semiotics (sĕm-ē-ŎT-ĭks)

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Definition (Noun) The science of communication studied through the interpretation of signs and symbols as they operate in various fields, especially language. In Context "He was a paunchy, balding, chain-smoking teacher of semiotics, the study of signs, codes and meanings in language, at various Italian universities." "The Finger of Fame," The Economist, February 27, 2016.