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An Advance Dictionary: Aerodynamics
You must have faced the situations in which you stood like a mere listener,
for lack of the knowledge of specialized worlds did not give you a chance to
be an active participant in a debate. With... More > a little effort and the knowledge of
specialized words you can also be the person who speaks and others
In this series of dictionaries we are publishing different dictionaries on the
subjects which generally seem to be beyond a common man's reach. You
can download it on any reading device which you have and enhance your
knowledge of the technical and specialized words through these
dictionaries which provide detailed definitions of the terms.< Less
An Advance Dictionary: Biology and Microbiology
Science and technology have brought numerous new discoveries to our knowledge. Biology and Microbiology are the two branches of modern medical science which have helped a lot to make human and animal... More > life better on this plant.
There are thousands of words and terms, including parts of the living organisms, which do happen to be beyond the reach of a layman. In many cases it is found that when two specialists happen to be talking to each other, a layman, due to lack of the knowledge of the specialized vocabulary, merely stands like a mute spectator. The situation of that layman happens to be very precarious, though he could be an expert in his own field of knowledge.
This concise dictionary of the words and terms used in Biology and Microbiology provides detailed definitions with appropriate examples of thousands of words and terms specifically used by the experts.
With a little effort, you can make it easier in such precarious situations which are created by the experts.
ISBN: 978-1-105-11795-4< Less
An Advance Dictionary: Acoustics
Acoustics is the interdisciplinary science that deals with the study of all mechanical waves in gases, liquids, and solids including vibration, sound, ultrasound and infrasound. A scientist who works... More > in the field of acoustics is an acoustician while someone working in the field of acoustics technology may be called an acoustical engineer. The application of acoustics can be seen in almost all aspects of modern society with the most obvious being the audio and noise control industries.
This dictionary provides the detailed definitions of the technical terms used in the field of Acoustics. A very useful dictionary for students and technicians.
ISBN: 978-1-105-11815-9< Less
An Advance Dictionary: Shakespearean Terms
A total of 15,000 different words were used in his plays and a further 7000 were used in his poems and sonnets. This gave him a vocabulary of 21,000 words when the average vocabulary of the day in... More > Stratford, England, was less than 500. Even by today's standards, the most celebrated authors do not exceed an average of 7500 words (The poet, John Milton was an exception and his totaled about 8000) and the average English speaking person only has about 2,000 words in their vocabulary. For a person with a University degree this range in vocabulary would rise to about 3000 to 4000.
This is the only dictionary which has been composed in such a simple way that even a layman can easily find the meaning of any Shakespearean term.< Less
An Advance Dictionary: Literary Terms
It is essential for the students of English Literature to be well acquainted with literary terms, for their knowledge of special terms makes it easier to understand literature. Very often, students... More > of literature take literary terms for granted and they continue to proceed with the knowledge of the general meanings and definitions of words and terms used in literature.
In this book, we have given the detailed definitions of the literary terms, followed by appropriate references, examples, and allusions.
ISBN: 978-1-105-11801-2< Less
An Advance Dictionary: British Slang
The use of informal words and expressions that are not considered standard in the speaker's dialect or language is generally termed as slang. Slang is often to be found in areas of the lexicon that... More > refer to things considered taboo. It is often used to identify with one's peers and, although it may be common among young people, it is used by people of all ages and social groups.< Less
The Dictionary of the Analogue // The Dictionary of the Digital
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This book documents a research project completed in 2014 at the Rhode Island School of Design.
The project explores language in both physical and digital environments. By archiving words which... More > contain alternative meanings in each world through a singular window, specifically the window of a Google image search, this project slightly vibrates our associations with language in contemporary society. By isolating the traditional bonds with these particular homonyms, the book shows multiple aspects of our contemporary relationships with language in both analogue and digital environments. This vibration is about revealing that while the distinction between the two associations may be vast, the experience of their use is far less polarizing. In reality, these associations and uses happen simultaneously. We are in both worlds at once and thus, the interface is no longer a gateway to another place. It is a place unto itself.< Less
A Dictionary of Science
This sixth edition of A Dictionary of Science, like its predecessors, aims to provide
school and first-year university students with accurate explanations of any unfamiliar
words they might come... More > across in the course of their studies, in their own or adjacent
disciplines. For example, students of the physical sciences will find all they are likely to
need to know about the life sciences, and vice versa. The dictionary is also designed to
provide non-scientists with a useful reference source to explain the scientific terms
that they may encounter in their work or in their general reading.< Less
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