Taxonomy vs Paintball - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between taxonomy and paintball

is that taxonomy is the science or the technique used to make a classification while paintball is (uncountable) a sport where teams shoot each other with gelatin capsules filled with paint-like dye.

As a verb paintball is

to engage in the sport of paintball.

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

    paintball

    Noun

  • (uncountable) A sport where teams shoot each other with gelatin capsules filled with paint-like dye.
  • (countable) The dye-filled capsule fired in the sport of paintball.
  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • To engage in the sport of paintball.
  • To shoot someone using a paintball gun.