What does Terminology mean?

Here's a list of possible definitions for the term Terminology:


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

Wikipedia

  1. Terminology

    Terminology is a general word for the group of specialized words or meanings relating to a particular field, and also the study of such terms and their use, this also known as terminology science. Terms are words and compound words or multi-word expressions that in specific contexts are given specific meanings—these may deviate from the meanings the same words have in other contexts and in everyday language. Terminology is a discipline that studies, among other things, the development of such terms and their interrelationships within a specialized domain. Terminology differs from lexicography, as it involves the study of concepts, conceptual systems and their labels (terms), whereas lexicography studies words and their meanings. Terminology is a discipline that systematically studies the "labelling or designating of concepts" particular to one or more subject fields or domains of human activity. It does this through the research and analysis of terms in context for the purpose of documenting and promoting consistent usage. Terminology can be limited to one or more languages (for example, "multilingual terminology" and "bilingual terminology"), or may have an interdisciplinarity focus on the use of terms in different fields.

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.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Terminology in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Terminology in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9



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