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–noun, plural -gies.
1.the system of terms belonging or peculiar to a science, art,
or specialized subject; nomenclature: the terminology of botany.
2.the science of terms, as in particular sciences or arts.
n. pl. ter·mi·nol·o·gies
The vocabulary of technical terms used in a particular field,
subject, science, or art; nomenclature.
The study of nomenclature.
[German Terminologie, from Medieval Latin terminus, expression; see term.]
ter'mi·no·log'i·cal (-nə-lŏj'ĭ-kəl) adj.,
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1801, from Ger. Terminologie (1786), a hybrid coined by C.G. Schütz of Jena, from M.L. terminus "word, expression" (see terminus) + Gk. -logia "a dealing with, a speaking of."
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2001 Douglas Harper terminology
a system of words used to name things in a particular discipline; "legal terminology"; "biological nomenclature"; "the language of sociology"
WordNet® 3.0, © 2006 by Princeton University. Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary terminology
[təːmiˈnolədʒi] noun — plural termiˈnologies
the special words or phrases used in a particular art, science etc
Example: legal terminology; Every science has its own terminology. Terminology
Ter`mi*nol"o*gy\, n. [L. terminus term + -logy: cf. F. terminologie.]
1. The doctrine of terms; a theory of terms or appellations; a treatise on terms.
2. The terms actually used in any business, art, science, or the like;
nomenclature; technical terms; as, the terminology of chemistry.
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Spelled Pronunciation [noh-muhn-kley-cher, noh-men-kluh-cher, -choor]
1.a set or system of names or terms, as those used in a particular science or art, by an individual or community, etc.
2.the names or terms comprising a set or system.
[Origin: 1600–10; < L nōmenclātūra a calling by name, list of names. See nomenclator, -ure]
no·men·cla·tur·al, no·men·cla·to·ri·al ,
no·men·cla·tive [noh-muhn-kley-tiv] , adjective
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A system of names used in an art or science: the nomenclature of mineralogy.
The procedure of assigning names to the kinds and groups of organisms listed in a taxonomic classification: the rules of nomenclature in botany.
[Latin nōmenclātūra, from nōmenclātor, nomenclator; see nomenclator.]
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1610, "a name," from Fr. nomenclature, from L. nomenclatura "calling of names," from nomenclator "namer," from nomen "name" + calator "caller, crier," from calare "call out" (see calendar).
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 1635; that of "system of naming" is from 1664; sense of "terminology of a science" is from 1789.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2001 Douglas Harper
a system of words used to name things in a particular discipline; "legal terminology"; "biological nomenclature"; "the language of sociology" [syn: terminology]
WordNet® 3.0, © 2006 by Princeton University. Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary -
Nomenclature No"men*cla`ture, n.
[L. nomenclatura: cf. F. nomenclature. See Nomenclator.]
1. A name. [Obs.] --Bacon.
2. A vocabulary, dictionary, or glossary. [R.]
3. The technical names used in any particular branch of science or art, or by any school or individual; as, the nomenclature of botany or of chemistry; the nomenclature of Lavoisier and his associates. Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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