Definitions for Nomenclatureˈnoʊ mənˌkleɪ tʃər, noʊˈmɛn klə tʃər, -ˌtʃʊər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

no•men•cla•tureˈnoʊ mənˌkleɪ tʃər, noʊˈmɛn klə tʃər, -ˌtʃʊər(n.)

  1. a set or system of names or terms, as those of a particular science or art.

  2. the names or terms comprising a set or system.

Origin of nomenclature:

1600–10; < L nōmenclātūra a calling by name

no`men•cla′tur•al(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. terminology, nomenclature, language(noun)

    a system of words used to name things in a particular discipline

    "legal terminology"; "biological nomenclature"; "the language of sociology"

Wiktionary

  1. nomenclature(Noun)

    A name.

  2. nomenclature(Noun)

    A set of names or terms.

  3. nomenclature(Noun)

    A set of rules used for forming the names or terms in a particular field of arts or sciences.

  4. Origin: From nomenclatura, from nomen + calare

Webster Dictionary

  1. Nomenclature(noun)

    a name

  2. Nomenclature(noun)

    a vocabulary, dictionary, or glossary

  3. Nomenclature(noun)

    the technical names used in any particular branch of science or art, or by any school or individual; as, the nomenclature of botany or of chemistry; the nomenclature of Lavoisier and his associates

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