classifier

noun clas·si·fi·er \ ˈkla-sə-ˌfī(-ə)r \
Updated on: 30 Nov 2017

Definition of classifier

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

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1799


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