Associations to the word «Hierarchical»


HIERARCHICAL, adjective. Pertaining to a hierarchy.
HIERARCHICAL, adjective. Of or pertaining to an ecclesiastic or priestly order.
HIERARCHICAL, adjective. Classified or arranged according to various criteria into successive ranks or grades.
HIERARCHICAL DATABASE, noun. (databases) A database whose records are linked in a tree-like structure, each child record having a single primary parent.

Dictionary definition

HIERARCHICAL, adjective. Classified according to various criteria into successive levels or layers; "it has been said that only a hierarchical society with a leisure class at the top can produce works of art"; "in her hierarchical set of values honesty comes first".

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