Highlighted by more than sixty thousand entries, including technical terms, and two hundred illustrations, a handy-sized desk dictionary features concise definitions, pronunciations, etymologies, notes on usage, updated biography and geography sections, and an easy-to-read type font. Reprint.
Includes, beginning Sept. 15, 1954 (and on the 15th of each month, Sept.-May) a special section: School library journal, ISSN 0000-0035, (called Junior libraries, 1954-May 1961). Also issued separately.
Compiled in collaboration with a team of expert linguists, the Webster's New World concise bilingual dictionaries are the perfect choice for beginning students and advanced speakers as well. Comprehensive and authoritative, yet clear and concise, the dictionaries offer a full array of features, as well as wide-ranging coverage of current expressions. Long-standing favorites in hardcover, the dictionaries will continue to be standard references for years to come -- especially now that they are available in unabridged paperback editions. More than 100,000 words, giving wide-ranging coverage of current terms and expressions Detailed definitions so the user can understand and translate idiomatically Extensive examples of usage, showing how translations of words can vary according to context Verb tables, including irregular verbs Cross-references from every verb to the appropriate verb table
For those times when “you blackguard!” just won’t do, Sinister Wisdom supplies an amazing array of crude, vulgar, offensive, scurrilous, lewd, and otherwise unprintable denunciations. Organized thematically and translated into more than 69 languages, it contains an alphabetical listing of every conceivable (and inconceivable) slur and insult, from comments on mothers' peculiar anatomy and hobbies, to suggestions on where to go and how, to observations on how others spend their solitary moments. Appendices cover blasphemies, bodily functions, sexual deviations, and variations on “yo mama!”
Here's a handy, affordable edition of the acclaimed Webster's New World Encyclopedia--abridged to allow for easy use. More than 16,000 entries provide answers to thousands of questions on a multitude of topics, including information on domestic and international events. Charts; graphs; tables.
Now in its 19th edition, this comprehensive directory details companies active in multimedia, which continues to evolve alongside the industry that it tracks. The text contains details of approximately 16,000 companies. Entries include company descriptions and classifications by activity, sector, platform, product type, size, turnover and more. The database section is indexed. This year articles from industry leaders and shapers, as well as interviews with heads of trend-setting companies and a round-up of statistics, should make this a useful item for professionals in the industry, and those who purchase multimedia professionally.