Definition of Emphasis. Meaning of Emphasis. Synonyms of Emphasis

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Definition of Emphasis

Emphasis
Emphasis Em"pha*sis, n.; pl. Emphases. [L., fr. Gr. ? significance, force of expression, fr. ? to show in, indicate; ? in + ? to show. See In, and Phase.] 1. (Rhet.) A particular stress of utterance, or force of voice, given in reading and speaking to one or more words whose signification the speaker intends to impress specially upon his audience. The province of emphasis is so much more important than accent, that the customary seat of the latter is changed, when the claims of emphasis require it. --E. Porter. 2. A peculiar impressiveness of expression or weight of thought; vivid representation, enforcing assent; as, to dwell on a subject with great emphasis. External objects stand before us . . . in all the life and emphasis of extension, figure, and color. --Sir W. Hamilton.

Meaning of Emphasis from wikipedia

- Emphasis or emphatic may refer to: Emphasis (telecommunications), intentional alteration of the amplitude-vs.-frequency characteristics of the signal...
- In typography, emphasis is the strengthening of words in a text with a font in a different style from the rest of the text, to highlight them. It is the...
- range most susceptible to noise is boosted. This is referred to as "pre-emphasis" – before the process the signal will undergo. Later, when the signal is...
- Emphasis of matter is a type of paragraph in an auditors' report on financial statements. Such a paragraph is added to indicate a matter which is disclosed...
- The emphasis point or emphasis mark is a typographic marking used in some east Asian languages to indicate emphasis. The markings takes in many forms...
- ****E ("Simulation Program with Integrated Circuit Emphasis") is a general-purpose, open-source analog electronic circuit simulator. It is a program used...
- Bradina emphasis is a moth in the family Crambidae. It was described by John Frederick Gates Clarke in 1986. It is found on the Marquesas Islands in French...
- Emphasis, Stuttgart 1961 is an album by the Jimmy Giuffre 3 recorded live at the Liederhalle in Stuttgart, Germany, November 7, 1961, by the regional public...
- Emphasis! (On Parenthesis) is an album by the Stanton Moore Trio, released on April 22, 2008. Organist Robert Walter and guitarist Will Bernard, both of...
- "Emphasis/Who Wants to Live Forever" is a 2002 single by Dutch symphonic metal band After Forever, featuring guest vocals from Damian Wilson of Threshold...
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