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Class vs. Method

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Classnoun

(countable) A group, collection, category or set sharing characteristics or attributes.

‘The new Ford Fiesta is set to be best in the 'small family' class.’; ‘That is one class-A heifer you got there, sonny.’; ‘Often used to imply membership of a large class.’; ‘This word has a whole class of metaphoric extensions.’;

Methodnoun

A process by which a task is completed; a way of doing something (followed by the adposition of, to or for before the purpose of the process):

‘One method of exercising a cat consists of making it follow the spot generated by a laser pointer.’; ‘If one method doesn't work, you should ask a friend to help you.’;

Classnoun

A social grouping, based on job, wealth, etc. In Britain, society is commonly split into three main classes; upper class, middle class and working class.

Methodnoun

A technique for acting based on the ideas articulated by Constantin Stanislavski and focusing on authentically experiencing the inner life of the character being portrayed.

Classnoun

(uncountable) The division of society into classes.

‘Jane Austen's works deal with class in 18th-century England.’;

Methodnoun

(object-oriented) A subroutine or function belonging to a class or object.

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Classnoun

(uncountable) Admirable behavior; elegance.

‘Apologizing for losing your temper, even though you were badly provoked, showed real class.’;

Methodnoun

(slang) Marijuana.

Classnoun

A group of students in a regularly scheduled meeting with a teacher.

‘The class was noisy, but the teacher was able to get their attention with a story.’;

Methodnoun

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Classnoun

A series of lessons covering a single subject.

‘I took the cooking class for enjoyment, but I also learned a lot.’;

Methodverb

to apply a method

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Classnoun

(countable) A group of students who commenced or completed their education during a particular year. A school class.

‘The class of 1982 was particularly noteworthy.’;

Methodverb

to apply particular treatment methods to a mold

‘The company employs extensive use of 3D modelling combined with solidification simulation to ensure that critical castings are properly methoded.’;

Classnoun

(countable) A category of seats in an airplane, train or other means of mass transportation.

‘I used to fly business class, but now my company can only afford economy.’;

Methodnoun

An orderly procedure or process; regular manner of doing anything; hence, manner; way; mode; as, a method of teaching languages; a method of improving the mind.

Classnoun

A rank in the classification of organisms, below phylum and above order; a taxon of that rank.

‘Magnolias belong to the class Magnoliopsida.’;

Methodnoun

Orderly arrangement, elucidation, development, or classification; clear and lucid exhibition; systematic arrangement peculiar to an individual.

‘Though this be madness, yet there's method in it.’; ‘All method is a rational progress, a progress toward an end.’;

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Classnoun

Best of its kind.

‘It is the class of Italian bottled waters.’;

Methodnoun

Classification; a mode or system of classifying natural objects according to certain common characteristics; as, the method of Theophrastus; the method of Ray; the Linnæan method.

Classnoun

(statistics) A grouping of data values in an interval, often used for computation of a frequency distribution.

Methodnoun

A technique used in acting in which the actor tries to identify with the individual personality of the specific character being portrayed, so as to provide a realistic rendering of the character's role. Also called the Method, method acting, the Stanislavsky Method or Stanislavsky System.

Classnoun

(set theory) A collection of sets definable by a shared property.

‘The class of all sets is not a set.’; ‘Every set is a class, but classes are not generally sets. A class that is not a set is called a proper class.’;

Methodnoun

a way of doing something, especially a systematic way; implies an orderly logical arrangement (usually in steps)

Classnoun

(military) A group of people subject to be conscripted in the same military draft, or more narrowly those persons actually conscripted in a particular draft.

Classnoun

A set of objects having the same behavior (but typically differing in state), or a template defining such a set.

‘an abstract base class’;

Classnoun

One of the sections into which a Methodist church or congregation is divided, supervised by a class leader.

Classverb

(transitive) To assign to a class; to classify.

‘I would class this with most of the other mediocre works of the period.’;

Classverb

(intransitive) To be grouped or classed.

Classverb

(transitive) To divide into classes, as students; to form into, or place in, a class or classes.

Classadjective

great; fabulous

Classnoun

A group of individuals ranked together as possessing common characteristics; as, the different classes of society; the educated class; the lower classes.

Classnoun

A number of students in a school or college, of the same standing, or pursuing the same studies.

Classnoun

A comprehensive division of animate or inanimate objects, grouped together on account of their common characteristics, in any classification in natural science, and subdivided into orders, families, tribes, genera, etc.

Classnoun

A set; a kind or description, species or variety.

‘She had lost one class energies.’;

Classnoun

One of the sections into which a church or congregation is divided, and which is under the supervision of a class leader.

Classnoun

One session of formal instruction in which one or more teachers instruct a group on some subject. The class may be one of a course of classes, or a single special session.

Classnoun

A high degree of elegance, in dress or behavior; the quality of bearing oneself with dignity, grace, and social adeptness.

Classverb

To arrange in classes; to classify or refer to some class; as, to class words or passages.

Classverb

To divide into classes, as students; to form into, or place in, a class or classes.

Classverb

To be grouped or classed.

‘The genus or family under which it classes.’;

Classadjective

exhibiting refinement and high character; as, a class act. Opposite of low-class

Classnoun

people having the same social or economic status;

‘the working class’; ‘an emerging professional class’;

Classnoun

a body of students who are taught together;

‘early morning classes are always sleepy’;

Classnoun

education imparted in a series of lessons or class meetings;

‘he took a course in basket weaving’; ‘flirting is not unknown in college classes’;

Classnoun

a collection of things sharing a common attribute;

‘there are two classes of detergents’;

Classnoun

a body of students who graduate together;

‘the class of '97’; ‘she was in my year at Hoehandle High’;

Classnoun

a league ranked by quality;

‘he played baseball in class D for two years’; ‘Princeton is in the NCAA Division 1-AA’;

Classnoun

elegance in dress or behavior;

‘she has a lot of class’;

Classnoun

(biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders

Classverb

arrange or order by classes or categories;

‘How would you classify these pottery shards--are they prehistoric?’;

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