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A trademark for a desktop rotary file of removable cards, usually used for names, addresses, and contact information.


trademark chiefly US a small file for holding names, addresses, and telephone numbers, consisting of cards attached horizontally to a rotatable central cylinder


(ˈroʊ ləˌdɛks)
Trademark. a device for organizing addresses, telephone numbers, etc., consisting of a revolving spindle to which detachable cards are affixed.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Rolodex - (trademark) a desktop rotary card index with removable cards; usually used for names, addresses, and telephone numbers; "a news reporter has to have a good Rolodex"
card index, card catalog, card catalogue - an alphabetical listing of items (e.g., books in a library) with a separate card for each item
trademark - a formally registered symbol identifying the manufacturer or distributor of a product


nRolodex® m, → Rotationskartei f
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com)-- A veteran journalist has come out of retirement to launch a new website, Tony's Rolodex (http://www.
I have always had a soft spot for the Rolodex, the trusty friend of every journalist and repository7 of names, addresses and phone numbers from near and distant times.
Their vacation goes sour when they finds a corpse, and Saide may have to put down the recipe rolodex to solve a murder.
Have a bulging Rolodex with business cards still to fit in?
Next, take a look at your Rolodex (and hopefully it is electronic and not paper on a wheel).
To think that the salesperson won't continue to build that Rolodex and take it when he or she leaves is naive.
It claimed the site allows travel experiences to be shared more easily, with users given the ability to share advice, photos, links and comments and gain access to an A-to-Z Travel Rolodex.
Joe Ambrefe, president of SecurityPoint, would not discuss the rates Rolodex paid for its place in the bins.
The 48-year-old, who was convicted of voluntary manslaughter in 1990, sold the Godfather star's Rolodex to a man who then offered it on eBay with an opening bid of $78.
For the better part of 10 years at NORCAT's helm, Lake has been shaking hands with backyard tinkerers with big ideas, making intros between small entrepreneurs and industry heavyweights, while amassing a weighty Rolodex of hundreds of industry partners and network associates.
Each label printer, which is about the size of a Rolodex, offers built-in USB and serial connections, a print speed of eight seconds per label (three seconds for the 430), and a 203 dpi resolution.
Hotmail's Bhatia benefited from TiE's Rolodex in 1995, when he was introduced to Farouk Arjani, a limited partner at venture capital firm Sequoia.