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DEWEY DECIMAL SYSTEM

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Dewey decimal system mean? 

DEWEY DECIMAL SYSTEM (noun)
  The noun DEWEY DECIMAL SYSTEM has 1 sense:

1. a system used by libraries to classify nonfictional publications into subject categories; the subject is indicated by a three-digit numeral and further specification is given by numerals following a decimal point; publications are shelved by number

  Familiarity information: DEWEY DECIMAL SYSTEM used as a noun is very rare.


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DEWEY DECIMAL SYSTEM (noun)


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Meaning:

A system used by libraries to classify nonfictional publications into subject categories; the subject is indicated by a three-digit numeral and further specification is given by numerals following a decimal point; publications are shelved by number

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Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

Synonyms:

decimal system of classification; Dewey decimal classification; Dewey decimal system

Hypernyms ("Dewey decimal system" is a kind of...):

classification system (a system for classifying things)


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