Complete Definition of "class"

English
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rank|greatly|floor|example|983|class|century|sorry|share

Pronunciation
audio|en-us-class.ogg|Audio (US)

Etymology
From F. term|classe|langfr, from L. term|classis|langla.

Noun
en-noun|es|-

  1. countable A group, collection, category or set sharing characteristics or attributes.

#: The new Ford Fiesta is set to be best in the 'small family' class.
#:: Often used to imply membership of a large class.
#::: This word has a whole class of metaphoric extensions.

  1. countable A social grouping, based on job, wealth, etc. In Britain, society is commonly split into three main classes; upper class, middle class and working class.
  2. uncountable The division of society into classes.

#: Jane Austen's works deal with class in 18th-century England.

  1. uncountable Admirable behavior; elegance.

#: Apologizing for losing your temper, even though you were badly provoked, showed real class.

  1. context|countable|and|uncountable A group of students in a regularly scheduled meeting with a teacher.

#: The class was noisy, but the teacher was able to get their attention with a story.

  1. A series of classes covering a single subject.

#: I took the cooking class for enjoyment, but I also learned a lot.

  1. countable A group of students who commenced or completed their education during a particular year. A school class.

#: The class of 1982 was particularly noteworthy.

  1. countable A category of seats in an airplane, train or other means of mass transportation.

#: I used to fly business class, but now my company can only afford economy.

  1. context|biology|taxonomy|countable A rank in the classification of organisms, below phylum and above order; a taxon of that rank

#: Magnolias belong to the class Magnoliopsida.

  1. computing A set of objects possibly differing in state but not behavior.
  2. math A collection of sets definable by a shared property.

#: The class of all sets is not a set.

Translations
trans-top|a group, collection, category or set sharing characteristics or attributes
Catalan: classe f
Czech: třída f
Finnish: luokka
German: Klasse f
trans-mid
Hungarian: osztály
Italian: ceto m
Norwegian: klasse m|f
Polish: klasa f
Swedish: klass c
trans-bottom

trans-top|a social grouping, based on job, wealth, etc.
Catalan: classe f
Finnish: luokka
German: Klasse f
Hebrew: מעמד (ma'mad) m
Hungarian: osztály
trans-mid
Italian: ceto m
Norwegian: klasse m|f
Polish: klasa f
Swedish: klass c
trans-bottom

trans-top|the division of society into classes
Catalan: classe f
Czech: třída f
Finnish: luokka
German: Klasse f
Hebrew: מעמדות (ma'amadot) m|p
Hungarian: osztály
trans-mid
Italian: ceto m
Norwegian: klasse m|f
Polish: klasa f
Swedish: klass c
trans-bottom

trans-top|admirable behavior; elegance
Catalan: classe f
Finnish: tyyli
trans-mid
Norwegian: klasse m|f
Polish: klasa f
Swedish: klass c
trans-bottom

trans-top|a group of students in a regularly scheduled meeting with a teacher
Catalan: classe f
Czech: třída f
Finnish: luokka
German: Klasse f
Hebrew: כיתה (kita) f
Hungarian: osztály
trans-mid
Kurdish: KUchar|پۆل
Norwegian: klasse m|f
Polish: klasa f
Swedish: klass c
trans-bottom

trans-top|a series of classes covering a single subject
Catalan: curs m
Hebrew: קורס (qurs) m
Polish: kurs
trans-mid
Norwegian: kurs n
Swedish: kurs c
trans-bottom

trans-top|a group of students who commenced or completed their education during a particular year
Catalan: classe f
Finnish: luokka, vuosikurssi
German: Klasse f
Hebrew: שכבה (shikhva) f
Hungarian: osztály
trans-mid
Kurdish: KUchar|پۆل
Norwegian: kull n, årskull n
Polish: klasa f
Swedish: årskurs c, avgångsklass c
trans-bottom

trans-top|a category of seats in an airplane, train or other means of mass transportation
Catalan: classe f
Czech: třída f
Finnish: luokka
Hebrew: מחלקה (makhlaqa) f
Hungarian: osztály
trans-mid
Norwegian: klasse m|f
Polish: klasa f
Swedish: klass c
trans-bottom

trans-top|the classification below Phylum and above Order
Catalan: classe f
Czech: třída f
Finnish: luokka
German: Classis f
trans-mid
Hungarian: osztály
Norwegian: klasse m|f
Swedish: klass c
trans-bottom

trans-top|a set of objects possibly differing in state but not behavior
Catalan: classe f
Finnish: luokka
German: Klasse f
trans-mid
Hungarian: osztály
Norwegian: klasse m|f
Polish: klasa f
trans-bottom

trans-top|a collection of sets definable by a shared property
Hungarian: osztály
German: Klasse f
trans-mid
Norwegian: klasse m|f
trans-bottom

Translations to be checked
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ttbc|Interlingua: classe
ttbc|Indonesian: kelas
ttbc|Portuguese: classe
ttbc|Romanian: clasă f

Verb
en-verb|classes|classing|classed

  1. transitive To assign to a class.

#: I would class this with most of the other mediocre works of the period.

Translations
trans-top|to assign to a class
trans-mid
Swedish: klassificera
trans-bottom

Adjective
en-adj|-

  1. context|UK|slang great; fabulous

Related terms
rel-top|related terms
class act
class action
class clown
classify
class picture
classless
classroom
class up
class war
classy
rel-mid
coach class
economy class
first class
lower class
middle class
school class
second class
steerage class
upper class
working class
rel-bottom

Category:Semantics

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Revision and Credits for"class"
  • 2007-11-22 05:01 - Interwicket - iwiki -[[:als:Klasse (Biologie)]], -[[:ca:Classe (biologia)]], -[[:cs:TΕ™Γ­da (biologie)]], -[[:da:Klasse (biologi)]], -[[:de:Klasse (Biologie)]], -[[:es:Clase (biologΓ­a)]], -[[:et:Klass (bioloogia)]], -[[:fy:Klasse]], -[[:hr:Razred (biologija)]], -

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