Harvard classification


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Harvard classification

(ˈhɑːvəd)
n
(Astronomy) a classification of stars based on the characteristic spectral absorption lines and bands of the chemical elements present. See spectral type
[C20: named after the observatory at Harvard, Massachusetts, where it was prepared and published as part of The Henry Draper Catalogue (1924)]
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Children were diagnosed as mild, moderate and severe degree malnutrition on the basis of their height and weight for their respective ages (Gomes and Harvard classification).
In 1902, Charles Ammi Cutter published a short article in Library Journal(24) in which he stated his opinions on music classification as a rebuttal to Clarence Ayer's Harvard Classification, which is examined later in this study.

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