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Heart (15,346 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article

The heart is a muscular organ in most animals, which pumps blood through the blood vessels of the circulatory system. Blood provides the body with oxygen
Butterfly effect (3,304 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
in his 1963 paper (and previously observed by Poincaré), the butterfly metaphor was originally applied to work he published in 1969 which took the idea
Innings (438 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
An innings is one of the divisions of a cricket match during which one team takes its turn to bat. Innings also means the period in which an individual
Web page (444 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
pages linked together in a coherent fashion. The name "web page" is a metaphor of paper pages bound together into a book. The core element of a web page
Heart symbol (3,091 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
fruit. The combination of the heart shape and its use within the heart metaphor developed at the end of the Middle Ages, although the shape has been used
Jungle (1,585 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
still remains in common use when referring to tropical rainforests. As a metaphor, jungle often refers to situations that are unruly or lawless, or where
Book of Hosea (2,099 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The eventual reconciliation of Hosea and Gomer is treated as a hopeful metaphor for the eventual reconciliation between Yahweh and Israel. Dated to c.
Golden Age of Russian Poetry (172 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Golden Age of Russian Poetry is the name traditionally applied by philologists to the first half of the 19th century. It is also called the Age of Pushkin
Medicine wheel (2,078 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
medicine wheel is a metaphor for a variety of spiritual concepts. A medicine wheel may also be a stone monument that illustrates this metaphor. Historically
Windowing system (574 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In computing, a windowing system (or window system) is software that manages separately different parts of display screens. It is a type of graphical user
Cuckold (1,197 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A cuckold is the husband of an adulterous wife. In evolutionary biology, the term is also applied to males who are unwittingly investing parental effort
Analogy of the sun (1,683 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The analogy of the sun (or simile of the sun or metaphor of the sun) is found in the sixth book of The Republic (507b–509c), written by the Greek philosopher
Ashlar (778 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
which such societies term jurisdictions, ashlars are used as a symbolic metaphor for how one's personal development relates to the tenets of their lodge
Computational theory of mind (2,608 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
consciousness. Computational theory of mind is not the same as the computer metaphor, comparing the mind to a modern-day digital computer. Computational theory
Color terminology for race (3,023 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Identifying human races in terms of skin color, at least as one among several physiological characteristics, has been common since antiquity. Via rabbinical
Face (1,462 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The face is the front of an animal's head that features three of the head's sense organs, the eyes, nose, and mouth, and through which animals express
Real life (979 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
not primarily through the medium of the Internet. It is also used as a metaphor to distinguish life in a vocational setting as opposed to an academic one
Chariot Allegory (544 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
king Plato's unwritten doctrines political philosophy Allegories and metaphors Atlantis Ring of Gyges The Cave The Divided Line The Sun Ship of State
Golden Age of Comic Books (1,907 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Golden Age of Comic Books describes an era of American comic books from 1938 to 1956. During this time, modern comic books were first published and
Rhizome (philosophy) (609 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Rhizome is a philosophical concept developed by Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari in their Capitalism and Schizophrenia (1972–1980) project. It is what
Coherentism (2,495 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the foundationalism metaphor of a building as a model for the structure of knowledge with different metaphors, such as the metaphor that models our knowledge
Rhizome (philosophy) (609 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Rhizome is a philosophical concept developed by Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari in their Capitalism and Schizophrenia (1972–1980) project. It is what
Tariqa (1,674 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
"desiring the knowledge of God and loving God" (also called a Faqir). The metaphor of "way, path" is to be understood in connection of the term sharia which
Metalanguage (1,399 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
language is conceptualized and structured by what he refers to as the conduit metaphor. This paradigm operates through two distinct, related frameworks. The major
Salik (159 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
exoteric path or shariah, and the esoteric path or haqiqa. The "path" metaphor is derived from the Qur'an: see sura 16, (An-Nahl, The Bees), ayat 69:
Blackboard system (1,752 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
solution is the sum of its parts. The following scenario provides a simple metaphor that gives some insight into how a blackboard functions: A group of specialists
Thinking outside the box (1,743 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the box and, especially in Australia, thinking outside the square) is a metaphor that means to think differently, unconventionally, or from a new perspective
Directory (computing) (771 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
directory, which is a file system concept, and the graphical user interface metaphor that is used to represent it (a folder). For example, Microsoft Windows
Cold feet (547 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Cold feet is a phrase which refers to a person not going through with an action, particularly one which requires long term commitment, due to fear, uncertainty
Golden age of alpinism (548 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The golden age of alpinism was the decade in mountaineering between Alfred Wills's ascent of the Wetterhorn in 1854 and Edward Whymper's ascent of the
Moses ibn Ezra (2,335 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Ibn Ezra's poetry that has been debated is his definition of poetry as metaphor and how his poetry illuminates Aristotle's early ideas. The impact of Ibn
Race to the bottom (1,260 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(pensions, environmental protection and other externalities), and thus the metaphor where the bottom is the lowest wage that can be paid. The concept of a
Robber baron (industrialist) (2,453 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
"Robber baron" is a derogatory metaphor of social criticism originally applied to certain late 19th-century American businessmen who were accused of using
Platonic epistemology (1,172 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
or essences. In The Republic, these concepts were illustrated using the metaphor of the sun, the analogy of the divided line, and the allegory of the cave
Ma'rifa (229 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Ma'rifa (Arabic: معرفة‎) : mystical knowledge & awareness, mysticism. A metaphor to explain the meaning of ma'rifa involves pearl gathering. Shari'a is
Crab mentality (472 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
best described by the phrase "if I can't have it, neither can you". The metaphor is derived from a pattern of behavior noted in crabs when they are trapped
Cantus firmus (1,079 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
firmus.[citation needed] Several writers have used "cantus firmus" as a metaphor. Kate Gross used it for those childhood pursuits that give her happiness
Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (2,253 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA) is an organization within the Office of the Director of National Intelligence responsible
Panopticon (5,336 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
French philosopher Michel Foucault. In 1975 Foucault used the panopticon as metaphor for the modern disciplinary society in Discipline and Punish. He argued
Nixon goes to China (1,266 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Zedong. The metaphor is often expressed as the observation "Only Nixon could go to China" or "It took Nixon to go to China". As a political metaphor, it refers
Copernican Revolution (4,669 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Copernican Revolution was the paradigm shift from the Ptolemaic model of the heavens, which described the cosmos as having Earth stationary at the
Journalist (1,300 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Compromised Fourth Estate' uses Herbert Gans' metaphor to capture their relationship. He uses a dance metaphor, "The Tango," to illustrate the co-operative
1979 in philosophy (775 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of metaphor, Samuel R. Levin Observations on the pragmatics of metaphor, Jerry L. Morgan Part II. Metaphor and Representation Generative metaphor: A perspective
Party platform (832 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
metaphorical reference to a basic stage made out of boards or planks of wood. The metaphor can return to its literal origin when public speaking or debates are actually
Lekhah Dodi (1,496 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
maiden is seen as a metaphor for the Jews and the lover (dod) is a metaphor for God, and from Nevi'im, which uses the same metaphor. The poem shows Israel
Food porn (1,281 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Food porn is a glamourized visual presentation of cooking or eating in advertisements, infomercials, blogs cooking shows or other visual media. Its origins
School tie (598 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
tie' is used by the British press and many native English speakers as a metaphor for old-boy social networks, nepotism, and the relatively disproportionate
Functional contextualism (1,037 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
view is characterized by a distinctive underlying root metaphor and truth criterion. Root metaphors are based on seemingly well-understood, common-sense
Metaheuristic (2,239 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
optimization and particle swarm optimization. A large number of more recent metaphor-inspired metaheuristics have started to attract criticism in the research
Sirin (574 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Sometimes Sirins are seen as a metaphor for God's word going into the soul of a man. Sometimes they are seen as a metaphor of heretics tempting the weak
Carrot and stick (1,072 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The phrase "carrot and stick" is a metaphor for the use of a combination of reward and punishment to induce a desired behavior. The carrot-and-stick principle
Golden Age of Science Fiction (1,715 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The first Golden Age of Science Fiction, often recognized in the United States as the period from 1938 to 1946, was an era during which the science fiction
Law of holes (277 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
makes it deeper and therefore harder to get back out, which is used as a metaphor that when in an untenable position, it is best to stop carrying on and
Big Brother (Nineteen Eighty-Four) (1,932 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Big Brother is a fictional character and symbol in George Orwell's dystopian novel Nineteen Eighty-Four, published in 1949. He is ostensibly the leader
Closeted (833 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
pressure. In late 20th-century America, the closet had become a central metaphor for grasping the history and social dynamics of gay life. The notion of
Evolutionary landscape (2,717 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
An evolutionary landscape is a metaphor, a construct used to think about and visualize the processes of evolution (e.g. natural selection and genetic drift)
Gothic romance film (502 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
used or even closed off entirely. In the films, the forbidden room is a metaphor for the heroine's repressed experience, and opening the room is a cathartic
Virgin (title) (949 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Lord" (μεριμνᾷ τὰ τοῦ κυρίου). In 2 Corinthians 11:2, Paul alludes to the metaphor of the Church as Bride of Christ by addressing the congregation "I have
Wendigo (2,611 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
other than some Native American-European relations. It can serve as a metaphor explaining any pattern of domination by which groups subjugate and dominate
Software engine (492 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A software engine refers to a central part of a computer program. The concept has however taken on slightly different meanings depending on context. The
Prince Charming (1,408 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
serving as a foil to the heroine; in many variants, they can be viewed as a metaphor for a reward the heroine achieves for the decisions she makes. The prominence
Futou (122 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
noble families/officials. In modern China, wushamao is commonly used as a metaphor for officials and government posts. Japan's Toyotomi Hideyoshi wearing
Red flag (466 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Red flag may refer to: Red flag (idiom), a metaphor for something signalling a problem Red flag warning, a term used by meteorologists Red flag (racing)
Max Black (574 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(1962). Models and metaphors: Studies in language and philosophy, Ithaca: Cornell University Press. Black, Max (1979). "More about Metaphor," in A. Ortony
Golden age of baseball (1,419 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Golden Age of Baseball, or Baseball's Golden Era, is the period from about 1920 to 1960. The golden era is the time period immediately following the
Hart Crane (4,615 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
correlative", a certain vocabulary haunts Crane criticism, his "logic of metaphor" being perhaps the most vexed. His most quoted formulation is in the circulated
Wildflowers (Dolly Parton song) (166 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
about being restless and wanting to branch out, using wildflowers as a metaphor, concluding that "wildflowers don't care where they grow". The original
1978 in philosophy (281 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Issue: On Metaphor (Volume 5, Number 1) Ted Cohen, "Metaphor and the Cuiltivation of Intimacy" (Excerpt) Paul de Man, "The Epistemology of Metaphor" (Excerpt)
Ibn al-Kattani (292 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
anthology of Andalusian poetry, and became especially famous by his book on metaphor in Andalusian poetry. He died in Saragossa in 1029. Emilie Savage-Smith
Radha (2,543 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
birthday is celebrated as Radhashtami. She is also considered by some as a metaphor for the human spirit (aatma), her love and longing for Lord Krishna is
Jackboot (1,005 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A jackboot is a military boot such as the cavalry jackboot or the hobnailed jackboot. The hobnailed jackboot has a different design and function than the
Nitpicking (148 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Nitpicking is the act of removing nits (the eggs of lice, generally head lice) from the host's hair. As the nits are cemented to individual hairs, they
Xirula (435 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
silbote. The sound that flows from the flute has often been perceived as a metaphor for the tweet cadences of bird songs. Some scholars point out that flutes
Garden Wreath (193 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Arts & Culture Council, these three works relate "in form, materials and metaphor", illustrating Kirkland's belief that the library is "a place where people
Ali Bomaye (862 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
features fellow rappers 2 Chainz and Rick Ross, with production from Black Metaphor and samples "Seven Devils" by Florence and the Machine. The song has since
Leviathan (2,715 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
slaying Jörmungandr, but Leviathan already figures in the Hebrew Bible as a metaphor for a powerful enemy, notably Babylon (Isaiah 27:1), and some 19th century
Matthew 7:7–8 (985 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and is part of the Sermon on the Mount. These verses begin an important metaphor generally believed to be about prayer. In the King James Version of the
Seventh Dynasty of Egypt (564 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the 3rd century BC, where the Seventh Dynasty appears essentially as a metaphor for chaos. Since next to nothing is known of this dynasty beyond Manetho's
Northwestern Oklahoma (534 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Country, which is named after the region's red soil and alludes to the metaphor that the panhandle is a "red carpet" into Oklahoma. The region consists
House show (1,267 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A house show or live event is a professional wrestling event produced by a major promotion that is not televised, though they can be recorded. Promotions
Programming game (899 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
language, often represented as a visual language to simplify the programming metaphor. Programming games broadly fall into two areas: single-player games where
The Keepers of the House (686 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the same house and built a community around themselves. As such, it is a metaphor for the long-established families of the Deep South of the United States
Good Shepherd (1,087 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Good Shepherd (Greek: ποιμήν ο καλός, poimḗn o kalós) is an image used in the pericope of John 10:1-21, in which Jesus Christ is depicted as the Good
Kingpin (automotive part) (1,156 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
future they should be made to an inferior specification. Humphrey used the metaphor to introduce the idea of the efficiency of resource allocation by natural
Root directory (786 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In a computer file system, and primarily used in the Unix and Unix-like operating systems, the root directory is the first or top-most directory in a hierarchy
Slippery slope (3,540 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
continues to treat the two metaphors as being synonymous. Walton argues that although the two are comparable "the metaphor of the dam bursting carries
Shakti (1,434 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Hinduism. Also known as Mahaamaya ( The Grratest Delusion), it is just a metaphor of energy, which no layman or scientist has ever been able to decipher
Wheel of Fortune (286 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Wheel of Fortune or Rota Fortunae has been a concept and metaphor since ancient times referring to the capricious nature of Fate. Wheel of Fortune
Lion taming (445 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
black panthers, cheetahs, and cougars. People often use lion taming as a metaphor for any dangerous activity. Lion taming occurs in zoos across the world
Owl of Athena (1,049 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In Greek mythology, a little owl (Athene noctua) traditionally represents or accompanies Athena, the virgin goddess of wisdom, or Minerva, her syncretic
Watchmaker (959 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
cannot look forward. Alan Moore in his graphic novel Watchmen, uses the metaphor of the watchmaker as a central part of the backstory of his heroic character
Nurturant parent model (756 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The nurturant parent model also "Nurturing Parent" is a metaphor, for a belief system, which is built upon an underlying value system. In this Nurturant
Golden age of Jewish culture in Spain (2,103 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The golden age of Jewish culture in the Iberian Peninsula, which coincided with the Middle Ages in Europe, was a period of Muslim rule during which, intermittently
Shovelware (641 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
quantity of what is included rather than for the quality or usefulness. The metaphor implies that the creators showed little care for the quality of the original
Madonna and Child (Bellini, New York, 1485–1490) (70 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
landscape showing a transition from barren hills to a verdant townscape, a metaphor for resurrection. WGA Entry "Madonna and Child". Metropolitan Museum of
Drive Slow (708 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
by singer Tony "Penafire" Williams. The song utilizes car culture as a metaphor to comment on people's lifestyles. The single failed to chart, despite
Syntagmatic analysis (540 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
a particular setting of a filmed scene. Roland Barthes was able to use metaphor in the form of various garments in order to display how the syntagm/paradigm
Mantrika Upanishad (1,728 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the text on "pointed top of a pillar" and its extensive use of mantra metaphors and riddle-like terms from Atharvaveda known partly for its esoteric teachings
Melting pot (8,525 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The melting pot is a monocultural metaphor for a heterogeneous society becoming more homogeneous, the different elements "melting together" with a common
Valency (linguistics) (2,519 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
valency derives from the definition of valency in chemistry. The valency metaphor appeared first in linguistics in Charles Sanders Peirce's essay "The Logic
Truman Doctrine (2,836 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
programs to the forefront of foreign policy. The Truman Doctrine became a metaphor for emergency aid to keep a nation from communist influence. Truman used
Silver bullet (872 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
against a werewolf, witch, vampire, or other monsters. The term is also a metaphor for a simple, seemingly magical, solution to a difficult problem: for example
Language family (2,288 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of language origination in historical linguistics, which makes use of a metaphor comparing languages to people in a biological family tree, or in a subsequent
Summer Wind (889 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
changing of the seasons using the Southern European sirocco wind as a metaphor. In America, it was first recorded by Wayne Newton and subsequently by
Cloak (1,052 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A cloak is a type of loose garment that is worn over indoor clothing and serves the same purpose as an overcoat; it protects the wearer from the cold,
The Bridge to Total Freedom (489 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Bridge to Total Freedom, or simply The Bridge, is a metaphor used by the Church of Scientology to describe believers' advancement. Scientology holds
Nigredo (671 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
to a uniform black matter. In analytical psychology, the term became a metaphor for 'the dark night of the soul, when an individual confronts the shadow
Anak (628 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Anak (/ˈeɪnæk/; Hebrew: עֲנָק‎, homophone to a word for "giant, neck, necklace"; Hebrew pronunciation: [ʕanɔq]) is a figure in the Hebrew Bible. His descendants
Plant symbolism (184 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Various folk cultures and traditions assign symbolic meanings to plants. Although these are no longer commonly understood by populations that are increasingly
Northumbria's Golden Age (281 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Northumbrian Renaissance or Northumbria's Golden Age is the name given to a period of cultural flowering in the Anglo-Saxon kingdom of Northumbria
War (disambiguation) (733 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
War is a large-scale armed conflict and the term is used as a metaphor for non-military conflicts. War or WAR may also refer to: War, West Virginia War
Reroute to Remain (241 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
"Egonomic" 2:36 9. "Minus" 3:45 10. "Dismiss the Cynics" 3:38 11. "Free Fall" 3:58 12. "Dark Signs" 3:20 13. "Metaphor" 3:39 14. "Black & White" 3:33
Roots reggae (976 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the most potent, dangerous, and unstable metaphor known to humanity: the metaphor of roots" (79). This metaphor of roots is dangerous mainly because its
Reroute to Remain (241 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
"Egonomic" 2:36 9. "Minus" 3:45 10. "Dismiss the Cynics" 3:38 11. "Free Fall" 3:58 12. "Dark Signs" 3:20 13. "Metaphor" 3:39 14. "Black & White" 3:33
Northumbria's Golden Age (281 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Northumbrian Renaissance or Northumbria's Golden Age is the name given to a period of cultural flowering in the Anglo-Saxon kingdom of Northumbria
Trim tab (1,637 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Designer Buckminster Fuller is often cited for his use of trim tabs as a metaphor for leadership and personal empowerment. In the February 1972 issue of
The Little Black Boy (671 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
running religious metaphor in the subsequent stanzas, but the fact that it is "rising" connotes change. In accordance with the running metaphor of the sun,
Solitaire (Neil Sedaka song) (763 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Sedaka and Phil Cody. Cody employs playing the card game of solitaire as a metaphor for a man "who lost his love through his indifference"—"while life goes
Sonnet 23 (1,987 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
speak, if eyes will hear. The metaphor of the actor has drawn biographical interest and comment. Shakespeare uses a metaphor from the theatre to express
Ribat-i Sharaf (150 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
geometric patterning that function to provide a good example of the "Textile Metaphor" seen in Islamic architecture of this era. The caravanserai consists of
Strict father model (295 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
contrasted with the nurturant parent model. Lakoff argues that if the metaphor of nation as family and government as parent is used, then conservative
Amritsari Papar Warian (464 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
indeed, In Hindi and Punjabi, "papad belna" (rolling out papad) is still a metaphor for any laborious or arduous task. Papad is prepared by roasting in an
Bucket brigade (241 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A bucket brigade or human chain is a method for transporting items where items are passed from one (relatively stationary) person to the next. The method
They Dance Alone (338 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
was the fifth and final single released from the album. The song is a metaphor referring to mourning Chilean women (arpilleristas) who dance the Cueca
Rayah (639 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
34:2 , 10). Also, see Zechariah 10:2; Psalms 78:52; Psalms 119:176. "This metaphor would be abused to its full capacity by St. Paul, the dubious figure who
Ziran (879 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
corresponding to English -ly). In Chinese culture, the nose (or zi) is a common metaphor for a person's point of view. The word 'ziran' first occurs in the Daodejing
Conceptual framework (1,430 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
this in a way that is easy to remember and apply. Isaiah Berlin used the metaphor of a "fox" and a "hedgehog" to make conceptual distinctions in how important
Brown (racial classification) (1,877 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
a racial and ethnic term. Like black people and white people, it is a metaphor for race based solely on human skin color. According to racialist ideas
Hat tip (565 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A hat tip is an act of tipping or (especially in British English) doffing one's hat as a cultural expression of recognition, respect, gratitude, or simple
Beast with two backs (215 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Making the beast with two backs is a euphemistic metaphor for two persons engaged in sexual intercourse. It refers to the situation in which a couple—in
Industrial ecology (2,559 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
global economy) interact with the biosphere. Natural ecosystems provide a metaphor for understanding how different parts of industrial systems interact with
Matthew 7:15 (656 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly are ravening wolves. The metaphor of 'a wolf in sheep's clothing' has become a common English expression
Fitness landscape (1,592 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
metaphor for fitness. There are three distinct ways of characterizing the other dimensions, though in each case distance represents and is a metaphor
Sagan Tosu (841 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
small elements uniting to form one formidable object, for example as a metaphor for a team. Also, Sagan Tosu can be interpreted as "Tosu of Saga (Prefecture)"
Wave Gods (162 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Chinx and ASAP Rocky. Production was handled by AK47, Ben Billions, Black Metaphor, DJ Khalil, Harry Fraud, Jayze, Key Wane, London on da Track, Metro Boomin
POPmail (124 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
away from terminal-based user interfaces and into a client–server GUI metaphor. Searches of USENET news from the late 1980s to the early 1990s [1] [2]
Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus (1,779 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
between the sexes, which the author exemplifies by means of its eponymous metaphor: that men and women are from distinct planets—men from Mars and women from
Invisible hand (4,552 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
desire of men to feel that they are honorable beings. Adam Smith uses the metaphor in Book IV, Chapter II, paragraph IX of The Wealth of Nations. But the
Medieval architecture (674 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
London: Faber and Faber, 1951. "Building the House of God: Architectural Metaphor and The Mystic Ark," Codex Aquilarensis: Revista de arte medieval (2016)
World Hypotheses (495 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
there is no such thing as data free from interpretation, and that root metaphors are necessary in epistemology. In other words, objectivity is a myth because
Software archaeology (974 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
modules. The term has been in use for decades, and reflects a fairly natural metaphor: a programmer reading legacy code may feel that he or she is in the same
Sonnet 25 (1,882 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
positions at court. The reference made to the "favour of the stars" is also a metaphor for the members of the court keeping in favour of the King.[page needed]
Golden Age of Detective Fiction (1,626 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Golden Age of Detective Fiction was an era of classic murder mystery novels of similar patterns and styles, predominantly in the 1920s and 1930s. The
Golden age hip hop (4,249 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Golden age hip hop is a name given to mainstream hip hop music created in the late 1980s and early 1990s, particularly by artists and musicians originating
Sringara (216 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
is Sringara. The romantic relationship between lover and beloved is a metaphor for the relationship between the individual and the divine. Classical theater/dancers
Get Out of Jail Free card (645 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
card is an element of the board game Monopoly which has become a popular metaphor for something that will get one out of an undesired situation. The U.S
Rubber stamp (politics) (388 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
A rubber stamp, as a political metaphor, refers to a person or institution with considerable de jure power but little de facto power; one that rarely or
Interruptions (epic theatre) (299 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
cutting a drama into pieces, "which remain fully capable of life"; the metaphor of the cut is a pertinent one, as the technique bears striking similarities
Animals (Kevin Ayers song) (87 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
suited his somewhat delicate sensibilities. 'Animals' uses a Noah's Ark metaphor to take an aggressive swing at the oncoming 1980s consumerism, "Ain't you
Glass ceiling (5,538 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
A glass ceiling is a metaphor used to represent an invisible barrier that keeps a given demographic (typically applied to minorities) from rising beyond
Frankenstein's monster (2,770 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Young, Elizabeth (2008). Black Frankenstein: The Making of an American Metaphor. New York City: NYU Press. p. 34. ISBN 978-0814797150. Chaney also reprised
Procrustes (1,703 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
story "The Purloined Letter" (1844), the private detective Dupin uses the metaphor of a Procrustean bed to describe the Parisian police's overly rigid method
Chocolate Rain (1,483 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
awarded the 2008 YouTube Award in the category "Music". The song is a metaphor for systemic racism against African Americans. The official music video
Poetry film (883 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
synthesis of poetry and film that generates associations, connotations and metaphors neither the verbal nor the visual text would produce on its own". This
Beige (1,234 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
English was in 1928. Fish Beige catshark Beige is sometimes used as a metaphor for something which is bland, boring or conventional. In this sense it
Killing Commendatore (1,748 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
volumes–The Idea Made Visible (顕れるイデア編, Arawareru idea hen) and The Shifting Metaphor (遷ろうメタファー編, Utsurou metafā hen), respectively–by Shinchosha in Japan on
Alien invasion (1,838 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
affairs, and current perceptions of threat. Alien invasion was a common metaphor in United States science fiction during the Cold War, illustrating the
Forbidden fruit (1,643 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
that thou eatest thereof thou shalt surely die. — Genesis 2:16–17 As a metaphor, the phrase typically refers to any indulgence or pleasure that is considered
Suture (geology) (400 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
of the skull, where separate plates of bone have fused, may be a better metaphor. In plate tectonics, sutures are seen as the remains of subduction zones
Zooming user interface (913 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and finally a magnified view of the page. ZUIs use zooming as the main metaphor for browsing through hyperlinked or multivariate information. Objects present
Roman Jakobson (2,285 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
metaphore et de la métonymie, 1973. Lodge, D., The Modes of Modern Writing: Metaphor, Metonymy, and the Typology of Modern Literature, 1977. Riffaterre, M.
Nantosuelta (866 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
which was an appropriate transformation for the goddess or may have been a metaphor for her ability to powerfully navigate a battlefield. Nantosuelta is often
Matthew 4:19 (920 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
most well known lines in the entire New Testament, and the most important metaphor for evangelism. The image probably had an important role in the adoption
Field of Bullets (111 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
a model in which extinction is non-selective and occurs randomly. The metaphor of the field of bullets suggest that species are simply out in a field
I've Seen All Good People (980 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
staple of classic rock stations to today. The tune uses chess as a lyrical metaphor for navigating interpersonal relationships, and contains several allusions
Sefirot (6,796 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
gives Kabbalah one of its two central metaphors in describing Divinity, alongside the other Ohr (light) metaphor. However, Kabbalah repeatedly stresses
Golden Age of Piracy (5,249 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Golden Age of Piracy is a common designation for the period between the 1650s and the 1730s, when maritime piracy was a significant factor in the histories
Stream of consciousness (psychology) (1,272 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
The stream of consciousness is a metaphor describing how thoughts seem to flow through the conscious mind. Research studies have shown that we only experience
Somewhere in Neverland (354 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The song uses allusions to Peter Pan and the story Peter and Wendy as a metaphor for the narrator refusing to grow up. Tim Sendra of AllMusic labelled "Somewhere
The Bargain Store (254 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
compositions, she used worn, second-hand merchandise in a discount store as a metaphor for a woman damaged by an ill-fated relationship. The song was dropped
Strange Fruit (1,731 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
great majority of victims were black. The song's lyrics are an extended metaphor linking a tree’s fruit with lynching victims. Meeropol set it to music
Branch theory (4,327 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
body metaphor in the context of "the different forms of the Church's great tradition" in Redemptoris Mater (1987). John Paul II used the metaphor to "the
Golden Age of Piracy (5,249 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Golden Age of Piracy is a common designation for the period between the 1650s and the 1730s, when maritime piracy was a significant factor in the histories
Uncle Sam (1,514 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Doodle", though it is not clear whether this reference is to Uncle Sam as a metaphor for the United States, or to an actual person named Sam. The lyrics as
Chris Matthews (3,331 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
caucuses, Matthews invoked "the fall of France" to the Nazis in 1940 as a metaphor for Jewish candidate Bernie Sanders's apparent victory in the state. As
Kafi (576 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
around heroic and great romantic tales from the folkfore, often used as a metaphor for mystical truths, and spiritual longing. In musical terms, kafi refers
Terraplane Blues (240 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
hit, selling 5,000 copies. Johnson used the car model Terraplane as a metaphor for sex. In the lyrical narrative, the car will not start and Johnson suspects
Blackboards (272 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
efforts to survive are all part of reality... the film, as a whole, is a metaphor." The film was an international co-production between the Makhmalbaf Productions
Proto-language (1,550 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
descended by evolution, forming a language family. In the family tree metaphor, a proto-language can be called a mother language. In the strict sense
Mount Parnassus (1,405 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Mount Parnassus (/pɑːrˈnæsəs/; Greek: Παρνασσός, Parnassos) is a mountain of limestone in central Greece that towers above Delphi, north of the Gulf of
Hank Mobley (690 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Leonard Feather as the "middleweight champion of the tenor saxophone", a metaphor used to describe his tone, that was neither as aggressive as John Coltrane
Incitatus (711 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Incitatus (Latin pronunciation: [ɪŋkɪˈtaːtʊs]; meaning "swift" or "at full gallop") was the favourite horse of Roman emperor Caligula (reigned 37–41 AD)
Nemty (455 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
which describes the settlement of the inheritance of Osiris, seen as a metaphor for the conquest of Lower Egypt by Upper Egypt (whose patron was Seth)
The Deserted House (1,024 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
felicitous feel. In the poem, Tennyson uses the image of a dark house as a metaphor for a dead body. "The Deserted House" was printed along with other poems
Klaatu barada nikto (1,301 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
retaliate." The documentary Decoding "Klaatu Barada Nikto": Science Fiction as Metaphor examined the phrase Klaatu barada nikto with some of the people involved
Maitreya (5,129 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
in the Lotus Sutra, the explanation of Nichiren is that Maitreya is a metaphor of stewardship and aid for the Bodhisattvas of the Earth, as written in
Donna Haraway (4,627 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
D. in biology at Yale in 1972 writing a dissertation about the use of metaphor in shaping experiments in experimental biology titled The Search for Organizing
Spiritual practice (1,402 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
spiritual experiences and cultivating spiritual development. A common metaphor used in the spiritual traditions of the world's great religions is that
Tinderbox (918 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A tinderbox is a container made of wood or metal containing flint, firesteel, and tinder (typically charcloth, but possibly a small quantity of dry, finely
Matthew 7:13 (566 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
idea that the two gate metaphor was present in Q, and that the author of Matthew merged it with the well known two paths metaphor to create this verse.
Sampan (newspaper) (175 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Southeast Asia for fishing, transportation or even habitation. It is a metaphor, which symbolizes that this newspaper would bring news of the Chinese community
Cthulhu (2007 film) (626 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Screenwriter Grant Cogswell explained that he and Gildark chose to exploit the metaphor for the horror faced by a gay person returning for a relative's funeral
Trope (cinema) (472 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
imbued with several layers of contextual meaning creating a new visual metaphor". A common thematic trope is the rise and fall of a mobster in a classic
Greasy pole (1,505 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
event exists in several variations around the world. It is also used as a metaphor for the difficulty in achieving the top of one's career. As part of Queen's
Golden Age of Nigerian Cinema (3,266 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Golden Age or Golden era are terms used in Nigerian film history to designate the motion picture industry of Nigeria from the late 1950s to the late 1980s
For a Swarm of Bees (413 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Incantations. Some scholars have theorized the compound to be a simple metaphor for the "victorious sword" (the stinging) of the bees. In 1909, the scholar
The Infant Bacchus (201 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
misidentified as a Giorgione. Shipley (1979) believes the subject is a metaphor for the winter solstice, based on a letter in Macrobius's Saturnalia, known
Gaia hypothesis (7,366 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the fact that "mechanism", itself, is a metaphor — albeit an exceedingly common and often unrecognized metaphor — one which leads us to consider natural
Arachnophilia (265 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The name Arachnophilia comes from the term meaning "love of spiders", a metaphor for the task of building on the World Wide Web. Arachnophilia is free and
Marmite (2,759 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
in British popular culture that the product's name is often used as a metaphor for something that is an acquired taste or tends to polarise opinions.
Golden Age of cricket (951 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The "Golden Age" of cricket is a nostalgic term that has often been applied in cricket literature to the period in English cricket from 1890, the opening
Stevonnie (849 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
physically larger and stronger. Fusion is used by the writers of the show as a metaphor for a range of types of intimacy and relationships. The episode "Alone
Gaia hypothesis (7,366 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the fact that "mechanism", itself, is a metaphor — albeit an exceedingly common and often unrecognized metaphor — one which leads us to consider natural
Arachnophilia (265 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The name Arachnophilia comes from the term meaning "love of spiders", a metaphor for the task of building on the World Wide Web. Arachnophilia is free and
Liberal Anglo-Catholicism (526 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
scripture, ecclesiastical history, and general methodology of theology. A metaphor is that theology for liberal Anglo-Catholics is a "dance" that allows people
The Ocean (Led Zeppelin song) (691 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Led Zeppelin, from their 1973 album Houses of the Holy. The ocean is a metaphor for the "sea of heads" faced by lead singer Robert Plant "in the auditoriums"
Dionysius (journal) (205 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Examples include Werner Beierwaltes' Negati Affirmatio or The World as Metaphor: A Foundation for Medieval Aesthetics from the Writings of John Scotus
Trope (cinema) (472 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
imbued with several layers of contextual meaning creating a new visual metaphor". A common thematic trope is the rise and fall of a mobster in a classic
Rubber chicken (505 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
food served at speeches, conventions, and other large meetings, and as a metaphor for speechmaking.[citation needed] A rubber chicken is an imitation plucked
Matthew 7:14 (412 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Testament and is part of the Sermon on the Mount. This verse continues a metaphor begun in the previous one about the ease of following the wrong path. In
Studio system (4,065 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The studio system (which was used during a period known as the Golden Age of Hollywood) is a method of film production and distribution dominated by a
Drain the swamp (647 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
D.C. being founded on a supposed swampy ground. It has been used as a metaphor by: Helen Hunt Jackson (1830–1885) who wrote that to "clear the swamp"
Lesbian rule (680 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
alluded to by Aristotle in his Nicomachean Ethics (book V, chapter 10) as a metaphor for the importance of flexibility in equitable justice: "For what is itself
Matthew 6:3 (580 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
by others. This verse uses a metaphor to build on this argument, but there is some debate over exactly what this metaphor means. This verse is the origin
The Principles of Psychology (1,316 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
James' book: stream of consciousness (James' most famous psychological metaphor); emotion (later known as the James–Lange theory); habit (human habits
Web portal (2,271 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
diversity of the content. Very often design emphasis is on a certain "metaphor" for configuring and customizing the presentation of the content (e.g.
Biblical literalism (2,397 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
figures of speech within the text (e.g., parable, allegory, simile, or metaphor). It does not necessarily lead to complete agreement upon one single interpretation
Thomas McCarthy (poet) (568 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
the picture is reality so the novel is history/And not as the poem is: a metaphor and closed thing." 1978 in poetry: The First Convention, Dolmen Press,
Outer Mongolia (589 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
between South Mongolia and the Mongolian state is conceived of in the metaphor as at the backward northern side vs. the south side of a mountain. In contrast
Uniformitarianism (4,129 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
ISBN 978-0-226-08928-7. Gould, Stephen J (1987). Time's Arrow, Time's Cycle: Myth and Metaphor in the Discovery of Geological Time. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University
Canalisation (genetics) (1,691 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
the state of an organism rolls "downhill" during development. In this metaphor, a canalised trait is illustrated as a valley (which he called a creode)
Picture theory of language (277 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
psychology-focused Part of Philosophical Investigations employs the concept as a metaphor for human psychology. Early Wittgenstein Truth-conditional semantics Ludwig
Andrea Weiss (288 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
she published the book Figurative Language in Biblical Prose Narrative: Metaphor in the Book of Samuel (Supplements to Vetus Testamentum). She was associate
Mere lapsed (222 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
about going on a sea voyage with his lover. The voyage also serves as a metaphor for the pair striking out on their own to start a new life. On the Eurovision
Baa, Baa, Black Sheep (1,177 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
political correctness. It has been used in literature and popular culture as a metaphor and allusion. The Roud Folk Song Index classifies the lyrics and their
Lamb of God (2,778 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the Paschal Lamb, using the theme found in Johannine writings. The lamb metaphor is also in line with Psalm 23, which depicts God as a shepherd leading
Doomsday Clock (2,766 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
by the members of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, the Clock is a metaphor for threats to humanity from unchecked scientific and technical advances
Rota Fortunae (2,572 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
on the wheel: some suffer great misfortune, others gain windfalls. The metaphor was already a cliche in ancient times, complained about by Tacitus, but
The Vampire Chronicles (3,744 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
18th century. Rice said in a 2008 interview that her vampires were a "metaphor for lost souls". The homoerotic overtones of The Vampire Chronicles are
Nagu merelaine (231 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
explaining herself to a lover. She likens herself to a wave in an extended metaphor, explaining that she will love him on her terms only. A cover version of
Social change (1,102 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
commonly accepted . Heraclitan: The Greek philosopher Heraclitus used the metaphor of a river to speak of change thus, "On those stepping into rivers staying
Fatted calf (133 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Fatted calf is a metaphor or symbol of festive celebration and rejoicing for someone's long-awaited return. It derives from the Parable of the Prodigal
4x4 (song) (1,258 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
The song is a country rap track that discusses having fun through the metaphor of a 4x4 truck. The song is sampled in British indie rock band Alt-J's
Hip-Hop Docktrine 2 (The Saga Continues) (36 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Exclusive) 3:04 Rashid Hadee 14 Metaphor the Great Speaks 0:25 Metaphor the Great 15 RIley's Theme (Freestyle) 1:22 Metaphor The Great 16 Nigga Moment 0:36
Elective Affinities (1,928 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
substances or species in preference to others. The novel is based on the metaphor of human passions being governed or regulated by the laws of chemical affinity
Goddess movement (6,800 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
accept metaphors as facts, and we have others who classify themselves as atheists because they think religious metaphors are lies. One of these metaphors is
Opium of the people (1,412 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
opium of the people". Often quoted only in part, the interpretation of the metaphor in its context has received much less attention. The quotation, in context
Gay-related immune deficiency (521 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
recognized by Susan Sontag as a form of punishment, and in her book Illness as Metaphor, she wrote: "Nothing is more punitive than to give a disease a meaning"
Fugitive (1,024 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the Federal Bureau of Investigation also tracks fugitives. As a verbal metaphor and psychological concept, one might also be described as a "fugitive from
Deva Raya II (1,716 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
elephants", an honorific that explained his addiction to hunting elephants or a metaphor referring to his victories against enemies who were "as strong as elephants"
Something's Gotta Give (Johnny Mercer song) (433 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
what happens when an irresistible force meets an immovable object – as a metaphor for a relationship between a vivacious woman and an older, world-weary
Crotalum (431 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
be exceedingly ancient. The word krotalon is often applied, by an easy metaphor, to a noisy talkative person (Aristoph. Nub. 448; Eurip. Cycl. 104). One
Social space (1,286 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
has thus always been a social product'. Social space becomes thereby a metaphor for the very experience of social life - 'society experienced alternatively
The Fortune Teller (Caravaggio) (1,195 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The Fortune Teller is a painting by Italian Baroque artist Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio. It exists in two versions, both by Caravaggio, the first
Moses, Man of the Mountain (309 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
novel as critiquing the authoritarian tactics of states, and becomes a metaphor critiquing the premises of National Socialism. "Plot Summaries". Zora Neale
Don't Look Back (video game) (751 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
perspective, he also wished to create a game where the gameplay acted as a metaphor of the player's actions. Critics praised the game's addictiveness and presentation
Snowflake (slang) (2,211 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
kind of new Victorianism". Palahniuk's claim has been questioned. The metaphor has been used positively with students to celebrate their individuality
Backdoor progression (415 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
to I, see also authentic cadence) is, by inference, the "front door", a metaphor suggesting that this is the main route to the tonic. The ♭VII7 chord, a
Miklós Szentkuthy (3,144 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
St. Orpheus’ Breviary, A Chapter on Love and Towards the One and Only Metaphor, he is recognized as one of the most significant Hungarian writers of the
Cradle (309 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Cradle may refer to: Cradle (bed) Bassinet, a small bed, often on rockers, in which babies and small children sleep Cradle (circus act), or aerial cradle
Media ecology (9,505 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
different take on the metaphor- using her own metaphor to make sense of it all. Sternberg applies the Chinese "yin/ yang" metaphor to media ecology as a
The Lamb (poem) (490 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
of Blake's works, the poem is about Christianity. The lamb is a common metaphor for Jesus Christ, who is also called "The Lamb of God" in John 1:29. This
Kolybelnaya dlya vulkana (291 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Philipp Kirkorov. The song is a dramatic ballad, featuring an extended metaphor. Kirkorov sings to the titular volcano, urging it to "turn back to common
One Block Off the Grid (1,336 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
in approximately fifteen US cities. One Block Off the Grid's name is a metaphor for freeing the world from its dependency on non-renewable power sources
Suzani Samarqandi (255 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
insulting remarks in his satire, for which he had many a down-to-earth metaphor and turn of phrase. Suzani was a genuinely realistic poet with an unmistakable
Tunnel vision (disambiguation) (156 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
vision Tunnel vision or Tunnel Vision may also refer to: Tunnel vision (metaphor), the reluctance to consider alternatives to one's preferred line of thought
Flesh (theology) (666 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
often it is used as a metaphor for familial or kinship relations, and (particularly in the Christian tradition) as a metaphor to describe sinful tendencies
Prometheus Books (1,905 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
who stole fire from Zeus and gave it to man. This act is often used as a metaphor for bringing knowledge or enlightenment. Prometheus Books publishes a range
Compilers: Principles, Techniques, and Tools (378 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
computer scientists as its cover depicts a knight and a dragon in battle, a metaphor for conquering complexity. This name can also refer to Aho and Ullman's
Ecosystem health (4,066 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Ecosystem health is a metaphor used to describe the condition of an ecosystem. Ecosystem condition can vary as a result of fire, flooding, drought, extinctions
Anthropomorphism (7,175 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
options are either to leverage a mushy, imprecise human metaphor, or to reject imprecise metaphor and make use of more precise, domain-specific technical
Bundle of rights (974 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The bundle of rights is a metaphor to explain the complexities of property ownership. Law school professors of introductory property law courses frequently
William H. Gass (2,755 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Ludwig Wittgenstein. His dissertation, "A Philosophical Investigation of Metaphor", was based on his training as a philosopher of language. In graduate school
Technical debt (1,842 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
forward. On the other hand, some experts claim that the "technical debt" metaphor tends to minimize the impact, which results in insufficient prioritization
Morning in America (1,085 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(people are shown going to work as they would in the morning), and as a metaphor for renewal. Full text of the ad: It's morning again in America. Today
The Sun Shines over Our Motherland (463 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
celebrate the 35th anniversary of the October Revolution. In it, the sun is a metaphor for the achievement of the Soviet people under the leadership of the Communist
Brighton Rock (novel) (1,412 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
traditionally sold at seaside resorts, which in the novel is used as a metaphor for the personality of Pinkie, which is the same all the way through. There
Come Get It Bae (1,771 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
album. "Come Get It Bae" is a funk song, and discusses sex through the metaphor of a motorcycle. The song received generally favorable reviews from music
Bees algorithm (1,913 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In computer science and operations research, the bees algorithm is a population-based search algorithm which was developed by Pham, Ghanbarzadeh et al
The Captain's Doll (599 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
object. This doll is an ongoing motif throughout the story as it acts as a metaphor for the dehumanizing effects of war on Hepburn – an English gentleman who
Parallax (5,868 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
term when referring to Ender's Shadow as compared to Ender's Game. The metaphor is invoked by Slovenian philosopher Slavoj Žižek in his work The Parallax
Hi (song) (323 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
she also has many flowers. As the song goes on, this is revealed to be a metaphor for the people of Israel (the song is ambiguous as to whether this refers
Simile (computer virus) (367 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
Win32/Simile (also known as Etap and MetaPHOR) is a metamorphic computer virus written in assembly language for Microsoft Windows. The virus was released
Formicarius (1,226 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
ant colony", an allusion to Proverbs 6:6. Nider used the ant colony as a metaphor for a harmonious society. The Formicarius was written between 1436 and
The Shack (2,058 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Evangelical Christian Publishers Association. The title of the book is a metaphor for "the house you build out of your own pain", as Young explained in a
List of X-Men comics (1,909 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Uncanny X-Men or another X-Book. Occasionally, X-Books use mutants as a metaphor for racial, religious and other minorities oppressed by society. For the
Golden Age of Radio (7,498 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Golden Age of Radio, also known as the old-time radio (OTR) era, was an era of radio programming in the United States during which radio was the dominant
Wiesner Building (307 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The building's exterior was designed by Kenneth Noland is meant as a metaphor of technology through the grids of graph paper and number matrices while
Deborah Butterfield (1,102 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Deborah Kay Butterfield (born May 7, 1949) is an American sculptor. Along with her artist-husband John Buck, she divides her time between a farm in Bozeman
Mead of poetry (767 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
was reported by Snorri Sturluson in Skáldskaparmál. The drink is a vivid metaphor for poetic inspiration, often associated with Odin the god of 'possession'
Organizational architecture (3,674 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
organizational space. Organization design or architecture of an organization as a metaphor provides the framework through which an organization aims to realize its
Parasitism (social offense) (706 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
social label, in the 1530s; the later use of "parasite" as a biological metaphor developed from the early 17th century.) For example, the Russian poet Joseph
Chain reaction (1,913 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
until much or all of the stored energy has been released. A macroscopic metaphor for chain reactions is thus a snowball causing a larger snowball until
Australasian swamphen (1,872 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Samoa," 1982. Keane, Kelly (2009-03-01). "Nga- manu – birds – Sayings, metaphors and stories". Te Ara – the Encyclopedia of New Zealand. Ministry for Culture
Barely Legal (Banksy) (220 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
as poverty, which is ignored by most people, the animal refers to the metaphor of the elephant in the room. While in Los Angeles the artist also targeted
Sonnet 16 (1,185 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
("keeps your self still"). Continuing both the metaphor of pencils and lines, as well as the fatherly metaphor and that of fortune, the youth's lineage must
Fork in the road (145 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the point at which a road branches into two Fork in the road (metaphor), a metaphor for making a decision A Fork in the Road, an Australian travel television
Kidskin (815 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
for gloves (hence the phrase 'kid gloves,' used since at least 1888 as a metaphor for careful handling). It is widely used for other fashion purposes such
Sotāpanna (2,837 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
literally means "one who entered (āpanna) the stream (sota)", after a metaphor which calls the noble eightfold path a stream which leads to nibbāna. Entering
Unit of action (922 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
may have helped spawn the common metaphor of the dramatic script as a musical score. Stanislavsky used the same metaphor to refer to detailed production
Like a Surgeon (Ciara song) (694 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
song a mixed reception, most disliked the use of hospitals/medicine as a metaphor for sex and felt that the song did not best showcase Ciara's vocals. However
Liefde is een kaartspel (329 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
relationship which appears not to have been based on honesty, which explains the metaphor. The song was recorded in Dutch, French (as "Comme au jeu de cartes"),
StAX (500 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
small memory footprint and is typically much faster. These two access metaphors can be thought of as polar opposites. A tree based API allows unlimited
Echo chamber (media) (2,256 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
increase social and political polarization and extremism. The term is a metaphor based on the acoustic echo chamber, where sounds reverberate in a hollow
Let's Go Crazy (1,609 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
follow Christian ethics, with the "De-elevator" of the lyrics being a metaphor for the Devil. The extended "Special Dance Mix" of the song was performed
Razor gang (1,117 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Razor gangs were criminal gangs that dominated the Sydney crime scene in the 1920s. After the passage of the Pistol Licensing Act 1927, the Parliament
How I Learned to Drive (2,960 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
pre-adolescence through her teenage years into college and beyond. Using the metaphor of driving and the issues of pedophilia, incest, and misogyny, the play
Lipgloss (song) (147 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
boyfriend anymore because she has "lost her lipgloss". This appears to be a metaphor for losing 'it', her sex appeal. All songs written and composed by Jarvis
Idoru (946 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
analogous to Gibson's own: Laney’s node-spotter function is some sort of metaphor for whatever it is that I actually do. There are bits of the literal future
Ain't My Bitch (206 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
that the 'bitch' in the song does not refer to a woman, but acts as a metaphor for a problem. Under this interpretation, the song takes on a decidedly
Seonbi (701 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
covet wealth but values righteousness and principles. It is also used as a metaphor for a well-behaved and gloomy person. Also, to modern-day Koreans who do
Extreme programming practices (2,672 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Refactoring should also be used to make complex code simpler. The system metaphor is a story that everyone - customers, programmers, and managers - can tell
Balaibalan (494 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
back to words of the source languages in an indirect manner, via Sufi metaphor. For example: -gab-, the stem of the verb 'deliberate', is explained by
The Ninth Wave (207 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
ship. The debris, in the shape of the cross, appears to be a Christian metaphor for salvation from the earthly sin. The painting has warm tones, which
Orang Rimba people (661 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
mean defensive fortification, entrenchment, or a place of refuge. It is metaphor for how the majority and dominant Islamic Melayu villagers believe them
Red pill and blue pill (2,700 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the system. The choice between taking a blue or red pill is a central metaphor in the 2011 Arte documentary film Marx Reloaded, in which philosophers
Carefree Highway (song) (300 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
stayed there for eight months." The song employs "Carefree Highway" as a metaphor for the state of mind where the singer seeks escape from his ruminations
Eye of a needle (957 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The term "eye of a needle" is used as a metaphor for a very narrow opening. It occurs several times throughout the Talmud. The New Testament quotes Jesus
Have You Ever Seen the Rain? (1,258 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
song's lyrics are referencing the Vietnam War, with the "rain" being a metaphor for bombs falling from the sky. In his review for Allmusic website, Mark
Howler monkey gods (627 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
carving human heads. Together, these two activities may have constituted a metaphor for the creation of mankind, with the book containing the birth signs and
Doghouse (song) (1,015 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
detail a struggling relationship between a man and a woman; it uses the metaphor of a dog and its master to illustrate the female's desire for control and
Sonnet 133 (1,901 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Critics note that throughout Sonnet 133, Shakespeare uses slave imagery as a metaphor for the relationship between the speaker and the Dark Lady. The implication
Clean Language (1,966 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
intends to support clients discovering and developing their own symbols and metaphors, rather than the therapist/coach/interviewer suggesting-contributing their
The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Runner (1,070 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Runner" is a short story by Alan Sillitoe, published in 1959 as part of a short story collection of the same name
Semantic analysis (linguistics) (305 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
or frequently are surrounding a single word. This can include idioms, metaphor, and simile, like, "white as a ghost." With the availability of enough
Geddes Axe (906 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
million in 1924–25. Geddes Axe may have been the first use of axe as a metaphor for financial cuts. The earliest citations for axe used in this sense in
Control panel (software) (356 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Many computer user interfaces use a control panel metaphor to give the user control of software and hardware features. The control panel consists of multiple
Castle of Rebordãos (773 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
for spotting from stakes, trees or poles. In this case, the title was a metaphor for its position at the top of the high cliff, providing clear visibility
Transparency (544 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
transparency, a security engineering methodology Transparency (behavior), a metaphor implying visibility in contexts related to the behavior of individuals
Veil of Isis (2,247 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The veil of Isis is a metaphor and allegorical artistic motif in which nature is personified as the goddess Isis covered by a veil or mantle, representing
Cash cow (489 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
income and to support less profitable endeavors. The term cash cow is a metaphor for a "dairy cow" used on farms to produce milk, offering a steady stream
Sailing to Byzantium (1,000 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
ten-syllable lines. It uses a journey to Byzantium (Constantinople) as a metaphor for a spiritual journey. Yeats explores his thoughts and musings on how
Tongue-in-cheek (364 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Maid of Perth,' but it isn't clear what he meant. Chay, H., Contrastive metaphor of Korean and English revealed in 'mouth' and 'tongue' expressions Zoltan
North (1,640 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
rotation of the night sky around the visible celestial pole provides a vivid metaphor of that direction corresponding to "up". Thus the choice of the north as
Stormy Weather (song) (898 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
the sky", show someone pining for her man to return. The weather is a metaphor for the feelings of the singer: "stormy weather since my man and I ain't
Six Months in a Leaky Boat (663 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and "The Tyranny of Distance" - a history by Geoffrey Blainey), and a metaphor that refers to lead singer Tim Finn's nervous breakdown. The song was "discouraged
Disneyland with the Death Penalty (2,557 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
impression the city-state conveys during his stay. Its title and central metaphor—Singapore as Disneyland with the death penalty—is a reference to the authoritarian
Classical economics (2,542 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
natural laws of production and exchange (famously captured by Adam Smith's metaphor of the invisible hand). Adam Smith's The Wealth of Nations in 1776 is usually
Acts of Peter and Andrew (208 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
literally putting a camel through the eye of a needle, turning the traditional metaphor (it is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of the needle than for
Crossroads dance (340 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
idyll. The name of John Waters' 1991 memoir Jiving at the Crossroads was a metaphor for Fianna Fáil's continuing cultural relevance in rural Ireland, with
Ol' Man River (1,638 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
lyrical pentatonic-scale melody, the subjects of toil and social class, metaphor to the Mississippi, and as a bass solo (rare in musicals, solos for baritones
Parable of the Good Samaritan (6,163 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
command under discussion. The term "good Samaritan" is used as a common metaphor: "The word now applies to any charitable person, especially one who, like
Borzuya (386 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the dead. He later found out from a philosopher that the elixir was a metaphor for the Panchatantra. He would later get permission to read the book from
Athenian Treasury (2,053 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Athenian's increasing devotion to Theseus. The pairing of the two heroes was a metaphor alluding to the Battle of Marathon. The metopes show Athenian identity
Presents from my Aunts in Pakistan (79 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Alvi describes a few gifts that she receives from her aunts. This is a metaphor for her Pakistani culture, and she says how much it clashes with her English
IBM Lotus Organizer (389 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
is notable for using the ″leather-bound personal organizer″ graphical metaphor for its user interface. It is often bundled within Lotus SmartSuite. On
Night Train (novel) (537 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
novel. The night train that Hoolihan hears from her flat is also used as a metaphor for suicide. This book is told from the perspective of Detective Mike Hoolihan