the arrangement of a set of items in accordance with a recursive algorithm, such as the entries in a dictionary whose order depends on their first letter unless these are the same in which case it is the second which decides, and so on
- Lexical scoping
- Lexical semantics
noun the study of the meaning of words and phrases and the relationships between them, such as synonymy, antonymy, and hyponymy
1. . 2. . 3. . abbreviation 1. lexicographical 2. lexicography
[lek-si-kog-ruh-fer] /ˌlɛk sɪˈkɒg rə fər/ noun 1. a writer, editor, or compiler of a dictionary. n. 1650s, from French lexicographe “lexicographer,” from Greek lexikographos, from lexikon “wordbook” (see lexicon) + -graphos “writer,” from graphein “to write” (see -graphy).