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Definitions And Examples

  1. 1. Definition and Example<br />Identifying definitions of terms and examples which explain the terms<br />
  2. 2. Definitions<br />Used to help readers understand the terms and concepts<br />Defines the meaning of the terms as it is to be used in the text<br />…an Engineering Case is:an account of an engineering activity, event or problem containing some of the background and complexities encountered by an engineer.<br />
  3. 3. Markers Showing the Term<br />The term or concept that is being defined appears in italics, bold or in quotation marks.<br />Emblems,gestures or body motions that mean the same as words or phrases, ... <br />Phobias – fears that are out of proportion to the actual dangers in given situations – …<br />One common method of solving problems is &quot;hill-climbing.&quot;<br />
  4. 4. Markers of Terms and their Definition<br />Words or Phrases<br />X is Y…; <br />define, definition<br />that is, <br />this means; <br />(is / are) called; <br />refers to; or<br />Punctuation Marks:<br />comma , (or commas) <br />dash - (or dashes)<br />colon :<br />parenthesis ( )<br />brackets [ ]<br />
  5. 5. Examples andtheirMarkers<br />Examples help to clarify the term or concept<br />Words of Phrases<br />for example; <br />e.g., <br />for instance; <br />such as; <br />to illustrate; <br />as an illustration; <br />to be specific; <br />specifically; <br />one; <br />like <br />Punctuation Marks:<br />comma , (or commas) <br />dash - (or dashes)<br />colon : <br />parenthesis ( ) <br />brackets [ ]<br />
  6. 6. Examples of Examples…<br />For example, some people have a phobia about elevators. Another instance is a fear of medical needles. <br />Humans have used nanoparticles for many centuries with excellent effect –in glazes in Ming ceramics, in Etruscan eyeliner, and in stained glass windows, for example, …<br />
  7. 7. Tips:<br />Underline / highlight the term, its definition and example(s)<br />Environment refers to the influence of the world around us, likefamily, school, and friends. <br />Top-down fabrication defines nanoscale regions of a larger area by etching or machining, such aslithographic definition and subsequent processing of micro-electromechanical (MEM) systems. <br />
  8. 8. Tips:<br />Make a list of key terms and concepts, their definition and add examples<br />