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biological group

Definition:

a group of plants or animals

Class:

group noun (groupings of people and objects)

Plural:

biological groups

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Definition references

Collins Dictionary:

grouping | group | blood group [sense-specific] | phrase [sense-specific] | radical [synonym, sense-specific]

a planned arrangement of things, people, etc, within a group | a number of persons or things considered as a collective unit | a number of persons ... (25 of 822 words, 17 definitions, 12 usage examples, pronunciations)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/grouping

Columbia Encyclopedia:

group

in mathematics, system consisting of a set of elements and a binary operation "a"∘"b" defined for combining two elements such that the following ... (23 of 267 words)

www​.infoplease​.com​/ce​6​/sci​/A​0821949​.html

Britannica Encyclopedia:

group [periodic table]

in chemistry, a set of chemical elements in the same vertical column of the periodic table. The elements in a group have similarities in the ... (25 of 168 words)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/247062​/group

group [mathematics]

in mathematics, set that has a multiplication that is associative and that has an identity element and inverses for all elements of the set. Systems ... (25 of 110 words)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/247054​/group

Merriam-Webster:

grouping | array [synonym, sense-specific] | assemblage [synonym, sense-specific] | band [synonym, sense-specific] | bank [synonym, sense-specific] | batch [synonym, sense-specific] | battery [synonym, sense-specific] | block [synonym, sense-specific] | bunch [synonym, sense-specific] | ...

the act or process of combining in groups | a set of objects combined in a group (16 of 114 words, 2 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/grouping

Wikipedia:

Grouping

a form of hierarchical knowledge representation, similar to mind mapping, concept mapping and argument mapping, all of which need to observe at least some of the principles of grouping. The principles of grouping include MECE, levels of abstraction and... (39 of 114 words)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Grouping

Grouping (disambiguation)

a form of hierarchical knowledge representation. Grouping may also refer to: The Grouping Act, also known as the Railways Act 1921, an enactment by the British government intended to move the railways away from internal competition | Grouping may also ... (39 of 113 words, 3 definitions)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Grouping (disambiguation)

Macmillan British Dictionary:

grouping [countable] | groupings [plural]

a set of people or things that are considered as a group (12 of 56 words, 2 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/grouping

Oxford Dictionary:

grouping

a set of associated people acting together, especially within a larger organization | the action of putting people or things in a group or groups (24 of 55 words, 2 definitions, 2 usage examples, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/grouping

Random House Dictionary:

grouping

an act or process of placing in groups. | a set or arrangement of persons or things in a group. (19 of 26 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/grouping

Wiktionary:

grouping | groupings [plural]

A collection of things or people united as a group. | The action of the verb to group. | Present participle of group. (21 of 26 words, 3 definitions)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/grouping

Cambridge Dictionary:

grouping

several people or things when they have been arranged into a group or are being considered as a group (19 of 25 words, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/grouping

New World Dictionary:

grouping

a group of persons or things, especially one assembled for some common purpose or function | the act of assembling or forming groups (22 of 24 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/grouping

American Heritage Dictionary:

grouping

The act or process of uniting into groups. | A collection of people or things united into a group. (18 of 21 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/grouping

Encarta Dictionary:

grouping | groupings [plural]

a set of people or things gathered into a group | the act or process of forming a group or arranging people or things in groups (25 of 40 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861615569​/definition​.html  [offline]

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