category

  1. a collection of things sharing a common attribute
  2. a general concept that marks divisions or coordinations in a conceptual scheme

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A group of similar products; such as detergents, paper goods, etc.
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[Noun] A class or group of similar things.
Example: The dog was entered in the category for small pets.
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[n] - a general concept that marks divisions or coordinations in a conceptual scheme
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Two or more concepts having one or more attributes or relationships held in common, such that the commonality may itself become conceptualised and named. Thus the manifest physical and behavioural similarities between sparrows, eagles, and ducks would, by the process of abstraction, soon give rise t
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In philosophy, a fundamental concept applied to being that cannot be reduced to anything more elementary. Aristotle listed ten categories: substance, quantity, quality, relation, place, time,...
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A group of closely related chemicals whose physicochemical, ecotoxicological or toxicological properties follow a regular pattern because of structural similarity.
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A group of products that satisfy a consumer need (e.g fresh produce)
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Cat'e·go·ry noun ; plural Categories . [ Latin categoria , Greek ..., from ... to accuse, affirm, predicate; ... down, against + ... to harrangue, assert, from ... assembly.] 1. (Logic.) One of the highest classes to which the objects of knowledge or thought can be ...
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• (n.) Class; also, state, condition, or predicament; as, we are both in the same category. • (n.) One of the highest classes to which the objects of knowledge or thought can be reduced, and by which they can be arranged in a system; an ultimate or undecomposable conception; a predicament.
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(from the article `mathematics`) ...Mac Lane, also of the United States, and Eilenberg extended this axiomatic approach until many types of mathematical structures were presented in ... ...calculus is capable of grounding mathematics, or at least of doing so in as straightforward a manner as does ZF. A much different approach to ... ...
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in logic, a term used to denote the several most general or highest types of thought forms or entities, or to denote any distinction such that, if a ... [9 related articles]
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category 1. A class or division in a scheme of classification. 2. In logic, any of the various basic concepts into which all knowledge can be classified.
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Category

Any rank within the classification hierarchy, e.g., family, subfamily, subspecies.
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the ranking of a hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson scale, used by the U.S. National Weather Service. A somewhat different scale of categories is used for tropical cyclones by the Australian Bureau of Meterology.
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category, in taxonomy: see classification.
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category, philosophical term that literally means predication or assertion. It was first used by Aristotle, whose 10 categories formed a list of all the ways in which assertions can be made of a subject. Immanuel Kant's 12 categories constitute an exhaustive list of the a priori forms through which ...
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(Gr. kategoria) In Aristotle's logic (1) the predicate of a proposition; (2) one of the ultimate modes of being that may be asserted in predication, viz.: substance, quantity, quality, relation, place, time, position, state, action, passion. -- G.R.M. (in Kant) Any of twelve forms or relating principles of the understanding, constituting necessary....
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In logic, a category, or predicament, is an assemblage of all the beings contained under any genus or kind ranged in order. The ancients, following Aristotle, held that all beings or objects of thought may be referred to ten categories: quantity, quality, relation, action, passion, time, place, situation, and habit. Plato admits only five: substanc...
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In philosophy, a fundamental concept applied to being that cannot be reduced to anything more elementary. Aristotle listed ten categories: substance, quantity, quality, relation, place, time, position, state, action, and passion
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LME members are divided into five categories – Ring Dealing, ABCM, Associate Trade Clearing, Associate Broker and Associate Trade.
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[Kant] In Kant`s philosophy, a category is a pure concept of the understanding. A Kantian category is a characteristic of the appearance of any object in general, before it has been experienced. Kant wrote that `They are concepts of an object in general….` Kant also wrote that, `…pure cоncepts [Categories] of the undеrstanding…apply...
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[mathematics] In mathematics, a category is an algebraic structure that comprises `objects` that are linked by `arrows`. A category has two basic properties: the ability to compose the arrows associatively and the existence of an identity arrow for each object. A simple example is the category of sets, whose objects are sets and whose arrow...
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A price gradient of cabins, usually presented from the most expensive to the least expensive. Cabins
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Amateur racing classification based on experience that defines a rider
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