• WordNet 3.6
    • v catalog make an itemized list or catalog of; classify "He is cataloguing his photographic negatives"
    • v catalog make a catalogue, compile a catalogue "She spends her weekends cataloguing"
    • n catalog a book or pamphlet containing an enumeration of things "he found it in the Sears catalog"
    • n catalog a complete list of things; usually arranged systematically "it does not pretend to be a catalog of his achievements"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Montgomery Ward was the first company in the United States to advertise, “Satisfaction guaranteed or your money back.” They did it in 1874, two years after company founder Aaron Montgomery Ward launched his mail-order catalog.
    • n. & v Catalog Catalogue.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Montgomery Ward was the first to advertise "Satisfaction guaranteed or your money back" in 1874 — two years after Aaron Montgomery Ward, launched his first mail-order catalog.
    • n catalog A recent spelling of catalogue.
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  • W. Somerset Maugham
    “I would sooner read a timetable or a catalog than nothing at all.”
  • sears catalog
    sears catalog
    “If you don't find it in the index look very carefully throughout the entire catalog.”


In literature:

Paul apparently would include in the catalog all unprofitable language of whatever name.
"Epistle Sermons, Vol. II" by Martin Luther
A catalog was published of which were printed more than forty editions.
"All About Coffee" by William H. Ukers
Write for Saxophone Catalog.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science February 1930" by Various
Use it as a handy catalog of the books you want some day to have.
"Ralph on the Overland Express" by Allen Chapman
He kept glancing from Jon to the Robot General Catalog checking the Venex specifications listed there.
"The Velvet Glove" by Harry Harrison
His catalog of the senses (Stanzas 75-79) serves as an example of this power of embellishment at its best.
"Seven Minor Epics of the English Renaissance (1596-1624)" by Dunstan Gale
An extended examination of college catalogs shows some consciousness of these facts on the part of teachers of biology.
"College Teaching" by Paul Klapper
Newspaper advertisements and catalogs furnish abundant material for this problem.
"Primary Handwork" by Ella Victoria Dobbs
"Notes and Queries, Number 239, May 27, 1854" by Various
I had charge of the cataloging of confidential papers.
"The Motor Girls on the Coast" by Margaret Penrose
Write for catalog and order sheet.
"Harper's Round Table, July 30, 1895" by Various
These lancets were probably typical of the lancets advertised as silver in the late nineteenth-century trade catalogs.
"Bloodletting Instruments in the National Museum of History and Technology" by Audrey Davis
Puppy pianos which tinkle isn't priced yet in the Hudson's Bay store catalog.
"A Man in the Open" by Roger Pocock
His catalog, too, is his own work, and it is perhaps safe to say that no one ever properly appreciates a catalog but its maker.
"The Library and Society" by Various
I have a very complete catalog on crimes.
"The Book of Gud" by Dan Spain
George E. Lingle and John C. Moore assisted with gathering and reviewing the literature and with cataloging and screening photo materials.
"Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises of the Western North Atlantic" by Stephen Leatherwood
I quickly glanced down the racks, mentally cataloging the pieces.
"The Samurai Strategy" by Thomas Hoover
Included in the catalog are the titles of perhaps the most important law library in the colony.
"The Cultural History of Marlborough, Virginia" by C. Malcolm Watkins
With Ike Barry's catalog, as big as an unabridged, the train stopped again at Canby's the next morning to let me off.
"Fighting Byng" by A. Stone
Look over the catalogs of the florists and you will see that the variety is almost endless.
"Wisconsin in Story and Song;" by Various

In news:

The cabinets and shelves at Anthoine Machine works are cluttered with old catalogs, invoices, and ledgers that date back to when they originally opened in 1885.
Looking through some older electronic and air gaging catalogs, I noticed that the term "magnification" appeared frequently.
Inventeur du Moderne an exhibition at the Musée d'Orsay, Paris, April 5–July 3, 2011 Catalog of the exhibition edited by Stéphane Guégan Paris: Gallimard/Musée d'Orsay, 297 pp.
The two-year-old site lets users catalog their collections of anime and manga illustrations.
Bob is retired from TNT Holland Freight and Joyce is retired from JCPenney catalog.
Next time someone complains that comic books are nothing but psychologically immature male-fantasy power trips, simply hand them a copy of Marvel Comics' current catalog.
The ShoulderFlex Massager is a personal massage device sold in retail stores, catalogs and over the Internet.
Selected Works" Sherrie Levine is having a bit of a resurgence lately, thanks to "Mayhem," a survey at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York, and a forthcoming catalog this spring of the same name.
Continued the mood of melancholy weepers as the band dipped back into songs that spanned their older catalog.
The work of Israeli photographer and video artist Ori Gersht is the subject of a major exhibition at Boston's Museum of Fine Arts, and this lavishly printed catalog accompanies the show.
Latest News What's New Midas Deluxe Jewelry Catalog announced.
Midas Chain, a premier jewelry manufacturer, is set to release a new 200 page catalog.
On-demand music streaming site offers 11 million-song catalog.
Montgomery Ward May Bring Back Catalog.
Milwaukee Montgomery Ward may give its catalog business another shot, starting as soon as January, according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

In science:

As an example database query, consider selecting all bursts from the 4B catalog with high relative measurement errors on the channel 1 fluence measurement.
A GRB Tool Shed
The Guide Star Catalog was produced at the Space Telescope Science Institute under U.S.
QSOs and Absorption Line Systems Surrounding the Hubble Deep Field
The full ob ject catalog containing coordinates, magnitudes, uncertainties, and stellarity indices for all of the detected ob jects, may be obtained by contacting the authors.
QSOs and Absorption Line Systems Surrounding the Hubble Deep Field
Based on the location of the stellar locus and the known QSOs, cuts in (U − B )/(B − V ) color space were made to select candidates from our imaging catalog.
QSOs and Absorption Line Systems Surrounding the Hubble Deep Field
The final singleband coadded images were astrometrically calibrated using the USNO-A V1.0 catalog as a reference.
EROs in the EIS Fields. I: The AXAF (Chandra) Deep Field
Our final catalog differs somewhat, especially at the faintest magnitude, from the AXAF Deep Field catalogs released by the EIS Team in December 1998 on their Web site.
EROs in the EIS Fields. I: The AXAF (Chandra) Deep Field
Figure 6 shows a P - ˙P diagram for the seven Magellanic Cloud radio pulsars and Galactic pulsars with cataloged radio luminosities.
Radio Pulsars in the Magellanic Clouds
Fig. 6.— P - ˙P diagram for a subset of Galactic pulsars with cataloged radio luminosities (filled circles).
Radio Pulsars in the Magellanic Clouds
Second, while the phase center of the PG 1415+451 observations is within the beam of the emission feature, and the centroid position of the feature is ∼ 0.9′′ closer to the optical QSO position (obtained from the USNO–A2.0 catalog) than the phase center is to the optical QSO position.
Molecular Gas in Infrared-Excess, Optically-Selected QSOs and the Connection with Infrared Luminous Galaxies
The authors used proper motions from the Tycho-2 catalogue along with Hipparcos parallaxes for the few members which have them, and searched an area of more than 3000 deg2 for additional members with the same motion that are also X-ray sources from the ROSAT Bright Source Catalog.
Radial-Velocity Monitoring of Members and Candidate Members of the TW Hydrae Association
However, new untargetted SZ surveys and very wide area x-ray surveys (e.g., MACS) provide substantial potential for the creation of distant cluster catalogs with very low contamination rates.
Multi-wavelength Surveys for Distant Clusters
The differences in the resulting cluster catalogs can be understood as a consequence of the different selection function each algorithm yields.
Multi-wavelength Surveys for Distant Clusters
The availability of complete x-ray and optical data over the same sky area enabled the ROXS team to generate entirely independent cluster catalogs.
Multi-wavelength Surveys for Distant Clusters
The LSST (Tyson, Wittman, & Angel 2000) holds the potential for wide-area “mass”-selected cluster catalogs, substantially simplifying the scientific interpretation of the resulting cluster samples.
Multi-wavelength Surveys for Distant Clusters
In the Yale Bright Star Catalog it is classified as M5IIIe and assigned a visual magnitude of 5.10.
The Very Slow Wind From the Pulsating Semiregular Red Giant L2 Pup