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card index

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n
(Library Science & Bibliography) an index in which each item is separately listed on systematically arranged cards
vb
(Library Science & Bibliography) (tr) to make such an index of (a book)
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Noun1.card index - an alphabetical listing of items (e.g., books in a library) with a separate card for each item
file cabinet, filing cabinet, file - office furniture consisting of a container for keeping papers in order
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"
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card index

nKartei f; (in library) → Katalog m

card index

nschedario
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The microfilmed files obtained by the CIA and then given to other countries contain copies of the HVA's card indexes, which list the real names of agents, informers, and targets of the Stasi's foreign operations, according to The Guardian.
uk/ documentsonline) gives access to The National Archives' collection of digitised public records, including the service registers of more than 600,000 Royal Naval Seamen plus the medal card indexes and records of WWI prisoners of war.
Moody's credit card indexes reported that delinquencies, measured as failure to pay at least the minimum requirement for more than 30 days, grew to 5.