[ noun ] the act of distributing things into classes or categories of the same type

Used in print

(Nathan Rapport, ""I've Been Here before!"...)

As_a_matter_of_fact , the incorrect classification , the result of many weeks of labor by Dr._Hilprecht , was about to be published by him the following day .

(Tristram P. Coffin, "Folklore in the American Twentieth...)

To both the amateur and the commercial progandist the analyst lacks a soul , lacks appreciation with his endless probings and classifications .

[ noun ] a group of people or things arranged by class or category

Used in print

(S. Idell Pyle, et al., Onsets, Completions, and...)

Such classifications may be called `` somewhat advanced '' or `` somewhat delayed '' , as the case may be , reserving `` moderate '' for dots upon or close to the mean .

When the `` dot '' and `` tip '' coincide , the classification used in this paper is `` same schedule '' .

After the 42 figures had been drawn like Figures 5 and 6 , classifications of the onset ages and completion ages were summarized from them .

[ noun ] the basic cognitive process of arranging into classes or categories
[ noun ] restriction imposed by the government on documents or weapons that are available only to certain authorized people