Dominion or authority in sacred things.
A body of officials disposed organically in ranks and orders each subordinate to the one above it; a body of ecclesiastical rulers.
A rank or order of holy beings.
Any group of objects ranked so that every one but the topmost is subordinate to a specified one above it; also, the entire set of ordering relations between such objects. The ordering relation between each object and the one above is called a hierarchical relation.
A group of people, or things arranged in order of rank or grade.
Organization of levels ranked one above the other.
An ascending or descending series of elements ranked according to their importance or value
the sacred order
a ranking of authority and power
The organization of data into classes, ranked one above another in order of importance, or by some other significant characteristic.
The sequence of taxonomic categories ranked by level of inclusiveness. The categories used on this site, starting with the least inclusive, are subspecies, species, genus, subfamily, family, superfamily, and order.
A graded or ranked system that locates different species on different levels of importance.
a system that divides people into higher and lower ranks.
a system of organization in which the members are ranked from higher to lower ..... return
a ranking of settlements or shopping centres according to their population size or the number of services they provide.
A system of groups within groups, generally with the levels ranked according to their inclusiveness.
the organization of people at different ranks in an administrative body
a pecking order, a system of ranking
a pyramidally-structured organisation composed of a series of grades, ranks, or offices of increasing power, prestige, and (usually) remuneration
a rank or order to things
a single thing that can also be viewed as several things
a system in which one person is at the top of the organization and there is a ranked or sequential ordering from the top down of managers who are responsible to that person
A list of subjects in a directory. The subjects are organized in successive ranks with the broadest listed first and with more specific aspects or subdivisions listed below.
a social structure in which individuals or classes of people are ranked so that some people occupy higher levels of importance than others
A structure that ranks components into levels of subordination according to a defined criteria. In object-orientation the relationship between the parent class and child class forms a hierarchy.
Ranks measures taken to prevent or reduce hazard exposure according to effectivenss of controls (eg. from the most effective measures to the least satisfactory).
Relationship based on degrees or levels of superordination and subordination, where the superordinate term represents a class or whole, and subordinate terms refer to its members or parts. (ISO 2788, Clause 8.3) A relationship between terms that is based on a ranking or order from a superior to a subordinate position. For example, the activity Child Maintenance Management is a subset of the broader term Legal Case Management.
Hierarchy originally meant rule by a priesthood, and the term was also used to refer to the ranks of heavenly beings, such as angels and archangels. Hierarchy today refers to rule by a single, supreme ruler, whose will controls a society or an organization. The supreme ruler passes authority on to a series of lesser rulers, and so on through a pyramid. Because it starts with a single ruler we can call hierarchy â€˜single ruleâ€™, as opposed to the multiple rule of heterarchy. Sections 4.1, 5.1
Hierarchies are structures organized by rank. ProQuest topic trees are called hierarchies because they are arranged from the broadest subject to the most narrow.
ranking of items according to their logical relationship [D02821] Webster
A system in which grade or classes of status or authority are ranked one above the other.
A system of dividing people or things into ranks.
In general, a hierarchy is a ranked structure with a top level and subordinate levels. In ADO, hierarchical Recordsets are used to represent the parent-child relationship between a record and a chapter. Also in ADO, Record and Stream objects can be used to access hierarchical tree structures such as a folder and documents. ADO MD also includes Hierarchy objects to represent a relationship between the levels of a dimension in an OLAP cube. See also hierarchical Recordsets, parent-child relationship, chapter, tree.
system in which people or things are ranked above one another
graded social order but may refer more specifically to a religious order made up of ranks
A hierarchy listing of items displays the items in a stratified ranking.
A series in which each element is categorized into successive ranks or grades with each level subordinate to the one above.
A list of subjects in a directory organized into successive ranks with the broadest subject listed first, with more specific aspects or subdivisions of the subject listed beneath it.
A hierarchy is an arrangement of things in a ranking order. A systems hierarchy will include the ranks of lesser complexity in the progressively higher ranks.
A series of elements that have been graded or ranked in some useful manner. In AIXwindows, more than 40 classes of graphical objects are ranked top-down from the simplest to the most complex to determine the relative order of inheritance of appearance resources and behavior resources.