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Definition of "subclass" [sub•class]

  • A subdivision of a set or class. (noun)
  • Biology A taxonomic category of related organisms ranking between a class and an order. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "subclass" in a sentence
  • "_Difficulty of entitling a subclass corresponding to every combination."
  • "If the title had been Planers, Reciprocating beds, the indication would be that the subclass was a part subclass to receive planer beds only."
  • "Difficulty of entitling a subclass corresponding to every combination."