Rolodex
Rolodex Rol"o*dex (r[^o]l"[-o]*d[e^]ks), a. [Trade Mark of Newell Office Products.] A trade name for a type of card file; as, a Rolodex(R) card file. Also used informally and improperly as a noun meaning {Rolodex(R) card file}. [PJC]

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  • Rolodex™ — UK US noun [S] TRADEMARK ► a circular file of cards on which you keep people s names and addresses: »Although I use email for most correspondence now, I still refer to the Rolodex on my desk …   Financial and business terms

  • Rolodex — 1958, said to be from rolling + index …   Etymology dictionary

  • Rolodex — ☆ Rolodex [rō′lə deks΄ ] [arbitrary coinage < ROLL + arbitrary suffix] trademark for a desktop file in the form of a rotating device or a shallow tray, in which cards containing names, addresses, etc. are held securely in place for ready… …   English World dictionary

  • Rolodex® — /rōˈlə deks/ noun A proprietary brand of rotary index (qv under ↑rota) …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Rolodex — A Rolodex is a rotating file device used to store business contact information (the name is a portmanteau word of Rolling and Index) currently manufactured by Newell Rubbermaid. The Rolodex holds specially shaped index cards; the user writes the… …   Wikipedia

  • Rolodex — noun (trademark) a desktop rotary card index with removable cards; usually used for names, addresses, and telephone numbers a news reporter has to have a good Rolodex • Usage Domain: ↑trademark • Hypernyms: ↑card index, ↑card catalog, ↑card cata …   Useful english dictionary

  • Rolodex — /roh leuh deks / Trademark. a small desktop file containing cards for names, addresses, and phone numbers. * * * …   Universalium

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