1. linguistic string a linear sequence of words as spoken or written
  2. linguistics the scientific study of language
  3. linguistic profiling using speech characteristics or dialect to identify a speaker's race or religion or social class
  4. linguistic atlas an atlas showing the distribution of distinctive linguistic features
  5. linguistic unit one of the natural units into which linguistic messages can be analyzed
  6. linguistic rule a rule describing a linguistic practice
  7. linguistics department the academic department responsible for teaching and research in linguistics
  8. cosmic string (cosmology) a hypothetical one-dimensional subatomic particle having a concentration of energy and the dynamic properties of a flexible loop
  9. longstanding having existed for a long time
  10. linguistic scientist a specialist in linguistics
  11. linguistic relation a relation between linguistic forms or constituents
  12. linguistic context discourse that surrounds a language unit and helps to determine its interpretation
  13. linguistic process a process involved in human language
  14. linguistic geography the study of the geographical distribution of linguistic features
  15. linguistic universal a grammatical rule that is found in all languages
  16. linguistic consisting of or related to language
  17. acoustic storage a storage device consisting of acoustic delay lines
  18. gesticulating making gestures while speaking
  19. first-string of members of a team; not substitutes
  20. logistics supplying an operation with labor and materials as needed