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The number of distinct glyphs was reduced tremendously at the cost of increased ambiguity.
The term octet was defined to explicitly denote a sequence of 8 bits because of the ambiguity associated at the time with the term byte.
This ambiguity of character was further exacerbated by his remoteness, and as he grew older, he increasingly displayed a preference for solitude, which may have stemmed from his isolated upbringing.
The Trojan Women for example is a powerfully disturbing play on the theme of war's horrors, apparently critical of Athenian imperialism ( it was composed in the aftermath of the Melian massacre and during the preparations for the Sicilian Expedition ) yet it features the comic exchange between Menelaus and Hecuba quoted above and the chorus considers Athens, the " blessed land of Theus ", to be a desirable refugesuch complexity and ambiguity are typical both of his ' patriotic ' and ' anti-war ' plays.
Due to its ambiguity, the letter was a cause of debate during the British and later American struggles over the abolition of slavery.
The ambiguity in his belief in religion mirrored the dichotomies between his public and private lives: Stephen Ingle wrote that it was as if the writer George Orwell " vaunted " his atheism while Eric Blair the individual retained " a deeply ingrained religiosity ".
There is debate as to whether Samoa is / was an elective monarchy or an aristocratic republic, given the comparative ambiguity of the title O le Ao o le Malo and the nature of the head of state's office.
Because of the ambiguity surrounding Louis Napoleon's political positions, his agenda as president was very much in doubt.
In some circumstances handfasting was open to abuse, with persons who had undergone " troth-plight " occasionally refusing to proceed to a church wedding, creating ambiguity about their former betrothed ’ s marital status.
There was ambiguity in their ideas as to where to draw a line on " species ", " created kinds ", and what events and lineages fall within the rubric of microevolution or macroevolution.
Though he did vote against the admission of Missouri as a slave state, and though he would be the nominated presidential candidate of the Free Soil Party, an anti-slavery political party, in 1848, there was no ambiguity in his position on the abolition of slavery during his term of office.
The ambiguity with regard to flag-burning statutes was eliminated in Texas v. Johnson,.
Beginning with Windows 2000, a header was defined which specifies multiple audio channel data along with speaker positions, eliminates ambiguity regarding sample types and container sizes in the standard WAV format and supports defining custom extensions to the format chunk.
Handling this ambiguity was an early problem of the theory, reflecting the modern use of both Boolean rings and Boolean algebras ( which are simply different aspects of one type of structure ).
It was meant to also reduce ambiguity, and to support the Russian language in addition to Mongolian.
Writer – director Robin Hardy has stated that the ambiguity was intentional, but that fans of The Wicker Man will immediately recognise Lee's character as Lord Summerisle.
Newman believed the score helped move the film along without disturbing the " moral ambiguity " of the script: " It was a real delicate balancing act in terms of what music worked to preserve.
The Grand Union Canal was also the original name for part of what is now part of the Leicester Line of the modern Grand Union: this latter is now generally referred to as the Old Grand Union Canal in order to avoid ambiguity.
Major-General J. Davidson, Director of Operations at GHQ wrote in a memorandum that there was " ambiguity as to what was meant by a step-by-step attack with limited objectives " and suggested reverting to a 1, 750 yard advance to increase the concentration of British artillery.
About Amalric's son Baldwin IV, however, " there was no ambiguity ".
To add further ambiguity to the title, Archbishop Bourdin was declared excommunicate by the Pope in April of 1117, before Pentecost but after Easter.
Furthermore, Fett " is cool because he was designed to be cool ", presenting a " wicked ambiguity " akin to John Milton's portrayal of Satan in Paradise Lost and Iago in William Shakespeare's Othello.
It was more likely a result of ambiguity between hiem and him etc.
Under a rule forbidding distribution of the joint possessive, writing " Jason and Sue's children than " Jason's and Sue's children " died in the crash " eliminates the implication that Jason lost children of whom Sue was not the mother, but it introduces ambiguity as to whether Jason himself was killed.

ambiguity and also
The various ways to apply prefixes and suffixes can also create ambiguity (" unlockable " can mean " capable of being unlocked " or " impossible to lock ").
However, the opposite can also be true-An opponent can turn a positive statement into a bad one, if the speaker uses ambiguity ( intentionally or not ).
The trade-credit must not only be known and guaranteed, but also be valued in an amount the media and advertising could have been purchased for had the " client " bought it themselves ( contract to eliminate ambiguity and risk ).
In other formulations of the Berry paradox, such as one that instead reads: "... not nameable in less ..." the term " nameable " is also one that has this systematic ambiguity.
It may also be deployed as intentional ambiguity, or reversal of meaning ( for example, naming a state of war " peace ").
The term semilethal dose is occasionally used with the same meaning, in particular in translations from non-English-language texts, but can also refer to a sublethal dose ; because of this ambiguity, it is usually avoided.
Informal, de facto orthographies of spoken varieties of Arabic also use ha to indicate a shorter version of alif, a usage augmented by the ambiguity of the use of ha and taa marbuta in formal Arabic orthography, and also a formal orthography in some languages that use Arabic script, such as Kurdish orthography
Some writers also underline the letter ш to reduce ambiguity further.
Note that the term byte also had this ambiguity ; at one time, byte meant a set of bits but not necessarily 8.
However, SAMI files and Macintosh self mounting images also use, which creates some ambiguity at first glance.
The animals are also called Conodontophora ( conodont bearers ) to avoid ambiguity.
The title of the book intimates Humphrey's long-standing " outsider " status, but the book itself also foreshadows the moral ambiguity of Grimaldi.
In computer networks it has become a common practice for every person to also have one or more nicknames for the purposes of anonymity, to avoid ambiguity or simply because the natural name or technical address would be too long to type or take too much space on the screen.
Sometimes the term " selysche " is also used in a more general way to refer to adjacent settlements near a bigger city, including urban-type settlements ( selysche miskoho typu ) and / or villages ; however, ambiguity is often avoided in connection with urbanized settlements by referring to them using the three-letter abbreviation smt instead.
* For planets and other rotating celestial bodies, the angle of the axis of rotation with respect to the normal to plane of the orbit is sometimes also called inclination or axial inclination, but to avoid ambiguity can be called axial tilt or obliquity.
The Opus Dei album also features a cover of Queen's " One Vision " with lyrics translated into German under the title Geburt einer Nation, revealing the ambiguity of lines like " One race one hope / One real decision ".
The visual imagery of Laibach's art ( or ' Laibach Kunst ', as it calls itself ) has been described as ' radically ambiguous ', An early example of this ambiguity would be the woodcut entitled The Thrower, also known as Metalec ( The Metal Worker ).
He also praised Garner's " awareness of ambiguity " in the novel, and also the manner in which the author had rooted his story " painstakingly and convincingly in a real topography ".
Clift brings a subtle ambiguity to one of his least interesting roles, and Richardson is also excellent.
Compound words involving " locust " have also been used by anglophone translators as calques of archaic Arabic, Greek, Hebrew, or other language names for animals ; the resulting formations have, just as in the case of the Brownian grasshopper / cicada controversy, been, at times, a cause of lexical ambiguity and false polysemy in English.
However, clarity may also suffer from their use, as any figure of speech introduces an ambiguity between literal and figurative interpretation.

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