Classification is a term that can refer to:

1. A way or condition of being arranged: arrangement, categorization, deployment, disposal, disposition, distribution, formation, grouping, layout, lineup, order, organization, placement, sequence.

A subdivision of a larger group: category, class, order, set.

2. A system of nested hierarchical categories used to efficiently store information about the diversity of life.
In business, Any method of delineating and categorizing business activities and products.

Classification in biology, the systematic categorization of organisms into a coherent scheme. The original purpose of biological classification, or systematics, was to organize the vast number of known plants and animals into categories that could be named, remembered, and discussed.
Horizontal classification A grouping of species from a similar time interval of evolution rather than those sharing a common lineage (horizontal with respect to a phylogenetic tree). Compare vertical classification

Ref: 122374/2006-09-19

Other Database Pages Exist for this Phrase:
Product Code Classification Database
Standard Industrial Classification
NAPCS (North American Product Classification System )
Sector classification (Sector classification use of NAICS sector ...)

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