Emphasis or emphatic may refer to:

  • Emphasis (telecommunications), intentional alteration of the amplitude-vs.-frequency characteristics of the signal to reduce adverse effects of noise
  • Emphasis (typography), visual enhancement a part of a text to make it noticeable
  • Emphasis! (On Parenthesis), 2008 album by Stanton Moore Trio
  • "Emphasis/Who Wants to Live Forever", 2002 single by After Forever
  • Cultural emphasis, alleged tendency of a language's vocabulary to detail elements of the speakers' culture
  • Emphatic consonant, member of a phonological category of consonants in Semitic languages
  • Emphatic Diaglott, 1864 Bible translation by Benjamin Wilson
  • Emphatic (band), an American rock band

Other articles related to "emphasis":

Labeling (map Design) - Form - Color
... Color (value and hue) alterations also allow for a further emphasis on certain features ... If the cartographer were to label a river, the extra emphasis would be inherent if the font chosen was blue, to correspond with the blue feature (arc) ... would not be the obvious choice because it would appear to be washed out and thus, no emphasis ...
St. Paul's Episcopal Church (Alexandria, Virginia) - Architecture - Later Modifications
... Over the course of the 19th century, the simplified liturgy with an emphasis on preaching that was prevalent in Virginia when St ... Paul’s to a greater emphasis on ritual ... As a result of further change in liturgical emphasis to give the Eucharist a more central role in worship, the altar was moved in 1968 from the rear of the recessed chancel to its center ...
Backbeat - Related Concepts
... In Reggae music, the term One Drop reflects the complete de-emphasis (to the point of silence) of the first beat in the cycle ... funk groove emphasized the downbeat – that is, with heavy emphasis "on the one" (the first beat of every measure) – to etch his distinctive sound ...
Skyline University College (Sharjah) - Postgraduate Programs
... University College offers Master’s Degrees, with an emphasis on Emphasis on Marketing Emphasis on Finance Emphasis on Human Resource Pre-MBA and Weekend MBA ...

Famous quotes containing the word emphasis:

    Politics is not an end, but a means. It is not a product, but a process. It is the art of government. Like other values it has its counterfeits. So much emphasis has been placed upon the false that the significance of the true has been obscured and politics has come to convey the meaning of crafty and cunning selfishness, instead of candid and sincere service.
    Calvin Coolidge (1872–1933)

    What your heart thinks great is great. The soul’s emphasis is always right.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    No author has created with less emphasis such pathetic characters as Chekhov has....
    Vladimir Nabokov (1899–1977)