Dewey decimal classification

noun Dew·ey decimal classification \ ˈdü-ē- also ˈdyü- \

Definition of Dewey decimal classification

: a system of classifying books and other publications whereby main classes are designated by a 3-digit number and subdivisions are shown by numbers after a decimal point called also Dewey decimal system

Origin and Etymology of dewey decimal classification

Melvil Dewey


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