In LinguaLinks, the word "sense" is used in two ways:
1. In discussions about data storage and management,a sense is a structural part of a lexical entry. It contains the relevant semantic, grammatical, and anthropological information for a lexical unit.
"add a sense to the entry"
"delete the sense"
2. In discussions about semantic analysis, a sense is the meaning of a lexical unit.
This page is an extract from the LinguaLinks Library. Version 5.0 published on CD-ROM by SIL International, 2003.