library catalog


library catalog
noun
an enumeration of all the resources of a library
Syn: ↑library catalogue
Hypernyms: ↑catalog, ↑catalogue
Hyponyms: ↑card catalog, ↑card catalogue

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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