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Definition of the noun alphabetization

What does alphabetization mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: alphabetizations

  1. the act of putting in alphabetical order
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • alternative spelling: alphabetisation
    • more generic words: order / ordering = the act of putting things in a sequential arrangement

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Google previewThe Story of A (2002)

The Alphabetization of America from the New England Primer to the Scarlet Letter by Patricia Crain

Alphabetization is the process of internalizing the technology of the alphabet; it is what is required of individuals and,

the stated goals of literacy programs may look similar over time, alphabetization is a historically specific phenomenon.

Google previewBeliever, Beware (2009)

First-person Dispatches from the Margins of Faith by Jeff Sharlet, Peter Manseau

Even more interesting than the alphabetization is that we say the Vidui aloud, in first person plural. We drum on our bodies and chant it as a community, because the Vidui is not a litany of individual sins, but rather a list of communal sins.

Google previewLanguage Contact (2015)

Mobility, Borders and Urbanization by Sabine Gorovitz, Isabella Mozzillo

alphabetization is that sorting by subarea or any other classification and term- grouping criteria could lead the user to spend a longer time searching for the entry, discouraging the use of the dictionary. The fact if finding in the terms ...

Google previewDigital Paper (2014)

A Manual for Research and Writing with Library and Internet Materials by Andrew Abbott

And a good card catalog—if you can find one and figure out how to use it ( alphabetization is a complicated business in an author/title/subject card catalog) —will have a large number of cross- reference cards revealing the history of this or that ...

Google previewBilingual Lexicography from a Communicative Perspective (2007)

by Heming Yong, Jing Peng

Alphabetization is the most effective ...

Google previewMaking Dictionaries (2002)

Preserving Indigenous Languages of the Americas by William Frawley, Kenneth C. Hill, Pamela Munro

Alphabetization is the traditional basis of entry order (although Hinton and Weigel note attempts to sequence entries by articulatory position of the initial sound), but alphabetic sequencing from a to z is not a self- evident principle. Although the ...

Google previewThe Horizontal Society (2008)

Understanding the Covenant and Alphabetic Judaism by José Faur

An index of Jewish alphabetization is the Masora appended to the Hebrew Scripture — unique in textual history ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Ancient Deities (2013)

by Charles Russell Coulter, Patricia Turner

ALPHABETIZATION. AND. SPELLING. The. Encyclopedia. Proper. For a number of reasons having to do with the intermingling of Western name styles, indigenous and non-Western styles, phrases in English, and alternate name forms ...

Google previewTake Control: The Mac OS X Lexicon (2009)

by Sharon Zardetto, Andy Baird

Sure, you have the AoZ part down pat, but we want to note these non-letter alphabetization issues: Items in the Punctuation and Symbols section are grouped logically, not by any specific sorting order. Items in the Numbers section are sorted ...

Google previewDictionary of Agronomy (1989)

by L. L. Somani

Alphabetization (/) Terms are alphabetized on word-by-word basis. Abbreviated term take preference over non-abbreviated ones. (//) Subscript, superscripts, and numbers affect the order of entries only if there is no other difference between ...

Google previewDictionary for Library and Information Science (2004)

by Joan M. Reitz

alphabetization 2 1 implied indication, indirect reference, or casual mention, as opposed to an explicit reference. almanac Originally, a book introduced by the Moors to Spain, listing the days, weeks, and months of the year and providing ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Library History (2015)

by Wayne A. Wiegand, Donald G. Jr. Davis

ALPHABETIZATION. The order of the letters of the alphabet used as a principle of arrangement for words in lists is a common feature in modern reference tools. It is noted especially for its convenience and ease of use, providing a well-known ...

Google previewDictionary of DNA and Genome Technology (2010)

by Paul Singleton

Alphabetization. by-word' approach, is used in this dictionary. This is the 'letter-by -letter' approach. example: Approach 1 A site A-tract AAS abacavir abasic site ABC excinuclease bla gene black–white screening blue–white screening ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Library and Information Science: Volume 1 - Abbreviations (1968)

Accountability to Associcao Brasileira De Escolas De Biblioteconomia E Documentacao by Allen Kent, Harold Lancour

Alphabetization The simple process of placing "B" after "A" and "C" following "B" would seem to require no discussion. However, this simple process is complicated by the presence of numbers mixed with letters, punctuation marks and special ...

Google previewMcGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of World Drama (1984)

An International Reference Work in 5 Volumes by Stanley Hochman, McGraw-Hill, inc

Alphabetization of play titles is letter by letter. 4. English-language titles beginning with articles of speech are alphabetized according to the first significant word (for example, A View from the Bridge is alphabetized under "V"). Although the ...

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Collegiate Encyclopedia (2000)

by Merriam-Webster, Inc

Alphabetization Following the basic principle employed in Merriam-Webster's dictionaries, the articles are alphabetized letter-by-letter, with any spaces between words being ignored. Entries with a comma indicating an inversion of the ...

Google previewDorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary (2011)

by Dorland

os craniale ''cranial bone,'' are considered equivalent for purposes of alphabetization: os craniale, ossis cranialis, ossa cranialia, and ossium cranialium. In accordance with the above rules, the following sequences of subentries are found ...

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Scrabble value of A1L1P3H4A1B3E1T1I1Z10A1T1I1O1N1

The value of this 15-letter word is 31 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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