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1st class

  • noun mail that includes letters and postcards and packages sealed against inspection
    1st class; first class; 1st-class mail.
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1st-class mail

  • noun mail that includes letters and postcards and packages sealed against inspection
    1st class; first class; 1st-class mail.
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age class

  • noun people in the same age range
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art class

  • noun a class in which you learn to draw or paint
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cabin class

  • noun a class of accommodations on a ship or train or plane that are less expensive than first class accommodations
    economy class; cabin class.
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childbirth-preparation class

  • noun a course that teaches pregnant women to use breathing and concentration and exercise techniques to use during labor
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class acrasiomycetes

  • noun cellular slime molds; in some classifications placed in kingdom Protoctista
    Acrasiomycetes.
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class act

  • noun someone who shows impressive and stylish excellence
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class actinozoa

  • noun a large class of sedentary marine coelenterates that includes sea anemones and corals; the medusoid phase is entirely suppressed
    class Actinozoa; Actinozoa; Anthozoa.
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class action

  • noun a lawsuit brought by a representative member of a large group of people on behalf of all members of the group
    class action.
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class amphibia

  • noun the class of vertebrates that live on land but breed in water; frogs; toads; newts; salamanders; caecilians
    amphibia.
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class angiospermae

  • noun comprising flowering plants that produce seeds enclosed in an ovary; in some systems considered a class (Angiospermae) and in others a division (Magnoliophyta or Anthophyta)
    division Anthophyta; Anthophyta; Magnoliophyta; division Magnoliophyta; Angiospermae.
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class anthoceropsida

  • noun hornworts: in some classification systems included in the class Hepaticopsida
    Anthoceropsida.
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class anthozoa

  • noun a large class of sedentary marine coelenterates that includes sea anemones and corals; the medusoid phase is entirely suppressed
    class Actinozoa; Actinozoa; Anthozoa.
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class aphasmidia

  • noun one of two subgroups of Nematoda used in some classification systems
    Aphasmidia.
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class arachnida

  • noun a large class of arthropods including spiders and ticks and scorpions and daddy longlegs; have four pairs of walking legs and no wings
    Arachnida.
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class archiannelida

  • noun a class of Annelida
    Archiannelida.
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class ascidiaceae

  • noun sometimes classified as an order: sea squirts
    Ascidiaceae.
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class ascomycetes

  • noun large class of higher fungi coextensive with division Ascomycota: sac fungi
    Ascomycetes.
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class asteroidea

  • noun sea stars
    Asteroidea.
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class aves

  • noun (ornithology) the class of birds
    Aves.
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class bacillariophyceae

  • noun marine and freshwater eukaryotic algae: diatoms
    Bacillariophyceae; class Bacillariophyceae; Diatomophyceae.
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class basidiomycetes

  • noun large class of higher fungi coextensive with subdivision Basidiomycota
    Basidiomycetes.
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class bivalvia

  • noun oysters; clams; scallops; mussels
    Bivalvia; class Bivalvia; class Lamellibranchia; Lamellibranchia.
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class bryopsida

  • noun true mosses: bryophytes having leafy rather than thalloid gametophytes: comprises orders Andreaeales; Bryales; Dicranales; Eubryales; Sphagnales
    Musci; class Bryopsida; Bryopsida.
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class cephalopoda

  • noun octopuses; squids; cuttlefish; pearly nautilus
    Cephalopoda.
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class cestoda

  • noun tapeworms
    Cestoda.
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class channidae

  • noun snakeheads
    Channidae.
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class charophyceae

  • noun in some classifications: contains only the order Charales
    Charophyceae.
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class chilopoda

  • noun arthropods having the trunk composed of numerous somites each bearing one pair of legs: centipedes
    Chilopoda.
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class chlorophyceae

  • noun algae distinguished chiefly by having flagella and a clear green color, their chlorophyll being masked little if at all by other pigments
    Chlorophyceae.
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class chondrichthyes

  • noun cartilaginous fishes
    Chondrichthyes.
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class chrysophyceae

  • noun all the yellow-green algae having flagella of unequal length
    class Chrysophyceae; Chrysophyceae; Heterokontae.
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class chytridiomycetes

  • noun a class of mostly aquatic fungi; saprophytic or parasitic on algae or fungi or plants
    Chytridiomycetes.
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class ciliata

  • noun class of protozoa having cilia or hairlike appendages on part or all of the surface during some part of the life cycle
    class Ciliata; Ciliata; Ciliophora.
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class ciliophora

  • noun class of protozoa having cilia or hairlike appendages on part or all of the surface during some part of the life cycle
    class Ciliata; Ciliata; Ciliophora.
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class coniferopsida

  • noun cone-bearing gymnosperms dating from the Carboniferous period; most are substantial trees; includes the classes Pinopsida (subdivision Pinophytina) and Ginkgopsida (subdivision Ginkgophytina) and Taxopsida (subdivision Taxophytina) which in turn include the surviving orders Coniferales and Taxales (yews) and sometimes Ginkgoales as well as extinct orders such as Cordaitales (of the Carboniferous and Permian)
    Coniferophytina; subdivision Coniferophytina; Coniferophyta; Coniferopsida.
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class crinoidea

  • noun sea lilies
    Crinoidea.
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class crustacea

  • noun class of mandibulate arthropods including: lobsters; crabs; shrimps; woodlice; barnacles; decapods; water fleas
    Crustacea.
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class cryptophyceae

  • noun motile usually brownish-green protozoa-like algae
    Cryptophyceae.
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class cyanobacteria

  • noun photosynthetic bacteria found in fresh and salt water, having chlorophyll a and phycobilins; once thought to be algae: blue-green algae
    Cyanophyceae; class Cyanobacteria.
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class cyanophyceae

  • noun photosynthetic bacteria found in fresh and salt water, having chlorophyll a and phycobilins; once thought to be algae: blue-green algae
    Cyanophyceae; class Cyanobacteria.
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class cycadopsida

  • noun palmlike gymnosperms: includes the surviving order Cycadales and several extinct orders; possibly not a natural group; in some systems considered a class (Cycadopsida) and in others a subdivision (Cycadophytina or Cycadophyta)
    Cycadopsida; Cycadophyta; subdivision Cycadophyta; subdivision Cycadophytina; Cycadophytina.
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class cyclosporeae

  • noun in more recent classifications superseded by the order Fucales
    Cyclosporeae.
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class deuteromycetes

  • noun form class; coextensive with subdivision Deuteromycota
    Deuteromycetes.
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class diatomophyceae

  • noun marine and freshwater eukaryotic algae: diatoms
    Bacillariophyceae; class Bacillariophyceae; Diatomophyceae.
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class dicotyledonae

  • noun comprising seed plants that produce an embryo with paired cotyledons and net-veined leaves; divided into six (not always well distinguished) subclasses (or superorders): Magnoliidae and Hamamelidae (considered primitive); Caryophyllidae (an early and distinctive offshoot); and three more or less advanced groups: Dilleniidae; Rosidae; Asteridae
    Dicotyledones; class Dicotyledones; Magnoliopsida; class Dicotyledonae; Dicotyledonae.
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class dicotyledones

  • noun comprising seed plants that produce an embryo with paired cotyledons and net-veined leaves; divided into six (not always well distinguished) subclasses (or superorders): Magnoliidae and Hamamelidae (considered primitive); Caryophyllidae (an early and distinctive offshoot); and three more or less advanced groups: Dilleniidae; Rosidae; Asteridae
    Dicotyledones; class Dicotyledones; Magnoliopsida; class Dicotyledonae; Dicotyledonae.
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class diplopoda

  • noun arthropods having the body composed of numerous double somites each with two pairs of legs: millipedes
    class Diplopoda; Myriapoda; Diplopoda.
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class echinoidea

  • noun sea urchins and sand dollars
    Echinoidea.
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class equisetatae

  • noun horsetails and related forms
    Sphenopsida; class Equisetatae; Equisetatae.
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class euglenophyceae

  • noun coextensive with the division Euglenophyta
    Euglenophyceae.
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class eumycetes

  • noun category used in some classifications: coextensive with division Eumycota
    Eumycetes.
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class feeling

  • noun feelings of envy and resentment of one social or economic class for toward another
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class fellow

  • noun an acquaintance that you go to school with
    schoolmate; classmate; schoolfellow.
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class filicinae

  • noun ferns
    Filicopsida; class Filicinae; Filicinae.
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class filicopsida

  • noun ferns
    Filicopsida; class Filicinae; Filicinae.
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class flagellata

  • noun protozoa having flagella
    Mastigophora; Flagellata; class Flagellata.
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class gasteromycetes

  • noun fungi in which the hymenium is enclosed until after spores have matured: puffballs; earth stars; stinkhorn fungi
    class Gasteromycetes; Gasteromycetes; Gastromycetes.
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class gasteropoda

  • noun snails and slugs and their relatives
    class Gasteropoda; Gastropoda; Gasteropoda.
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class gastromycetes

  • noun fungi in which the hymenium is enclosed until after spores have matured: puffballs; earth stars; stinkhorn fungi
    class Gasteromycetes; Gasteromycetes; Gastromycetes.
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class gastropoda

  • noun snails and slugs and their relatives
    class Gasteropoda; Gastropoda; Gasteropoda.
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class ginkgophytina

  • noun ginkgos: in some systems classified as a class and in others as a subdivision; used in some classifications for one of five subdivisions of Gymnospermophyta
    class Ginkgophytina; Ginkgopsida; subdivision Ginkgophyta; Ginkgophytina; subdivision Ginkgophytina.
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class ginkgopsida

  • noun ginkgos: in some systems classified as a class and in others as a subdivision; used in some classifications for one of five subdivisions of Gymnospermophyta
    class Ginkgophytina; Ginkgopsida; subdivision Ginkgophyta; Ginkgophytina; subdivision Ginkgophytina.
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class gnetopsida

  • noun gymnospermous flowering plants; supposed link between conifers and angiosperms; in some systems classified as a class (Gnetopsida) and in others as a subdivision (Gnetophytina or Gnetophyta)
    subdivision Gnetophytina; Gnetopsida; Gnetophytina; Gnetophyta.
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class gymnospermae

  • noun plants having naked seeds not enclosed in an ovary; in some systems considered a class (Gymnospermae) and in others a division (Gymnospermophyta); comprises three subdivisions (or classes): Cycadophytina (class Cycadopsida) and Gnetophytina (class Gnetopsida) and Coniferophytina (class Coniferopsida); in some classifications the Coniferophytina are divided into three groups: Pinophytina (class Pinopsida) and Ginkgophytina (class Ginkgopsida) and Taxophytina (class Taxopsida)
    division Gymnospermophyta; Gymnospermae; Gymnospermophyta.
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class hemiascomycetes

  • noun class of fungi in which no ascocarps are formed: yeasts and some plant parasites
    Hemiascomycetes.
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class hepaticae

  • noun liverworts: comprises orders Anthocerotales; Jungermanniales; Marchantiales; Sphaerocarpales
    class Hepaticae; Hepaticopsida; Hepaticae.
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class hepaticopsida

  • noun liverworts: comprises orders Anthocerotales; Jungermanniales; Marchantiales; Sphaerocarpales
    class Hepaticae; Hepaticopsida; Hepaticae.
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class heterokontae

  • noun all the yellow-green algae having flagella of unequal length
    class Chrysophyceae; Chrysophyceae; Heterokontae.
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class hexapoda

  • noun insects; about five-sixths of all known animal species
    Insecta; Hexapoda; class Hexapoda.
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class hirudinea

  • noun hermaphroditic aquatic or terrestrial or parasitic annelids
    Hirudinea.
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class holothuroidea

  • noun class of echinoderms including the sea cucumbers
    Holothuroidea.
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class hyalospongiae

  • noun sponges with siliceous spicules that have six rays; choanocytes are restricted to finger-shaped chambers
    Hyalospongiae.
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class hydrozoa

  • noun coelenterates typically having alternation of generations; hydroid phase is usually colonial giving rise to the medusoid phase by budding: hydras and jellyfishes
    Hydrozoa.
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class hymenomycetes

  • noun used in some classifications; usually coextensive with order Agaricales: mushrooms; toadstools; agarics; bracket fungi
    Hymenomycetes.
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class insecta

  • noun insects; about five-sixths of all known animal species
    Insecta; Hexapoda; class Hexapoda.
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class lamellibranchia

  • noun oysters; clams; scallops; mussels
    Bivalvia; class Bivalvia; class Lamellibranchia; Lamellibranchia.
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class larvacea

  • noun small free-swimming tunicates; sometimes classified as an order
    Larvacea.
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class liliopsida

  • noun comprising seed plants that produce an embryo with a single cotyledon and parallel-veined leaves: includes grasses and lilies and palms and orchids; divided into four subclasses or superorders: Alismatidae; Arecidae; Commelinidae; and Liliidae
    Liliopsida; class Monocotyledonae; class Liliopsida; Monocotyledones; Monocotyledonae.
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class list

  • noun a list issued by examiners that categorizes students according to the class of honours they achieved in their degree examinations
    honours list.
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class lycopodiate

  • noun club mosses and related forms: includes Lycopodiales; Isoetales; Selaginellales; and extinct Lepidodendrales; sometimes considered a subdivision of Tracheophyta
    Lycopodiate; Lycopsida; class Lycopodiate.
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class lycopodineae

  • noun alternative designation for the class Lycopsida
    Lycopodineae.
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class lycopsida

  • noun club mosses and related forms: includes Lycopodiales; Isoetales; Selaginellales; and extinct Lepidodendrales; sometimes considered a subdivision of Tracheophyta
    Lycopodiate; Lycopsida; class Lycopodiate.
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class magnoliopsida

  • noun comprising seed plants that produce an embryo with paired cotyledons and net-veined leaves; divided into six (not always well distinguished) subclasses (or superorders): Magnoliidae and Hamamelidae (considered primitive); Caryophyllidae (an early and distinctive offshoot); and three more or less advanced groups: Dilleniidae; Rosidae; Asteridae
    Dicotyledones; class Dicotyledones; Magnoliopsida; class Dicotyledonae; Dicotyledonae.
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class mammalia

  • noun warm-blooded vertebrates characterized by mammary glands in the female
    Mammalia.
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class mastigophora

  • noun protozoa having flagella
    Mastigophora; Flagellata; class Flagellata.
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Class meeting

  • (Methodist Church), a meeting of a class under the charge of a class leader, for counsel and relegious instruction.
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class merostomata

  • noun used in some classifications; includes the orders Xiphosura and Eurypterida
    Merostomata.
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class monocotyledonae

  • noun comprising seed plants that produce an embryo with a single cotyledon and parallel-veined leaves: includes grasses and lilies and palms and orchids; divided into four subclasses or superorders: Alismatidae; Arecidae; Commelinidae; and Liliidae
    Liliopsida; class Monocotyledonae; class Liliopsida; Monocotyledones; Monocotyledonae.
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class monocotyledones

  • noun comprising seed plants that produce an embryo with a single cotyledon and parallel-veined leaves: includes grasses and lilies and palms and orchids; divided into four subclasses or superorders: Alismatidae; Arecidae; Commelinidae; and Liliidae
    Liliopsida; class Monocotyledonae; class Liliopsida; Monocotyledones; Monocotyledonae.
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class musci

  • noun true mosses: bryophytes having leafy rather than thalloid gametophytes: comprises orders Andreaeales; Bryales; Dicranales; Eubryales; Sphagnales
    Musci; class Bryopsida; Bryopsida.
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class myriapoda

  • noun arthropods having the body composed of numerous double somites each with two pairs of legs: millipedes
    class Diplopoda; Myriapoda; Diplopoda.
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class myxomycetes

  • noun the class of true slime molds; essentially equivalent to the division Myxomycota
    Myxomycetes.
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class nuda

  • noun ctenophores lacking tentacles; comprises one genus: beroe
    Nuda.
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Class of a curve

  • (Math.), the kind of a curve as expressed by the number of tangents that can be drawn from any point to the curve. A circle is of the second class.
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class oligochaeta

  • noun earthworms
    Oligochaeta.
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class onychophora

  • noun enigmatic small elongated wormlike terrestrial invertebrates of damp dark habitats in warm regions; distinct from the phylum Annelida; resemble slugs with legs and are sometimes described as the missing link between arthropods and annelids
    Onychophora.
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class oomycetes

  • noun nonphotosynthetic fungi that resemble algae and that reproduce by forming oospores; sometimes classified as protoctists
    Oomycetes.
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class ophiuroidea

  • noun brittle stars and basket stars
    Ophiuroidea.
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class osteichthyes

  • noun a class of fish having a skeleton composed of bone in addition to cartilage
    Osteichthyes.
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class pauropoda

  • noun an obscure class of minute arthropods with branched antennae and 8 to 10 pairs of legs
    Pauropoda.
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class pelecypoda

  • noun oysters; clams; scallops; mussels
    Bivalvia; class Bivalvia; class Lamellibranchia; Lamellibranchia.
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class period

  • noun a regularly scheduled session as part of a course of study
    course session; recitation.
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class phaeophyceae

  • noun brown algae; mostly marine and littoral eukaryotic algae
    Phaeophyceae.
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class phasmidia

  • noun one of two subgroups of Nematoda used in some classification systems
    Phasmidia.
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class pinopsida

  • noun most conifers: in some systems classified as a class (Pinopsida) and in others as a subdivision (Pinophytina); used in some classifications for one of five subdivisions of Gymnospermophyta
    Pinophytina; Pinopsida; subdivision Pinophytina.
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class placodermi

  • noun extinct group of bony-plated fishes with primitive jaws
    Placodermi.
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class plectomycetes

  • noun class of fungi in which the fruiting body is a cleistothecium (it releases spores only on decay or disintegration)
    Plectomycetes.
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class polychaeta

  • noun marine annelid worms
    Polychaeta.
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class polyplacophora

  • noun small class of marine mollusks comprising the chitons; sometimes considered an order of the subclass Amphineura
    Polyplacophora.
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class psilopsida

  • noun whisk ferns; comprising the family Psilotaceae or Psilotatae: vascular plants with no roots, partial if any leaf differentiation, and rudimentary spore sacs
    class Psilopsida; Psilotatae; Psilopsida.
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class psilotatae

  • noun whisk ferns; comprising the family Psilotaceae or Psilotatae: vascular plants with no roots, partial if any leaf differentiation, and rudimentary spore sacs
    class Psilopsida; Psilotatae; Psilopsida.
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class pteridospermopsida

  • noun extinct gymnosperms most of Carboniferous to Jurassic: seed ferns and allies
    Pteridospermopsida.
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class pyrenomycetes

  • noun class of fungi in which the fruiting body is a perithecium; includes powdery mildews and ergot and Neurospora
    Pyrenomycetes.
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class reptilia

  • noun class of cold-blooded air-breathing vertebrates with completely ossified skeleton and a body usually covered with scales or horny plates; once the dominant land animals
    Reptilia.
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class rhodophyceae

  • noun coextensive with the Rhodophyta: red algae
    Rhodophyceae.
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class sarcodina

  • noun characterized by the formation of pseudopods for locomotion and taking food: Actinopoda; Rhizopoda
    Sarcodina.
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class scaphopoda

  • noun small class of bilaterally symmetrical marine forms comprising the tooth shells
    Scaphopoda.
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class schizomycetes

  • noun a former classification
    Schizomycetes.
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class scyphozoa

  • noun coelenterates in which the polyp stage is absent or at least inconspicuous: jellyfishes
    Scyphozoa.
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class sphenopsida

  • noun horsetails and related forms
    Sphenopsida; class Equisetatae; Equisetatae.
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class sporozoa

  • noun strictly parasitic protozoans that are usually immobile; includes plasmodia and coccidia and piroplasms and malaria parasites
    Sporozoa.
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class structure

  • noun the organization of classes within a society
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class struggle

  • noun conflict between social or economic classes (especially between the capitalist and proletariat classes)
    class struggle; class war.
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class symphyla

  • noun small class of minute arthropods; unimportant except for the garden centipede
    Symphyla.
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class tardigrada

  • noun in some classifications considered a separate phylum: microscopic arachnid-like invertebrates living in water or damp moss having 4 pairs of legs and instead of a mouth a pair of stylets or needlelike piercing organs connected with the pharynx
    Tardigrada.
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class taxopsida

  • noun yews: in some systems classified as a class (Taxopsida) and in others as a subdivision (Taxophytina) used in some classifications for one of five subdivisions of Gymnospermophyta
    subdivision Taxophytina; Taxophytina; Taxopsida.
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class tentaculata

  • noun ctenophores have retractile tentacles
    Tentaculata.
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class thaliacea

  • noun small class of free-swimming tunicates; sometimes classified as an order
    Thaliacea.
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class tiliomycetes

  • noun category used in some systems to comprise the two orders Ustilaginales (smuts) and Uredinales (rusts)
    Tiliomycetes.
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class trematoda

  • noun parasitic flatworms (including flukes)
    Trematoda.
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class turbellaria

  • noun free-living flatworms
    Turbellaria.
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class ulvophyceae

  • noun alternative name for the class Chlorophyceae in some classifications
    Ulvophyceae.
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class war

  • noun conflict between social or economic classes (especially between the capitalist and proletariat classes)
    class struggle; class war.
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class warfare

  • noun conflict between social or economic classes (especially between the capitalist and proletariat classes)
    class struggle; class war.
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class xanthophyceae

  • noun yellow-green algae
    Xanthophyceae.
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class zygomycetes

  • noun class of fungi coextensive with subdivision Zygomycota
    Zygomycetes.
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class-action suit

  • noun a lawsuit brought by a representative member of a large group of people on behalf of all members of the group
    class action.
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class-conscious

  • adjective satellite (used of society) socially hierarchical
    stratified.
    • American society is becoming increasingly stratified
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closed-class word

  • noun a word that is uninflected and serves a grammatical function but has little identifiable meaning
    function word.
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economy class

  • noun a class of accommodations on a ship or train or plane that are less expensive than first class accommodations
    economy class; cabin class.
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first class

  • noun the highest rank in a classification
  • noun mail that includes letters and postcards and packages sealed against inspection
    1st class; first class; 1st-class mail.
  • noun the most expensive accommodations on a ship or train or plane
  • adverb by first class conveyance; with first class accommodations
    • we always travel first class
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first-class

  • adjective satellite very good; of the highest quality
    fantabulous; splendid; excellent.
    • made an excellent speech
    • the school has excellent teachers
    • a first-class mind
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  1. Of the best class; of the highest rank; in the first division; of the best quality; first-rate; as, a first-class telescope.
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First-class carFirst-class railway carriage

  • any passenger car of the highest regular class, and intended for passengers who pay the highest regular rate; distinguished from a second-class car.
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first-class honours degree

  • noun an honours degree of the highest class
    first.
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first-class mail

  • noun mail that includes letters and postcards and packages sealed against inspection
    1st class; first class; 1st-class mail.
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form class

  • noun one of the traditional categories of words intended to reflect their functions in a grammatical context
    part of speech; form class.
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Freshman class

  • noun the first class in college or high school
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  • the lowest of the four classes in an American college. U. S.
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graduating class

  • noun the body of students who graduate together this year
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high-class

  • adjective satellite pretentiously elegant
    high-toned.
    • a high-toned restaurant
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immigrant class

  • noun recent immigrants who are lumped together as a class by their low socioeconomic status in spite of different cultural backgrounds
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junior class

  • noun penultimate class in high school or college
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life class

  • noun an art class using a live human model
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low-class

  • adjective occupying the lowest socioeconomic position in a society
    low-class.
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lower class

  • noun the social class lowest in the social hierarchy
    underclass.
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lower-class

  • adjective occupying the lowest socioeconomic position in a society
    low-class.
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lower-middle-class

  • adjective satellite occupying the lower part of the middle socioeconomic range in a society
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major form class

  • noun any of the major parts of speech of traditional grammar
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master class

  • noun a class (especially in music) given to talented students by an expert
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Middle class

  • noun the social class between the lower and upper classes
    bourgeoisie.
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  • in England, people who have an intermediate position between the aristocracy and the artisan class. It includes professional men, bankers, merchants, and small landed proprietors
    The middle-class electorate of Great Britain. M. Arnold.
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middle-class

  • adjective occupying a socioeconomic position intermediate between those of the lower classes and the wealthy
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open-class word

  • noun a word to which an independent meaning can be assigned
    content word.
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ruling class

  • noun the class of people exerting power or authority
    people in power.
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second class

  • noun not the highest rank in a classification
  • noun not the highest quality in a classification
  • noun a class of accommodations on a ship or train or plane that are less expensive than first class accommodations
    economy class; cabin class.
  • adverb by second class conveyance
    • we traveled second class
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second-class

  • adjective satellite of inferior status or quality
    • a second-class citizen
    • second-class accommodations
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Sec"ond-class` adjective
Definitions
  1. Of the rank or degree below the best highest; inferior; second-rate; as, a second-class house; a second-class passage.
Webster 1913

senior class

  • noun final grade or class in high school or college
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sergeant first class

  • noun a sergeant in the Army above the rank of staff sergeant and below master sergeant
    first sergeant.
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shop class

  • noun a course of instruction in a trade (as carpentry or electricity)
    shop.
    • I built a birdhouse in shop
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social class

  • noun people having the same social, economic, or educational status
    social class; class; stratum.
    • the working class
    • an emerging professional class
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socio-economic class

  • noun people having the same social, economic, or educational status
    social class; class; stratum.
    • the working class
    • an emerging professional class
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sophomore class

  • noun the second class in a four-year college or high school
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substitution class

  • noun the class of all items that can be substituted into the same position (or slot) in a grammatical sentence (are in paradigmatic relation with one another)
    paradigm.
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third class

  • noun mail consisting of printed matter qualifying for reduced postal rates
    third class.
  • noun inexpensive accommodations on a ship or train
    third class.
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third-class mail

  • noun mail consisting of printed matter qualifying for reduced postal rates
    third class.
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tourist class

  • noun inexpensive accommodations on a ship or train
    third class.
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upper class

  • noun the class occupying the highest position in the social hierarchy
    upper crust.
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upper-class

  • adjective occupying the highest socioeconomic position in a society
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upper-lower-class

  • adjective satellite occupying the upper part of the lower class
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upper-middle-class

  • adjective satellite occupying the upper part of the middle socioeconomic range in a society
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word class

  • noun one of the traditional categories of words intended to reflect their functions in a grammatical context
    part of speech; form class.
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Working class

  • noun a social class comprising those who do manual labor or work for wages
    labour; proletariat; labor.
    • there is a shortage of skilled labor in this field
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  • the class of people who are engaged in manual labor, or are dependent upon it for support; laborers; operatives; chiefly used in the plural.
Webster 1913

working-class

  • adjective satellite of those who work for wages especially manual or industrial laborers
    propertyless; wage-earning; blue-collar.
    • party of the propertyless proletariat"- G.B.Shaw
  • adjective satellite working for hourly wages rather than fixed (e.g. annual) salaries
    wage-earning.
    • working-class occupations include manual as well as industrial labor
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world-class

  • adjective satellite ranking above all others
    foremost; first.
    • was first in her class
    • the foremost figure among marine artists
    • the top graduate
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"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."

-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.

Fear not the Adverb Hell!

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