Artificial classification. (Science) See under Artifitial.

(Clas"si*fi*ca`to*ry) a. Pertaining to classification; admitting of classification. "A classificatory system." Earle.

(Clas"si*fi`er) n. One who classifies.

(Clas"si*fy) v. t. [imp. & pp. Classified ; p. pr. & vb. n. Classifying.] [L. classis class + ] To distribute into classes; to arrange according to a system; to arrange in sets according to some method founded on common properties or characters.

Syn. — To arrange; distribute; rank.

(||Clas"sis) n.; pl. Classes [L. See Class, n.]

1. A class or order; sort; kind. [Obs.]

His opinion of that classis of men.

2. (Eccl.) An ecclesiastical body or judicatory in certain churches, as the Reformed Dutch. It is intermediate between the consistory and the synod, and corresponds to the presbytery in the Presbyterian church.

(Class"man) n.; pl. Classmen

1. A member of a class; a classmate.

2. A candidate for graduation in arts who is placed in an honor class, as opposed to a passman, who is not classified. [Oxford, Eng.]

(Class"mate`) n. One who is in the same class with another, as at school or college.

(Clas"tic) a. [Gr. br fr. to break.]

1. Pertaining to what may be taken apart; as, clastic anatomy

2. (Min.) Fragmental; made up of brok fragments; as, sandstone is a clastic rock.

(Clath"rate) a. [L. clathri lattice, Gr. klh,qra.]

Classicality to Clean

(Clas`si*cal"i*ty Clas"sic*al*ness) n. The quality of being classical.

(Clas"sic*al*ly), adv.

1. In a classical manner; according to the manner of classical authors.

2. In the manner of classes; according to a regular order of classes or sets.

(Clas"si*cism) n. A classic idiom or expression; a classicalism. C. Kingsley.

(Clas"si*cist) n. One learned in the classics; an advocate for the classics.

(Clas"si*fi`a*ble) a. Capable of being classified.

(Clas*sif"ic) a. Characterizing a class or classes; relating to classification.

(Clas`si*fi*ca"tion) n. [Cf. F. classification.] The act of forming into a class or classes; a distribution into groups, as classes, orders, families, etc., according to some common relations or affinities.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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