Taxonomy vs Spudding - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between taxonomy and spudding

is that taxonomy is the science or the technique used to make a classification while spudding is (drilling) the initial drilling of a well; a test drilling.

As a verb spudding 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

    spudding

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (drilling) The initial drilling of a well; a test drilling.
  • * 1941 , James George Needham, Paul Bigelow Sears, Aldo Leopold, Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, A Symposium on Hydrobiology , page 36,
  • From these spuddings' the approximate percentage loss of capacity can be estimated, but no reliable volume figures are obtained because the exact location of the ' spuddings is not known, and the area of the lake is seldom accurately known.
  • * 1963 , , page 26,
  • Of the 21 holes the small consortium drilled, all of them proved to be dry except two promising spuddings in Libya during 1958.
  • * 1998 , Society of Petroleum Engineers of , Proceedings [of The] Drilling Conference , page 428,
  • On the first two spuddings a standard rotary bottom hole assembly was used and was unsuccessful because of(sic) top hole deviations between 4 and 6 degrees were measured.

    Verb

    (head)
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