Meaning of catalog

cat•a•log

Pronunciation: (kat'l-ôg", -og"), [key]
— n.
  1. a list or record, as of items for sale or courses at a university, systematically arranged and often including descriptive material: a stamp catalog.
  2. something that contains such a list or record, as a book, leaflet, or file.
  3. a list of the contents of a library or a group of libraries, arranged according to any of various systems. Cf. card catalog, on-line catalog, union catalog.
  4. any list or record: a catalog of complaints.
—v.t.
  1. to enter (items) in a catalog; make a catalog of.
—v.i.
  1. to produce a catalog.
  2. to have a specified price as listed in a catalog: This model catalogs for $49.95.
  3. to offer merchandise in a mail-order catalog.
—adj.
  1. of, pertaining to, or carrying on business through a mail-order catalog: catalog sales.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
See also: