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Definition of Dictionary
DictionaryDictionary Dic"tion*a*ry, n.; pl. Dictionaries. [Cf. F.
dictionnaire. See Diction.]
1. A book containing the words of a language, arranged
alphabetically, with explanations of their meanings; a
lexicon; a vocabulary; a wordbook.
I applied myself to the perusal of our writers; and
noting whatever might be of use to ascertain or
illustrate any word or phrase, accumulated in time
the materials of a dictionary. --Johnson.
2. Hence, a book containing the words belonging to any system
or province of knowledge, arranged alphabetically; as, a
dictionary of medicine or of botany; a biographical
Meaning of Dictionary from wikipedia
- A dictionary
is a listing
from the lexicon
of one or more specific
languages, often arranged alphabetically
(or by radical
- The Sleeping Dictionary
is a 2003 British-American romantic drama
by Guy Jenkin
Hugh Dancy, Jessica
- The Oxford English Dictionary
(OED) is the prin****l historical dictionary
of the English
by Oxford University Press
(OUP). It traces...
- Urban Dictionary
is a crowdsourced online dictionary
for slang words
and phrases, operating under
"Define Your World." The website
- The Free Dictionary
is an American online dictionary
that aggregates information
sources. The site cross-references the...
- Google Dictionary
is an online dictionary service
that can be accessed
the "define" operator
and other similar phrases
- Webster's Dictionary
is any of the English language dictionaries edited
in the early
by American lexicographer
- A data dictionary
, or metadata
repository, as defined
in the IBM Dictionary
of Computing, is a "centralized repository
of information about
data such as...
- A biographical dictionary
is a type of encyclopedic dictionary limited
information. Many attempt
the major personalities
- encyclopedic dictionary typically includes
alphabetically, and discussing
a wide range
of topics. Encyclopedic dictionaries
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