1. philosophy the branch of metaphysics that deals with the nature of being
2. logic the set of entities presupposed by a theory
a. A systematic account of Existence.
b. (From philosophy) An explicit formal specification of how to represent the objects, concepts and other entities that are assumed to exist in some area of interest and the relationships that hold among them.
c. The hierarchical structuring of knowledge about things by subcategorising them according to their essential (or at least relevant and/or cognitive) qualities.
I must confess unrest
Seeing ontology applied to servers
What gods are we creating
That will smother us?