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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Content  \Con"tent\  (k[o^]n"t[e^]nt  or  k[o^]n*t[e^]nt";  277),  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)  [web1913]: 
 
  Contents  \Con*tents\  (?  or  ?;  277),  n.  pl 
  See  {Content},  n. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  contents 
  n  :  a  list  of  divisions  (chapters  or  articles)  and  the  pages  on 
  which  they  start  [syn:  {table  of  contents}] 




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