a system of writing in which each word is represented by a sign
[lek-sing-tuh n] /ˈlɛk sɪŋ tən/ noun 1. a town in E Massachusetts, NW of Boston: first battle of American Revolution fought here April 19, 1775. 2. a city in N Kentucky. 3. a city in central North Carolina. /ˈlɛksɪŋtən/ noun 1. a city in NE central Kentucky, in the bluegrass region: major centre for horse-breeding. […]
noun 1. a town in S Maryland.
graphics /lek’si-fayj”/ A notorious word chomper, implemented and named by John Doty in late 1972 on and HP calculator and later on ITS. The lexiphage program would draw on a selected victim’s bitmapped terminal the words “THE BAG” in ornate letters, followed a pair of jaws biting pieces of it off. http://lexiphage.com/). [Jargon File] (2002-06-12)
[lek-sis] /ˈlɛk sɪs/ noun, Linguistics. 1. the vocabulary of a language, as distinct from its grammar; the total stock of words and idiomatic combinations of them in a language; lexicon. /ˈlɛksɪs/ noun 1. the totality of vocabulary items in a language, including all forms having lexical meaning or grammatical function