fourth class

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fourth′ class′

(in the U.S. Postal Service) the class of mail consisting of merchandise weighing one pound or more and not sealed against inspection.
[1860–65, Amer.]


1. of, pertaining to, or designated as a class next below third.
2. by fourth-class mail.
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If the observer had then specially directed his attention to one of the more humble and less brilliant of these stellar bodies, a star of the fourth class, that which is arrogantly called the Sun, all the phenomena to which the formation of the Universe is to be ascribed would have been successively fulfilled before his eyes.
George's Cross of the Fourth Class for courage shown in the Ostrovna affair, and in the same order the name of Prince Andrew Bolkonski, appointed to the command of a regiment of Chasseurs.
These belong to the fourth class of the enumerated cases, as they have an evident connection with the preservation of the national peace.
THE FOURTH class comprises the following miscellaneous powers:
In the course of the day I was enrolled a member of the fourth class, and regular tasks and occupations were assigned me: hitherto, I had only been a spectator of the proceedings at Lowood; I was now to become an actor therein.
The same principle prevails also in the choice of their senate; the manner of electing which is favourable also to an oligarchy; for all are obliged to vote for those who are senators of the first class, afterwards they vote for the same number out of the second, and then out of the third; but this compulsion to vote at the election of senators does not extend to the third and fourth classes and the first and second class only are obliged to vote for the fourth.
The rest are either second class (Cabatuan), third-class (Concepcion and San Remigio), fourth class (San Felipe, San Gabriel, Kapangan), and fifth class (Mina) towns.
"Please be informed that the second class cadet and two other third class cadets involved in the activity against two fourth class cadets are found guilty for the administrative charges filed against them in connection with the incident last October 6, 2018 for allegedly ordering fourth class cadets to perform sexual acts," Malayo said.
Dhaka University (DU) Vice-Chancellor (VC) Professor Dr Md Akhtaruzzaman was present as the chief guest at the Fourth Class Employees' Union office on the campus, said a DU press release Tuesday, reports BSS.
Meanwhile, motorists using the Penang Bridge would be charged a 70 sen toll rate for first class vehicle, RM3.50 for second class, RM6 for third class, RM12.50 for fourth class, RM22.50 for fifth class, RM30 for sixth class and RM37.50 for seventh class on the same dates (June 13 and 14).
The purpose of the work is to develop sequence of actions for kinematic research of velocities of points that coincide with the geometric centers of kinematic pairs of the second order fourth class structural group with a movable closed loop formed by three connecting rods and one rocker arm, based on provisions of the course of the theory of mechanisms and machines on the structural property of mechanisms with structural groups to change the class depending on the conditionally selected other possible initial mechanism, that becomes part of the structure of driven links of the mechanism, provisions on "singular points" and applies the method of theoretical mechanics course on kinematic study of the material points mechanical system with instantaneous velocity center (I.V.C.).