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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.

(1996-10-27)

 


Nearby terms: CLASP class class hierarchy classic Classic-Ada classical logic Classic C
 

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