Taxonomy vs Fretted - What's the difference?

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As a noun taxonomy

is the science or the technique used to make a classification.

As a verb fretted is

(fret).

As an adjective fretted is

(music) (of a musical instrument ) having frets.

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

    fretted

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (fret)
  • Adjective

    (head)
  • (music) (of a musical instrument ) Having frets.
  • The dulcimer and sitar are fretted instruments.
  • decorated with fretwork