Examples of taxonomy in a Sentence
the taxonomies of various plant groups
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This dispiriting error of taxonomy drained a lot of the energy out of Project S.A.D., and also my kid was getting tired and cranky from walking around in the heat.
Computers are already proficient at picking stocks, translating speech, and diagnosing cancer, and their reach has begun to extend beyond calculation and taxonomy.
Taking their findings back to begin a proper taxonomy, the team felt unsatisfied with Barney’s mammalian traits.
Our little suburban enclave had a complete taxonomy of bad road, from freeze-thaw potholes deep enough to reach the earth’s molten core, to aging asphalt that crumbled away in sheets.
The father of taxonomy, Carl Linnaeus, coined names to curry the favour (and open the purses) of rich patrons.
Taken as a whole, this taxonomy feels both totally rational and slightly desperate — a way of insisting, against abundant evidence to the contrary, that a productive conversation remains possible.
In our conversations, a more nuanced taxonomy of justification emerged.
While several other naturalists of the early 19th century also pursued a numerical approach to taxonomy, Bronn took it further than anyone else, and championed it as a new methodology for paleontology.
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TAXONOMY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of taxonomy for English Language Learners
: the process or system of describing the way in which different living things are related by putting them in groups
TAXONOMY Defined for Kids
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