Notebook, 1993-



Kind, Category . . . .Accorded, Assigned, Adjacent, Distinquished, Shared . . . . Collection, Period . . . . Course, Group, Body . . . . Systematic Arrangement, League, Rating, Rank, Set . . . . .

R  E  F  E  R  E  N  C  E  S 
1 Class n. often attrib [F classe, fr. L classis group called to military service, fleet, class; perh. akin to L calore to call -more at Low] [1602] 1a: a body of students meeting regularly to study the same subject b: the period during which such a body meets c: a course of instruction d: a body of students or alumni whose year of graduation is the same 2a: a group sharing the same ecnomic or social status [the working __] b: social rank; esp: high social rank c: high quality: Elegance 3: a group, set, or kind sharing common attributes: as a: a major category in biological taxonomy ranking above the order and below the phylym or division b: a collection of adjacent and discrete or continuous values of a random variable c: Set 21 4: a division or rating based on grade or quality 5: the best of its kind [the __ of the league]

2 Class vt [1705; Classify

Classification n [1790 1: the act or process of classifying 2a: systematic arrangement in groups or categories according to established criteria; specif: Taxonomy b: Class, Category

Classify vt [1799] 1: to arrange in classes [ __ing books according to subject matter] 2: to assign [as a document to a category]

[Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, 10th Edition. Springfield, MA, USA: Merriam-Webster, Inc. 1995.]



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