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Definition of "naming convention" []

  • A collection of rules followed by a set of names which allow users to deduce useful information, based on the names' character sequence and knowledge of the rules followed; such as Manhattan's East-West streets being called "Streets" and its North-South streets being called "Avenues". (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "naming convention" in a sentence
  • "History-deniers seize upon this naming convention as though it were evidence of a lack of intermediates in the real world."