categorise

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v categorise place into or assign to a category "Children learn early on to categorize"
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Categorise to place in a category or list: to class
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. katēgoria, katēgoros, an accuser, kata, down, against, agora, assembly.

Usage

In literature:

He had long since come to categorise them in his own mind as the furious vapourings of a desperate and disappointed man.
"Golden Face" by Bertram Mitford
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In news:

Alan Greenspan refused to categorise conditions in the US housing market as a bubble when he was chairman of the Fed.
Appetite-suppressant drugs are categorised as those that act via the catecholamine pathways (phentermine) or those that act via the serotonin pathways (fenfluramine, dexfenfluramine).
Conversely, societies abound with inactive people, and there is no such stigma associated with being categorised as inactive .
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In science:

In λ-Ori, the survey of Duerr et al. (1982) catalogued 82 stars with Hα emission, which they categorised as “strong”, “medium” and “weak”.
Evidence for high accretion-rates in Weak-Line T Tauri stars?
Province categorises a person in to one of the 9 South African provinces, and race categorises a person in to one of 6 race categories. Since we are dealing with a real-world study, involving missing data as discussed in section II, the data contain inherent errors.
Evaluating the Impact of Missing Data Imputation through the use of the Random Forest Algorithm
As before we categorise vertices as veiled, if they have not yet been discovered, active, if they have been discovered, but if their descendants have not yet been explored, and dead, if they have been discovered and all their descendants have been explored.
Random networks with sublinear preferential attachment: The giant component
We can mention here that other categorisations have been used, which usually add the adjective as a fourth category.
A prototype for projecting HPSG syntactic lexica towards LMF
By using Dubuc’s adjoint triangle theorem we can build functors of "(∞, n)-categorisation stretching" for any (∞, n+1)-categorical stretching, and for any categorical stretching.
Algebraic Definition of weak ($\infty$; n)-Categories
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