classification

Definitions

General English

  • noun a way of arranging things into categories

General Science

  • noun a system by which objects or organisms are put into order so as to be able to refer to them again and identify them

Aviation

  • noun the act of putting things into groups or classes because they possess particular common features

Commerce

  • noun arrangement into classes or categories according to specific characteristics

Information & Library Science

  • noun a division or category within a system according to their degrees of similarity
  • noun the process of putting things into groups according to similarities or relationships

Media Studies

  • noun the process of putting people or things into categories such as grouping people according to their economic status or classifying films according to the minimum age that a person must be to watch it

Medical

  • noun the work of putting references or components into order so as to be able to refer to them again and identify them easily

Politics

  • noun the process of making information secret

Travel

  • noun a way of putting into classes according to quality
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