Classification meaning

klăsə-fĭ-kāshən
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The definition of classification is a grouping of people or things in a systematic way.

A separation of clothing by winter and summer is an example of classification.

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(biology) The systematic grouping of organisms into categories on the basis of evolutionary or structural relationships between them; taxonomy.
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The act, process, or result of classifying.
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A category or class.
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A classifying or being classified; arrangement according to some systematic division into classes or groups.
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The act, process, or result of classifying.
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(biology) The systematic grouping of organisms into categories on the basis of evolutionary or structural relationships between them; taxonomy.
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The systematic grouping of organisms according to the structural or evolutionary relationships among them. Organisms are normally classified by observed similarities in their body and cell structure or by evolutionary relationships based on the analysis of sequences of their DNA.
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The act of forming into a class or classes; a distribution into groups, as classes, orders, families, etc., according to some common relations or attributes.
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A category or class.
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Origin of classification

  • From French classification.

    From Wiktionary