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Contains both the complete text of the Oxford English Dictionary (OED) twenty-volume Second Edition and three-volume Additions Series and Draft material, representing the latest progress towards a completely revised and updated Third Edition. (WU access only).
From the Perseus Project at Tufts University, a dictionary for translating Latin terms to English, and vice versa. Also links to a Greek lexicon.
From the Mathematics Department at the University of British Columbia, an interactive Latin-English--English-Latin dictionary.
An encylopedic dictionary of classic and contemporary medical terms containing over 9,000 entries. Written entirely by physicians for both professional and non-professional readers, the dictionary also includes "pertinent scientific items, abbreviations, acronyms, jargon, institutions, projects, symptoms, syndromes, eponyms, and medical history.
Provides recent definitions and pronunciations for medical terminology. Offers quick links to popular topics: diseases and conditions, healthy lifestyles, medical symptoms, tests and procedures, and drug information.
Find words that rhyme with, almost rhyme with, or sound exactly the same as a certain target word. Also finds words that approximate or have the same meaning as an intended concept.
Contains more than 2,500 Western signs, arranged into 54 groups according to their graphic characteristics. Ranges from Cro-Magnon carvings to hobo signs and subway graffiti. To search for the meaning or history of a sign, you can use either the Graphic Index or the Word Index. You can also browse the symbols according to categories, or by keywords and concepts using the Word Index.
An online American English dictionary with an integrated thesaurus, WEDT contains 50,000 headwords and well-defined and hyperlinked synonyms. Provides multiple search strategies, allowing users to perform narrow or broad-based searches for definitions and synonyms.
Contains approximately 125,000 terms and other information about concepts that may be used to describe art, architecture, decorative arts, material culture, and archival materials. Coverage ranges from Antiquity to the present, and is worldwide in scope.