Definition for word classical.

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.

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- the word classical has several meanings. in general, these meanings refer to some past time, works of that era or later works influenced
- classical music is art music produced or rooted in the traditions of western music (both liturgical and secular ). it encompasses a
- classical antiquity (also the classical era, classical period or classical age) is a broad term for a long period of cultural history
- classics (sometimes encompassing classical studies or classical civilization) is the branch of the humanities comprising the language s,
- the classical guitar is the member of the guitar family used in classical music . it is an acoustical wooden guitar with six classical
- classical architecture usually denotes architecture which is more or less consciously derived from the principles of greek and roman
- in physics , classical mechanics and quantum mechanics are the two major sub-fields of mechanics . classical mechanics is concerned with
- the dates of the classical period in western music are generally accepted as being between about 1730 and 1820. the term classical music
- classicism, in the arts , refers generally to a high regard for a classical period, classical antiquity in the western tradition, as
- hindustani classical music. (हिन्दुस्तानी शास्त्रीय संगीत, کلاسیکی موسیقی

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