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1. A discourse that surrounds a language unit and helps to determine its interpretation.
2. The words, phrases, or passages that come before and after a particular word or passage in a speech or piece of writing and help to explain its full meaning.
3. The set of facts or the circumstances or events that form the environment within which something exists or takes place: "He kept talking about the historical content of his childhood."
4. The parts of a written or spoken statement that precede or follow a specific word or passage, usually, influencing its meaning or effect: "He misinterpreted my remark because he took it out of context."
5. A data structure used to transfer electronic data to and from a business management system.
6. When referring to archeology, "context" is the spacial relationship an object has to other things in the ground.

Artifacts found "in context" are interpreted as having the same functions or characteristics as the other objects associated with it; artifacts found "out of context" are difficult, if not impossible to interpret.

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A comprehensive description of an artifact's or feature's matrix (the sediment in which it lies), its provenience (three-dimensional location), and its association (its spatial relationship to other artifacts and features).
This entry is located in the following unit: Archeology, Archaeology (page 2)
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