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ontology

From the Greek words "onto" and "logia," which means the study of being (that which is), an ontology defines the relationships between things. The terms taxonomy and ontology are often used to represent a formal classification of some subject; however, a taxonomy typically defines one category of items in a hierarchical tree structure; whereas an ontology shows the relationships between items in different categories in a graph model.

Ontological Vocabularies
There are numerous vocabularies on the Web that define the data interrelationships on the Semantic Web. Whereas the World Wide Web links Web pages together, the Semantic Web links the data on the Web that are related. See taxonomy, linked open data and Semantic Web.



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Before/After Your Search Term
BeforeAfter
online storeONVIF
online storefrontOnyx
online therapyOO
online to offlineOO.o
online transaction processingOOA
online versionOOAD
online videoOOB bug
OnNowOOB data
OnStarOOBE
ONToobie

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