Taxonomy vs Slant - What's the difference?

taxonomy | slant |


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?

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

    slant

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A slope or incline.
  • The house was built on a bit of a slant and was never quite level.
  • A bias, tendency, or leaning; a perspective or angle.
  • It was a well written article, but it had a bit of a leftist slant .
  • (pejorative, ethnic slur) A person of East Asian descent, supposed to have slanting eyes.
  • (obsolete) An oblique reflection or gibe; a sarcastic remark.
  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • To lean, tilt or incline.
  • If you slant the track a little more, the marble will roll down it faster.
  • * Dodsley
  • On the side of yonder slanting hill.
  • To bias or skew.
  • The group tends to slant its policies in favor of the big businesses it serves.

    Derived terms

    * aslant