Taxonomy vs Heavyset - What's the difference?
As a noun taxonomy
is the science or the technique used to make a classification.
As an adjective heavyset is
(of a person) having a large, solid, imposing bodily appearance; overweight.
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.
* alpha taxonomy
* folk taxonomy
* scientific taxonomy
(of a person) Having a large, solid, imposing bodily appearance; overweight.
* 1989 , "
One Bear Of a Soviet Politician," Time , 20 Mar.,
- No Soviet political figure has been as irreverently outspoken about Soviet life or as ambitious to change it as Boris Yeltsin, 58, a heavyset , 6-ft. 2-in. man from Sverdlovsk in the Ural Mountains.
* (term) suggests corpulence, and sometimes a squat appearance, but not extreme obesity.
* stocky, stout, thickset