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Overview page. Subjects: Education.

1 A collective noun for learners, used to refer to a group of pupils or students taught together. Used in this sense, we find such expressions as ‘top of the class’ and ‘class...

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classer

Tony Deverson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of New Zealandisms

January 2010; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 5 words.

noun = wool classer.

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class

Sylvia Chalker and Edmund Weiner.

in The Oxford Dictionary of English Grammar

January 1998; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 46 words.

A group of linguistic items with shared characteristics.

See OPEN class, CLOSED class, FORM class WORD CLASS.

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Class

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619-1895: From the Colonial Period to the Age of Frederick Douglass

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; United States History.

The discussion of class among African Americans in the centuries before the industrial revolution encountered significant conceptual difficulties. Did “class”

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Class

Graham Russell Hodges.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619-1895: From the Colonial Period to the Age of Frederick Douglass

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 4216 words.

The discussion of class among African Americans in the centuries before the industrial revolution encountered significant conceptual difficulties. Did “class”

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class

Edited by John Ayto.

in Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 19 words.

the chattering classes: see chattering.

a class act a person or thing displaying impressive and stylish excellence. informal

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class

Peter Moles and Nicholas Terry.

in The Handbook of International Financial Terms

January 1997; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services. 41 words.

Securities which are similar in type. For example: bonds would form one class; fixed rate and floating rate two (sub)classes;

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Class

Constance Coiner.

in The Oxford Companion to Women's Writing in the United States

January 1995; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Women's Writing). 2865 words.

1930s Proletarian Writing

During the Depression, working-class writing was identified as “proletarian.” During this period of heightened class consciousness in

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class

Overview page. Subjects: Economics.

A type or category of security. The two principal classes are stocks and bonds.

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class

Edited by Jonathan Law and John Smullen.

in A Dictionary of Finance and Banking

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services. 15 words.

A type or category of security. The two principal classes are stocks and bonds.

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Edited by Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Finance and Banking

January 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services. 15 words.

A type or category of *security. The two principal classes are *stocks and *bonds.

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class

Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Finance and Banking

March 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking. 15 words.

A type or category of *security. The two principal classes are *stocks and *bonds.

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class

Graham Upton and Ian Cook.

in A Dictionary of Statistics

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Probability and Statistics. 51 words.

When numerical *data are grouped into classes (e.g. 1≤x<5, 5≤x<10,…), the values marking the limits of a class are called the lower and upper class boundaries. Some texts reserve the term...

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class

Overview page. Subjects: Philosophy.

The term ‘class’ is often used interchangeably with ‘set’ to denote what might loosely be called a collection of things, these things being the members of the class. The members ...

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class

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

A theoretical term, most common in writings about post-tonal music. The pitch class C is used to refer to Cs in general, with no particular C implied. ‘Interval class’ refers ...

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class

Overview page. Subjects: Maritime History.

See classification. Also, a class of ships or yachts are ones all built to the same design.

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class

Elizabeth Martin and Robert Hine.

in A Dictionary of Biology

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 33 words.

A category used in the classification of organisms that consists of similar or closely related orders. Similar classes are grouped

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class

Edited by Robert Hine and Elizabeth Martin.

in A Dictionary of Biology

June 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 33 words.

A category used in the *classification of organisms that consists of similar or closely related orders. Similar classes are

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class

John Cannon.

in A Dictionary of British History

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 319 words.

is about power. The concept of social class has been used by historians to understand the experience, social relationships, and

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class

Edited by Andrew Butterfield and Gerard Ekembe Ngondi.

in A Dictionary of Computer Science

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computing. 32 words.

A facility introduced in the programming language *Simula. The class provides a form of *abstract data type

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John Daintith and Edmund Wright.

in A Dictionary of Computing

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computing. 32 words.

A facility introduced in the programming language *Simula. The class provides a form of *abstract data type

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