collation

Definitions

Information & Library Science

  • noun a detailed comparison between different items or forms of information
  • noun the assembling of pieces of paper in the right order, particularly the sections of a book prior to binding
  • noun the act of compiling a technical description of a book, including its bibliographical details and information about its physical construction

Law

  • noun the comparison of a copy with the original to see if it is perfect
  • noun the arrangement of documents in the proper sequence

Media Studies

  • noun the process of assembling sheets of paper in the right order, particularly the sections of a book before it is bound
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