Webster's New World Dictionary and Thesaurus
This book is completely revised from the previous edition with increased page count. The title includes: more dictionary entries 61,000, total 13,000 thesaurus entries, 3,000 new dictionary terms, such as biscotti, dot.com, gene therapy, home page, no brainer, portobello mushroom, skybox, surgicenter, veggie. Revised design affords greater readability, with use of custom fonts. This title is based on the authoritative Webster's "New World College Dictionary, Fourth Edition".
- Paperback | 768 pages
- 156 x 232 x 48mm | 961.61g
- 30 May 2002
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
- Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
- United States
- 2nd Revised edition
Table of contents
Staff. Foreword. Guide to the Use of This Book. The Dictionary. I Guide Words. II The Main Entry Word. III Pronunciation. IV Part of Speech Labels. V Inflected Forms. VI Etymology. VII The Definitions. VIII Usage Labels. IX Run in Derived Entries. The Thesaurus. I Arrangement of Entries. II Part of Speech Labels. III The Entry Block. IV Homographs and Superscripts. V Suggestions for Using the Thesaurus. Guide to Pronunciation. I Pronunciation Style. II Pronunciation Key. III Foreign Sounds. IV Stress Marks. Abbreviations and Symbols Used in This Book. Dictionary and Thesaurus. Weights and Measures. International Metric System. The United States. U.S. Cities. Presidents of the United States. Canada. Nations of the World.