1. nomenclature

noun. ['ˈnoʊmənˌkleɪtʃɝ'] a system of words used to name things in a particular discipline.


  • toponymy
  • word
  • toponomy
  • markup language
  • terminology


  • artificial language
  • categoreme
  • antonym
  • categorem


  • nomenclatura (Latin)

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Rhymes with Nomenclature

  • legislature

How do you pronounce nomenclature?

Pronounce nomenclature as ˈnoʊmənˌkleɪʧər.

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Sentences with nomenclature

1. Noun, singular or mass
The 8734 owner familiar with sewing machine nomenclature can thread the machine in five minutes or less.

Quotes about nomenclature

1. Instead of sidewalks, why not sideruns? After all, the pace of life is faster than it has ever been, so I think our infrastructure’s nomenclature should reflect that.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

2. [Math] curriculum is obsessed with jargon and nomenclature seemingly for no other purpose than to provide teachers with something to test the students on.
- Paul Lockhart, A Mathematician's Lament: How School Cheats Us Out of Our Most Fascinating and Imaginative Art Form