Category: Dictionaries

  • Historical dictionary of English music, ca. 1400-1958 by Charles Edward McGuire

    By Charles Edward McGuire

    This reference seeks to spot and in brief annotate quite a lot of topics on the subject of English musical tradition, mostly from the early fifteenth century via 1958, dates that replicate the coalescence of an identifiable English kind within the early Renaissance and the dying of the enduring Ralph Vaughan Williams within the mid-20th century. a number of the really nice "English" composers figuring during this quantity comprise Johann Christian Bach, Felix Mendelssohn, and Georg Frideric Handel, besides singers like Jenny Lind and Farinelli and plenty of others.

    The Historical Dictionary of English Music covers its subject material via a chronological desk of significant occasions, an introductory essay at the heritage of English tune, an in depth bibliography, and over six hundred cross-referenced dictionary entries on humans, venues, repertory, style, and resources. This e-book is a wonderful entry aspect for college kids, researchers, and an individual desirous to be aware of extra approximately English tune in this vital interval.
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  • Modern Dictionary of Electronics by Rudolf F. Graf

    By Rudolf F. Graf

    Integrated during this absolutely revised vintage are good over 28,000 phrases, words, acronyms, and abbreviations from the ever-expanding worlds of patron electronics, optics, microelectronics, pcs, communications, and scientific electronics. From the fundamental parts of idea to the main state-of-the-art circuit expertise, this booklet explains all of it in either phrases and photographs. for simple reference, the writer has supplied definitions for traditional abbreviations and equations in addition to tables of SI (International process of devices) devices, measurements, and schematic symbols smooth Dictionary of Electronics is the bible of know-how reference for readers around the globe. Now absolutely up-to-date by way of the unique writer, this crucial, accomplished reference publication might be within the library of each engineer, technician, technical author, hobbyist, and scholar.
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  • Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (Webster's Thesaurus Edition) by Robert Louis Stevenson

    By Robert Louis Stevenson

    There are various variations of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. This academic variation was once created for self-improvement or in education for complicated examinations. the ground of every web page is annotated with a mini-thesaurus of unusual phrases highlighted within the textual content, together with synonyms and antonyms. Designed for college districts, educators, and scholars trying to maximize functionality on standardized checks, Webster’s paperbacks benefit from the truth that classics are often assigned readings. A working glossary on the backside of every web page turns out to be useful to scholars who're actively construction their vocabularies in anticipation of taking PSAT®, SAT®, AP® (Advanced Placement®), GRE®, LSAT®, GMAT® or related examinations. This variation exposes the reader to a greatest variety of “difficult, and infrequently encountered” phrases in examinations. instead of provide a unmarried synonym, many are supplied for various meanings, permitting readers to raised clutch the paradox of the English language, and stay away from utilizing the notes as a natural crutch. Having the reader decipher a word’s that means inside context serves to enhance vocabulary retention and figuring out. every one web page covers phrases no longer already highlighted on past pages. PSAT® is a registered trademark of the school front exam Board and the nationwide advantage Scholarship company neither of which sponsors or endorses this booklet; SAT® is a registered trademark of the varsity Board which neither sponsors nor endorses this e-book; GRE®, AP® and complicated Placement® are registered emblems of the academic checking out provider which neither sponsors nor endorses this e-book, GMAT® is a registered trademark of the Graduate administration Admissions Council that is neither affiliated with this ebook nor endorses this booklet, LSAT® is a registered trademark of the legislations college Admissions Council which neither sponsors nor endorses this product. All rights reserved.
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  • Langenscheidt e-Großwörterbuch Deutsch als Fremdsprache by Langenscheidt

    By Langenscheidt

    The ordinary paintings for German as a international language. With a few 90,000 entries, words and instance sentences, the most recent vocabulary and easy-to-understand definitions. a superb learner's dictionary and reference for complex audio system of German.

    • Specifically designed for non-native speakers
    • 90,000 entries, words and instance sentences
    • Specifically adapted to the wishes of all rookies of German
    • Numerous details home windows on very important cultural issues
    • Extensive grammar info and pointers on right language usage
    • With greater than three hundred new drawings and knowledge home windows that can assist you learn
    • With unfastened entry to Langenscheidt's on-line dictionary
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  • Dictionary Of Biochemistry And Molecular Biology by J. STENESH


    In accordance with the growth of information in biochemistry and molecular biology, the Second Edition of this reference has been thoroughly revised and up to date, with nearly 16,000 new entries. Names of particular compounds and different ingredients were considerably enlarged, and definitions were improved for readability and precision. details is drawn from over 500 books and 1,000 articles, together with suggestions of the fee on Biochemical Nomenclature, the foreign Union of natural and utilized Chemistry, and the foreign Union of Biochemistry. phrases utilized by biochemists from a huge diversity of sciences, corresponding to chemistry, immunology, genetics, virology, biophysics, and microbiology, are integrated. Abbreviations, either usual and nonstandard, also are supplied, in addition to cross-referenced synonymous expressions.
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