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Refer to the following sites when you are writing definitions:

Types of definitions

 

Additional links to help you with definitions


Definition and extended definition in technical writing


Definitions may or may not be written with relative clauses

 

The difference between that and which http://ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/notorious/that.htm

 

You many also benefit from reviewing restrictive and non-restrictive clauses
http://www.iei.uiuc.edu/structure/structure1/adjclause.html

 

To improve your writing style you should know how to use reduced relative clauses.

A, which is used for B, is a type of C -> A, used for B, is a type of C.

 

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Extended definitions may provide many examples and can even be an entire essay


Closely related is the idea of classification


Integrating dictionary definitions into your text

Mathematical definition writing

Complex definitions

 

 


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