mounted virtual visual display in which the pilot views symbology or imagery overlaid on the real-world scenery as viewed ...

Google previewDream Dictionary For Dummies (2011)

by Penney Peirce

Personal symbology is often connected to these dreams. By looking at contracted fear responses, both in the dream and after, you can discover your subconscious blocks. One woman's dream, which forewarns of the emergence of breast ...

Google previewThe Imperial Dictionary of the English Language (1883)

by John Ogilvie

See SYMBology. Symbology (sim-bol'o-ji), n. [Gr, symbolon, symbol, and logos, discourse.] The art of expressing by symbols. De Quincey. Note. According to correct etymological construction this and the two preceding words should be written ...

Google previewSturgis' Illustrated Dictionary of Architecture and Building (1989)

An Unabridged Reprint of the 1901-2 Edition by Russell Sturgis

l SYMBOLOGY. The art of determiaing the sigaifieation and right nse of symhols and emhlems. A symhol is a pietnre, sign, or ehameter hy whieh something other than thai portmyed is snggested to the mind ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Medical Science (1893)

Containing a Full Explanation of the Various Subjects and Terms of Anatomy, Physiology, ... by Robley Dunglison

Symbology, sim-bol'o-je ( symbolum, logos, a description). Symptomatology. Symbolum, sim'bo-lum ( simbolon).

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