New Shorter Oxford English Dictionary: Windows
From literary English to street slang, historical to contemporary vocabulary, scientific to legal terms, this dictionary covers it all with its half a million definitions and 7.5 million words of text. This CD-ROM resource can be used not only for headwords, but also for abbreviations, phrases, and derivatives. The user can filter searches by date, part of speech, and label, for example it is possible to look up all the slang words coined in the early 19th century. Searches which would be time-consuming or even impossible with the printed edition can now be accomplished quickly and easily. The CD-ROM also includes an anagram solver, a rhyming index, and help with phonetics. Systems requirements are: IBM PC or full compatible with a 20MHz 80386 processor or above. Minimum 8Mb free RAM. 2Mb free hard-disk space. CD-ROM drive. Windows 3.1, 3.11, Windows 95, or Windows NT. DOS version 5.0 or higher. Double-speed CD-ROM drive and Microsoft extensions software (MSCDEX) version 2.21.
- 31 Jan 1997
- Oxford University Press
- Oxford, United Kingdom