Descriptionary: A Thematic Dictionary (Facts on File Library of Language and Literature) (Hardcover)

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This is the book to use when looking for a descriptive or technical term or when you know the subject or meaning but not the specific word. Descriptionary, Fourth Edition is a clever combination of a reverse dictionary and a thesaurus, with thousands of descriptions of terms organized into subject categories and sub-categories.

This edition contains thousands of descriptions of terms organized into expanded and updated sections, including those on politics and the Internet, and dozens of new sections. Many new finance and technology terms have also been added to this user-friendly book.

New sections include:

-Anthropology

-Archaeology

-Chemistry

-Dinosaurs

-Evolution

-Fishing

-Jewelry

-Rocks

-Sleep

-and more.



Product Details
ISBN: 9780816079469
ISBN-10: 0816079463
Publisher: Facts on File
Publication Date: May 1st, 2010
Pages: 711
Language: English
Series: Facts on File Library of Language and Literature