Taxonomy vs Slant - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between taxonomy and slant
is that taxonomy
is the science or the technique used to make a classification while slant
is a slope or incline.
As a verb slant is
to lean, tilt or incline.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
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
A slope or incline.
A bias, tendency, or leaning; a perspective or angle.
- The house was built on a bit of a slant and was never quite level.
(pejorative, ethnic slur) A person of East Asian descent, supposed to have slanting eyes.
(obsolete) An oblique reflection or gibe; a sarcastic remark.
- It was a well written article, but it had a bit of a leftist slant .
To lean, tilt or incline.
- If you slant the track a little more, the marble will roll down it faster.
To bias or skew.
- On the side of yonder slanting hill.
- The group tends to slant its policies in favor of the big businesses it serves.