contents, table of contents(noun)
a list of divisions (chapters or articles) and the pages on which they start
table of contents(Noun)
A list of titles of the parts of a book or document, organized in the order in which the parts appear.
Table of contents
A table of contents, usually headed simply "Contents" and abbreviated informally as TOC, is a list of the parts of a book or document organized in the order in which the parts appear. The contents usually includes the titles or descriptions of the first-level headers, such as chapter titles in longer works, and often includes second-level or section titles within the chapters as well, and occasionally even third-level titles. The depth of detail in tables of contents depends on the length of the work, with longer works having less. Formal reports also have a table of contents. Within an English-language book, the table of contents usually appears after the title page, copyright notices, and, in technical journals, the abstract; and before any lists of tables or figures, the foreword, and the preface. Printed tables of contents indicate page numbers where each part starts, while digital ones offer links to go to each part. The format and location of the page numbers is a matter of style for the publisher. If the page numbers appear after the heading text, they might be preceded by characters called leaders, usually dots or periods, that run from the chapter or section titles on the opposite side of the page, or the page numbers might remain closer to the titles. In some cases, the page number appears before the text.
The numerical value of table of contents in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of table of contents in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
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- محتويات, فهرسArabic
- Inhaltsverzeichnis, InhaltGerman
- tabla de contenidosSpanish
- فهرست محتویات, جدول محتواPersian
- table des matièresFrench
- clár ábhairIrish
- tartalom, tartalomjegyzékHungarian
- Daftar IsiIndonesian
- 目次, 목차, 次例, 차례Korean
- inhoud, inhoudsopgave, inhoudstafelDutch
- spis treściPolish
- índice, sumárioPortuguese
- оглавление, содержаниеRussian
- 目錄, mục lụcVietnamese
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