McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms / Edition 6

McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms / Edition 6

by McGraw-Hill Education, Sybil P. Parker
     
 

ISBN-10: 007042313X

ISBN-13: 9780070423138

Pub. Date: 09/30/2002

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

For more than a quarter of a century, this amazingly comprehensive dictionary has been a standard international reference. Containing more than 115,000 terms and 125,000 definitions--from 100 areas of science and technology--this trusted resource provides definitions written in clear, simple language, understandable to the general reader, yet is consistent with the

Overview

For more than a quarter of a century, this amazingly comprehensive dictionary has been a standard international reference. Containing more than 115,000 terms and 125,000 definitions--from 100 areas of science and technology--this trusted resource provides definitions written in clear, simple language, understandable to the general reader, yet is consistent with the specialized use of the term.

THE NEW SIXTH EDITION:
* Thoroughly revised with 5,000 NEW TERMS
* Each term includes a helpful pronunciation guide
* Entries are complemented by 3,000 illustrations; appendices containing biographic listings, converison tables, taxonomic classification charts, and more
* The only dictionary of scientific and technical terms to be thumb-indexed

Invaluable to scientists, researchers, teachers, students, as well as interested lay persons, the McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms is truly the single best way for anyone to gain fluency in the language of science.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780070423138
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
09/30/2002
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
2380
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 11.00(h) x 2.76(d)
Age Range:
13 - 17 Years

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