Associations to the word «Classification»


CLASSIFICATION, noun. 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.
CLASSIFICATION SCHEME, noun. (metadata) The descriptive information for an arrangement or division of objects into groups based on characteristics which the objects have in common.
CLASSIFICATION SOCIETIES, noun. Plural of classification society
CLASSIFICATION SOCIETY, noun. A non-governmental organization that establishes and maintains technical standards for the construction and operation of ships and offshore structures.

Dictionary definition

CLASSIFICATION, noun. The act of distributing things into classes or categories of the same type.
CLASSIFICATION, noun. A group of people or things arranged by class or category.
CLASSIFICATION, noun. The basic cognitive process of arranging into classes or categories.
CLASSIFICATION, noun. Restriction imposed by the government on documents or weapons that are available only to certain authorized people.

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