Taxonomy vs Drubbing - What's the difference?

taxonomy | drubbing |


As nouns the difference between taxonomy and drubbing

is that taxonomy is the science or the technique used to make a classification while drubbing is a severe beating; a bace.

As a verb drubbing is

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taxonomy

Noun

(taxonomies)
  • The science or the technique used to make a classification.
  • A classification; especially , a classification in a hierarchical system.
  • (taxonomy, uncountable) The science of finding, describing, classifying and naming organisms.
  • Synonyms

    * alpha taxonomy

    Derived terms

    * folk taxonomy * scientific taxonomy

    See also

    * classification * rank * taxon * domain * kingdom * subkingdom * superphylum * phylum * subphylum * class * subclass * infraclass * superorder * order * suborder * infraorder * parvorder * superfamily * family * subfamily * genus * species * subspecies * superregnum * regnum * subregnum * superphylum * phylum * subphylum * classis * subclassis * infraclassis * superordo * ordo * subordo * infraordo * taxon * superfamilia * familia * subfamilia * ontology

    drubbing

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • A severe beating; a bace.
  • His mother gave him a drubbing after finding out he'd been stealing.
  • A thorough defeat.
  • The debate team got a drubbing from the competition.
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  • , year=2012 , date=September 7 , author=Dominic Fifield , title=England start World Cup campaign with five-goal romp against Moldova , work=The Guardian citation , page= , passage=Leighton Baines's deflected free-kick added yet more late gloss to the drubbing , the Everton player celebrating his first competitive start with England's first goal direct from a free-kick since David Beckham scored against Ecuador at the 2006 World Cup.}}