Dictionary of Science and Technology: Over 17,000 Terms Clearly Defined

Dictionary of Science and Technology: Over 17,000 Terms Clearly Defined : Over 17,000 Terms Clearly Defined

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The entries offer accurate, up-to-date detail for readers from scientific backgrounds. Each definition is written in clear, simple English, ideal for those less familiar with scientific terms, and for native and non-native English speakers alike. This first edition contains 17,000 entries, each with a part of speech, a note on grammar, an encyclopedic commentary, and an example sentence to show how the term is used in context. Quotations from magazines and newspapers illustrate usage of key words in real life. Differences between British and American usage highlighted Phonetic pronunciation included for all entries Ideal for those learning English as a foreign language while working with technical vocabulary The perfect companion for non-scientists working in scientific and technological industries, including journalists, lab technicians, translators and administrators.show more

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  • Paperback | 672 pages
  • 124 x 198 x 40mm | 721.22g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New
  • N/A
  • 0747566208
  • 9780747566205

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'An impressive breadth of scientific topics is touched upon useful for learners needing to manipulate scientific and technical languages, and teachers of ESP baffled by terminology' Pete Sharma, EL Gazetteshow more

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