Meaning of classifier
Pronunciation: (klas'u-fī"ur), [key]
- a person or thing that classifies.
- a device for separating solids of different characteristics by controlled rates of settling.
- (in Chinese, Japanese, and other languages) a word or morpheme that corresponds to a semantic class of nouns and regularly accompanies any noun of that class in certain syntactic constructions, such as those of numeration.
- classifier (Thesaurus)