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Cutter number

[kuht-er]
noun Library Science.
  1. a code combining decimal numbers with letters from an author's surname, used in an alphabetizing system.
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Origin of Cutter number

after Charles A. Cutter (1837–1903), U.S. librarian, whose classification system had a similar feature
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