General English

Information & Library Science

  • noun a language that uses words and expressions in specific, often technical, ways that relate to a particular field of study

Media Studies

  • noun terms that are only used in one specialist area such as a profession, and are not widely understood outside that


  • noun the words used by people who have a particular area of knowledge, which are usually only understood by those people
  • noun a stream of words that makes no sense, produced by someone with aphasia or a severe mental disorder