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sub·class

 (sŭb′klăs′)
n.
1. Biology A taxonomic category of related organisms ranking below a class and above an order.
2. A subdivision of a set or class.

subclass

(ˈsʌbˌklɑːs)
n
1. a principal subdivision of a class
2. (Biology) biology a taxonomic group that is a subdivision of a class
3. (Mathematics) maths another name for subset1
vb
(tr) to assign to a subclass

sub•class

(ˈsʌbˌklæs, -ˌklɑs)

n.
1. a primary division of a class.
2. a subordinate class, as of people.
3. Biol. a category of related orders within a class.
[1810–20]

sub·class

(sŭb′klăs′)
A subdivision of a class of organisms. A subclass contains one or more orders.

subclass


Past participle: subclassed
Gerund: subclassing

Imperative
subclass
subclass
Present
I subclass
you subclass
he/she/it subclasses
we subclass
you subclass
they subclass
Preterite
I subclassed
you subclassed
he/she/it subclassed
we subclassed
you subclassed
they subclassed
Present Continuous
I am subclassing
you are subclassing
he/she/it is subclassing
we are subclassing
you are subclassing
they are subclassing
Present Perfect
I have subclassed
you have subclassed
he/she/it has subclassed
we have subclassed
you have subclassed
they have subclassed
Past Continuous
I was subclassing
you were subclassing
he/she/it was subclassing
we were subclassing
you were subclassing
they were subclassing
Past Perfect
I had subclassed
you had subclassed
he/she/it had subclassed
we had subclassed
you had subclassed
they had subclassed
Future
I will subclass
you will subclass
he/she/it will subclass
we will subclass
you will subclass
they will subclass
Future Perfect
I will have subclassed
you will have subclassed
he/she/it will have subclassed
we will have subclassed
you will have subclassed
they will have subclassed
Future Continuous
I will be subclassing
you will be subclassing
he/she/it will be subclassing
we will be subclassing
you will be subclassing
they will be subclassing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been subclassing
you have been subclassing
he/she/it has been subclassing
we have been subclassing
you have been subclassing
they have been subclassing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been subclassing
you will have been subclassing
he/she/it will have been subclassing
we will have been subclassing
you will have been subclassing
they will have been subclassing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been subclassing
you had been subclassing
he/she/it had been subclassing
we had been subclassing
you had been subclassing
they had been subclassing
Conditional
I would subclass
you would subclass
he/she/it would subclass
we would subclass
you would subclass
they would subclass
Past Conditional
I would have subclassed
you would have subclassed
he/she/it would have subclassed
we would have subclassed
you would have subclassed
they would have subclassed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.subclass - (biology) a taxonomic category below a class and above an ordersubclass - (biology) a taxonomic category below a class and above an order
biological science, biology - the science that studies living organisms
taxon, taxonomic category, taxonomic group - animal or plant group having natural relations
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