Concept Manipulation in Language

One question to answer, is whether this type of derivation is possible, at all:

(Where (C1-3) stands for ‘cognitive act’.)
Recognition and Order Change:
1.“Can water flow?” – input
C1. Can, {water{can, flow}} – initial recognition
C2. {flow{can, ‘x’}} – extrapolation of concept
Rule and Application:
C3. {‘x’ iff ≥ y*… {can, flow}} – possible application of concept
3. Can, {time{can, flow}} – application of concept

*Where ∀x (‘s) hit the family resemblance threshold of ‘flow’, or ‘y’.

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