Definitions for terminologyˌtɜr məˈnɒl ə dʒi

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ter•mi•nol•o•gyˌtɜr məˈnɒl ə dʒi(n.)(pl.)-gies.

  1. the system of terms belonging or peculiar to a specialized subject; nomenclature.

  2. the science of terms.

Origin of terminology:

1795–1805; < ML termin(us)term

ter`mi•no•log′i•cal•ly(adv.)

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. terminology(Noun)

    The doctrine of terms; a theory of terms or appellations; a treatise on terms, a system of specialized terms.

  2. terminology(Noun)

    The set of terms actually used in any business, art, science, or the like; nomenclature; technical terms; as, the terminology of chemistry.

  3. Origin: From terminus + -ology, from -o- + -logy, from -λογία

Webster Dictionary

  1. Terminology(noun)

    the doctrine of terms; a theory of terms or appellations; a treatise on terms

  2. Terminology(noun)

    the terms actually used in any business, art, science, or the like; nomenclature; technical terms; as, the terminology of chemistry

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Terminology

    Work consisting of lists of the technical terms or expressions used in a specific field. These lists may or may not be formally adopted or sanctioned by usage.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

terminology(noun)

the special words or phrases used in a particular art, science etc

legal terminology; Every science has its own terminology.

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