Definition of Dictionary. Meaning of Dictionary. Synonyms of Dictionary

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Definition of Dictionary

Dictionary
Dictionary 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 dictionary.

Meaning of Dictionary from wikipedia

- A dictionary is a listing of words in one or more specific languages, often arranged alphabetically (or by radical and stroke for ideographic languages)...
- The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is the prin****l historical dictionary of the English language, published by Oxford University Press (OUP). It traces...
- Urban Dictionary is a crowdsourced online dictionary for slang words and phrases, operating under the motto "Define Your World." The website was founded...
- Webster's Dictionary is any of the dictionaries edited by Noah Webster in the early nineteenth century, and numerous related or unrelated dictionaries that...
- A dictionary coder, also sometimes known as a substitution coder, is a cl**** of lossless data compression algorithms which operate by searching for matches...
- A rhyming dictionary is a specialist dictionary designed for use in writing poetry and lyrics. In a rhyming dictionary, words are categorized into equivalence...
- A law dictionary (also known as legal dictionary) is a dictionary that is designed and compiled to give information about terms used in the field of law...
- The Free Dictionary is an American online dictionary and encyclopedia that gathers information from a variety of sources. The site cross-references the...
- In the main type of anagram dictionary, the letters in words or phrases are rearranged in alphabetical order, and these transpositions are themselves then...
- In cryptanalysis and computer security, a dictionary attack is a form of brute force attack technique for defeating a cipher or authentication mechanism...
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