- the system of terms belonging or peculiar to a science, art, or specialized subject; nomenclature: the terminology of botany.
- the science of terms, as in particular sciences or arts.
Origin of terminology
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Examples from the Web for terminological
He got out of the difficulty by calling it a "terminological inexactitude."Private Peat
Harold R. Peat
Its popular designation preserves its early ecclesiastical associations, though with some degree of "terminological inexactitude."Somerset
G.W. Wade and J.H. Wade
The wisdom of such a terminological expedient is, of course, not in question here.The Place of Science in Modern Civilisation and Other Essays
That record, sir, absolutely proves that this man deals in terminological inexactitudes.John Brown
Captain R. W. Campbell
Terminological parallels are especially convincing in such cases.
- the body of specialized words relating to a particular subject
- the study of terms
C19: from Medieval Latin terminus term, from Latin: end
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Word Origin and History for terminological
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