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Noun: decimal system of classification - A system used by libraries to classify nonfictional publications into subject categories; the subject is indicated by a three-digit numeral and further specification is given by numerals following a decimal point; publications are shelved by number
- Dewey decimal classification, Dewey decimal system
Derived forms: decimal systems of classification Type of: classification system |
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