Twenty years in print, "The Thames & Hudson Dictionary of Graphic Design and Designers" contains around 750 entries offering detailed information on every important graphic designer, movement, agency, practice and publication from 1840 up to the present day. The dictionary gives clear and accessible definitions, from technical minutiae of typography to computer-aided design and printing. Cross-references make navigating between entries simple. The endmatter contains a handy bibliography of key texts and recommended reading, as well as a timeline that puts the most influential individuals, developments and movements in chronological order. This third edition contains over 200 new, updated or expanded entries (as well as 45 new illustrations, 22 in colour) on the latest designers, terms and influences; content that ranges from Adobe InDesign to Manga, and from Chip Kidd to Marian Bantjes. Redesigned and re-typeset throughout, the book remains an indispensable reference tool to all students and practitioners of graphic design.
A thoroughly updated new edition of the essential reference on the design, practice, and analysis of clinical trials Clinical Trials Dictionary: Terminology and Usage Recommendations, Second Edition presents clear, precise, meticulously detailed entries on all aspects of modern-day clinical trials. Written and compiled by one of the world’s leading clinical trialists, this comprehensive volume incorporates areas of medicine, statistics, epidemiology, computer science, and bioethics—providing a treasure trove of key terms and ideas. This new edition continues to supply readers with the A–Z terminology needed to design, conduct, and analyze trials, introducing a vocabulary for the characterization and description of related features and activities. More than 300 new entries are now included, reflecting the current usage practices and conventions in the field, along with usage notes with recommendations on when to use the term in question. Detailed biographical notes highlight prominent historical figures and institutions in the field, and an extensive bibliography has been updated to provide readers with additional resources for further study. The most up-to-date work of its kind, Clinical Trials Dictionary, Second Edition is an essential reference for anyone who needs to report on, index, analyze, or assess the scientific strength and validity of clinical trials.
A newly revised edition of the standard reference for the field today—updated with new terms, major discoveries, significant scientists, and illustrations Developmental biology is the study of the mechanisms of development, differentiation, and growth in animals and plants at the molecular, cellular, and genetic levels. The discipline has gained prominence in part due to new interdisciplinary approaches and advances in technology, which have led to the rapid emergence of new concepts and words. The Dictionary of Developmental Biology and Embryology, Second Edition is the first comprehensive reference focused on the field's terms, research, history, and people. This authoritative A-to-Z resource covers classical morphological and cytological terms along with those from modern genetics and molecular biology. Extensively cross-referenced, the Dictionary includes definitions of terms, explanations of concepts, and biographies of historical figures. Comparative aspects are described in order to provide a sense of the evolution of structures, and topics range from fundamental terminology, germ layers, and induction to RNAi, evo-devo, stem cell differentiation, and more. Readers will find such features of embryology and developmental biology as: Vertebrates Invertebrates Plants Developmental genetics Evolutionary developmental biology Molecular developmental biology Medical embryology The author's premium on accessibility allows readers at all levels to enhance their vocabulary in their field and understand terminology beyond their specific focus. Researchers and students in developmental biology, cell biology, developmental genetics, and embryology will find the dictionary to be a vital resource.
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This new edition of the Oxford Portuguese Mini Dictionary offers up-to-date coverage of all the essential day-to-day vocabulary with over 40,000 words and phrases, and 60,000 translations. With a handy phrasefinder, this dictionary is easy to use and ideal for travel and quick reference. This small dictionary offers the most accurate and up-to-date coverage of essential, everyday vocabulary with over 40,000 words and phrases and 60,000 translations. Easy-to-use design and a centre section of useful words and expressions listed by topic make this dictionary ideal for travel and quick reference. It has also been throughly updated with the latest Portuguese spelling reform changes. The dictionary is based on Brazilian Portuguese with extra information where European Portuguese is different.
Barron's Business Dictionaries are pocket-size books that define several thousand specialized terms within their subject area. They are ideal fast-reference books for business students and business managers. Terms and definitions are supplemented with enlightening diagrams, charts, and line art. This revised and expanded dictionary defines approximately 8,000 terms relating to accounting, taxation, advertising, business law, communications, transportation, computers and the Internet, insurance, international business, management, marketing, real estate, and statistics. This brand-new edition has been expanded to include more than 150 new terms specifically relating to finance and economics.
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This dictionary is a great way to support young children beginning to learn to read and write in English.
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This dictionary is up to date and easy to use and it will take you from the first day you start learning Italian right through to your exams and beyond. With core curriculum and international vocabulary, clear guidance on usage and grammar, and a section on everyday life and culture, it is the perfect dictionary for all students of Italian.
The first edition of the semi-bilingual English-Russian version of the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary with CD-ROM. This is the first edition of the semi-bilingual Russian version of the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary, ideal for intermediate to upper-intermediate students. Russian translations are given for every sense, and thesaurus and common error notes give students extra help with producing English. The dictionary is accompanied by a CD-ROM containing the full text of the dictionary, and including SmartThesaurus, QuickFind, recordings of every word in British and American English, plus study material.
The Express Picture Dictionary for Young Learners is a beautifully illustrated, fun-to-use dictionary, designed to present and consolidate basic vocabulary. It can be used both in class as supplementary material for young learners or beginners and at home as a self study kit.
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This quick-reference dictionary for math students, teachers, engineers, and statisticians defines more than 800 terms related to algebra, geometry, analytic geometry, trigonometry, probability, statistics, logic, and calculus. It also lists and defines mathematical symbols, includes a brief table of integrals, and describes how to derive key theorems. It is filled with illustrative diagrams and equations.
This second edition of the Collins Polish Gem has been specially designed to meet the needs of learners of both Polish and English. A clear layout, up-to-date coverage of everyday words and phrases, and a handy travel supplement make this dictionary the ideal portable companion Collins Polish Gem has been updated for all those learning Polish or English for study or for travel. It is the ideal text for anyone who needs a wealth of reliable information in a portable format. * The Collins Polish Gem Dictionary contains all the everyday words and phrases used in today's Polish and English that you will need to know, with a practical supplement for travellers. * This dictionary offers extra help with essential vocabulary, and thousands of useful phrases to guide you to the correct translation. * Clear layout ensures that you can quickly find the information you need. Also available in the Collins Polish dictionary range is the Collins Polish Dictionary and Grammar and the Collins Compact Polish Dictionary.