form class

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n form class one of the traditional categories of words intended to reflect their functions in a grammatical context
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Usage

In literature:

While land owners possessed the great social advantage, they could form a class of hereditary nobles.
"Folkways" by William Graham Sumner
They evidently formed a separate and conspicuous class in the community.
"The Preacher and His Models" by James Stalker
As to form, history is divided into several classes.
"Elementary Guide to Literary Criticism" by F. V. N. Painter
These form a distinct class of young girls, marked by a peculiar variegated dress.
"The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II" by A.E. Nordenskieold
Nicknames are formed in very many ways, but the two largest classes are sobriquets taken from the names of animals, e.g.
"The Romance of Names" by Ernest Weekley
Several of us had formed a class for oral instruction in French.
"Lights and Shadows in Confederate Prisons" by Homer B. Sprague
These 'addressers' formed another class.
"The Loyalists of America and Their Times, Vol. 2 of 2" by Edgerton Ryerson
Songs form a class of lyrics as varied in content as the possible subjects in life.
"Journeys Through Bookland, Vol. 10" by Charles Herbert Sylvester
Men and women very early respectively form the two political classes of rulers and ruled.
"The World's Greatest Books--Volume 14--Philosophy and Economics" by Various
Another phase of clairvoyant phenomena of this class is that of the perception of "thought forms," as they are called by occultists.
"Genuine Mediumship or The Invisible Powers" by Bhakta Vishita
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In poetry:

One breathing form no more, alas!
Amid our slender group we see;
With him we still remained "The Class,"--
Without his presence what are we?
"After The Curfew" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
I now will endeavor, while fresh in my mind,
My Sabbath School Class to portray;
The theme's furnished for me, I've only to find
Colors to blend, their forms to display.
"My S.S. Class" by Mary Ann H T Bigelow
Ah! Strange, that such a form should stand
In raiment soiled, and travel stained;
Yes, mark the contour of that hand,
A hand by menial toil profaned.
Can one from such a station reach
All classes by sheer force of speech?
"Echoes From Galilee." by Alfred Castner King

In news:

Several members of the class of 1966 had formed an informal club and rove the antique cars to school and everywhere else.
Two class sessions to choose from: Tuesdays at 9:30 am or Fridays at 11 a.m. Zentangles is a new art form perfect for those who like to doodle.
Moore High School government teacher Liz Butcher tells class members to study issues, form their own opinions.
Experienced rosemaling (Norwegian rose painting) instructor Joan Varty will be back in Devils Lake again on Sept 7-8 to conduct a rosemaling class for those interested in learning this unique painting form.
CHARLOTTE — NASCAR enshrined its second Hall of Fame class Monday night with an emphasis on the grit and determination that's formed the cornerstone of stock-car racing.
Classes forming now for adults & kids in Karate, Jiu-Jitsu, MMA & Self Defense 740-398-5579.
Class warfare is a form of bigotry.
The flight of middle-class blacks from ghettos has left a disastrously isolated underclass -- one formed less by welfare or a lack of jobs than by its rural-South heritage.
Belgian biotechnology group Galapagos is testing a new class of antibiotics that could be used to combat bacteria that have become resistant to other forms of medication.
Class warfare is a form of bigotry .
Pella — There are already 26 volunteers in Marion County interested in taking hazardous materials ( hazmat ) training classes to form a preliminary response team.
Pella — There are already 26 volunteers in Marion County interested in taking hazardous materials (hazmat) training classes to form a preliminary response team.
The North County Times says they're afraid the classes may be a form of religious indoctrination that promotes Hinduism and they've hired an attorney.
MacLeod's homeroom class has partnered with area seniors to form positive relationships by highlighting their similarities and striking parallels between elder abuse and teen bullying.
Bess Sullivan (right) completes registration forms to enroll her daughter in classes at On Pointe , a dance studio opening at 1223 Main Street in downtown Tunica.
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In science:

However the result does take different forms for different universality classes.
Characteristic polynomials of random matrices at edge singularities
Thus, the split extensions of A by M form one or more equivalence classes.
Abelian extensions of algebras in congruence-modular varieties
The split extensions of A by M form a single equivalence class.
Abelian extensions of algebras in congruence-modular varieties
Thus, we can form the composite +M [(E1 ⊠ E2)∆A ], which is a class of extensions in V of A by M .
Abelian extensions of algebras in congruence-modular varieties
The set of elements conjugate to a particular element g ∈ G form the conjugacy class of g .
Random walks on wreath products of groups
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