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hierarchy 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Noun
/ˈhī(ə)ˌrärkē/,
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hierarchies, plural;
  1. A system or organization in which people or groups are ranked one above the other according to status or authority

  2. The upper echelons of a hierarchical system; those in authority
    • - the magazine was read quite widely even by some of the hierarchy
  3. An arrangement or classification of things according to relative importance or inclusiveness
    • - a taxonomic hierarchy of phyla, classes, orders, families, genera, and species
  4. The clergy of the Catholic or Episcopal Church; the religious authorities

  5. The traditional system of orders of angels and other heavenly beings


  1. a series of ordered groupings of people or things within a system; "put honesty first in her hierarchy of values"
  2. the organization of people at different ranks in an administrative body
  3. (hierarchical) classified according to various criteria into successive levels or layers; "it has been said that only a hierarchical society with a leisure class at the top can produce works of art"; "in her hierarchical set of values honesty comes first"
  4. A hierarchy (Greek: hierarchia (ἱεραρχία), from hierarches, "leader of sacred rites") is an arrangement of items (objects, names, values, categories, etc. ...
  5. A hierarchical organization is an organizational structure where every entity in the organization, except one, is subordinate to a single other entity. This arrangement is a form of a hierarchy. ...
  6. In mathematics, a hierarchy is a preorder, i.e. an ordered set. The term is used to stress a natural hierarchical relation among the elements. In particular, it is the preferred terminology for posets whose elements are classes of objects of increasing complexity. ...
  7. In object-oriented programming (OOP), Inheritance is a way to compartmentalize and reuse code by creating collections of attributes and behaviors called objects which can be based on previously created objects. ...
  8. A body of authoritative officials organized in nested ranks; Any group of objects ranked so that every one but the topmost is subordinate to a specified one above it
  9. (hierarchic) proportion Use of unnatural proportion to show the relative importance of figures.
  10. (Hierarchical) a logical structure that classifies    information in a series of steps, starting with broad, simple classifications, and proceeding, in stages, to narrow, precise classifications.
  11. (hierarchical) If ‘true,’ this taxonomy has hierarchical abilities like WordPress Categories. If ‘false,’ this taxonomy behaves much like freeform Tags.
  12. (HIERARCHICAL) A system, which ranks persons and things in order of, perceived importance and worth.
  13. (Hierarchical) (Parent/Child : "Computer Manufacturers => IBM")
  14. (Hierarchical) Describes chains characterized by vertical integration and managerial control within lead firms that develop and manufacture products in-house. This usually occurs when product specifications cannot be codified, products are complex, or highly competent suppliers cannot be found. ...
  15. (Hierarchical) relationships are used to indicate terms which are narrower and broader in scope. A "Broader Term" (BT) is a more general term, e.g. “Apparatus” is a generalization of “Computers”. Reciprocally, a Narrower Term (NT) is a more specific term, e.g. ...
  16. (hierarchical) (boolean) Whether to include terms that have non-empty descendants (even if 'hide_empty' is set to true). 1 (true) - Default 0 (false)
  17. (hierarchical) adj. organized in multiple levels such that each level bears some principled relationship to the ones above and below; e.g. ...
  18. PRESENTATION: A hierarchical geographic presentation shows the geographic entities in a superior/subordinate structure in census products. This structure is derived from the legal, administrative, or a real relationships of the entities. ...
  19. (Hierarchies) (191) the leaders or chiefs of religious groups; high priests. Milton uses the term to represent all the angels who make up the Heavenly Host.
  20. (Hierarchies) Example: The table E (for EMPLOYEE) nr name mgr 1 Gretchen null 2 Bob 1 5 Anne 2 6 John 2 3 Hulda 1 4 Hjalmar 1 7 Usama 4 Going up in the hierarchy one level: What's the name of John's boss?
  21. (Hierarchies) there are many perspectives and levels – organizational, technological and solution domain
  22. Trees (presentation, calculation, and so forth) used to express and navigate relationships.
  23. The higher clergy or College of bishops who are assigned to rule over spiritual matters of the church.
  24. That group of spiritual beings on the inner planes of the solar system who are the intelligent forces of nature, and who control the evolutionary processes. They are themselves divided into twelve Hierarchies. ...
  25. 1. Those spiritual beings (Initiates and Adepts) who have passed through the human stage of development, are fully ‘group conscious’, and are now working to foster the Divine Plan on Earth. 2. The planetary heart center. 3. ...