contrast set

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contrast set (plural contrast sets)

  1. (linguistics) A set of concepts whose names are coordinate terms.
    • 1996, Toshio Inui, James L. McClelland, Attention and Performance XVI[1]:
      The notion of a contrast set is made explicit in recent work in formal semantics (Krifka 1991; Rooth 1985).