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ter·mi·nol·o·gy

 (tûr′mə-nŏl′ə-jē)
n. pl. ter·mi·nol·o·gies
1. The vocabulary of technical terms used in a particular field, subject, science, or art; nomenclature.
2. The study of nomenclature.

[German Terminologie, from Medieval Latin terminus, expression; see term.]

ter′mi·no·log′i·cal (-nə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
ter′mi·no·log′i·cal·ly adv.
ter′mi·nol′o·gist n.

terminology

(ˌtɜːmɪˈnɒlədʒɪ)
n, pl -gies
1. the body of specialized words relating to a particular subject
2. the study of terms
[C19: from Medieval Latin terminus term, from Latin: end]
terminological adj
ˌterminoˈlogically adv
ˌtermiˈnologist n

ter•mi•nol•o•gy

(ˌtɜr məˈnɒl ə dʒi)

n., pl. -gies.
1. the system of terms belonging or peculiar to a specialized subject; nomenclature.
2. the science of terms.
[1795–1805; < Medieval Latin termin(us) term]
ter`mi•no•log′i•cal (-nlˈɒdʒ ɪ kəl) adj.
ter`mi•no•log′i•cal•ly, adv.

terminology

1. the terms of any branch of knowledge, field of activity, etc.
2. the classification of terms associated with a particular field; nomenclature.
3. Rare. the science of classification. — terminologic, terminological, adj.
See also: Classification
1. the classification of terms associated with a particular field; nomenclature.
2. the terms of any branch of knowledge, field of activity, etc. — terminologic, terminological, adj.
See also: Language
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.terminology - a system of words used to name things in a particular disciplineterminology - a system of words used to name things in a particular discipline; "legal terminology"; "biological nomenclature"; "the language of sociology"
word - a unit of language that native speakers can identify; "words are the blocks from which sentences are made"; "he hardly said ten words all morning"
markup language - a set of symbols and rules for their use when doing a markup of a document
toponomy, toponymy - the nomenclature of regional anatomy

terminology

noun language, terms, vocabulary, jargon, cant, lingo (informal), nomenclature, patois, phraseology, argot medical terminology

terminology

noun
Specialized expressions indigenous to a particular field, subject, trade, or subculture:
Translations
إصْطِلاحات، مُصْطَلَحات فَنِّيَّه
terminologienázvosloví
fagsprogterminologi
terminologiatermistö
nazivljenazivoslovljeterminologija
terminológia
íîorîaforîi, fræîiheiti
terminologijaterminologinis
terminoloģija
terminológia

terminology

[ˌtɜːmɪˈnɒlədʒɪ] Nterminología f

terminology

[ˌtɜːrmɪˈnɒlədʒi] nterminologie f

terminology

nTerminologie f; all the technical terminology in the articleall die Fachausdrücke in dem Artikel

terminology

[ˌtɜːmɪˈnɒlədʒɪ] nterminologia

terminology

(təːmiˈnolədʒi) plural termiˈnologies noun
the special words or phrases used in a particular art, science etc. legal terminology; Every science has its own terminology.
ˌterminoˈlogical adjective

terminology

n. terminología, nomenclatura.
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