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class

 [klas]
1. a taxonomic category subordinate to a phylum or subphylum and superior to an order.
2. in statistics, a subgroup of a population for which certain variables measured for individuals in the population fall within specific limits.

class

(klas),
In biologic classification, the next division below the phylum (or subphylum) and above the order.
[L. classis, a class, division]

class

(klăs)
n.
1. A set, collection, group, or configuration containing members regarded as having certain attributes or traits in common; a kind or category.
2. Biology A taxonomic category ranking below a phylum or division and above an order.
3. Statistics An interval in a frequency distribution.
tr.v. classed, classing, classes
To arrange, group, or rate according to qualities or characteristics; assign to a class; classify.

class

A group of objects (persons, places or things) with properties (attributes, methods, relationships and semantics) shared by all members of the class.

class

Biology A taxonomic division of a phylum which is in turn divided into orders. See Genus, Order, Phylon Vox populi A grouping of any type. See Age class, Inhalation class, Management class.

CLASS

Neurology A clinical trial–Clomethiazole Acute Stroke Study Rheumatology A clinical trial–Celecoxib/Celebrex Long-term Arthritis Safety Study, which compared a proprietary Cox-2 inhibitor to standard NSAIDs

class

(klas)
In biologic classification, the next division below the phylum (or subphylum) and above the order.
[L. classis, a class, division]

class

a TAXON below the level of phylum and above order; related classes make up a phylum just as related orders make up a class. See CLASSIFICATION.
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Class limits follow the literature in some instances and in other cases they are based on our best judgment for separating levels of soil function that will affect use and management of the soil.
We compute class midpoints by averaging the upper and lower real class limits. For example, for the class 215 up to 235 of cotton data, we calculate the class midpoint as (215 + 235)/2 = 225, and so on for each class (see table 2.4).
It's good to be rigorous aboutgrammar and punctuation, but using Wigginton's system in English class limits one's self--and one's students--to trivialities.
Histogram A bar chart of a frequency distribution; the bars touch and the real class limits appear on the x axis at the end of each bar, and the frequencies appear on the y axis.