table of contents

Also found in: Thesaurus, Acronyms, Wikipedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Table of contents - a list of divisions (chapters or articles) and the pages on which they starttable of contents - a list of divisions (chapters or articles) and the pages on which they start
list, listing - a database containing an ordered array of items (names or topics)
publication - a copy of a printed work offered for distribution
table, tabular array - a set of data arranged in rows and columns; "see table 1"
References in classic literature ?
In the library Dorothea observed that he had newly arranged a row of his note-books on a table, and now he took up and put into her hand a well-known volume, which was a table of contents to all the others.
Well, sir,' replied Silas, turning to the table of contents and slowly fluttering the leaves of the book, 'I should say they must be pretty well all here, sir; here's a large assortment, sir; my eye catches John Overs, sir, John Little, sir, Dick Jarrel, John Elwes, the Reverend Mr Jones of Blewbury, Vulture Hopkins, Daniel Dancer- -'
Source: From the table of contents to IRS Form 656, Offer in Compromise, information booklet.
Articles are linked to the Table of Contents and ads are linked to advertisers' external web sites.
Researching information is easy with the detailed table of contents, comprehensive index, and extensive text search.
Selection guides, related product cross-referencing, product page headings, quick indices and a comprehensive table of contents are said to make navigating the catalog fast and easy.
Investigations, however, grants a mere six pages to indexing, while the table of contents lists only the titles of each book; nor only does this make the volume less usable, but it also obscures the logical structure of the original.
They'll want to see, in a polished and well-organized format: a cover sheet, table of contents, executive summary, organization plan, product or service information, market analysis, strategy, financial analysis, charts to support your market and financial analysis, and legal documents.
In Chapter 2, "Building table of contents pages," Page offers and advocates using a combination of five methods for identifying topics (policy or procedure titles, subject areas, or problem statements) for a proposed table of contents.
Services available include Table of Contents Alerting, Table of Contents Redistribution (receipts of table of contents alerts for specific titles that administrators can redistribute to select groups or individual patrons), and Saved Search Alerting.
The table of contents identifies works by title, text incipit, "H.
org/perform to check it out and sign up for a monthly e-mail of the current table of contents.

Full browser ?