Terminology is a system of terms belonging or peculiar to a science, art, or specialized subject, nomenclature.

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Condescending “we”

What is the term for the condescending usage of "we" that essentially means "you"? For example, when talking to a child, you might say "we need to be on our best behavior." A slight variant could be ...
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Is “Discrete” the correct/best term?

I have a page - similar to a wiki page - that contains descriptive information in paragraph form as well as a side bar with labels bits of information. This is a good example, the right size ...
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What does an odometer measure? Another term for “mileage”

I'm developing a software application in which users must enter odometer values of their cars. I'm looking for the correct term for the variable/database field that stores an odometer reading. Terms ...
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Question part in answer

What is the part that is appened to an answer called in a question? For example: What is the weather today? The answer would be: The weather is sunny today What would these be called? Is ...
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Inverted conditional sentence using 'can' and 'will'

On this page in Wikipedia!, it states for first conditional sentences: The condition can also be expressed using the modal verb should. This form can be used to make an inverted condition ...
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Use of the term Defect Act in the accounting

Is it correct to use the term "Defect Act" to name the document that is added to the Construction Works Contract? Or is it "Defective Act" or "Defect Notice" or something else? I found such terms as ...