Routledge Dictionary of Language and Linguistics by Hadumod Bussmann

By Hadumod Bussmann

In over 2,500 entries, this dictionary offers an exhaustive survey of the major terminology and languages of greater than 30 subdisciplines of linguistics. transparent and concise definitions of key terminology, thoughts and subject matters are complemented by means of huge cross-references to synonyms and similar phrases, salient English-language examples and certain bibliographies. For ease of use, the publication additionally comprises maps indicating the distribution of languages and a cumulative bibliography containing 1000s of references.

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Cambridge Dictionary of Scientists by David Millar

By David Millar

This quantity is a useful one-stop reference booklet for a person short of a quick and actual account of the existence and paintings of these who created technological know-how from its beginnings to the current day. The alphabetically equipped, illustrated biographical dictionary has been completely revised and up to date, masking over 1,500 key scientists (157 greater than within the past variation) from forty international locations. Physics, chemistry, biology, geology, astronomy, arithmetic, drugs, meteorology and know-how are all represented and distinctive awareness is paid to pioneer ladies whose achievements and instance opened how to medical careers for others. This re-creation comprises contemporary Nobel laureates, in addition to winners of the Fields Medal, the mathematician's identical of the Nobel Prize. Illustrated with round a hundred and fifty snap shots, diagrams, maps and tables, and with distinctive panel beneficial properties, this ebook is an available consultant to the world's famous clinical personalities. David Millar has conducted learn into the move of polar ice sheets on the Scott Polar learn Institute, Cambridge, and in Antarctica. He has additionally written on more than a few technology and know-how themes, and edited a research of the politics of the Antarctic. His expert profession has been spent within the oil undefined, largely within the advertising and marketing of geoscience software program. He lives in France. John Millar graduated from Trinity university, Cambridge, and has a doctorate from Imperial university, London. He labored for BP constructing new geophysical equipment to be used in oil exploration and construction. In 1994 he co-founded GroundFlow Ltd., which has constructed electrokinetic surveying and logging as a brand new procedure for imaging and mapping fluids in subsurface porous rocks.

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The Routledge dictionary of Latin quotations: the by Jon R. Stone

By Jon R. Stone

The Routledge Dictionary of Latin Quotations completes our greatly profitable and award-winning Latin for the Illiterati sequence of volumes, rounding off the trilogy with a complete treasury of vintage Latin quotations, mottoes, proverbs, and maxims amassed from the worlds of philosophy, rhetoric, politics, technology, faith, literature, drama, poetics, and battle.

Distinguished via the combo of user-friendliness and comprehensiveness, this booklet will offer scholars, students, and basic readers with an eminently browsable source that's as beneficial because it is pleasant.

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Visual Dictionary - Do-It-Yourself by Jean-Claude Corbeil, Visit Amazon's Ariane Archambault Page,

By Jean-Claude Corbeil, Visit Amazon's Ariane Archambault Page, search results, Learn about Author Central, Ariane Archambault,

The visible Dictionary of condominium and home made explores a house’s constitution, parts and furnishings, in addition to carpentry, plumbing, masonry, electrical energy and portray instruments for universal development or fix work.
Convenient and reasonable, this ebook is definitely the right device to get yourself up to speed together with your condo!

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The Facts on File Dictionary of Proverbs by Martin H. Manser

By Martin H. Manser

This reference comprises 1500 English-language proverbs which are well known. prepared alphabetically, entries supply the that means of every proverb, the date it was once first recorded, variation kinds of the proverb, different proverbs which are related and contrary to it in which means, and examples of the proverb's use. Proverbs coated comprise - "Absense makes the center develop fonder", "A chook within the hand is worthy within the bush", "Every guy is his personal worst enemy", "It takes a village to elevate a child", "Pride is going ahead of a fall", "The leopard cannot switch its spots", and "Uneasy lies the pinnacle that wears a crown".

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The Awakening & Other Short Stories (Webster's Thesaurus by Kate Chopin

By Kate Chopin

There are lots of versions of The Awakening & different brief tales. This academic version used to be created for self-improvement or in training 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 faculty districts, educators, and scholars looking to maximize functionality on standardized exams, Webster’s paperbacks make the most of the truth that classics are usually assigned readings. A operating word list 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 offer a unmarried synonym, many are supplied for a number of meanings, permitting readers to raised grab the anomaly of the English language, and stay away from utilizing the notes as a natural crutch. Having the reader decipher a word’s which means inside of context serves to enhance vocabulary retention and figuring out. each one web page covers phrases no longer already highlighted on earlier pages. PSAT® is a registered trademark of the school front exam Board and the nationwide benefit Scholarship company neither of which sponsors or endorses this e-book; SAT® is a registered trademark of the varsity Board which neither sponsors nor endorses this e-book; GRE®, AP® and complicated Placement® are registered logos of the academic checking out carrier which neither sponsors nor endorses this ebook, GMAT® is a registered trademark of the Graduate administration Admissions Council that's neither affiliated with this ebook nor endorses this e-book, LSAT® is a registered trademark of the legislations university Admissions Council which neither sponsors nor endorses this product. All rights reserved.

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English Idioms by James Main Dixon

By James Main Dixon

English Idioms, written via James major Dixon, M.A, F.R.S.E. are a part of The instructing of English sequence that begun in Nineteen Forties and are continually reprinted in standard durations. «In the current quantity, rather than trying to divide the paintings into chapters treating of «colloquial phrases», «cant phrases», «slang words» and so on, i've got thrown the full into alphabetical shape, and feature marked by way of letters the class to which, for my part, the words should belong.

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