• WordNet 3.6
    • n subclass (biology) a taxonomic category below a class and above an order
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Subclass One of the natural groups, more important than an order, into which some classes are divided; as, the angiospermous subclass of exogens.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n subclass A prime subdivision of a class; in zoology and botany, a division or group of a grade between the class and the order; a superorder.
    • n subclass In petrography, in the quantitative classification of igneous rocks (see rock), a division between class and order, based on the relative proportions of the two subgroups of the preponderant group of standard minerals.
    • subclass To place in a sub-class or secondary division of its class.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Subclass sub′klas a primary subdivision of a class.
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In literature:

The second class is divided into six subclasses.
"Saunterings" by Charles Dudley Warner
Bring up sentences with twenty descriptive adjectives, having some of each subclass named in Sec.
"An English Grammar" by W. M. Baskervill and J. W. Sewell
It consists of eight classes and subclasses, and embraces employees receiving annual salaries from $720 to $2,000.
"A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents" by Grover Cleveland
In Northeast Australia (Queensland) there are exogamous subclasses, and no clan taboos.
"Introduction to the History of Religions" by Crawford Howell Toy
Engler's system recognizes only two subclasses, viz.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia" by Various
The Iulidae are cylindrical insects and occur in moist places, as do most of the representatives of this subclass.
"Directions for Collecting and Preserving Insects" by C. V. Riley
"The Manual of the Botany of the Northern United States" by Asa Gray
The fourth subclass, CIRRIPEDIA, comprises the Barnacles and Acorn-shells.
"The Life of Crustacea" by William Thomas Calman
The three subclasses here adopted correspond exactly with those proposed in Theo.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 3" by Various

In news:

However, previous results do not address the important classes of stratified programs and its subclass of acyclic (i.e.
The list is a subclass of an MFC CCheckList box, which allows the automatic check boxes for each list item.

In science:

This event therefore belongs to a d im subclass of GRBs and is not a prototype for jet-like cosmological GRBs.
Trans-Relativistic Supernovae, Circumstellar Gamma-Ray Bursts, and Supernova 1998bw
Our first result is that both these classes of configurations are in one-to-one correspondence with a certain subclass of fixed point free involutions.
Random walks and random fixed-point free involutions
Then, in the same sense as in , we can study, instead of the maps A → H ◦ B (which define a comma category whose initial ob jects are the proper internal coHom ob jects of CA), certain subclasses of arrows A → (H ◦ B )ω , where ω is a counital 2-cocycle defining a twist transformation on H ◦ B .
Generalized twisted coHom objects
We now focus the subclass of nonoverlapping diagrams: in those diagrams, there are no overlapping loops.
Trapping of a random walk by diffusing traps
Newtonian dynamical systems satisfying strong normality condition form special subclass which appears to be interesting ob ject for study.
On the concept of normal shift in non-metric geometry
In fact, they form a proper subclass of our admissible functions. 3.4 Theorem.
A generalized mean value inequality for subharmonic functions and applications
The rotating models also enter the further WR subclasses with smaller actual masses and lower luminosities.
Stellar evolution with rotation X: Wolf-Rayet star populations at solar metallicity
Different symbols correspond to the different subclasses of radio galaxies.
The nuclear SED of NGC6251: a BL Lac in the center of an FR I radio galaxy
Those GHS yielding a resolution of unity with a positive weight function define the subclass of generalized hypergeometric coherent states (GHCS).
Generalized Hypergeometric Coherent States
Within the system, constructs such as ‘variable’, ‘value’, ‘type’, ‘class’, ‘subclass’, ‘ob ject’, ‘iteration’, ‘true’, ‘false’, and ‘negation’ are not provided explicitly.
Towards an Intelligent Database System Founded on the SP Theory of Computing and Cognition
Each class or subclass in a class hierarchy can also be represented by a table but in this case it is necessary to provide additional fields so that the necessary connections can be made.
Towards an Intelligent Database System Founded on the SP Theory of Computing and Cognition
The subclasses of A for which 0.1 has been verified so far consist of approximately homogeneous (AH ) algebras.
On topologically finite-dimensional simple C*-algebras
Hence only a subclass of labelings is accepted.
Statistical mechanics of random graphs
Multidimensional random walks in random environments with subclassical limit behavior.
Critical RWRE on trees and tree-indexed random walks
Multidimensional random walks in random environments with subclassical limiting behavior.
On which graphs are all random walks in random environments transient?