noun, plural taxonomies.
the science or technique of classification.
a classification into ordered categories:
a proposed taxonomy of educational objectives.
Biology. the science dealing with the description, identification, naming, and classification of organisms.
the branch of biology concerned with the classification of organisms into groups based on similarities of structure, origin, etc
the practice of arranging organisms in this way
the science or practice of classification
taxonomy tax·on·o·my (tāk-sŏn’ə-mē)
The classification of organisms in an ordered system that indicates natural relationships.
The science, laws, or principles of classification; systematics.
The scientific classification of organisms into specially named groups based either on shared characteristics or on evolutionary relationships as inferred from the fossil record or established by genetic analysis.
The classification of living things. (See Linnean classification.)
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noun, plural tautologies. 1. needless repetition of an idea, especially in words other than those of the immediate context, without imparting additional force or clearness, as in “widow woman.”. 2. an instance of such repetition. 3. Logic. a compound propositional form all of whose instances are true, as “A or not A.”. an instance of […]
adjective 1. salaried or paid for by taxes: taxpaid teachers; taxpaid highways.
noun 1. a person who pays a tax or is subject to taxation. 2. a temporary building that yields rent sufficient only to pay the taxes on the property on which it stands. noun 1. a person or organization that pays taxes or is liable to taxation