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WORD-MEANING CODE  - All headwords listed in dictionary will be encoded as shown

 code

 meaning variation of headword  i.d. source

 examples

 01  single meaning  dict.HW.- no numeric sequence shown  many words
 02[n]  multiple meaning [single headword]  dict.HW.- count of numeric sequence [bold font]  most words
 03[n]  multiple headword [homonym]  dict.HW.- numeric tag [small font follows headword]  cue[2] mean[3] pat [3]
 04[n]  multiple function [homomorph]]  dict.HW.- large dot[s] symbol tag precede  eating[3] reach[2] out [5]
 05  uppercase meaning  dict.HW.- locate uppercase in headword  SALT,  Bible, English
 06  abbreviation meaning  dict.HW- "abbr" [italic font] after headword  etc cat cal
 07  1st letter uppercase meaning change  dict.HW.- 1st letter uppercase+numeric tag  Mosaic, Leader, God
 08  specialist meaning  dict.HW.- list of "spec.area abbrs"[italic font]  boot [comput] map [maths]
 09[n]  linked-word meaning  dict.HW.+ list other words with dash  sit-in, self-reliance
 10[n]  linked phrase meaning [idiom]  dict.HW.+ list other phrases  clock golf, catch 22, in the pink
 11  word with optional spelling  dict.HW.- "aslo"+option [in bold, brackets]  most words ending in ize
 12  words that have special useage  dict.HW.- square symbol tag  they, aggravate
 13  foreign word  dict.HW - bold italics  figurant
 14  common word  short word-list  800 [v] most common words
 15  uncommon word  long word-list  3000 [v] next most common
 16  rare word  by default.  all other words
 17  consensus on prime meaning  collation of HW's- 1st def. from 4 dictionaries  most words [from 1st 10000]
 Word processing software will match given words to dictionary words to interrogate word-meaning.
These categories of meaning variation will be simplified into a colour coded system for on screen text presentation  
"dict.HW." = dictionary headword