Associations to the word «Classical»


CLASSICAL, adjective. Of or relating to the first class or rank, especially in literature or art.
CLASSICAL, adjective. Of or pertaining to established principles in a discipline.
CLASSICAL, adjective. (music) Describing European music and musicians of the late 18th and early 19th centuries.
CLASSICAL, adjective. (informal) (music) Describing serious music (rather than pop, jazz, blues etc), especially when played using instruments of the orchestra.
CLASSICAL, adjective. Of or pertaining to the ancient Greeks and Romans, especially to Greek or Roman authors of the highest rank, or of the period when their best literature was produced; of or pertaining to places inhabited by the ancient Greeks and Romans, or rendered famous by their deeds.
CLASSICAL, adjective. Conforming to the best authority in literature and art; chaste; pure; refined; as, a classical style.
CLASSICAL, adjective. (physics) Pertaining to models of physical laws that do not take quantum or relativistic effects into account; Newtonian or Maxwellian.
CLASSICAL ANTIQUITY, proper noun. Misspelling of classical antiquity.
CLASSICAL ANTIQUITY, proper noun. (history) The era of the height of Greco-Roman civilization in southern Europe, roughly comprising the 6th century BC to the 5th century (AD), although sometimes distinguished from Late Antiquity
CLASSICAL ARABIC, proper noun. Classical Arabic (CA) is the form of the Arabic language used in literary texts in 7th to 9th centuries. It is based on the Medieval dialects of Arab tribes. It is the language of Qur'an.
CLASSICAL ARMENIAN, proper noun. Synonym of Old Armenian.
CLASSICAL CHINESE, proper noun. The written Chinese language used from the Zhou Dynasty (1045 BCE) (especially the Spring and Autumn Period), through to the end of the Han Dynasty (220 CE). In Chinese, 古文 or, formally, 古典漢語. The language of many classics of Chinese literature.
CLASSICAL CHINESE, proper noun. The written Chinese language used from the Zhou Dynasty (1045 BCE) to the early 20th century.
CLASSICAL COMPUTER, noun. (computing) A computer which is not a quantum computer, nor enjoys any other sort of (yet unknown) mechanism for transcending known computer science; a computer which can be modelled by a deterministic Turing machine
CLASSICAL COMPUTERS, noun. Plural of classical computer
CLASSICAL CONDITIONING, noun. (psychology) The use of a neutral stimulus, originally paired with one that invokes a response, to generate a conditioned response.
CLASSICAL ENGLISH, proper noun. The English language as spoken in its classical form, typically referring to Old English; but also sometimes used in reference to Middle English and/or Early Modern English.
CLASSICAL ERA, noun. Any of several periods of history noted for a particular style of art, architecture, literature or music termed classical
CLASSICAL GREEK, proper noun. The form of Ancient Greek language used during the classical period of Greek literature: approximately 600 to 300 BC. The language of the poets and philosophers: Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, Aristophanes, Thucydides, Aristotle, etc.
CLASSICAL GUITAR, noun. (musical instrument) A type of flat-tabled guitar of Spanish origin used primarily for Western classical music, flamenco, and Latin American music, with six nylon (formerly gut) strings, usually played with the fingers rather than with a plectrum.
CLASSICAL GUITARIST, noun. Someone who plays the classical guitar.
CLASSICAL GUITARISTS, noun. Plural of classical guitarist
CLASSICAL GUITARS, noun. Plural of classical guitar
CLASSICAL HADRODYNAMICS, noun. (physics) The study of classical relativistic equations of motion for actions involving extended nucleons interacting with massive, neutral scalar and vector meson fields.
CLASSICAL HEBREW, proper noun. Synonym of Biblical Hebrew.
CLASSICAL INHERITANCE, noun. (object-oriented programming) concept of inheritance where parts of a superclass are available to instances of its subclasses
CLASSICAL INHERITANCES, noun. Plural of classical inheritance
CLASSICAL JAPANESE, proper noun. The Japanese language as spoken and written which was used during about 900-1200 CE and continued to be commonly used as the written language until about 1900 CE.
CLASSICAL LANGUAGE, noun. (literature) A language spoken and written in formal speeches, literature, the arts, etc.
CLASSICAL LATIN, proper noun. The Latin language as spoken and written in formal speeches, literature, the arts, etc., by the ancient Romans.
CLASSICAL LOGIC, noun. A kind of logic based on the principle that each assertion has a truth value of either "true" or "false", but not both.
CLASSICAL MECHANICS, noun. (physics) all of the physical laws of nature that account for the behaviour of the normal world, but break down when dealing with the very small (see quantum mechanics) or the very fast or very heavy (see relativity)
CLASSICAL MUSIC, noun. (music genre) Music of the classical period; the music of Mozart, Haydn, etc; the musical period before the romantic.
CLASSICAL MUSIC, noun. (music) The more serious forms of music, taught through formal education and performed according to strict rules, as opposed to folk music or popular music.
CLASSICAL MUSIC, noun. (informal) Synonym of Western classical music.
CLASSICAL NAHUATL, proper noun. The variants of the Nahuatl language spoken in Mexico at the time of the Spanish conquest.
CLASSICAL PERIOD, proper noun. (music) the musical period of time following the Baroque period and preceding the Romantic period, spanning 1750-c.1830.
CLASSICAL PHYSICS, noun. (physics) all aspects of physics developed before the rise of quantum mechanics
CLASSICAL PHYSICS, noun. The division of physics that encompasses the three major areas of mechanics, electrodynamics, and thermodynamics, all of which were developed prior to the establishment of quantum physics in the twentieth century. Source: Physics for Christian Schools, Second Edition
CLASSICAL SANSKRIT, proper noun. A codified form of Sanskrit spoken in ancient India.
CLASSICAL STUDIES, noun. (humanities) classics
CLASSICAL SYRIAC, proper noun. An extinct language of the Northwest branch of the Semitic language family.
CLASSICAL THERMODYNAMICS, noun. Thermodynamics that studies a thermodynamic system as an undivided whole, described by macrostate variables such as volume, pressure and temperature, instead of considering the thermodynamic system as an ensemble of moving molecules.
CLASSICAL TUPI, proper noun. An extinct Tupian language which was spoken by the native Tupi people of Brazil.
CLASSICAL UNEMPLOYMENT, noun. (economics) The component of overall unemployment caused by too high wage expectations.

Dictionary definition

CLASSICAL, noun. Traditional genre of music conforming to an established form and appealing to critical interest and developed musical taste.
CLASSICAL, adjective. Of or relating to the most highly developed stage of an earlier civilisation and its culture; "classic Cinese pottery".
CLASSICAL, adjective. Of recognized authority or excellence; "the definitive work on Greece"; "classical methods of navigation".
CLASSICAL, adjective. Of or relating to the study of the literary works of ancient Greece and Rome; " a classical scholar".
CLASSICAL, adjective. (language) having the form used by ancient standard authors; "classical Greek.
CLASSICAL, adjective. Of or pertaining to or characteristic of the ancient Greek and Roman cultures; "classical mythology"; "classical.

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