What does nomenclature mean?

Definitions for nomenclature
ˈnoʊ mənˌkleɪ tʃər, noʊˈmɛn klə tʃər, -ˌtʃʊərnomen·cla·ture

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. terminology, nomenclature, languagenoun

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

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

Wiktionary

  1. nomenclaturenoun

    A name.

    Etymology: From nomenclatura, from nomen + calare

  2. nomenclaturenoun

    A set of names or terms.

    Etymology: From nomenclatura, from nomen + calare

  3. nomenclaturenoun

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

    Etymology: From nomenclatura, from nomen + calare

Webster Dictionary

  1. Nomenclaturenoun

    a name

    Etymology: [L. nomenclatura: cf. F. nomenclature. See Nomenclator.]

  2. Nomenclaturenoun

    a vocabulary, dictionary, or glossary

    Etymology: [L. nomenclatura: cf. F. nomenclature. See Nomenclator.]

  3. Nomenclaturenoun

    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

    Etymology: [L. nomenclatura: cf. F. nomenclature. See Nomenclator.]

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. nomenclature

    Technical designation. For nomenclature of ordnance, see appropriate headings in this work.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of nomenclature in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of nomenclature in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of nomenclature in a Sentence

  1. Anca Safta:

    As we're learning more, we don't even know if we have the correct nomenclature for non-celiac gluten sensitivity.

  2. Anca Safta:

    The symptoms are there. Folks do get better once they remove the gluten-containing products, and the very important thing is to exclude celiac disease from the picture, as celiac disease implies that the intestinal mucosa has suffered damage, as we're learning more, we don't even know if we have the correct nomenclature for non-celiac gluten sensitivity.

  3. Jim Green:

    [This mission] probably has reignited the debate, but from a NASA perspective we don't get involved in that. We really are not concerned about the nomenclature. What we're concerned about is going to the objects that are most important for us to understand the origin and evolution of the solar system.

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