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Multimedia disambiguation

This sentence is from Wikipedia: A website is a collection of related web pages, including multimedia content, typically identified with a common name, and published on at least one web server. Is ...
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Related Disambiguation [closed]

This sentence is from Wikipedia. "A website is a collection of related web pages, including multimedia content, typically identified with a common name, and published on at least one web server." Is ...
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“New contributor indicator” misunderstanding

I have just seen a link to a Meta question: Come Take a Look at our New Contributor Indicator! For a second I understood the "new contributor indicator" part as "there is a contributor indicator, and ...
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Progress in textual disambiguation of the word “like”? [closed]

I, like I assume many linguists, am attempting to create conversational computer-based agents employing AI techniques. Yet as far as I know, to date, something like the following remains an elusive ...
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“I met him(,) sitting on the chair(,) and talked to him.” Who was sitting on the chair?

I met him sitting on the chair and talked to him. - (He was sitting on the chair) I met him, sitting on the chair, and talked to him. - (I was sitting on the chair) Is that correct? I feel safer ...
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What does the phrase “lowest rated in history” mean? [closed]

Does it mean the RATINGS or QUALITY being the lowest ever? Edit: Some context here - two days after the show aired, Trump tweeted - Lowest rated Oscars in HISTORY. Problem is, we don’t have Stars ...
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Genomics Research vs. Genomic Research

Is it possible to draw a distinction between the two phrases? There are a comparable number of Google hits for both. I am also wondering about the correct use of similar phrases, e.g. memetics ...
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Disambiguation of “identify”

I recently heard on the news that: Paris police have identified the perpetrators. I realize this is actually ambiguous (unless I am misunderstanding something). Have the police... 1) ...just ...