superclass[so̵̅o̅′pər klas′, -kläs′]
(third-person singular simple present superclasses, present participle superclassing, simple past and past participle superclassed)
- (computing, object-oriented programming) To create a superclass of.
superclass - Computer Definition
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.