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Weather Words

"Weather forecasts and warnings have to compress a lot of information into standardised, brief messages. Forecast and warning weather terms represent the more detailed definitions provided here. Forecasts and warnings have to accommodate variations across the time range, and often large areas, that they apply to. It is important to understand the use of duration and distribution terms, especially for elements like showers and thunderstorms, when considering the impact for a specific location or time."

CERL Thesaurus

"The CERL Thesaurus File is a unique facility developed to address the particularly European issue that place name and personal names in Europe varied from country to country in the period of hand press printing (1450 - c. 1830). As such, it is an essential research tool for scholars and researchers of the period. The CERL Thesaurus file contains forms of imprint places, imprint names, personal names and corporate names as found in material printed before the middle of the nineteenth century - including variant spellings, forms in Latin and other languages, and fictitious names.

iDAI.gazetteer Thesaurus

"Der iDAI.Gazetteer ist ein Webservice, der Ortsnamen mit Koordinaten verbindet und in zwei Richtungen wirken soll. Nach innen dient er als Normdatenvokabular für sämtliche ortsbezogenen Informationen und Informationssysteme des DAI. Nach außen soll er diese mit den weltweiten Gazetteer-Systemen verbinden."

"The iDAI.Gazetteer is a webservice that connects place names with coordinates and works in two directions. Inside, it serves as a standard datavocabular for all DAI's location-specific information and information systems. To the outside he should connect these with the global Gazetteer systems."

Nomenclature for Museum Cataloging

"Nomenclature for Museum Cataloging is a structured and controlled list of object terms organized in a classification system to provide a basis for indexing and cataloging collections of human-made objects. Nomenclature is used in the creation and management of object records in human history collections within museums and other organizations, and it focuses on objects relevant to North American history and culture. Nomenclature is the most extensively used museum classification and controlled vocabulary for historical and ethnological collections in North America."

Classificazione delle forme giuridiche delle unità legali

"L'Istituto nazionale di statistica ha predisposto una classificazione completa e coerente delle unità legali per forma giuridica. L'obiettivo è di garantire una maggiore omogeneità delle informazioni presenti nelle basi dati amministrative e di favorire, nell'ambito del Sistema statistico nazionale, un linguaggio comune tra gli enti delle amministrazioni centrali e locali.

"The National Statistical Institute has prepared a complete and coherent classification of legal entities by legal form. The aim is to ensure more uniformity of the information contained in administrative data bases and to promote, within the National Statistical System, a Common language between the central and local authorities.
The classification is divided into two sections: the first refers to the legal forms governed by private law, the second to the forms governed by public law, for a total of 16 divisions and 62 classes.

Statistical Terminology

"It is not unusual for students to forget important concepts learned in an earlier course. This set of definitions is intended to stir memories of those wonderful times when you were learning statistics and econometrics. It is not intended to replace a statistics course but to provide you with a handy guide to the definition of some important terms in the statistical tools used by economists."

Autorité des Marchés Financiers Plan de Classification

"Le plan de classification de l’Autorité est une structure hiérarchique et logique composée de regroupements et de sous-regroupements basés sur les processus et les activités de l’organisme."

"The Authority's classification plan is a hierarchical and logical structure composed of groupings and sub-groupings based on the processes and activities of the organization."

Classificació catalana de productes per activitats

"Les classificacions estadístiques s'agrupen per tipologies temàtiques anomenades 'famílies', i les principals són les classificacions econòmiques (activitats econòmiques i productes) i les classificacions demogràfiques i socials (ocupacions, educació i sanitàries). (…) [Les] classificacions de productes (béns transportables o mercaderies i béns no transportables o serveis) categoritzen productes per tal d'elaborar estadístiques que els relacionin amb les operacions a què se sotmeten (producció, comerç exterior i transport)."

"The statistical classifications are grouped into typologies of family anomalies, principally economic classificacions (economic and product activitats) and demographic and social classifications (occupations, education and health). Products (transportable goods or merchandises and goods not transportable or stable) categorize productions per se to produce statistics that relate to the operations to which they are sotmeten (producció, comerç exterior i transport). "