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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Con·tent 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 book.
    I shall prove these writings . . . authentic, and the contents true, and worthy of a divine original.   --Grew.
 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 contents.
    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: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Con·tents n. pl.  See Content, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a list of divisions (chapters or articles) and the pages on
          which they start [syn: table of contents]