table of contents

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n table of contents a list of divisions (chapters or articles) and the pages on which they start
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Table of contents a table or list of topics in a book, showing their order and the place where they may be found: a summary.
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Usage

In literature:

Here the thieves' broker emptied the contents of his bag, laying the articles one by one on the table.
"The Adventures of a Three-Guinea Watch" by Talbot Baines Reed
He turned to the table of contents, and his heart gave a contented throb.
"The Bibliotaph" by Leon H. Vincent
They did it charmingly, juggling with the contents of a tea-basket which Starr brought on deck and placed on a little folding-table.
"The Chauffeur and the Chaperon" by C. N. Williamson
Then came the voice of my brother Edward from an adjoining table, as he sat with uplifted spoon, gazing down upon the contents of his plate.
"Uncle Rutherford's Nieces" by Joanna H. Mathews
This is just the work needed by every person who has anything to paint, as will be seen from the following from the Table of Contents.
"How To Behave: A Pocket Manual Of Republican Etiquette, And Guide To Correct Personal Habits" by Samuel R Wells
There is no index, nor table of contents, by which I might ascertain the extent of the deficiency.
"Notes and Queries, Number 78, April 26, 1851" by Various
Jack's eyes fell upon the tray as he passed it, and he wheeled around and took stock of the contents of this new form of table.
"The Wind Before the Dawn" by Dell H. Munger
The four State Services are enumerated in the Table of Contents.
"Notes and Queries, Number 210, November 5, 1853" by Various
A more extended list, with tables of contents, may be found in Barnard's School Architecture, p. 279 to 288.
"Popular Education" by Ira Mayhew
There was no more talk of play-acting once the very real and solid contents of the basket had been tumbled out on the table.
"The Wind in the Willows" by Kenneth Grahame
Tables of contents of collected editions given in catalogue.
"The Private Library" by Arthur L. Humphreys
Neither do I sit down to the table with my family with the same contentment as of old.
"Cuore (Heart)" by Edmondo De Amicis
The Table of Contents will act as a trustworthy guide.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume VI" by Various
Yet with this we are as much contented as you are with all your splendid tables, and enjoy a greater share of health and strength.
"The History of Sandford and Merton" by Thomas Day
Draw up a topical index and compare it with the table of contents.
"How to Study" by George Fillmore Swain
TABLE OF CONTENTS OF THIS EXTRAORDINARY WORK.
"The Humors of Falconbridge" by Jonathan F. Kelley
The American sergeant asked him in German to place the contents of his pockets on the table.
""And they thought we wouldn't fight"" by Floyd Gibbons
The Table of Contents is not part of the original book.
"The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of Jane Austen" by Jane Austen
Gaston sat on the other side of the table, looking as usual, handsome and content.
"Francezka" by Molly Elliot Seawell
Usselex took the note, opened the envelope, which he tossed on the table, and possessed himself of the contents.
"Eden" by Edgar Saltus
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In news:

September 2011 Table of Contents.
15 December 2011 Pages: 264 Table of Contents ( 234 KB).
TIME Magazine Table of Contents .
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Greenwich Magazine / November 2012: Table of Contents .
Car Craft October 2002 Table Of Contents .
Jewish Book Month's Table of Contents .
Table of contents - 2010 Automation Integrator Guide, published December 2009.
2010 Automation Integrator Guide Table of Contents .
4-Wheel & Off-Road Magazine Table of Contents : October 2012 Issue.
2006 Sourcebook Introduction & Table of Contents - pdf.
TABLE OF CONTENTS , SECTION LISTING.
Modern Healthcare Magazine Table of Contents .
The Vault / Title: Table of contents .
Issue No 140, December/January 2013 — Table of Contents .
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In science:

In Table 2 the particle content of the model beyond the SM gauge bosons and fermions is summarized.
A Little Higgs Model with Exact Dark Matter Parity
While pointing to our extreme state of ignorance concerning the contents of the Sun’s potential well, the Table also can be read as a sign of good news.
Icy Bodies in the New Solar System
We also attach the table of contents and the list of references of the book.
Non-Perturbative Field Theory - From two dimensional conformal field theory to QCD in four dimensions
The table of content of the book and the bibliography of the book are added as appendices.
Non-Perturbative Field Theory - From two dimensional conformal field theory to QCD in four dimensions
Considering the content of these Tables, we see that, as n becomes large, the means of the estimators tend to their true values.
Moment-based inference for Pearson's quadratic q subfamily of distributions
In Table 2 one can see the information contents of the marginal probability distribution of 4 random variables, 3 random variables and the weights used in Sz´antai-Kov´acs’s algorithm, ordered in decreasing way.
Discovering a junction tree behind a Markov network by a greedy algorithm
The contents of the XHIP compilation is summarized Table 1.
XHIP: An Extended Hipparcos Compilation
Table 2 shows the differences between these two queries according to the content of some terms related to “Randall-Sundrum” and NEWTHING FINDING tags. It presents the percentage of ranked abstract where they appear.
Annotation of Scientific Summaries for Information Retrieval
Virtually any developed page will employ some template usage, such as a table of contents, an infobox, or sub ject membership on an article page; pro ject membership or personal information on a user page; or even embedding an image on any kind of page.
A Wikipedia Literature Review
The resulting level two GUT model particle content is shown in the right part of the table and in fact corresponds to an alternative construction of the second model discussed in section 4.
String GUTs
Most of the contents of this section is a review of dispersed results in the literature, but we considered useful to gather them all in a single table.
Homothetic perfect fluid space-times
The various models are defined by the transformation properties of their fermion content with respect to the gauge group, summarized in table 1.
Phenomenological aspects of a Fermiophobic SU(2)xSU(2)xU(1) extension of the Standard Model
As a check of the field contents in Table 3 one can count the numbers of bosonic and fermionic degrees of freedom in a supergravity multiplet, which should be the same.
Introduction to Supergravities in Diverse Dimensions
Supergravities in d < 10 dimensions, whose field contents are given in Table 3, can be obtained from d = 11 or d = 10 supergravity by dimensional reductions and truncations of fields.
Introduction to Supergravities in Diverse Dimensions
All insertions with non-zero star content are given in Table 5 along with the size of their automorphism group and over all combinatorial factor.
Negative virial coefficients and the dominance of loose packed diagrams for D-dimensional hard spheres
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