Examples from the Web for classification
“The classification system, of course, is not supposed to be used for political purposes,” Bunn said.
But Doyle said Fearey never raised any concerns about classification.
In a 2011 interview, funny woman Chelsea Handler asked Miss Piggy about her weight and classification as “plus-size.”
The real problem with classification is that an enormous amount is classified that needs to be public.Daniel Ellsberg: Edward Snowden Is a Hero and We Need More Whistleblowers|Daniel Ellsberg|June 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
You still have to manage the vendor and the classification of everything in your inventory under the tax laws of many states.
To begin with, it is true that in Japan we had the classification of the people into four, viz.A Fantasy of Far Japan|Baron Kencho Suyematsu
To classify it is not particularly easy; and I doubt, myself, whether any classification is necessary.Essays in English Literature, 1780-1860|George Saintsbury
Just whether they are entitled to this classification or not is a question.All About Coffee|William H. Ukers
Be it as it may, the difference of classification has nothing to do with my story.
And science is only the classification of the common knowledge of the common people.Little Journeys To The Homes Of Great Teachers|Elbert Hubbard
British Dictionary definitions for classification
- the placing of animals and plants in a series of increasingly specialized groups because of similarities in structure, origin, molecular composition, etc, that indicate a common relationship. The major groups are domain or superkingdom, kingdom, phylum (in animals) or division (in plants), class, order, family, genus, and species
- the study of the principles and practice of this process; taxonomy
Word Origin for classification
Word Origin and History for classification
1772, "action of classifying," noun of action from Latin stem of classify, or from French classification. Meaning "result of classifying" is from 1789.