Glossary - Writing/Editing Terms

  Return to Glossary home Abbreviation Abstract Acronym Active voice Ad infinitum Agreement Alignment Alignment styles All caps Alley Alliteration Ampersand (&) Anacoluthon Anadiplosis Anaphora Anastrophe Angle brackets Apostrophe Applied linguistics Archaism Asperand Assonance Asterisk (*) Asyndeton At sign (@) Audience Audience analysis Block quote Body text Boilerplate Bold Braces ( { } ) Brachylogy Brackets Bubble Bullet Bulleted list Cacophony Caption Caret (^) Catachresis Centered Chiasmus Chunking Climax Close parenthesis Close quote CMS Collaborative authoring Communication skills Content management Content management system Content management system (CMS) Content mapping Content repurposing Content reuse Context analysis Context sensitive Controlled language Controlled vocabulary Copy writing Correction marks Cover letter Cross-reference Dash leader Document management Document review Document types Documentation Plan Dot leader Drilldown e.g. (exempli gratia) Editing Editing marks Ellipsis (...) Embedded Help et al. (et alii) etc. (et cetera) Euphemism Exclamation point (!) Executive Summary Figure First person Flush left Flush right Footnote Fragment Fused sentence Grammar Harvard comma Hendiadys Hypallage Hyperbaton Hyperbole Hyphen (-) Hysteron proteron i.e. (id est) ibid. (ibidem) Indexing Information architecture Information delivery Information design Information development Information management Initialism Irony Jargon Justified Leader Legend Levels of edit List Litotes Marketing writing Metaphor Metonymy Natural language Non-serial comma Numbered list Onomatopoeia Open parenthesis Open quote Operations Manual Orphan Oxford comma Oxymoron Paradox Parallelism Paraprosdokian Parentheses Paronomasia Passive voice Personification Plagiarism Pleonasm Policies Polysyndeton Praeteritio Press release Procedures Prolepsis Proofing Proofreader marks Proofreading Proposal writing Punctuation Quotation marks Ragged left Ragged right Reader-centered approach Rhetoric Rhetorical strategies Rhetorical theory Right justified Run-on sentence Science writing Screen capture Second person Sentence fragment Sentence style Serial comma sic Simile Single sourcing Single-source authoring Single-source publishing Small caps Smart quotes SME SOP SOW Speech writing Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) Star (*) Statement of Work (SOW) STC stet Structured authoring Style guide Style sheet Syllepsis Synchysis Synecdoche Synesis Table Tautology Taxonomy TCBOK Technical Communication Body of Knowledge (TCBOK) Technical review Technical writing Template Text wrap Third person Tone Topic-based authoring Tutorial Typo U&lc UC Upper and lowercase (U&lc) Uppercase (UC) Usage User analysis User Documentation Plan Users Manual Visual rhetoric vs. (versus) White Paper Wizard Word wrap X-ref Zeugma Return to Glossary home