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Context [literally 'with text'] could mean:

  • Context (language): the text in which a word or passage appears and which affects its meaning; also the words and social setting which surrounds a spoken word or passage.
  • ConTeXt, a macro package for the TeX typesetting system
  • ConTEXT, a Windows text editor
  • Context (computing), the virtual environment required to suspend a running software program
  • Archaeological context, an event in time which has been preserved in the archaeological record
  • the Context Science Fiction Convention, held every fall in Columbus, Ohio

Context may also be used for:

  • Context analysis, analysis of the environment in which a business operates
  • Context awareness, ability for computers to adjust to the natural environment
  • Context menu, usability improvement based on context awareness
  • Context mixing, a type of data compression algorithm
  • Context principle, philosophy of language
  • Context Sensitive Solutions, transportation
  • Context theory, theory of how environmental design and planning of new development should relate to its context
  • Contextualization, a translation approach that is not literal; predominately used in regards to Bible translations
  • Trama (context or flesh), the mass of non-hymenial tissues that composes the mass of a fungal fruiting body
  • Low context culture
  • High context culture

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