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Questions about the definition of software-engineering terms, and about the right terms to use to refer to commonly known concepts, practices or patterns related to software and systems development life cycle. Using the right terms correctly is a core practice of the scientific and engineering reasoning.

Terminology is about the objective meaning of software-related terms, and about the use of the right terms to refer to commonly known concepts, practices or patterns related to software and systems development life cycle.

Using the right terms accurately is a core practice of the scientific and engineering reasoning and writing.

Terminology question are objective when they refer to a well-defined term or a well known concept that is used in several sources.

Caution: Terminology questions that refer to concepts on which there is no consensus, and no third party sources to define them might be opinion-based and out of scope.