Taxonomy vs Unstay - What's the difference?
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.
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
To undo the establishment of; disestablish; dissolve; divest.
*1918 , Ford Madox Ford, The English review :
*1967 , John Nichols, The Gentleman's magazine :
- 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.
To expel; expulse; remove; release; rid.
*2005 , Ivan Doig, English Creek :
- "[...] 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.
- Staying on a mount that is trying to unstay you is a historic procedure of the livestock business.