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classical

1. of, relating to, or characteristic of the ancient Greeks and Romans or their civilization, esp in the period of their ascendancy
2. designating, following, or influenced by the art or culture of ancient Greece or Rome
3. Music
a. of, relating to, or denoting any music or its period of composition marked by stability of form, intellectualism, and restraint
b. denoting serious art music in general
4. Music of or relating to a style of music composed, esp at Vienna, during the late 18th and early 19th centuries. This period is marked by the establishment, esp by Haydn and Mozart, of sonata form
5. (of an education) based on the humanities and the study of Latin and Greek
6. Physics
a. not involving the quantum theory or the theory of relativity
b. obeying the laws of Newtonian mechanics or 19th-century physics
7. (of a logical or mathematical system) according with the law of excluded middle, so that every statement is known to be either true or false even if it is not known which
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