call number
noun Date: 1876 a combination of characters assigned to a library book to indicate its place on a shelf

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • call number — ☆ call number n. a group of numbers and letters placed on a book to indicate its location in a library …   English World dictionary

  • call number — call′ num ber n. lib a number, letter, symbol, or combination of these, indicating the specific location of a work in a library • Etymology: 1875–80, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • call number — noun a mark consisting of characters written on a book; used to indicate shelf location • Syn: ↑call mark, ↑pressmark • Hypernyms: ↑mark * * * noun, pl ⋯ bers [count] : a combination of numbers and letters that is used to show where a book is… …   Useful english dictionary

  • call number — Library Science. a number, letter, symbol, or combination of these, indicating the specific location of a work in a library, esp. the combination of the classification symbol and the designation for the author. [1875 80, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • call number — noun a) An identification number, which identifies and locates material within a library. b) a mark consisting of characters written on a book; used to indicate shelf location …   Wiktionary

  • call number — /ˈkɔl nʌmbə/ (say kawl numbuh) noun the number given to a library book to facilitate locating it …   Australian English dictionary

  • Call number — Шифр книги …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • single emergency call number 112 — bendrasis pagalbos telefono numeris 112 statusas Aprobuotas sritis neatidėliotinos pagalbos asmenims teikimas apibrėžtis Nacionaliniame telefono ryšio numeracijos plane nurodytas vienas telefono ryšio numeris, skirtas pranešti apie rengiamą,… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • call slip — ☆ call slip n. a form on which a library patron lists the title and call number of a desired book …   English World dictionary

  • number — I n. symbol indicating quantity 1) an even; odd number 2) a high; low number 3) an algebraic; cardinal; complex; compound; decimal; imaginary; infinite; irrational; mass; mixed; natural; negative; ordinal; positive; prime; quantum; whole number… …   Combinatory dictionary

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