class
  • noun one of the categories into which organisms are divided
  • A group or set sharing common characteristics.
  • In object oriented programming, a set of objects which share common characteristics. For instance, a class may be titled geometric shapes, and contain objects which are triangles, squares, pentagons, hexagons, and so on.
  • Classifications of amplifiers based on the relationship between the input signal and the output current For classification purposes, a simplified output stage consisting of two complementary tubes or transistors is assumed for most classes. Each class has its own linearity and efficiency characteristics. Examples include class A amplifiers, class AB amplifiers, class C amplifiers, and so on. Also called amplifier class.

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