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superclass

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superclass

In object technology, a high-level class that passes attributes and methods (data and processing) down the hierarchy to subclasses, the classes below it. Abstract superclasses are used as master structures and no objects are created for it. Concrete superclasses are used to create objects.
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Note that, in implicit locking, every superclass of a target class has an intention lock through the superclass chain.
There are 866 3D engineering models in ESB and those models are classified into three superclasses, namely, Flat-Thin Wall Component, Rectangular-Cubic, and Solids of Revolution.
An example of this occurs with the superclass entity "tumours" and the subclass entities "tumours of the nervous system" (document 2888021 in the GSC) and "intracranial tumours" (document 3134615 in the GSC).
Day two saw crash after crash on the fast and challenging track with several top riders biting the dust, including Team GB rider Tre Whyte who smashed through the timber guardrails on turn one and landed in the crowd during the Superclass final.
The ANTP superclass is composed of four different subclasses: Hox, ParaHox, EHGbox, and NK.
Plugin match: The Matchmaker recognizes a Plugin match, if outS superclass of outR.
Given that the use of jappenyin requires raw material preparation on the surface, and given that the standard Kriol translation of jappenyin is 'flat rock', one hypothesis would be that jappenyin is a subclass 'flat grinding stone' of a more general superclass garradin no-berlberlin 'flat stone'.
This relationship exists between a class belonging to an ontology and its superclass belonging to another ontology.
The default superclass for all the subclasses is Thing.
In Section 2, we present minimal forbidden induced subgraph characterizations of balanced graphs within a superclass of the class of Helly circular-arc graphs and the classes of claw-free circular-arc graphs and gem-free circular-arc graphs.