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/clas·si·cal/ (klas´ĭ-k'l) classic.

classical, classic

the first recognized form of the item; serving as a standard model or guide. See also classical conditioning, east coast fever.

classical conditioning
classical pathway
one of the two pathways of complement activation, initiated by antigen-antibody complexes and involving C1, C2 and C4. It leads to activation of C3 and the terminal pathway. See also alternate complement pathway.
classical swine fever
now the universally accepted name for hog cholera and different from African swine fever (ASF). A highly infectious disease of pigs caused by a pestivirus and characterized in its classical form by high fever, lassitude, purple discoloration of abdominal skin, conjunctivitis and nervous signs including circling, incoordination, tremor and convulsions. Most affected pigs die at 5 to 7 days with a characteristic petechiation under the kidney capsule—turkey egg kidney. There is a second form, characterized by nervous signs and caused by a strain of virus of lower virulence. Other syndromes caused by low virulence strains are reproductive inefficiency and congenital defects including myotonia congenita. Also known as congenital trembles.
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Q: What is the difference between folk and classical singing?
Quantum theory fulfills this requirement of having a classical limit through the process of decoherence.
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This solo classical festival will surely benefit the classical dancers, especially those learning different forms of classical dances," said S.
Sultan Fateh Ali Khan is a versatile singer, and apart from classical singing, he is apt at semi-classical, ghazal, folk and light singing, said the organizers.
Myleene, who was hosting the awards at London's Royal Albert Hall, said: "So many people are finding classical music because of these shows.
The new store came about due to an increasing demand from consumers for affordable but high-quality classical music, with the category being the second-fastest growing music category at Amazon.
Despite the successes, classical music is still generally associated with rich whites, and that's hard to dispute considering the cost of attending a show.
After many years of teaching piano, I firmly believe that any classical pianist can learn to play jazz.
Of course, the Danes--along with the Russians and the British--have a classical repertoire that supports, even fosters, mimes and character artists.

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