semiosis

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Coined by Charles Sanders Peirce to describe a process that interprets signs as referring to their objects, as described in his theory of sign relations, or semiotics.

Noun[edit]

semiosis (uncountable)

  1. (semiotics) Any form of activity, conduct, or process that involves signs, including the production of meaning.