What is class?

  • (noun): A league ranked by quality.
    Example: "He played baseball in class D for two years"
    Synonyms: division
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on class:

Biomedical Engineering - Roles of A Biomedical Engineer in A Hospital - Medical Devices
... regulated and classified (in the US) as follows (see also Regulation) Class I devices present minimal potential for harm to the user and are often simpler in design than Class II or ... Class II devices are subject to special controls in addition to the general controls of Class I devices ... Devices in this class are typically non-invasive and include x-ray machines, PACS, powered wheelchairs, infusion pumps, and surgical drapes ...
Class - Transportation
... Travel class, a quality of accommodation on public transport Class (locomotive), a single design of a locomotive as assigned by the railroad Classification of United ...
Protecting Equipment in The Outside Plant
... Class 1 Equipment in a Controlled Environment Class 2 Protected Equipment in Outside Environments Class 3 Protected Equipment in Severe Outside Environments Class 4 ... Plant (OSP) contains the most recent industry data regarding each Class described above ...
488 (disambiguation)
... The year 488 BC British Rail Class 488, unpowered electric multiple unit trailer sets, converted from Mark 2F coaches IEEE-488, a short-range, digital communications bus specification 488 Kreusa, a minor planet ... U-488), a Type XIV U-boat ("Milchkuh") of the Kriegsmarine USS McCalla (DD-488), a Gleaves-class destroyer USS Sarda (SS-488), a Tench-class ...
Sather - Example of Iterators
... class MAIN is main is loop i = 1.upto!(10) #OUT + i + "\n" end end end This program prints numbers from 1 to 10 ... upto! is a method of the integer class INT accepting one once argument, meaning its value will not change as the iterator yields ... upto! could be implemented in the INT class like this upto!(once mINT)SAME is i INT = self -- initialise i to the value of self, -- that is the integer of which this method is called loop if i>m then ...

More definitions of "class":

  • (noun): A collection of things sharing a common attribute.
    Synonyms: category, family
  • (noun): Elegance in dress or behavior.
    Example: "She has a lot of class"
  • (noun): (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders.
  • (noun): People having the same social or economic status.
    Example: "The working class"; "an emerging professional class"
    Synonyms: social class, socio-economic class
  • (noun): A body of students who are taught together.
    Synonyms: form, grade
  • (noun): A body of students who graduate together.
    Example: "The class of '97"
    Synonyms: year

Famous quotes containing the word class:

    There is still the feeling that women’s writing is a lesser class of writing, that ... what goes on in the nursery or the bedroom is not as important as what goes on in the battlefield, ... that what women know about is a less category of knowledge.
    Erica Jong (b. 1942)

    I read, with a kind of hopeless envy, histories and legends of people of our craft who “do not write for money.” It must be a pleasant experience to be able to cultivate so delicate a class of motives for the privilege of doing one’s best to express one’s thoughts to people who care for them. Personally, I have yet to breathe the ether of such a transcendent sphere. I am proud to say that I have always been a working woman, and always had to be ...
    Elizabeth Stuart Phelps (1844–1911)

    He could jazz up the map-reading class by having a full-size color photograph of Betty Grable in a bathing suit, with a co- ordinate grid system laid over it. The instructor could point to different parts of her and say, “Give me the co-ordinates.”... The Major could see every unit in the Army using his idea.... Hot dog!
    Norman Mailer (b. 1923)