The Commens Dictionary
Quote from ‘Sketch of Dichotomic Mathematics’
A Definition is either Nominal or Real. A nominal definition merely explains the meaning of a term which is adopted for convenience.
‘Nominal Definition’ (pub. 20.11.15-09:18). Quote in M. Bergman & S. Paavola (Eds.), The Commens Dictionary: Peirce's Terms in His Own Words. New Edition. Retrieved from http://www.commens.org/dictionary/entry/quote-sketch-dichotomic-mathematics-2.