Definitions for vivification

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. animation, spiritedness, invigoration, brio, vivification(noun)

    quality of being active or spirited or alive and vigorous

  2. vivification, invigoration, animation(noun)

    the activity of giving vitality and vigour to something

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. vivification(Noun)

    The giving of life; vitalization; animation.

  2. Origin: vivificare

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Vivification(noun)

    the act of vivifying, or the state of being vivified; restoration of life; revival

  2. Vivification(noun)

    one of the changes of assimilation, in which proteid matter which has been transformed, and made a part of the tissue or tissue cells, is endowed with life, and thus enabled to manifest the phenomena of irritability, contractility, etc

  3. Vivification(noun)

    the act or process of vivificating

  4. Origin: [L. vivificatio: cf. vivification.]

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  1. Vivification

    Vivification is an operation on a description logic knowledge base to improve performance of a semantic reasoner. Vivification replaces a disjunction of concepts by the least common subsumer of the concepts . The goal of this operation is to improve the performance of the reasoner by replacing a complex set of concepts with a single concept which subsumes the original concepts. For example, consider the example given in: Suppose we have the concept . This concept can be vivified into a simpler concept . This summarization leads to an approximation that may not be exactly equivalent to the original.


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