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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Mathematics

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Mathematics (5 ed.) Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2014
Subject:
Science and technology, Mathematics and Computer Science
Length:
165,823 words
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Over 3,000 entries ... Authoritative and reliable, this A–Z reference work provides jargon-free definitions for even the most technical mathematical terms. With entries ranging ... More
A Dictionary of Animal Behaviour

A Dictionary of Animal Behaviour (2 ed.) Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2014
Subject:
Science and technology, Life Sciences
Length:
76,409 words
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Over 480 entries ... Covering every aspect of animal behaviour from adaptation to warning, this accessible A–Z also includes terms from the related fields of ecology, physiology ... More
A Dictionary of Astronomy

A Dictionary of Astronomy (2 rev. ed.) Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2014
Subject:
Science and technology, Astronomy and Cosmology
Length:
313,231 words
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“This book is rich in peculiarities for the interested observer” – The Independent ... The revised second edition of this established dictionary contains ... More
A Dictionary of Biology

A Dictionary of Biology (6 ed.) Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2014
Subject:
Science and technology, Life Sciences
Length:
312,703 words
Illustration(s):
137
Fully revised and updated, the sixth edition of this dictionary provides comprehensive coverage of biology, biophysics, and biochemistry, as well as key terms from medicine and ... More
A Dictionary of Chemical Engineering

A Dictionary of Chemical Engineering Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2014
Subject:
Science and technology, Engineering and Technology
Length:
207,980 words
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58
Over 3,200 entries ... This dictionary provides definitions and explanations for chemical engineering terms in areas including: materials, energy balances, reactions, ... More
A Dictionary of Chemistry

A Dictionary of Chemistry (6 ed.) Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2014
Subject:
Science and technology, Chemistry
Length:
255,385 words
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205
“a favourite. It should be in every classroom and library ... the reader is drawn inevitably from one entry to the next merely to satisfy curiosity” - School Science Review ... More
A Dictionary of Computing

A Dictionary of Computing (6 ed.) Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2008
Subject:
Science and technology, Mathematics and Computer Science
Length:
363,187 words
Illustration(s):
73
This best-selling dictionary has been fully revised by a team of computer specialists, making it the most up-to-date and authoritative guide to computing available. With expanded coverage ... More
A Dictionary of Construction, Surveying and Civil Engineering

A Dictionary of Construction, Surveying and Civil Engineering Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Science and technology, Engineering and Technology
Length:
213,688 words
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Over 8,000 entries ... The most up-to-date dictionary of building, surveying, and civil engineering terms and definitions available. Written by ... More
A Dictionary of Ecology

A Dictionary of Ecology (4 ed.) Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Science and technology, Life Sciences, Social sciences, Environment
Length:
268,735 words
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‘Make sure you have an Allaby handy’, Nature ... This is the fourth edition of the most comprehensive and authoritative dictionary of ecology available. ... More
A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation (2 ed.) Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Science and technology, Environmental Science, Earth Sciences and Geography
Length:
283,934 words
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Over 9,000 entries ... A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation provides over 9,000 A to Z entries on scientific and social aspects of the environment—its key ... More

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