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noun
  1. (uncountable) arrangement, Arrangement, disposition, sequence.
  2. (uncountable) Good arrangement; opposite to chaos.
  3. (countable) A command.
  4. (countable) A request for some product or service.
  5. (countable) A religious group.
  6. (context, countable, biology, taxonomy) A rank in the classification of organisms, below class and above family; a taxon at that rank
Magnolias belong to the Magnoliales.
  1. (cricket) The sequence in which a side"s batsmen bat; the batting order.
  2. (electronics) a power of polynomial function in an electronic circuit"s block, such as a filter, an amplifier, etc.
    • a 3-stage cascade of a 2nd-order bandpass Butterworth filter.
      1. (chem) A number of a chemical reaction
    • order of a reaction
      1. (graphtheory) a number of vertices in a graph
      2. (context, order theory) A partially ordered set.
verb
  1. To set in (any) order (1).
  2. To set in (a good) order (2).
  3. To issue a command.
  4. To request some product or service.
organism Tweet Definition of organism Like Definition of organism on Facebook
noun
  1. (biology) A discrete and complete living thing (creature, plant or any other biota) that is composed of organs.
oriental Tweet Definition of oriental Like Definition of oriental on Facebook
noun (pl. orientals)
  1. A person from the Orient, or with ancestry from the Orient.
Note: this term is considered objectionable in American English.
adjective (less commonly Oriental)
  1. of or relating to the Orient or Asia, but most commonly to the Far East.
Note: this term is considered objectionable in American English.
  1. (zoí¶logy), capitalized: a zoí¶geographical region of southeast Asia.
  2. relating to orient lustre in a pearl
ornithology Tweet Definition of ornithology Like Definition of ornithology on Facebook
noun
  1. The branch of zoology that deals with the scientific study of birds.

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