text-, tex- +
(Latin: to weave, woven; to structure, to make)
A text without a context is nothing more than a pretext.
2. Etymologically these words come from Greek βους, "ox" and στρεφειν, "to turn", because the hand of the writer went back and forth like an ox drawing a plow across a field and turning at the end of each row to return in the opposite direction.
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or events that form the environment within which something exists or takes place: "He kept talking about the historical content of his childhood."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.
2. In a contextual manner or relating to the situation or location in which the information was found.
2. An arrangement of interconnected parts; a structure.
2. An ostensible or professed purpose; an excuse.
3. An effort or strategy intended to conceal something.
2. So slight as to be difficult to detect or to describe; elusive: "She had a subtle smile."
3. Difficult to understand; abstruse: "She presented an argument whose subtle point was lost on her opponent."
4. Able to make fine distinctions; such as, a subtle mind.
5. Characterized by skill or ingenuity; clever; crafty or sly; or devious.
6. Operating in a hidden, usually injurious way; insidious: "She happened to eat something which contained a subtle poison."
2. A distinction that is difficult to make but which is considered to be important.
3. A delicacy or nicety of character or meaning.
2. In a subtle manner; slyly; artfully; cunningly.
2. Raw material used for making fabrics; such as, raw material that is used for making fabrics including fiber or yarn.