classifier

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n classifier a word or morpheme used in some languages in certain contexts (such as counting) to indicate the semantic class to which the counted item belongs
    • n classifier a person who creates classifications
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: About 10% of the 100,000 thunderstorms that occur in the USA every year are classified as severe.
    • n Classifier One who classifies.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: If Wal-Mart was classified as a country, it would be the 24th most productive country in the world
    • n classifier One who classifies; one who constructs or applies a system of classification; a taxonomist.
    • n classifier A figure, mark, or symbol used in classifying.
    • n classifier In the Chinese spoken language, one of a number of words that serve to point out which one of several things called by the same name (though differently written) is intended. Also called numeratives, because of their frequent use after numerals.
    • n classifier In ore concentration and milling, an apparatus for subdividing ore-pulp, according to the size and density of the mineral articles, in moving currents.
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Quotations

  • Ambrose Bierce
    Ambrose%20Bierce
    “Knowledge is the small part of ignorance that we arrange and classify.”
  • Kim Basinger
    Kim Basinger
    “I don't have time to be classified as difficult, and I don't have time to care.”
  • Ronald Reagan
    Ronald%20Reagan
    “But there are advantages to being elected President. The day after I was elected, I had my high school grades classified Top Secret.”
  • Winston Churchill
    Winston%20Churchill
    “It cannot in the opinion of His Majesty's Government be classified as slavery in the extreme acceptance of the word without some risk of terminological inexactitude.”
  • Henry Ward Beecher
    Henry%20Ward%20Beecher
    “Theology is but our ideas of truth classified and arranged.”
  • Russell (Wayne) Baker
    Russell (Wayne) Baker
    “Inanimate objects are classified scientifically into three major categories -- those that don't work, those that break down and those that get lost.”

Usage

In literature:

Imperfection and ignorance are not, in themselves, blameworthy and should never be classified as sins.
"The Ascent of the Soul" by Amory H. Bradford
The books of the Old Testament have been differently classified and arranged.
"Companion to the Bible" by E. P. Barrows
In 1836 Gallatin conferred a great boon upon linguistic students by classifying all the existing material relating to this subject.
"Indian Linguistic Families Of America, North Of Mexico" by John Wesley Powell
Classify the races of men.
"Public Speaking" by Clarence Stratton
Before classifying the various forms of sexual relationships, it may be well to say a few words on the definition of marriage in general.
"Kinship Organisations and Group Marriage in Australia" by Northcote W. Thomas
Bacteria are most conveniently classified according to their shape.
"Manual of Surgery" by Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
On one pretext or another, I got permission to examine the non-classified files that aren't open to public examination.
"Graveyard of Dreams" by Henry Beam Piper
They would classify him as suffering from shell shock.
"The Hidden Places" by Bertrand W. Sinclair
The rules of syntax are here classified and numbered consecutively.
"Latin for Beginners" by Benjamin Leonard D'Ooge
Material Fallacies classified 394 Sec.5.
"Logic" by Carveth Read
The Intellectual faculties are classified as represented in Fig.
"The People's Common Sense Medical Adviser in Plain English" by R. V. Pierce
That, of course, was classified-stuff.
"The Mercenaries" by Henry Beam Piper
The earlier possessors are classified according to the dates of their purchases.
"The Great Book-Collectors" by Charles Isaac Elton and Mary Augusta Elton
He could not classify it.
"Diversions in Sicily" by H. Festing Jones
Yet not everyone has the time to find, classify and use everything; hence the following lists.
"Journeys Through Bookland, Vol. 10" by Charles Herbert Sylvester
The practical material principles of determination constituting the basis of morality may be thus classified.
"The World's Greatest Books--Volume 14--Philosophy and Economics" by Various
We have now classified coffee as far as the class; and so far we could go if we had only the leaves and stem of the coffee plant.
"All About Coffee" by William H. Ukers
To the college student life is not classified and systematized to a nicety.
"College Teaching" by Paul Klapper
This done, he housed his collection in premises built for the purpose, and classified it.
"Introduction to the Study of History" by Charles V. Langlois
In Montana the collection of books was thirty-five years old and had never been catalogued or classified.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume V"
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In poetry:

The stately "Antiquarium"
Is his emporium, his home.
He wonders if when he is gone
Will people look with mournful pride
On him done up and classified,
And the right label on.
"The Antiquarian" by Hattie Howard
The butter-making, bread and cheese,
The old folks difficult to please,
The harvest hands--voracious bears!--
The infantry, a parent's pride,
By duos proudly classified:
So multiplied her cares.
"Never Had A Chance" by Hattie Howard
O triply beatific those
Whose state is classified as married,
Untroubled by the green-eyed woes,
By such upheavals never harried.
Ay, three times happy are the wed ones,
Who cleave together till they're dead ones.
"Jealousy" by Franklin Pierce Adams

In news:

The US Drought Monitor report released Thursday shows that the amount of land classified in extreme or exceptional drought jumped to more than 20 percent, up 7 percent from last week.
Classified bulletin warns of 'nonspecific' al Qaeda threat to U.S. Chertoff confirmed as secretary.
ANSI/ISA-12.20.01-2009 General Requirements for Electrical Ignition Systems for Internal Combustion Engines in Class I, Division 2 or Zone 2, Hazardous (Classified) Locations.
As readers flee news on the printed page for an on-line life and classified ads head out the door for Craigslist and points west, the Washington Post became just the latest major newspaper to announce significant staff cuts.
Joseph H Greenberg, an eminent linguist and classifier of the world's languages, died on May 7 in Stanford, Calif He was 85.
Israel today lifted a gag order on Israeli media reporting on the case of Anat Kam , who allegedly passed up to 2,000 classified army documents to the newspaper Haaretz.
Development strategy allows military smart phones to securely access classified networks.
Landscaping , Lawn, Garden Classifieds.
Today we wander toward the south of France into the new hierarchy of classified Languedoc wines.
An Army intelligence analyst suspected in the biggest leak of classified US documents in history makes his first court appearance on Friday accused of multiple charges including aiding the enemy, which could bring life imprisonment.
Looks like there's a better chance of them get caught with their hand in the cookie jar or posting fun, flirty classifieds on CraigsList than getting voted out of office.
Turning to the president of the United States, I ask Genovese to classify him for me.
Sleepy Lesbos , Karsten Osterby's hard-to-classify local project, seems utterly mysterious on its new EP.
A linguist for the Navy in Bahrain is charged under the Espionage Act with possessing classified documents _ some of which ended up in public archives of the Hoover Institution at Stanford University.
Marijuana is currently classified a "Schedule 1" drug, meaning it's not accepted medical use for treatment in the United States and can't be prescribed , administered or dispensed for medical use, according to the DEA.
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In science:

In Fig 1 we present the results in a shape phase diagram as a function of the coefficients r1 and r2 which were introduced in as the essential control parameters to classify the equilibrium configurations of the IBM Hamiltonian. r1 and r2 are determined by particular combinations of the interaction parameters.
How random are random nuclei? Shapes, triangles and kites
Note that the classifying space BG will be infinite dimensional for all compact G, but often can be analyzed by taking limits of finite dimensional constructions.
Quantum Field Theory and Representation Theory: A Sketch
For a general group G the topology of the classifying space of a group G is often closely related to the representation theory of G.
Quantum Field Theory and Representation Theory: A Sketch
Here EG is their classifying space for proper G actions, on the left one is using some version of K-homology, typically one defined in terms of operator algebras, such as Kasparov KK-theory.
Quantum Field Theory and Representation Theory: A Sketch
One also needs to understand why the path integral is expressed as an integral over the classifying space BGP = AP /GP .
Quantum Field Theory and Representation Theory: A Sketch
As such it is highly reducible but perhaps the same homological techniques of using Clifford algebras and classifying spaces can be of help.
Quantum Field Theory and Representation Theory: A Sketch
While this result is expressed as a statement purely about the finite dimensional compact group G, it is related to the loop group and its classifying space as follows.
Quantum Field Theory and Representation Theory: A Sketch
K -theory of the classifying space of the gauge group, although this requires using twisted K -theory since the representations are pro jective.
Quantum Field Theory and Representation Theory: A Sketch
There is a long tradition of trying to use the rich structure of the Clifford algebras to classify the particles and symmetries of fundamental physics.
Quantum Field Theory and Representation Theory: A Sketch
We classify the simple infinite dimensional integrable modules with finite dimensional weight spaces over the quantized enveloping algebra of an untwisted affine algebra.
Quantum loop modules
We classify the simple integrable modules of double affine Hecke algebras via perverse sheaves.
Induced and simple modules of double affine Hecke algebras
Thus, we can classify a ground state by how many such valence bonds are formed across the even links of the lattice: call this number σ .
Permutation-Symmetric Multicritical Points in Random Antiferromagnetic Spin Chains
It would be interesting to characterize those groups where d = 2 (this includes the case where G is 2-transitive) and classify the actions where δ(A, G, X ) ≤ 2/n (presumably only Frobenius groups and exceptional actions).
Derangements in simple and primitive groups
We do hope to classify which primitive representations have few derangements.
Derangements in simple and primitive groups
Thirty-eight galaxies have I − K ′ > 4, classifying them as EROs, and color bin.
The Submillimeter Properties of Extremely Red Objects
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