Microsoft Encarta College Dictionary: The First Dictionary For The Internet Age
Anne H. Soukhanov
Macmillan, Jul 13, 2001 - Reference - 1678 pages
Built on tradition...upgraded for today.
Bold, clear, easy-to-use: "Quick Definition" system for instant access to core meanings
Focus on high technology: Comprehensive coverage of high-technology, scientific, and business terms; Glossary of internet e-commerce, and computer terms
Over 600 usage notes: Instructions for finding any subject online; Recommended web sites for research; Dos and don'ts for writing papers in electronic form; Formats for citation and documentation of internet sources
Common misspelled words and spellcheck notes: Frequently misused spelling clearly indicated with correct spelling shown
More new vocabulary: Over 320,000 entries and definitions; Over 5,000 new words; Over 1,000 illustrations
Quick facts: Short digests of key concepts in the Arts and Sciences
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abbr acid Africa aircraft American Anglo-Norman animal antee antT archaic Asia Back-formation ball blood blue body British brown capital cause cell chemical color containing CORRECT USAGE describes device Dictionary drug Early 19C Early 20C ecclesiastical Latin especially estimate Flowers formal Genus Germanic Greek Greek mythology incorrect spelling Indo-European informal Internet Italian language Late 19C Late 20C late Latin liquid literary living ly adv medieval Latin metal modern Latin n a large n a small Native ness North America noun offensive term Old English Old French Old Norse organization particular past participle pecially person piece plant player plural Popu Population prefix prep produced relating ship slang somebody's sound Spanish SPELLCHECK substance thing tion tree usually verb Via French Vulgar Latin word