from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of or pertaining to nomenclature

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Pertaining or according to a nomenclature.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining or according to a nomenclature.


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  • The Royal Shakespeare Company has specially commissioned a stunning series of Shakespeare plays, adding to the nomenclatural fun by incorporating it in a "World Shakespeare Festival 2012" , starting on the bard's April 23 birthday.

    All of Britain Will Be a Stage

  • All other official roles will be filled by someone full of pomp and nomenclatural polysyllabery yes, Margarita Armstrong-Jones and pageboy William Lowther-Pinkerton, I'm looking at you! and with familial or friendship ties to the head honchos.

    This Week: Nick Clegg, Larry the Downing Street cat, Pippa Middleton

  • What I propose is a nomenclatural shift of a species of thought: that the broad concept of Lovecraftian cosmic horror might be considered to be more than a literary genre or philosophical device, but as something that might be part of a pragmatic approach to contemporary life.

    An Illustrated Guide : The Lovecraft News Network

  • Lest one think our nerdery has gone beyond the limits of salubrity in celebrating this unlikely nomenclatural coincidence, rest assured that we were not the first to take notice or rejoice in this obscure triumph for Lovecraft fans everywhere.

    Archive 2010-02-01

  • No one will notice this nomenclatural coup, but there you go.

    "It kicks like a sleep twitch..."

  • General Kagan -- or "Miss Kagan" to those Senators who wish to (a) highlight her lack of bench-side judicial experience, (b) deny her even a nomenclatural association with the military, or (c) insinuate that she is some sort of scary unmarried homosexual-type lady -- has been objectively excellent as a nominee in the early going, to the dismay of roughly everybody not working in the West Wing.

    Daniel Cluchey: Hard of Hearings: The Senate Judiciary Committee's Intelligence Gap

  • As a nomenclatural note, even obvious term variants like "pictures" (plural) and "picture" (singular) would be treated as different search terms by a dumb computer, so we also include these types of relationships within our umbrella of synonyms.

    Helping computers understand language

  • "A younger generation has now taken to giving their children WASPy first names, so that today one runs into such comic nomenclatural pairings as Tyler Ginsberg, Mackenzie Rosenthal, Hunter Fefferman, Kelly Rabinowicz, and other such preposterosities," Epstein concludes.

    Larry Gellman: Madoff's Chosen People -- What Can and Can't Be Said Out Loud

  • But this nomenclatural and genealogical housekeeping has been wonderfully tripped up by recent molecular research that has shown that these forest-floor rodents are actually more closely related to elephants than shrews.

    A Year on the Wing

  • No one belonging to the Integral Yoga Community or, its nomenclatural variations like Aurobindonianity, Savitri Era, etc. would claim that his attraction is only to the philosophy and yoga doctrine, and not to the personal charisma of The Mother & Sri Aurobindo.

    Archive 2009-03-01


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