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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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Recall that well-known superclasses of balanced graphs are perfect graphs and hereditary clique-Helly graphs.
The characters [chi]X are referred to as supercharacters and the sets K [member of] K are called superclasses.
Subclasses are not included in the attributes of the class because they could be inspired by considering the superclasses list of subclasses.
Classes are organized into a subclass hierarchy such that the prescribed attributes of superclasses can be inherited by the subclasses.
Moreover, all integrity constraints that apply to superclasses are inherited "naturally" by their subclasses.
We will refer to the parts of K as superclasses, and for some fixed choice of scalars [c.
The application has a reasonably rich class hierarchy including superclasses, inner classes, static and private variables, class variables and constructors.
In embedded prototyping, all the methods valid on an object are contained in the object itself, that is, they are not searched for in a list of superclasses.
OP5: Change the ordering of superclasses of a class C: Simply change
The second condition in the definition of class structure also implies that, in a class structure, a specialized class must have properties not possessed by any of its superclasses.