open texture

noun

philosophy the failure of natural languages to determine future usage, particularly the ability of predicates to permit the construction of borderline cases

Nearby words

  1. open space,
  2. open stance,
  3. open stock,
  4. open string,
  5. open system,
  6. open the door to,
  7. open trailer,
  8. open tuberculosis,
  9. open union,
  10. open universe

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