Taxonomy vs Handling - What's the difference?

taxonomy | handling |


As nouns the difference between taxonomy and handling

is that taxonomy is the science or the technique used to make a classification while handling is a touching, controlling, managing, using, take care of, etc, with the hand or hands, or as with the hands.

As a verb handling 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

    handling

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) handlinge, hondlunge, from (etyl) .

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A touching, controlling, managing, using, take care of, etc., with the hand or hands, or as with the hands.
  • * Edmund Spenser
  • The heavens and your fair handling / Have made you master of the field this day.
  • * 1864 , Oregon. Legislative Assembly. House of Representatives
  • at San Francisco it is warehoused and reshipped to Liverpool, or other foreign market; and in exchange for this wheat, comes back the merchandise which has to pass through all these shipments, reshipments, warehousings, handlings , &c.
  • (arts) The mode of using the pencil or brush; style of touch.
  • (Fairholt)
  • A criminal offence, the trade in stolen goods.
  • Etymology 2

    From handle.

    Verb

    (head)
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