I. adjective Date: 1949 being something other than a book; especially being a library holding (as a microfilm) that is not a book II. noun Date: 1960 a book of little literary merit which is often a compilation (as of pictures, press clippings, or speeches)

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  • nonbook — ☆ nonbook or non book [nän′book΄nän′book′ ] n. a book produced quickly and cheaply, typically a scissors and paste compilation of facts, photographs, etc., often published merely to take advantage of some current vogue, fad, etc …   English World dictionary

  • nonbook — I. “+ adjective Etymology: non (I) + book, n. : being something other than a book : being a manuscript, microfilm, map, or other library holding that is not a book housing and arrangement of nonbook materials W.H.Jesse II …   Useful english dictionary

  • nonbook — /non book /, n. 1. a book without artistic or literary merit or substance, esp. one that has been developed primarily to exploit a fad or make a profit quickly. adj. 2. of or pertaining to such a book. 3. of or indicating what is not a book: pens …   Universalium

  • nonbook — noun That which is not a book …   Wiktionary

  • Nonbook... — Non|book... auch: Non Book ... 〈[ bụk ] in Zus. mit Subst.〉 nicht Bücher (sondern andere Medien) umfassend, betreffend, z. B. Nonbookabteilung/Non Book Abteilung, Nonbookbereich/Non Book Bereich einer Buchhandlung …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Nonbook — Non|book, auch Non Book [ nɔnbuk] das; [s], s <zu engl. amerik. non book »kein Buch (seiend)«> svw. ↑Nonbookartikel …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • nonbook — n. pulp fiction book …   English contemporary dictionary

  • nonbook — non·book …   English syllables

  • nonbook — non•book [[t]ˈnɒnˌbʊk[/t]] n. lit. a book compiled of materials that are generally without any literary or artistic merit • Etymology: 1955–60 …   From formal English to slang

  • Nonbook sale(s)s — Реализация [продажа, сбыт] учебных материалов к учебникам (напр. аудиовизуальной продукции) …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

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