Trans wrote:
> This months word:
>
>   quin?tes?sence

a) LOL @ your topic :)
b) Too long

>   3 : the most typical example or representative <the quintessence of
> calm>

c) The most typical example or representative of an instance is its
class, IMO; the eigenclass (I'm trying to get used to the word since
Matz is leaning that way) is a special case.