Dewey decimal system

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Definition

Dewey decimal system: a system of library book classification with ten main subject classes
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The Dewey decimal system is a very practical tool used to catalogue books in libraries.

Examples

  • "Icarus : As a precautionary measure, I have also made several copies, which are arranged either chronologically, according to the number of syllables in the file name, and cross-referenced using the Dewey decimal system."

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