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superclass

 [soo´per-klas]
a taxonomic category sometimes established, subordinate to a phylum and superior to a class.

superclass

/su·per·class/ (soo´per-klas″) a taxonomic category between a phylum and a class.

superclass

(so͞o′pər-klăs′)
n.
A taxonomic category of related organisms ranking below a phylum or its subdivisions and above a class.

superclass

(soo′pĕr-klăs)
In taxonomy, a category between a phylum and a class.
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The next Naam Yoga Superclass will take place in Mexico City on November 29, 2015 with the vision to unite 100,000 people worldwide for peace.
1 Each superclass of U contains exactly one element u with the property that f (u) has at most one nonzero entry in each row and column.
WRIGHT MILTS, THE POWER ELITE 3-7 (2000) (discussing the role of corporate leaders in the elite circle of national power); DAVID ROTHKOPF, SUPERCLASS 33-37 (2009) (reporting on how some corporate executives populate a premium place in the global power structure).
Superclass members also include political and military types, although they are not as easily divorced from states as their business and financial cohorts.
The CS 2000 is a superclass softswitch providing consolidated local, tandem and long distance capabilities that enable service providers to more cost-effectively transition to Voice over Packet without investing in less efficient overlay solutions.
The superclass invariants must be satisfied by the subclasses.
A subclass can modify the behavior of a superclass by adding, changing or overriding some of the methods defined in the superclass.
The genetics revolution, and the predictability that may come with it raises the prospect of a genetic superclass who are predictably well, and therefore insurable and a genetic underclass of the unwell and uninsurable.
1 qualified Cadant(R) C4(TM) CMTS and Touchstone MTAs and Nortel Networks PacketCable qualified Succession Communication Server (CS) 2000 superclass softswitch series.
Dacom's NGN network will be based on Nortel Networks Succession Communication Server (CS) 2000-Compact superclass softswitch and Multimedia Communication Server (MCS) 5200, which enables delivery of new, revenue-generating services at lower operational costs.
It is not always obvious that defining a subclass has ramifications for the meaning of the superclass, but it is true nonetheless.