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Definition of "terminology" []

  • The vocabulary of technical terms used in a particular field, subject, science, or art; nomenclature. (noun)
  • The study of nomenclature. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "terminology" in a sentence
  • "This change in terminology is not intended to be hostile or vengeful, though such reactions would not seem unwarranted at this point, but it would serve two clear purposes:"
  • "(If you do manage to master the label terminology, you can tell which German rieslings are sweet and which are dry, as you cannot from the labels of most wines from, say, Alsace.)"
  • "Just in case the terminology is a bit unclear, nursing refers to looking after an aged or infirm relative, and “returning to the workforce systems” is for mothers looking for a new job, as currently they find it very difficult to get a professional post after a few years out of the market."