card catalogue definition

  • noun:
    • See Catalogue.
    • a catalogue, by publications, having each item joined on a different card, in addition to cards arranged in cases by subjects, or writers, or alphabetically.
    • a library catalog where each book is explained on a different file card
    • an alphabetical set of items (e.g., publications in a library) with an independent card for each item

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