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classic

Horse racing
a. any of the five principal races for three-year-old horses in Britain, namely the One Thousand Guineas, Two Thousand Guineas, Derby, Oaks, and Saint Leger
b. a race equivalent to any of these in other countries

classic

(jargon)
An adjective used before or after a noun to describe the original version of something, especially if the original is considered to be better.

Examples include "Star Trek Classic" - the original TV series as opposed to the films, ST The Next Generation or any of the other spin-offs and follow-ups; or "PC Classic" - IBM's ISA-bus computers as opposed to the PS/2 series.

classic

(1) A moniker applied to the original or earlier version of a product, typically hardware. For example, the first iPod with the click wheel became known as the classic model after the iPod touch was released.

(2) An earlier Mac programming interface (API). See Classic Environment.

(3) A remake of the first Macintosh personal computer. See Mac Classic.
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Route1's MobiKEY solution - the MobiKEY Classic device and one-year TruOFFICE subscription - is now available for less than $500 per user, and requires no network changes or additional hardware.
In sharp contrast, "Be My Baby" is more subdued, and much more sentimental, as it wrings laughs from the classic device of forcing warily attracted opposites into close quarters.
The highly regarded science-based publication gave the ScanX Classic device a 98% clinical rating and named it an "Editors' Choice.
A single design may be targeted for any of Altera's FLEX 10K, FLEX 10KA, FLEX 8000, MAX 9000, MAX 7000, MAX 7000S, MAX 5000, and Classic device families.

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