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CARD CATALOG

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does card catalog mean? 

CARD CATALOG (noun)
  The noun CARD CATALOG has 2 senses:

1. a library catalog in which each publication is described on a separate file card
2. an alphabetical listing of items (e.g., books in a library) with a separate card for each item

  Familiarity information: CARD CATALOG used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CARD CATALOG (noun)


Sense 1card catalog [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A library catalog in which each publication is described on a separate file card

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

card catalog; card catalogue

Hypernyms ("card catalog" is a kind of...):

library catalog; library catalogue (an enumeration of all the resources of a library)


Sense 2card catalog [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An alphabetical listing of items (e.g., books in a library) with a separate card for each item

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

card index; card catalog; card catalogue

Hypernyms ("card catalog" is a kind of...):

file; file cabinet; filing cabinet (office furniture consisting of a container for keeping papers in order)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "card catalog"):

Rolodex ((trademark) a desktop rotary card index with removable cards; usually used for names, addresses, and telephone numbers)


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