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Look up catalogue in Wiktionary, the free dictionary.

A catalog or catalogue is an organized, detailed, descriptive list of items arranged systematically. It may also refer to a list of items enumerated with a specific numbering scheme. Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Wiktionary logo Wiktionary is a Wikimedia Foundation project intended to be a free wiki dictionary (including thesaurus and lexicon) in almost every language. ... There are many different numbering schemes for assigning numbers to entities. ...


Some specific types of catalogs are:

An astronomical catalog or catalogue is a list or tabulation of astronomical objects, typically grouped together because they share a common type, morphology, origin, means of detection, or method of discovery. ... In astronomy, many stars are referred to simply by catalogue numbers. ... In Botany a Flora (or Floræ) is a collective term for plant life and can also refer to a descriptive catalogue of the plants of any geographical area, geological period, etc. ... An herbal is a book, often illustrated, that describes the appearance, medical properties, and other characteristics of plants used in herbal medicine. ... A library catalog (or library catalogue) is a register of all bibliographic items found in a particular library or group of libraries, such as those belonging to a university system spread out over several geographic locations. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Mail order. ... Pharmacopoeia (literally, the art of the drug compounder), in its modern technical sense, is a book containing directions for the identification of samples and the preparation of compound medicines, and published by the authority of a government or a medical or pharmaceutical society. ... Cover of the 1996 Michel Catalog volume covering Europa West A stamp catalog (or stamp catalogue) is a catalog of postage stamp types. ...

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Neometric Software (466 words)
Catalog allows you to find the file you're looking for without wearing out your disc drive (or your arm).
Then, when you want to find the file, search for it in Catalog and you find out exactly where it is, even if the disc isn't in your drive.
Catalog isn't supposed to feel like an extension of your disc browsing needs – rather it seamlessly blends offline disc browsing into your work environment.
University Catalog - CSU, Chico (603 words)
In keeping with the "Catalog Rights" policy below, the Chico Web versions of the various University Catalogs that are provided were originally replications of the published University Catalog for the years indicated with respect to course descriptions and degree requirements.
As students may establish catalog rights for a particular published catalog, the University has elected to place on the Chico Web replications of our various printed catalogs, rather than maintain a single Chico Web catalog that is continuously revised.
In all cases you should consult with your major department adviser regarding the major requirements applicable to you, and any changes from published catalogs that may be appropriate.
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