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topic meaning

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  • Topic, topics, TOPIC, topical, topicality or Topix may refer to:
  • NounPLtopicsPREtop-SUF-topic
    1. Subject; theme; a category or general area of interest.
      1. The yawning gap in neuroscientists’ understanding of their topic is in the intermediate scale of the brain’s anatomy. Science has a passable knowledge of how individual nerve cells, known as neurons, work. It also knows which visible lobes and ganglia of the brain do what. But how the neurons are organised in these lobes and ganglia remains obscure. Yet this is the level of organisation that does the actual thinking—and is, presumably, the seat of consciousness.
    2. (Internet) Discussion thread.
      1. OBS An argument or reason.
        1. OBS (medicine) An external local application or remedy, such as a plaster, a blister, etc.
        2. Adjective
          1. topical.
          2. More Examples
            1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
              • The meeting dragged on interminably as topics were divided into subtopics which were divided in to sub-sub-topics, ad infinitum.
              • What topics have been trending on social networks this week?
              • This evening I shall speak on the topic of correct English usage. ‎
            2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
              • Please disclude me from further discussions on this topic.
              • Authority figures have a history of weaseling on this topic.
              • His voice wavered when the reporter brought up the controversial topic.

          Meaning of topic for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this word "topic" is an adjective. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
          • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
            1. Adjectives
              • Nouns
                • Countable nouns
              Difficultness: Level 2
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              Definiteness: Level 7
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              Definite    ➨     Versatile
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