Taxonomy vs Spudger - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between taxonomy and spudger

is that taxonomy is the science or the technique used to make a classification while spudger is a telecommunications hand tool used to work on punchdown blocks without shorting terminals it has a hook on one end and a notched blade on the other.

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

    spudger

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia spudger) (en noun)
  • a telecommunications hand tool used to work on punchdown blocks without shorting terminals. It has a hook on one end and a notched blade on the other.
  • a computer technician’s tool used as a pry bar and probe for plastic parts.
  • an electronics tool made of nylon filled with glass, for holding components while soldering.
  • Quotations

    * “Place the upper casing on edge and use a spudger to push the keyboard away from the casing, poking the spudger through the holes where the screws were.”