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Glossary beginning with S

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Semantic Web

An evolving extension of the World Wide Web in which web content can be expressed not only in natural language, but also in such a form that it can be read and used by software agents, thus permitting them to find, share and integrate information more easily. The Semantic Web provides a common framework that allows data to be shared and reused across application, enterprise, and community boundaries.


A thought, opinion, or attitude towards something or someone.

Simplified English

English language variant, which has been simplified so that it eliminates expression with multiple meaning. Connexor offers solutions which aids working with Simplified English.

Simplified language

A language variant, which has been simplified so that there is minimal amount of ambiguity. This allows for example that the text in simplified languages is easier to translate into another language.

Spell checker

A computer program designed to verify that the words in the document are spelled correctly.

Style checker

A computer program, which verifies that the written text conforms with specific style guidelines.


Summary is a text, which describes the major content of some longer text. Summaries can either be written manually or generated automatically with computer software like Connexor Machinese Summarizer.


Two different words have the same meaning.