Dewey decimal classification

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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

First Known Use of Dewey decimal classification

1924, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Dewey decimal classification

Melvil Dewey

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