Associations to the word «Library»

Pictures for the word «Library»


LIBRARY, noun. An institution which holds books and/or other forms of stored information for use by the public or qualified people. It is usual, but not a defining feature of a library, for it to be housed in rooms of a building, to lend items of its collection to members either with or without payment, and to provide various other services for its community of users.
LIBRARY, noun. A collection of books or other forms of stored information.
LIBRARY, noun. An equivalent collection of analogous information in a non-printed form, e.g. record library
LIBRARY, noun. (computer science) A collection of software subprograms that provides functionality, to be incorporated into or used by a computer program.
LIBRARY, noun. A collection of DNA material from a single organism or relative to a single disease
LIBRARY, noun. (card games) The deck or draw pile
LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE, noun. (information science) Library science.
LIBRARY ASSISTANT, noun. A high-ranking library clerk, second only to a librarian.
LIBRARY ASSISTANTS, noun. Plural of library assistant
LIBRARY CATALOG, noun. 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.
LIBRARY CATALOGS, noun. Plural of library catalog
LIBRARY CATALOGUE, noun. Alternative spelling of library catalog
LIBRARY CATALOGUES, noun. Plural of library catalogue
LIBRARY HAND, noun. A particular handwriting style.
LIBRARY PASTE, noun. A gluelike adhesive made from a mixture of water and flour (or starch), used to bind paper or paperboard.
LIBRARY SCIENCE, noun. An interdisciplinary science incorporating the humanities, law and applied science to study topics related to libraries, the collection, organization, preservation and dissemination of information resources, and the political economy of information.
LIBRARY SCIENCES, noun. Plural of library science
LIBRARY SORT, noun. (comptheory) A form of insertion sort that leaves gaps between elements to accelerate subsequent insertions.

Dictionary definition

LIBRARY, noun. A room where books are kept; "they had brandy in the library".
LIBRARY, noun. A collection of literary documents or records kept for reference or borrowing.
LIBRARY, noun. A depository built to contain books and other materials for reading and study.
LIBRARY, noun. (computing) a collection of standard programs and subroutines that are stored and available for immediate use.
LIBRARY, noun. A building that houses a collection of books and other materials.

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