from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A taxonomic category of related organisms ranking below a phylum or its subdivisions and above a class.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A group embracing two or more classes, or a single class contrasting with such a combination.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun taxonomy A
taxonranking below a phylumand above a class.
- noun computing, object-oriented programming A
high-levelclass that passes attributesand methodsdown the hierarchyto subclasses.
- verb transitive (
computing, object-oriented programming) To create a superclass of.
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- noun (biology) a taxonomic class below a phylum and above a class
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Since all our models in - herit from ActiveRecord:: Base, so far we have always relied on the initialization func - tion in the parent class (also called the superclass).
The new rulers of the world would be a global cosmopolitan elite -- the 'superclass' that now exists in embryonic form, gathering in places like Davos.
You'd see a growing underclass - and a growing 'superclass' of the privately educated children of the rich.
The members of this group, which I call the "superclass," come from business, finance, politics, the military, the arts, the nonprofit world and other realms, including even "shadow elites" from terrorist or criminal organizations.
As a member of that "superclass," his writing should provide a necessary insight into the construction of this "New World Order."
ClassInherits (ClassObject, ClassName); would see if ClassObject was a "superclass" of ClassName
Instead, "it's culture that has created class", including "a new celebrity superclass", which seems to consist of the likes of David Beckham and Kate Moss.
"These plugged-in traders have an edge that puts them in a superclass," Mr. Uzzi says.
Class warfare is not doggedly pursuing laws and policies that eliminate the middle class and create a superclass of poor under a miniature, ultrawealthy plutocracy.
There is nothing ever important in these magazines, except for the superclass selling impossible dreams; luxury beauty power.