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Common Words Used in a Technical Sense.  

Cheryl Iverson

in AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors (11th ed.)

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2020
Published Online: 
Feb 2020
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Enclose in quotation marks common words used in a special technical sense when the context does not make the meaning clear (see 8.6.11, Definition or Translation of Non–English-Language Words). In many publications, “running feet” on left-hand pages face the “gutter” at the bottom of the page....