catalogue
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈkæt.ə.lɒɡ/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈkætəlɔɡ/
  • (America, cot-caught, Canada) IPA: /ˈkætəlɑɡ/
Noun

catalogue (plural catalogues)

  1. A systematic list of names, books, pictures etc.
    • 1999, J. G. Baker, Flora of Mauritius and the Seychelles
      He intended to publish a flora of the island, and drafted out a synonymic catalogue, into which he inserted from time to time elaborate descriptions drawn up from living specimens of the species which he was able to procure.
  2. A complete (usually alphabetical) list of items.
  3. A list of all the publications in a library.
  4. A retailer's magazine detailing the products they sell, allowing the reader to order them for delivery.
  5. (US) A university calendar.
  6. (computing, dated) A directory listing.
    • 1983, Helpline (in Sinclair User issue 21)
      The program generates a catalogue of the files on the cartridge selected by the user, reads the catalogue into memory and erases the cartridge copy, so that an up-to-date copy is always generated.
    • 2001, "Michael Foot", BeebIt 0.32 and BBCFiles 0.29 released (on newsgroup comp.sys.acorn.announce)
      BBCFiles is a BBC file converter that converts between some of the various types of files used by BBC emulators on Acorn & PC formats. It supports 6502Em style applications & scripts, /ssd dfs disc images (supporting watford double catalogue), vanilla directories, /zip of bbc files with /inf files (with limitations) and directory of bbc files with /inf files.
    • 2003, "Brotha G", Repairing Microdrive Cartridges (on newsgroup comp.sys.sinclair)
      It has two extra options using extended syntax. CAT - an extended catalogue but not as detailed as some I've seen. ( The reason that the Spectrum CAT command is restricted is that it cleverly uses the 512 bytes data buffer of the microdrive channel to sort the filenames - hence the limit of 50 ten-character filenames )
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catalogue (catalogues, present participle cataloguing; past and past participle catalogued)

  1. To put into a catalogue.
  2. To make a catalogue of.
  3. To add items (e.g. books) to an existing catalogue.
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