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dewey decimal system definition

  • noun:
    • something employed by libraries to classify nonfictional magazines into topic categories; the niche is indicated by a three-digit numeral and further requirements is distributed by numerals after a decimal point; publications tend to be shelved by number
    • a system utilized by libraries to classify nonfictional publications into topic categories; the niche is suggested by a three-digit numeral and further requirements is given by numerals after a decimal point; publications tend to be shelved by number
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