In most theories of linguistics, human languages are thought to consist of two parts: a lexicon, essentially a catalogue of a given language’s words (its wordstock), and a grammar, a system of rules which allow for the combination of those words into meaningful sentences.
The CM Tooltip can be used as a lexicon to hold all the words to be defined. Once merged with Merriam Webster or Google Translate using the API it can also suggest meanings to this words
- a language user's knowledge of words
- The vocabulary of a particular sphere of activity, region, social class or individual, or the total set of morphemes or meaningful units of a language and its words.