Definition of Metaphor. Meaning of Metaphor. Synonyms of Metaphor

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Definition of Metaphor

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Metaphorist
Metaphorist Met"a*phor*ist, n. One who makes metaphors.

Meaning of Metaphor from wikipedia

- A metaphor is a figure of speech that, for rhetorical effect, directly refers to one thing by mentioning another. It may provide (or obscure) clarity or...
- The C****andra metaphor (variously labeled the C****andra "syndrome", "complex", "phenomenon", "predicament", "dilemma", "curse") relates to a person whose...
- In cognitive linguistics, conceptual metaphor, or cognitive metaphor, refers to the understanding of one idea, or conceptual domain, in terms of another...
- baseball metaphors for **** are often used as euphemisms for the degree of physical intimacy achieved in ****ual encounters or relationships. In the metaphor, first...
- In computing, the desktop metaphor is an interface metaphor which is a set of unifying concepts used by graphical user interfaces to help users interact...
- Metaphor (drawing a similarity between two things) and metonymy (drawing a contiguity between two things) are two fundamental opposite poles along which...
- An extended metaphor, also known as a conceit or sustained metaphor, is an author’s use of a single metaphor or analogy at length through multiple linked...
- In user interface design, an interface metaphor is a set of user interface visuals, actions and procedures that exploit specific knowledge that users already...
- Primary metaphor is a term named by Joseph Grady for the basic connection that exist between subjective or abstract experiences such as good and concrete...
- metaphor is a figure of speech which has lost the original imagery of its meaning by extensive, repetitive, and po****r usage. Because dead metaphors...