Ultimate Visual Dictionary presents a huge range of information from a unique perspective, providing instant understanding of even the most complex of subjects. More than 33,000 terms are explained and expertly annotated, allowing readers to analyze a multitude of objects in unparalleled detail. Whether you want to see inside a volcano, understand every component of an engine, or learn the difference between a stegosaurus and a stegoceras, this eBook will reveal all. The powerful marriage of images and words-unmatched in any other dictionary-ensures DK's Ultimate Visual Dictionary is uniquely accessible and informative.
Ultimate Visual Dictionary is a comprehensive, annotated visual dictionary of more than 33,000 commonly researched places and things, from the origins of the universe to modern technology. Organized into 14 major sections including Animals, Rail and Road, Music, and more, each has its own table of contents, enabling readers to find a pictorial definition of an object without necessarily knowing its name in advance. Can't remember the name of a kangaroo's pouch? Just flip to the "Marsupials & Monotremes" spread in Ultimate Visual Dictionary and find out. Or, turn the pages to discover the different components of the human body, identify the parts of a tractor, or figure out tricky sports terms. Stunning color photography and detailed cutaway illustrations bring complex subjects to life, alongside straightforward explanations of basic principles and ideas. With this revised edition of DK's Ultimate Visual Dictionary, readers will never again be at a loss for words.
Using more than 6,000 color photos and illustrations, this dictionary analyzes all aspects of the natural world and human achievement in stunning visual realism. Cutaways and exploded views provide an illuminating new perspective on everything from the inside of a volcano to the inner workings of a car. Full color.
Containing more than 200,000 words, 1,400 color photographs, and two hundred illustrations, an innovative reference answers tough questions about science with vibrant and helpful pictures, accompanied by a straightforward text to make the intricate subject of science more accessible. 20,000 first printing.
Offers more than thirty thousand objects and their parts with clear labels and annotations, including coverage of the natural world, physical sciences, technology, transportation, the arts, music, and sports.
This reference work is full of visual cutaways and exploded views, explaining the world around us with a combination of words and pictures and stretching from the prehistoric earth to the digital camera.