classifier


clas·si·fi·er

noun \ˈkla-sə-ˌfī(-ə)r\

Definition of CLASSIFIER

1
:  one that classifies; specifically :  a machine for sorting out the constituents of a substance (as ore)
2
:  a word or morpheme used with numerals or with nouns designating countable or measurable objects

First Known Use of CLASSIFIER

1819

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