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Definition of Collections

Collection
Collection Col*lec"tion, n. [L. collectio: cf. F. collection.] 1. The act or process of collecting or of gathering; as, the collection of specimens. 2. That which is collected; as: (a) A gathering or assemblage of objects or of persons. ``A collection of letters.' --Macaulay. (b) A gathering of money for charitable or other purposes, as by passing a contribution box for freewill offerings. ``The collection for the saints.' --1 Cor. xvi. 1 (c) (Usually in pl.) That which is obtained in payment of demands. (d) An accumulation of any substance. ``Collections of moisture.' --Whewell. ``A purulent collection.' --Dunglison. 3. The act of inferring or concluding from premises or observed facts; also, that which is inferred. [Obs.] We may safely say thus, that wrong collections have been hitherto made out of those words by modern divines. --Milton. 4. The jurisdiction of a collector of excise. [Eng.] Syn: Gathering; assembly; assemblage; group; crowd; congregation; mass; heap; compilation.

Meaning of Collections from wikipedia

- Collection or Collections may refer to: Cash collection, the function of an accounts receivable department Collection agency, agency to collect cash Collections...
- like short stories, may be collected into the more marketable form of "collections", often containing previously unpublished stories.[citation needed] Sometimes...
- library. The collections framework provides both interfaces that define various collections and classes that implement them. Collections and arrays are...
- Marvel Ultimate Collections/Complete Collections, Complete Epics and Epic Collections are large, full-color trade paperback collections of previously published...
- The following is a list of Hadīth collections, which are sources that contain the sayings, acts or tacit approvals, validly or invalidly, ascribed to...
- part of Sony's PlayStation Collections line on August 28, 2012, in North America; it was not released elsewhere. The collection includes God of War, God...
- written over 200 short stories, most of which have been compiled in book collections. Many of his stories are set in his home state of Maine. Stephen King...
- is sometimes used for libraries that have both physical collections and electronic collections. For example, American Memory is a digital library within...
- The Collection may refer to: The Collection (Lincolnshire), a county museum and gallery in Lincolnshire, England The Collection (film), the 2012 sequel...
- include the Latin American archives, the Jewish collections, and the George Orwell Archive. Collections are often displa**** in a series of gl**** cabinets...