interlibrary loan


interlibrary loan

n. to borrow, get a book on/through interlibrary loan

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get a book on/through interlibrary loan
to borrow

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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  • interlibrary loan — 1. a system by which one library obtains a work for a user by borrowing it from another library. 2. a loan made by this system. [1925 30; INTER + LIBRARY] * * * …   Universalium

  • interlibrary loan — /ɪntəlaɪbri ˈloʊn/ (say intuhluybree lohn), / brəri / (say bruhree ) noun 1. a system by which one library borrows a publication from another library. 2. a loan made in this way …   Australian English dictionary

  • interlibrary loan — 1. a system by which one library obtains a work for a user by borrowing it from another library. 2. a loan made by this system. [1925 30; INTER + LIBRARY] …   Useful english dictionary

  • interlibrary loan — system by which books may be borrowed by one library from another …   English contemporary dictionary

  • loan — I n. 1) to float, negotiate, raise a loan 2) to make a loan 3) to get, receive a loan 4) to secure; underwrite a loan 5) to pay off, repay a loan 6) an interest free; long term; low interest; short term loan 7) interlibrary loan (she got the book …   Combinatory dictionary

  • interlibrary — adj. between libraries (esp. interlibrary loan). * * * “+ adjective Etymology: inter + library (n.) : taking place between libraries interlibrary loan * * * adj …   Useful english dictionary

  • Loan (disambiguation) — A loan is a financial instrument.Loan may also refer to:*Loanword, a word directly taken into one language from another with little or no translation **Calque, a loan translation *Interlibrary loan, a user of one library borrowing books, etc.… …   Wikipedia

  • interlibrary — adjective Between libraries. Having no copies available, we requested an interlibrary loan …   Wiktionary

  • ILL — interlibrary loan; intermediate lymphocytic lymphoma * * * ill il adj, worse wərs also ill·er il ər; worst wərst 1) affected with some ailment: not in good health <incurably ill with cancer (Time)> <mentally ill> 2) affected with… …   Medical dictionary


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