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Meaning of book

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: a written work or composition that has been published
           (printed on pages bound together); "I am reading a good
           book on economics"
      2: physical objects consisting of a number of pages bound
         together; "he used a large book as a doorstop" [syn: {book},
      3: a compilation of the known facts regarding something or
         someone; "Al Smith used to say, `Let's look at the record'";
         "his name is in all the record books" [syn: {record}, {record
         book}, {book}]
      4: a written version of a play or other dramatic composition;
         used in preparing for a performance [syn: {script}, {book},
      5: a record in which commercial accounts are recorded; "they got
         a subpoena to examine our books" [syn: {ledger}, {leger},
         {account book}, {book of account}, {book}]
      6: a collection of playing cards satisfying the rules of a card
      7: a collection of rules or prescribed standards on the basis of
         which decisions are made; "they run things by the book around
         here" [syn: {book}, {rule book}]
      8: the sacred writings of Islam revealed by God to the prophet
         Muhammad during his life at Mecca and Medina [syn: {Koran},
         {Quran}, {al-Qur'an}, {Book}]
      9: the sacred writings of the Christian religions; "he went to
         carry the Word to the heathen" [syn: {Bible}, {Christian
         Bible}, {Book}, {Good Book}, {Holy Scripture}, {Holy Writ},
         {Scripture}, {Word of God}, {Word}]
      10: a major division of a long written composition; "the book of
      11: a number of sheets (ticket or stamps etc.) bound together on
          one edge; "he bought a book of stamps"
      v 1: engage for a performance; "Her agent had booked her for
           several concerts in Tokyo"
      2: arrange for and reserve (something for someone else) in
         advance; "reserve me a seat on a flight"; "The agent booked
         tickets to the show for the whole family"; "please hold a
         table at Maxim's" [syn: {reserve}, {hold}, {book}]
      3: record a charge in a police register; "The policeman booked
         her when she tried to solicit a man"
      4: register in a hotel booker

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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