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  Dictionary & Thesaurus - YourDictionary
The free dictionary search gives you definitions, thesaurus entries, spelling, pronunciation, and etymology results for your word.
These extensive references are useful for students trying to further their education and learn the vocabulary of a field of study as well as for seasoned professionals.
Webster's New World College Dictionary represents the finest linguistic scholarship and has been selected by The Wall Street Journal, the Associated Press, The New York Times and other leading newspapers as their official dictionary of choice.
yourdictionary.com   (407 words)

  Dictionary - MSN Encarta
We have rated our dictionary content according to the guidelines of the Internet Content Rating Association (ICRA).
You can set your Internet browser to help block potentially objectionable material, including dictionary entries that may be considered offensive.
See our Help topic for more information on the parental control features available.
encarta.msn.com /encnet/features/dictionary/dictionaryhome.aspx   (141 words)

 AGI GIS Dictionary - Free Edition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
This on-line dictionary of GIS terms is brought to you by the Association for Geographic Information and the University Of Edinburgh Department of Geography.
The dictionary includes definitions for 980 terms compiled from a variety of sources which either relate directly to GIS or which GIS users may come across in the course of their work.
If you found the dictionary useful, please consider adding this link to your hotlist, or asking your server manager to provide a permanent link from your local server,which will hopefully benefit others.
www.geo.ed.ac.uk /agidict/welcome.html   (206 words)

  Dictionary - AOL Research & Learn
To mark the Hubble Telescope's 17th anniversary, astronomers released this new image of the Carina Nebula, where stars are being born.
Expand your vocabulary with this dictionary and enjoy dictionary related features such as a word of the day, an encyclopedia and a thesaurus.
Try to stump the dictionary with your toughest word.
reference.aol.com /dictionary   (119 words)

  Dictionary - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Dictionaries have had a variety of means of expressing the means of pronouncing words in those languages that are not entirely phonetic.
In dictionaries between English and a language using a non-Roman script, entry words in the non-English language may be either printed and sorted in the native order, or romanized and sorted in Roman alphabetical order.
a picture dictionary, in that it covers several subject fields such as science and technology (a multi-field dictionary), or their coverage may be more narrow, in that they cover one particular subject field such as law (a single-field dictionary) or even a specific sub-field such as contract law (a sub-field dictionary).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Dictionary   (2776 words)

 Dictionaries and Glossaries Information | Business.com
Dictionary can be searched by birth years, death years, positions held, professions, literary and artistic works, achievements, and other keywords.
Searchable dictionary of Russian terms covering topics in computers and business, as well as abbreviations and general terminology.
Its purpose is to add value to the capital-raising and asset- management process by providing the highest- quality and most cost-effective self-regulated marketplace for the trading of financial instruments, promote confidence in and understandi...
rd.business.com /index.asp?epm=s.1&bdcq=Dictionary&bdcr=1&bdcu=http://www.business.com/directory/media_and_entertainment/publishing/editorial_and_literary_services/translation_services/writing_and_language_tools/dictionaries_and_glossaries/index.asp?partner=2662601&bdcp=&partner=2662601&bdcs=nwuuid-2662601-1ED61EFD-0844-D42D-FAB1-6BD22F760C47-ym   (466 words)

 Internet Public Library: Dictionaries
Dictionaries that, given a word in one language, will show the identical or related word in another language.
Dictionary of medical, pharmaceutical, biomedial, and healthcare abbreviations and acronyms.
A fast dictionary search tool which allows you to look up a word in 350 different dictionaries simultaneously, or pick specific dictionaries from a grouping of subject-specific ones.
www.ipl.org /div/subject/browse/ref28.00.00   (948 words)

 Glossaries and Dictionaries by Encyberpedia
Dictionary of Anime Anime is the name given to a particular style of Japanese animation.
Darmok Dictionary Darmok is a language spoken by the Darmok race in an episode of "Star Trek: The New Generation".
Dictionary of the Gods A glossary of the gods, monsters and other entities of the subgenus mythos.
www.encyberpedia.com /glossary.htm   (684 words)

 Reference.com/Web Directory/Top/Reference/Dictionaries
Dictionary of Comprehension - A Dictionary of Comprehension in different languages.
Dictionary Society of North America - An international organization of librarians, booksellers, translators, linguists, publishers, writers, journalists, and collectors.
Globalization.com: On-line Dictionaries and Glossaries for Translators - Directory of monolingual, bilingual, and multilingual dictionaries and glossaries, arranged by language.
www.reference.com /Dir/Reference/Dictionaries   (1098 words)

 Dictionary (Java 2 Platform SE v1.4.2)
Returns the value to which the key is mapped in this dictionary.
Tests if this dictionary maps no keys to value.
Returns an enumeration of the keys in this dictionary.
java.sun.com /j2se/1.4.2/docs/api/java/util/Dictionary.html   (431 words)

A remark in a text or dictionary that a particular form does not exist must be tempered with the realization that the author probably means that it has not been observed in the surviving classical literature.
It is often the practice in paper dictionaries to double up on an entry that may be either adjective or noun, usually by leading with the adjective and mentioning its use as a noun.
Natus conflicts with the fourth stem of nascor (be produced/born) and the nouns and adjectives stemming from it.
users.erols.com /whitaker/wordsdoc.htm   (19077 words)

 Amazon.com: Samuel Johnson's Dictionary: Books: Jack Lynch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
It was, however, the first standard dictionary, the one used by Wordsworth, Austen and George Eliot-and this edition of it is fascinating.
Johnson’s was the dictionary used by Jane Austen and Charles Dickens, Wordsworth and Coleridge, the Brontës and the Brownings, Thomas Hardy and Oscar Wilde.
The advent of the 18th century required a formal English dictionary for the keepers of the language.
www.amazon.com /Samuel-Johnsons-Dictionary-Jack-Lynch/dp/0802714218   (2153 words)

 Technorati Tag: dictionary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Posted in Dictionary on April 26th, 2006 Dictionaries Fascinating and thorough reviews of two major online dictionaries at Pr’s Digital Reference...
Onelook On-Line Dictionary This is a great dictionary search and not only because it has been around a long time (Founded April, 1996), but also as...
Posted in Dictionary on April 25th, 2006 Limerick dictionary: a limerick for each word in the OED Cory Doctorow: The...
technorati.com /tag/dictionary   (416 words)

 National Cancer Institute - Dictionary of Cancer Terms
Welcome to the NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms, which contains more than 4,000 terms related to cancer and medicine.
Or browse through the dictionary by clicking a letter in the alphabet.
Use "Contains" when you want to find all terms in the dictionary that include a word or set of letters.
www.cancer.gov /dictionary   (146 words)

Evolutionary Dictionary is a language definition and foreign language translation program for PalmOS and WinCE handheld computers.
Just select the word then perform the Quick Launch stroke and Dictionary will be launched and perform a lookup of the highlighted word.
The Quick Launch stroke is a vertical stroke starting from the calculator icon (or favorites on some handhelds) straight up into the main screen area - this is shown in the diagram on the right.
www.evolutionary.net /dict-info.htm   (365 words)

 Cat Dictionary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Cat Dictionary was written during the summer of 1995 as a gift for my husband-to-be and as a way to pass the time during my chemotherapy sessions.
As a result, a number of (quite innocent!) third parties have put their copies of the Cat Dictionary online, not knowing that it had been stolen.
As the copyright notice at the bottom clearly states, "[t]his page may not be reproduced in whole or in part in any format without the express permission of the author." I ask that my rights to be identified as the author of this work and to be the sole publishing authority be respected.
www.obliquity.com /cats/diction.html   (326 words)

 Dictionary of Algorithms and Data Structures
This is a dictionary of algorithms, algorithmic techniques, data structures, archetypal problems, and related definitions.
You may find terms dealing with hardware, the computer industry, slang, etc., in the Free On-Line Dictionary Of Computing or in A Glossary of Computer Oriented Abbreviations and Acronyms.
This dictionary is an example for Problem Set 4 of Software Engineering of Innovative Web Services.
www.nist.gov /dads   (686 words)

 Beazley Archive - Dictionary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Dictionary contains illustrated explanations of names, technical terms, and other vocabulary relating to Greek history, myth, geography, art and architecture.
The Dictionary will run in a separate window from the main program, so that you may keep it open for reference while you are browsing the site.
Once within the Dictionary, you can go to other entries by clicking on underlined words, or by selecting items from an alphabetical list of entries.
www.beazley.ox.ac.uk /BeazleyAdmin/Script2/Dictionary.htm   (192 words)

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Welcome to the NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms, which contains more than 4,000 terms related to cancer and medicine.
Or browse through the dictionary by clicking a letter in the alphabet.
Use "Contains" when you want to find all terms in the dictionary that include a word or set of letters.
cancer.gov /dictionary   (147 words)

 ARTFL Webster Search
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (G and C. Merriam Co., 1913, edited by Noah Porter) was provided by Patrick Cassidy of MICRA, Inc.
An earlier version of the complete text of the dictionary is available at the Gutenberg Project.
In order to grow this dictionary into a more comprehensive and useful encyclopedia, volunteers are needed with all levels of expertise who can contribute some time and wisdom.
humanities.uchicago.edu /orgs/ARTFL/forms_unrest/webster.form.html   (278 words)

 Urban Dictionary: Define Your World
Urban Dictionary is a slang dictionary with your definitions.
mo' urban dictionary hits the streets this fall
Urban Dictionary is not appropriate for all audiences.
www.urbandictionary.com   (366 words)

 The Kamusi Project Internet Living Swahili Dictionary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Internet Living Swahili Dictionary is a collaborative work by people all over the world.
Together we are working to establish new dictionaries of the Swahili language, both within Swahili and between Swahili and English.
We are preparing print-based dictionaries and multi-media computer applications, all accessible to you through this home page.
www.yale.edu /swahili   (147 words)

 Medical Dictionary definitions of popular medical terms
MedTerms medical dictionary is the medical reference for MedicineNet.com, containing easy-to-understand explanations of over 16,000 medical terms.
Medterms online medical dictionary provides quick access to hard-to-spell and often misspelled medical definitions through an extensive alphabetical listing.
A Note to Healthcare Professionals: The MedTerms online medical dictionary is written with consumers and patients in mind.
www.medterms.com /script/main/hp.asp   (219 words)

 Grandiloquent Dictionary
At present, the dictionary contains approximately 2700 words, though it is constantly growing.
The latest version of the grandiloquent dictionary will soon also be available as a self executing e-book file.(With the increased popularity of PDF files, this project has been put on hold indefinitely)
The authors intend to eventually add a search box for searching this dictionary, but for the present we rely on a more general google search.
www.islandnet.com /~egbird/dict/dict.htm   (218 words)

 Chinese-English Dictionary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Variant writings of words A dictionary for non-standard variant writings of words.
Dictionary by Paul Denisowski --> Dictionaries Thomas Chen, Leiden Univ.
This is not a Chinese dictionary, but a source for English-English dictionaries.
www.chinapage.com /dictionary/dictionary.html   (131 words)

 Guide to Johnson — The Dictionary
In popular mythology, Johnson's has been made out to be the first English dictionary — which is dead wrong.
But it was the standard English dictionary for over a hundred fifty years: it was superseded only by the OED at the beginning of the twentieth century.
And though much of it was derivative, it was the first English dictionary to use quotations to illustrate usage, a tradition continued by the OED.
andromeda.rutgers.edu /~jlynch/Johnson/Guide/dict.html   (624 words)

 Urban Dictionary: %s
What you get when you click the Urban Dictionary quick search found in the firefox bookmarks.
Check out your bookmark manager, and it'll tell you how to use it, They are just pointing it out to you.
This is because it's a special type of bookmark which lets you type the word "slang" followed by a slang term, and it will automatically look it up for you in this fine dictionary.
www.urbandictionary.com /define.php?term=%s   (327 words)

 SNIA - Storage Networking Industry Association: Dictionary
The SNIA regards this dictionary as a living document, to be updated as necessary to reflect a consensus on common usage, and encourages readers to treat it in that spirit.
Comments and suggestions for improvement are gratefully accepted at any time, with the understanding that any submission of comments or suggestions contributes them to SNIA; and SNIA will own all rights (including any copyright or intellectual property rights) in them.
Permission to use this glossary for purposes other than those enumerated above may be requested by contacting our education committee; please include the identity of the requesting individual and/or company and a brief description of the purpose, nature, and scope of the requested use.
www.snia.org /education/dictionary   (465 words)

 OneLook Reverse Dictionary
OneLook's reverse dictionary lets you describe a concept and get back a list of words and phrases related to that concept.
By now you may have used the standard search available from the home page, which shows you a list of definition links for any word you type in.
That's because not every dictionary indexed by OneLook is used by the reverse dictionary, and our search algorithm still needs a lot of work.
www.onelook.com /reverse-dictionary.shtml   (372 words)

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