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Classical tripos examination
Tripos Tri"pos, n.; pl. Triposes. [Gr. ? a tripod. See Tripod.] 1. A tripod. [Obs.] --Dryden. 2. A university examination of questionists, for honors; also, a tripos paper; one who prepares a tripos paper. [Cambridge University, Eng.] Classical tripos examination, the final university examination for classical honors, optional to all who have taken the mathematical honors. --C. A. Bristed. Tripos paper, a printed list of the successful candidates for mathematical honors, accompanied by a piece in Latin verse. There are two of these, designed to commemorate the two tripos days. The first contains the names of the wranglers and senior optimes, and the second the names of the junior optimes. The word tripos is supposed to refer to the three-legged stool formerly used at the examinations for these honors, though some derive it from the three brackets formerly printed on the back of the paper. --C. A. Bristed.
Classicalism
Classicalism Clas"sic*al*ism, n. 1. A classical idiom, style, or expression; a classicism. 2. Adherence to what are supposed or assumed to be the classical canons of art.
Classicalist
Classicalist Clas"sic*al*ist, n. One who adheres to what he thinks the classical canons of art. --Ruskin.
Classicality
Classicality Clas`si*cal"i*ty, Classicalness Clas"sic*al*ness, n. The quality of being classical.
Classically
Classically Clas"sic*al*ly, adv. 1. In a classical manner; according to the manner of classical authors. 2. In the manner of classes; according to a regular order of classes or sets.
Classicalness
Classicality Clas`si*cal"i*ty, Classicalness Clas"sic*al*ness, n. The quality of being classical.

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- classical may refer to: classical antiquity, a period of history from roughly the 7th or 8th century B.C.E. to the 5th century C.E. centered on the Mediterranean...
- classical music generally refers to the formal musical tradition of the Western world, considered to be distinct from Western folk music or po****r music...
- classical antiquity (also the classical era, classical period or classical age) is the period of cultural history between the 8th century BC and the 6th...
- classical liberalism is a political ideology and a branch of liberalism that advocates free market and laissez-faire economics; civil liberties under...
- A classical language is any language with an independent literary tradition and a large and ancient body of written literature. classical languages are...
- classics or classical studies is the study of classical antiquity, and in the Western world traditionally refers to the study of classical Gr**** and Latin...
- classical conditioning (also known as Pavlovian or respondent conditioning) is a behavioral procedure in which a biologically potent stimulus (e.g. food)...
- classical mechanics is a physical theory describing the motion of macroscopic objects, from projectiles to parts of machinery, and astronomical objects...
- classical elements typically refer to water, earth, fire, air, and (later) aether, which were proposed to explain the nature and complexity of all matter...
- The classical guitar (also known as the nylon-string guitar or Spanish guitar) is a member of the guitar family used in classical music and other styles...