The Oxford-Duden Pictorial English Dictionary

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Michael Clark, Bernadette Mohan
Oxford University Press, 1995 - Medical - 811 pages
There are certain kinds of information which can be conveyed more readily and clearly by pictures than by definitions and explanations alone: an illustration will help the reader to visualize the object denoted by the word and to form an impression of the way in which the objects function in their own technical field or in everyday life.
Each double-page of the dictionary contains a list of the vocabulary of a subject together with the picture illustrating this vocabulary. This arrangement, and the presence of an alphabetical index, allows the book to be used in two ways: either as a key to the vocabulary of a subject, or as an alphabetical dictionary in which the reader is referred to the section, or sections, in which the word is illustrated. This second edition has been revised and updated to reflect the most up-to-date changes in technology, science and medicine, industry, and commerce and to offer even wider coverage of all major fields of reference, including the arts and entertainment, recreation and sport, flora and fauna and typical situations in domestic and everyday life. Over 1500 new items of vocabulary have been added relating to such diverse fields as photography, typesetting, personal computers, telecommunications and transport. The objects are organized thematically enabling the user to grasp the entire vocabulary relevant to a given situation or context.

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Contents

Atom Universe Earth
11
Astronomy II
17
and Climatology 9
24
14
35
17
41
20
47
23
53
26
59
Station Platform 205
352
Railway Vehicles Rolling Stock II 208
358
Railway Vehicles Rolling Stock VI 212
364
Bridges 215
370
Types of Historical Ship 218
376
Sailing Ship II 220
380
Motor Ship 223
386
Docks Port Harbour Am Harbor II 226
392

Ladies Wear I Winter Wear 30
66
Mens Wear 33
72
Jewellery Am Jewelry 36
78
Kitchen 39
84
Bedroom 43
88
Trades Crafts and Industry
167
Meat Joints 95
173
Grocers Shop Am Grocery Store 98
178
Shoes Footwear 101
184
Tobacco and Smoking Requisites 107
190
Optical Instruments 1112
196
116
202
Building Site Construction Site II 119
208
Roof and Roofer 122
214
Plumber Gas Fitter Heating Engineer 126
220
Cooper and Tank Construction Engineer 130
226
Doityourself 134
232
Hammer Forging Smith Forging
238
Sections Bolts and Machine Parts 143
244
Printing Industry
300
Photomechanical Reproduction 177
306
Letterpress Printing 181
312
185
318
Motorcycles Bicycles Scooters Mopeds 188
324
Motor Car Am Automobile I 191
330
Motor Car Am Automobile III 193
334
Service Station 196
340
Road Construction II Road Building
346
230
398
Airport 233
404
Post Office I 236
410
Broadcasting Radio and Television II 239
416
Video Equipment 243
422
Recreation Games Sport
468
Billiards 277
474
Swimming 282
480
285
486
Aerial Sports Airsports 288
492
Ball Games I Football Association Football
498
Fencing 294
504
Apparatus Gymnastics II Womens
510
Mountaineering 300
516
Winter Sports III 303
522
Circus 307
528
Films Motion Pictures I 310
534
Films Motion Pictures IV 313
540
Discotheque 317
546
Musical Notation II 321
552
Musical Instruments III 324
558
Fabulous Creatures Fabled Beings 327
564
330
570
333
576
336
582
Zoo Zoological Gardens 356
618
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