The Penguin Dictionary of American English Usage and Style: by Paul M. Lovinger

By Paul M. Lovinger

Expert wordsmiths, scholars, and basic readers of each variety will locate their questions about right writing, despite the fact that complex, essentially replied during this significant new reference paintings. From Abide and Abide by way of to Lay and Lie, it illuminates universal pitfalls and traps, boldly distinguishing among correct and fallacious and permissible possible choices. greater than 1,000 significant entries distill classes from over 2,000 examples of media misusage and questionable type. hugely readable and fully authoritative, this is often either an past due antidote to laissez-faire lexicography and anything-goes grammar and a real mirrored image of English "as she is spoken"--and might be spoken.

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Dictionary of Classical and Theoretical Mathematics by Catherine Cavagnaro, William T. Haight II

By Catherine Cavagnaro, William T. Haight II

Containing greater than 1,000 entries, the Dictionary of Classical and Theoretical arithmetic specializes in mathematical phrases and definitions of serious value to training mathematicians and scientists. This single-source reference presents operating definitions, meanings of phrases, similar references, and an inventory of other phrases and definitions. The dictionary is certainly one of 5 constituent works that make up the casebound CRC complete Dictionary of arithmetic.

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Encyclopedia of Biodiversity Encyclopedia of Biodiversity, by Simon A. Levin

By Simon A. Levin

The 7-volume Encyclopedia of Biodiversity, moment variation continues the recognition of the extremely popular unique, proposing the most up-tp-date details on hand during this globally an important quarter of study and research. It brings jointly the scale of biodiversity and examines either the companies it presents and the measures to guard it. significant issues of the paintings comprise the evolution of biodiversity, structures for classifying and defining biodiversity, ecological styles and theories of biodiversity, and an review of latest styles and tendencies in biodiversity.
The technological know-how of biodiversity has turn into the technological know-how of our destiny. it truly is an interdisciplinary box spanning components of either actual and existence sciences. Our knowledge of the lack of biodiversity has introduced an extended past due appreciation of the importance of this loss and a decision to improve the instruments to guard our future.
- moment variation contains over a hundred new articles and 226 up-to-date articles protecting this multidisciplinary box- from evolution to behavior to economics, in 7 volumes
- The editors of this variation are all good revered, immediately recognizable teachers working on the most sensible in their respective fields in biodiversity examine readers could be guaranteed that they're studying fabric that has been meticulously checked and reviewed by means of experts
- nearly 1,800 figures and 350 tables supplement the textual content, and greater than 3,000 word list entries clarify key phrases

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Dictionnaire des symboles : Mythes, Rêves, Coutumes, Gestes, by Jean and Gheerbrant, Alain Chevalier

By Jean and Gheerbrant, Alain Chevalier

C'est trop peu dire que nous vivons dans un monde de symboles et qu'un monde de symboles vit en nous. De l. a. psychanalyse à l'anthropologie, de los angeles critique d'art à l. a. publicité et à l. a. propagande politique, sciences, arts et concepts essayent de décrypter ces différents codes, tant pour élargir le champ de nos connaissances, tant pour apprivoiser l'énergie sous-jacente à nos actes et à nos comportements. À travers quelques 1 six hundred articles, le lecteur circule à travers cette forêt de symboles dont les ramifications se poursuivent dans les strates les plus cachées de notre mémoire. En effet, l'expression symbolique traduit l'effort de l'homme pour déchiffrer et maîtriser un destin qui lui échappe, tant semblent impénétrables les obscurités qui l'entourent.

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NTC's Super-Mini English Dictionary by Richard Spears

By Richard Spears

This dictionary can be small in stature, however it can be a major aid to you when you are studying English. NTC's Super-Mini English Dictionary includes a entire thesaurus but is compact adequate to slot in your pocket. you've entry to the spelling, pronunciation, a part of speech, which means, and abnormal sorts of greater than 7,500 of the commonest and easy phrases utilized in English.

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