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the arranging of a taxon in the appropriate position in the taxonomic hierarchy, for example, selecting the category as an order, rather than a class or family.

ranking

arranging units, e.g. cows, in order according to a predetermined criterion e.g. milk production, with the superior unit first in the list.
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Eight GUSD schools received a statewide ranking of 10.
2 in both top 25 polls; the Tigers must build those 60-point leads to offset their weaker computer rankings.
1 USC remains comfortably ahead in the BCS rankings and would not drop unless it loses one of its final three games, Palm said.
Inclusion in the 2006 FinTech 100 Ranking Underscores Actuate's Excellence in Enterprise Reporting for Financial Services
This first annual ranking will be presented at a special awards ceremony held during the ACORD/LOMA meeting in Orlando in May 2007 and will be published as a Special Report by Insurance Networking News in the June 2007 issue, including bonus distribution at the IASA meeting in Minneapolis.
The 20-year-old is known on the WTA Tour for a bright personality and for not caring too much about the rankings.
The ranking is compiled by American Banker, SourceMedia's flagship publication for banking and financial services professionals, and Financial Insights, an IDC Company, a global independent advisory firm.
Santa Clarita shouldn't quibble about the rankings,'' Kyser said.
Under statewide rankings of 1 to 10, four Glendale elementary schools - Dunsmore, Monte Vista, Mountain View and Valley View - along with Rosemont Middle and Clark Magnet high schools received the highest score.
So the BCS rankings seem to be just as accurate as the writers' rankings - and a little more accurate than the coaches' rankings.