With separate dictionary and thesaurus sections on every page, this
book is the only dictionary of its kind. Expanded coverage includes
3,000 new entries.
Completely revised from the previous edition. Increased page count
More dictionary entries - 61,000 total 13,000 thesaurus entries
3,000 new dictionary terms, such as biscotti, dot.com, gene
therapy, home page, no-brainer, portobello mushroom, skybox,
surgicenter, veggie Revised design affords greater readability,
with use of custom fonts.
Staff.Foreword.Guide to the Use of This Book.The Dictionary. I Guide Words. II The Main Entry Word. III Pronunciation. IV Part-of-Speech Labels. V Inflected Forms. VI Etymology. VII The Definitions. VIII Usage Labels. IX Run-in Derived Entries.The Thesaurus. I Arrangement of Entries. II Part-of-Speech Labels. III The Entry Block. IV Homographs and Superscripts. V Suggestions for Using the Thesaurus.Guide to Pronunciation. I Pronunciation Style. II Pronunciation Key. III Foreign Sounds. IV Stress Marks. Abbreviations and Symbols Used in This Book. Dictionary and Thesaurus. Weights and Measures. International Metric System. The United States.U.S. Cities. Presidents of the United States. Canada. Nations of the World.