Definitions for call number
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a number, letter, symbol, or combination of these, indicating the specific location of a work in a library.
Category: Library Science
Origin of call number:
call mark, call number, pressmark(noun)
a mark consisting of characters written on a book; used to indicate shelf location
An identification number, usually consists of a combination of numbers and characters, used to identify and locate materials within a library.