What is subclass?

subclass meaning in Information Science terminology / glossary / dictionary is:

In classification, a class of which each and every member is a member of another, usually more encompassing, class (example: Periodical / Publication). In close classification, subclasses are subdivided into sub-subclasses (Magazine / Periodical) and so on (Newsmagazine / Magazine). See also: cross-classification.


reference: ABC-CLIO