What does card catalog mean?

Definitions for card catalog

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. card catalog, card catalogue(noun)

    a library catalog in which each publication is described on a separate file card

  2. card index, card catalog, card catalogue(noun)

    an alphabetical listing of items (e.g., books in a library) with a separate card for each item


  1. Card catalog

    The card catalog, or "catalog of characteristics," in cryptography, was a system designed by Polish Cipher Bureau mathematician-cryptologist Marian Rejewski, and first completed about 1935 or 1936, to facilitate decrypting German Enigma ciphers.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of card catalog in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of card catalog in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Sandra Cisneros:

    I always tell people that I became a writer not because I went to school but because my mother took me to the library. I wanted to become a writer so I could see my name in the card catalog.

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