Collection

Collection or Collections may refer to:

  • Collection (abstract data type), the abstract concept of collections in computer science
  • Collection of payment, the actions of a creditor seeking to recoup a debt; this may be handled by a Collection agency
  • Collection (museum), objects in a particular field forms the core basis for the museum
  • Collection (horse), a term referring to the horse carrying more weight on his hindquarters than his forehand
  • Collection (Oxford colleges), a beginning-of-term exam or Principal's Collections
  • Cash collection, the function of an accounts receivable department
  • Collection (racehorse), an Irish-bred, Hong Kong based Thoroughbred racehorse
  • The regional executive units of the former HM Customs and Excise (a UK government department, now part of HMRC). e.g. Southern England Collection, South London & Thames Collection

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Famous quotes containing the word collection:

    All urbanization, pushed beyond a certain point, automatically becomes suburbanization.... Every great city is just a collection of suburbs. Its inhabitants ... do not live in their city; they merely inhabit it.
    Aldous Huxley (1894–1963)

    No collection of people who are all waiting for the same thing are capable of holding a natural conversation. Even if the thing they are waiting for is only a taxi.
    Ben Elton (b. 1959)

    We’ll never know the worth of water till the well go dry.
    18th-century Scottish proverb, collected in James Kelly, Complete Collection of Scottish Proverbs, no. 351 (1721)