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Origin of nomenclature
historical usage of nomenclature
The noun nomenklatura “nomenclature” has existed in Russian since the early 19th century. Beginning in the Soviet Union in the 1930s, nomenklatura meant the list of names or category of people in the Soviet Union who held important positions in the bureaucracy, all of whom had to be approved by the Communist Party. English adopted nomenklatura in the late 1950s in discussing the bureaucracies of the Soviet Union and other Communist countries.
OTHER WORDS FROM nomenclatureno·men·cla·tur·al, no·men·cla·to·ri·al [noh-muhn-kluh-tawr-ee-uhl, -tohr-], /ˌnoʊ mən kləˈtɔr i əl, -ˈtoʊr-/, no·men·cla·tive [noh-muhn-kley-tiv], /ˈnoʊ mənˌkleɪ tɪv/, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for nomenclature
Eden, the office management platform that has raised nearly $70 million since inception, is today making a tweak to its nomenclature to reflect its push into SaaS tools.Eden office management platform rebrands to Eden Workplace|Jordan Crook|January 12, 2021|TechCrunch
By one count, there have been more than 25 different threshold definitions published in the literature using various criteria and nomenclatures.
There’s a whole nomenclature around targets directly correlated to what we deliver and produce on a day-to-day basis.
We can use language in the nomenclature around targets and still hit a goal.
It should be noted that a penis might be placed in all three, but what happens once it’s placed is what determines the nomenclature.
So Rhoxane could be the “queen” that local nomenclature has linked to the site.
The world had become a different place and I found myself unequipped to interpret a whole new landmine-strewn nomenclature.
Of course, the jokes, the nomenclature, the people doing the creepy but supposed to be funny stares, are almost always men.
The term itself contains misleading nomenclature—the individual does not have to be a surgeon.Meet Obama’s Controversial Surgeon General Nominee|Soumitra R. Eachempati, MD|February 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But because they wanted something friendlier, they came up with the nomenclature of ‘screen name.’We're All Still Secretly Using Our 1990s AOL Screen Names. Why?|Andrew Romano|January 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The nomenclature by position is an essential part of the scheme of Keys proposed by Ptolemy.The Modes of Ancient Greek Music|David Binning Monro
Among the apt terms which he applied in all his nomenclature only one, Cape Tribulation, bears witness to the risks which he ran.Yachting Vol. 2|Various.
Similar specializations are of frequent occurrence in the history even of scientific nomenclature.
On this principle is founded the admirable binary nomenclature of botany and zoology.
This was done in the mineralogical nomenclature proposed by Professor Mohs.