noun, Philosophy, Linguistics.
an inference that can be drawn from an utterance, as from one that is seemingly illogical or irrelevant, by examining the degree to which it conforms to the canons of normal conversation and the way it functions pragmatically within the situation, as when “The phone is ringing,” said in a situation where both speaker and listener can clearly hear the phone, can be taken as a suggestion to answer the phone.
(logic, philosophy) another term for implicature
[kon-ver-sey-shuh-nl-ist] /ˌkɒn vərˈseɪ ʃə nl ɪst/ noun 1. a person who enjoys and contributes to good ; an interesting person in . /ˌkɒnvəˈseɪʃənəlɪst/ noun 1. a person who enjoys or excels in conversation
- Conversational lisp
language (CLISP) A mixed English-like, ALGOL-like surface syntax for Interlisp. [“CLISP: Conversational LISP”, W. Teitelman, in Proc Third Intl Joint Conf on AI, Stanford, Aug 1973, pp.686-690]. (1994-11-01)
[kon-ver-sey-shuh-nl] /ˌkɒn vərˈseɪ ʃə nl/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or characteristic of : a conversational tone of voice. 2. able or ready to ; given to . /ˌkɒnvəˈseɪʃənəl/ adjective 1. of, using, or in the manner of conversation 2. inclined to or skilled in conversation; conversable adj. 1779, from conversation + -al (1).
- Conversational monitor system
Virtual Machine/Conversational Monitor System