[kuh n-ven-shuh-nl-ahyz] /kənˈvɛn ʃə nlˌaɪz/
verb (used with object), conventionalized, conventionalizing.
to make .
Art. to represent in a conventional manner.
to make conventional
to simplify or stylize (a design, decorative device, etc)
[kuh n-ven-shuh-nl] /kənˈvɛn ʃə nl/ adjective 1. conforming or adhering to accepted standards, as of conduct or taste: conventional behavior. 2. pertaining to convention or general agreement; established by general consent or accepted usage; arbitrarily determined: conventional symbols. 3. ordinary rather than different or original: conventional phraseology. 4. not using, making, or involving nuclear weapons […]
- Conventional sign
conventional sign con·ven·tion·al sign (kən-věn’shə-nəl) n. Any of various signs, such as words or symbols, that acquire their function through linguistic custom.
- Conventional thoracoplasty
conventional thoracoplasty n. Surgical removal of part of the ribs to allow inward retraction of the chest wall and collapse of a diseased lung.
noun 1. a nonnuclear weapon.