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The Resource The American heritage dictionary of the English language, edited by the Editors of the American Heritage dictionaries, (electronic resource Online)

The American heritage dictionary of the English language, edited by the Editors of the American Heritage dictionaries, (electronic resource Online)

Label
The American heritage dictionary of the English language
Title
The American heritage dictionary of the English language
Statement of responsibility
edited by the Editors of the American Heritage dictionaries
Title variation
Dictionary of the English language
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • This newly updated edition of America's favorite dictionary features revised biographical and geographical entries as well as up-to-date charts and tables for topics such as world currencies and chemical elements. Among the 500 entries new to this update are Amber Alert, blogosphere, gravitino, halo effect, hawala, lycopene, malware, micropolis, proteome, Qi Gong, SARS, shout-out, speed dating, sudoku, Texas hold'em, text message, and wiki
  • The renowned American Heritageʼ Usage Panel, a group of more than 200 distinguished writers, scholars, and scientists, offers advice on problems of grammar and style; engaging notes explain word histories and clarify differences among synonyms; thousands of quotations and example sentences show words in context; and elegant definitions are enhanced by full-color photographs, drawings, and maps, making this one of the most readable dictionaries available anywhere
Cataloging source
CaBNVSL
Dewey number
423
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PE1628
LC item number
.A54 2006eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
The American heritage dictionary of the English language, edited by the Editors of the American Heritage dictionaries, (electronic resource Online)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Color
multicolored
Contents
A-Z
Control code
18701735
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
4th ed.
Extent
1 online resource (92,135 entries)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to authorized users and institutions
Isbn
9781849722407
Isbn Type
(online)
Other physical details
953 images, digital files.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781849722407
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The American heritage dictionary of the English language, edited by the Editors of the American Heritage dictionaries, (electronic resource Online)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Contents
A-Z
Control code
18701735
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
4th ed.
Extent
1 online resource (92,135 entries)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to authorized users and institutions
Isbn
9781849722407
Isbn Type
(online)
Other physical details
953 images, digital files.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781849722407
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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