catalog

Definitions

  • 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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Quotations

  • W. Somerset Maugham
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    “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.”

Usage

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
CATALOGI Veteres Librorum ECCLESIAE CATHEDRALIS DUNELM.
"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
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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.
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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
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