classifier

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noun clas·si·fi·er \ˈkla-sə-ˌfī(-ə)r\

Definition of classifier

  1. 1 :  one that classifies; specifically :  a machine for sorting out the constituents of a substance (such as ore)

  2. 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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