[ih-lahy-zuh] /ɪˈlaɪ zə/
a female given name, form of .
A famous program by Joseph Weizenbaum, which simulated a Rogerian psychoanalyst by rephrasing many of the patient’s statements as questions and posing them to the patient. It worked by simple pattern recognition and substitution of key words into canned phrases. It was so convincing, however, that there are many anecdotes about people becoming very emotionally caught up in dealing with ELIZA. All this was due to people’s tendency to attach to words meanings which the computer never put there.
See also ELIZA effect.
[ih-liz-uh-bee-thuh n, -beth-uh n] /ɪˌlɪz əˈbi θən, -ˈbɛθ ən/ adjective 1. of or relating to the reign of , queen of England, or to her times: Elizabethan diplomacy; Elizabethan music. 2. noting or pertaining to an English Renaissance style of architecture of the reign of characterized by fantastic sculptured or molded ornament of German or […]
noun 1. . noun 1. a sonnet form used by Shakespeare and having the rhyme scheme abab, cdcd, efef, gg. noun 1. another term for Shakespearean sonnet noun 1. a sonnet form developed in 16th-century England and employed by Shakespeare, having the rhyme scheme a b a b c d c d e f e […]
- Elizabeth blackwell
[blak-wuh l, -wel] /ˈblæk wəl, -ˌwɛl/ noun 1. Antoinette Louisa (Brown) 1825–1921, U.S. clergywoman, abolitionist, and women’s-rights activist. 2. Elizabeth, 1821–1910, U.S. physician, born in England: first woman physician in the U.S. 3. Henry Brown, 1825?–1909, U.S. editor, abolitionist, and suffragist, born in England (husband of Lucy Stone). Blackwell Black·well (blāk’wěl’, -wəl), Elizabeth. 1821-1910. British-born […]
noun 1. a city in NE North Carolina.