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for Table of contents
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Content \Con"tent\ (k[o^]n"t[e^]nt or k[o^]n*t[e^]nt"; 277), n.;
usually in pl., Contents.
1. That which is contained; the thing or things held by a
receptacle or included within specified limits; as, the
contents of a cask or bale or of a room; the contents of a
I shall prove these writings . . . authentic, and
the contents true, and worthy of a divine original.
2. Power of containing; capacity; extent; size. [Obs.]
Strong ship's, of great content. --Bacon.
3. (Geom.) Area or quantity of space or matter contained
within certain limits; as, solid contents; superficial
The geometrical content, figure, and situation of
all the lands of a kingdom. --Graunt.
Table of contents, or Contents, a table or list of topics
in a book, showing their order and the place where they
may be found: a summary.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
table of contents
n 1: a list of divisions (chapters or articles) and the pages on
which they start [syn: contents, table of contents]
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
57 Moby Thesaurus words for "table of contents":
acknowledgments, back, back matter, bastard title, bibliography,
blueprint, card index, catalog, catalogue raisonne, catch line,
catchword, chart, colophon, contents, contents page,
copyright page, dedication, diagram, endleaf, endpaper, endsheet,
errata, flyleaf, folio, fore edge, foreword, front matter, graph,
half-title page, head, imprint, index, inscription, introduction,
leaf, makeup, outline, page, plan, preface, preliminaries, recto,
reverso, running title, schema, scheme, signature, subtitle, table,
tail, text, thumb index, title, title page, trim size, type page,
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