As nouns the difference between taxonomy and tipping
is that taxonomy
is the science or the technique used to make a classification while tipping
is the practice of leaving a tip (gratuity).
As a verb tipping is
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
The practice of leaving a tip (gratuity).
The act by which something is tipped or inclined.
* 2013 , Peter Andersson, Streetlife in Late Victorian London: The Constable and the Crowd
The dumping of rubbish.
(music) A distinct articulation given in playing quick notes on the flute, by striking the tongue against the roof of the mouth; double-tonguing.
- Hat-tippings and cap-doffings are of course of a different nature to more elaborate verbal greetings. In etiquette manuals they may be described as incentives to a conversation, but in practice they seem to have been quite ceremonial.