Litvinko O. A. Phenomenon of determinologization (on the material of modern english subsystem of terms – mechanical engineering)
Keywords:mechanical engineering terminology, determinologization, terminological field, subsystem, figurative meaning, phraseologism.
The paper focuses on the problem of determinologization in modern English special subsystem of terms –
mechanical engineering. Relevance of the study is explained by the leading role of scientific and technical
terminology in the English system of professional communication.The purpose of this article is to study the
problem of determinologization in the specified terminological sybsystem.
Determinologization is constant and active phenomenon for modern languages. It highlights the ongoing
process of interaction of terminological and general vocabulary.The analysis of dictionary entries helped to point
out that many handbooks of new words included the term units subjected to the process of determinologization.
They are usually formed on the base of nomenclature and technical terms.The thorough investigation helped to
define that outside of the terminological field lexical units lost the signs of "ideal" term and they became emotional
and expressive units.