terminology

Part of speech: noun

The correct use of terms; the body of terms used, as in science.

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Usage examples "terminology":

  1. The purpose is an introductory acquaintance with certain basic forms, terminology, relationships, and grammatical perspective. - "What the Schools Teach and Might Teach", John Franklin Bobbitt.
  2. They are inquiries not so much to determine what is, as what should be, the meaning of a name; which, like other practical questions of terminology, requires for its solution that we should enter, and sometimes enter very deeply, into the properties not merely of names but of the things named. - "A System Of Logic, Ratiocinative And Inductive (Vol. 1 of 2)", John Stuart Mill.
  3. Therefore, if we say that mind is a function of motion, we are only saying, in somewhat confused terminology, that mind is a function of itself. - "Mind and Motion and Monism", George John Romanes.