Taxonomy vs Unstay - What's the difference?

taxonomy | unstay |


As a noun taxonomy

is the science or the technique used to make a classification.

As a verb unstay is

to undo the establishment of; disestablish; dissolve; divest.

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

    unstay

    English

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To undo the establishment of; disestablish; dissolve; divest.
  • *1918 , Ford Madox Ford, The English review :
  • He plays with the late Watts-Dunton and gets good fun out of it; he rips open the sham, unstays the imperfect, sonnet ; he tackles all fretters of the great English instrument and worries them all, yet with a fine sanity.
  • *1967 , John Nichols, The Gentleman's magazine :
  • "[...] And true it is that the life of man is in the hands of God; and the state of kingdoms doth also belong to Him, to stay or to unstay them." All men had clearly foreseen that Edward's death would beget the evils of a disputed succession.
  • To expel; expulse; remove; release; rid.
  • *2005 , Ivan Doig, English Creek :
  • Staying on a mount that is trying to unstay you is a historic procedure of the livestock business.