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Definition of Terser
TerserTerse Terse, a. [Compar. Terser; superl. Tersest.] [L.
tersus, p. p. of tergere to rub or wipe off.]
1. Appearing as if rubbed or wiped off; rubbed; smooth;
Many stones, . . . although terse and smooth, have
not this power attractive. --Sir T.
2. Refined; accomplished; -- said of persons. [R. & Obs.]
``Your polite and terse gallants.' --Massinger.
3. Elegantly concise; free of superfluous words; polished to
smoothness; as, terse language; a terse style.
Terse, luminous, and dignified eloquence.
A poet, too, was there, whose verse Was tender,
musical, and terse. --Longfellow.
Syn: Neat; concise; compact.
Usage: Terse, Concise. Terse was defined by Johnson
``cleanly written', i. e., free from blemishes, neat
or smooth. Its present sense is ``free from
excrescences,' and hence, compact, with smoothness,
grace, or elegance, as in the following lones of
``In eight terse lines has Ph[ae]drus told (So
frugal were the bards of old) A tale of goats;
and closed with grace, Plan, moral, all, in that
short space.' It differs from concise in not
implying, perhaps, quite as much condensation, but
chiefly in the additional idea of ``grace or
elegance.' -- Terse"ly, adv. -- Terse"ness, n.
Meaning of Terser from wikipedia
RDF Triple Language
(Turtle) is a syntax
and file format
data in the Resource Description Framework
(RDF) data model. Turtle
is an IBM archive
that supports lossless
compression. A TERSE
file may contain
data set, a partitioned
data set (PDS),...
brevity, laconicism, or conciseness), is a writing principle
redundancy. For example, a sentence
of "It is a fact...
- lengthy narratives
each move; these gradually evolved
into terser notation
systems. Currently algebraic chess notation
is the accepted
- A laconic phrase
is a concise
rejoinder. It is named after
Laconia, the region
'delimitation', 'distinction', and 'definition') is a concise, terse
, laconic, or memorable expression
of a general truth
or principle. They...
- Punta Tersiva
(French: Pointe Tersive
) (3,512m) is a mountain
of the Graian
Alps in Aosta
Valley, north-western Italy. It is described
as an "elegant...
- guitar textures
of art rock, the '50s rockabilly revival
and the melodious terseness
them into a personal
- the development section
of the finale
of Mozart’s Symphony
No. 41: Even terser
are the exchanges between
wind and strings
in the first movement
- the Civil
War, he often spoke
of his recent
and often eloquent
language." Grant's interpretations
changed—in his letters...
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