expansive classification


expansive classification
noun
: a library classification using both numbers and letters in its notation and having seven complete schedules each one after the first being more minutely subdivided than the previous one — called also Cutter classification

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Library Science.
a system of classifying books and other materials consisting of seven classification schemes, each after the first being progressively further subdivided.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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