[noh-muh n-kley-cher, noh-men-kluh-cher, -choo r] /ˈnoʊ mənˌkleɪ tʃər, noʊˈmɛn klə tʃər, -ˌtʃʊər/
a set or system of names or terms, as those used in a particular science or art, by an individual or community, etc.
the names or terms comprising a set or system.
/nəʊˈmɛnklətʃə; US ˈnəʊmənˌkleɪtʃər/
the terminology used in a particular science, art, activity, etc
c.1600, “a name,” from Middle French nomenclature (16c.), from Latin nomenclatura “calling of names,” from nomenclator “namer,” from nomen “name” (see name (n.)) + calator “caller, crier,” from calare “call out” (see claim (v.)).
Nomenclator in Rome was the title of a steward whose job was to announce visitors, and also of a prompter who helped a stumping politician recall names and pet causes of his constituents. Meaning “list or catalogue of names” first attested 1630s; that of “system of naming” is from 1660s; sense of “terminology of a science” is from 1789.
nomenclature no·men·cla·ture (nō’mən-klā’chər, nō-měn’klə-)
A system of names used in a science, as of anatomical structures or biological organisms.
[noh-muh n-klah-too r-uh] /ˌnoʊ mən klɑˈtʊər ə/ noun, plural nomenklaturas. 1. a select list or class of people from which appointees for top-level government positions are drawn, especially from a Communist Party. /ˌnəʊmɛnkləˈtʃuːrə/ noun 1. (formerly, in the USSR and E Europe) a list of individuals drawn up by the Communist Party from which were […]
[noh-meks] /ˈnoʊ mɛks/ Trademark. 1. a brand of lightweight, heat-resistant aramid fiber used in clothing, especially for firefighters.
- Nomex underwear
/noh’meks uhn’-der-weir/ [Usenet] Synonym asbestos longjohns, used mostly in auto-related mailing lists and newsgroups. NOMEX underwear is an actual product available on the racing equipment market, used as a fire resistance measure and required in some racing series. [Jargon File]
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