American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A system of names used in an art or science: the nomenclature of mineralogy.
- n. The procedure of assigning names to the kinds and groups of organisms listed in a taxonomic classification: the rules of nomenclature in botany.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A name.
- n. A system of names; the systematic naming of things; specifically, the names of things in any art or seience, or the whole vocabulary of names or technical terms which are appropriated to any particular branch of science: as, the nomenclature of botany or of chemistry. Compare terminology.
- n. A glossary, vocabulary, or dictionary.
- n. Synonyms Dictionary, Glossary, etc. See vocabulary.
- n. obsolete A name.
- n. A set of names or terms.
- n. A set of rules used for forming the names or terms in a particular field of arts or sciences.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. obsolete A name.
- n. rare A vocabulary, dictionary, or glossary.
- n. The technical names used in any particular branch of science or art, or by any school or individual
- n. a system of words used to name things in a particular discipline
- From Latin nomenclatura ("a calling by name, list of names"), from nomen ("name") + calare ("call") (Wiktionary)
- Latin nōmenclātūra, from nōmenclātor, nomenclator; see nomenclator. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Does anyone believe that changing the nomenclature is going to change the result?”
“On the whole, the nomenclature is pretty straightforward.”
“Why throw in nomenclature about triples and predicates and flavors?”
“His nomenclature is borrowed from his selected exposure via media to the Afghan chadri, which is almost never worn outside of Afghanistan or neighbouring countries.”
“The accepted nomenclature is “African-American lanterns””
“I think the “Quebecois” nomenclature is an American or even British thing.”
“I think the preferred nomenclature is “Fun Size ™ Debate”.”
“He used their initials translated into musical notation, too: H (B natural in German nomenclature), F, A and B (B flat).”
“I believe the correct nomenclature is Afro-Caribbean Tabby.”
“This ensures that scientists can communicate with each other clearly, and consistent nomenclature is increasingly important as scientific information is searched electronically.”
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