The Commens Dictionary
Quote from ‘Issues of Pragmaticism’
In those respects in which a sign is not vague, it is said to be definite, and also with a slightly different mode of application, to be precise, a meaning probably due to praecisus having been applied to curt denials and refusals.
EP 2:351; CP 5.449
‘Definite’ (pub. 20.08.17-11:58). Quote in M. Bergman & S. Paavola (Eds.), The Commens Dictionary: Peirce's Terms in His Own Words. New Edition. Retrieved from http://www.commens.org/dictionary/entry/quote-issues-pragmaticism-23.