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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms

Sybil P. Parker

McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms

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Published by McGraw Hill Higher Education .
Written in English


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Number of Pages65
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Open LibraryOL7295969M
ISBN 100070452695
ISBN 109780070452695

This 6th edition supports nonscientists as well. A few definitions miss important aspects of the terms defined. To what extent should one include the selfevident emergency power supply or the one-of-a-kind DUMAND for deep underwater muon and neutrino detector? The sixth edition continues that expansion and now has someterms anddefinitions, accompanied by 3, black-and-white illustrations. The chosen pronunciation scheme is thoroughly explained in the preface, showing why all American dialects are not represented. Pronunciation of each and every term continues to set this dictionary apart from other science and technology dictionaries.

All downloaded files are checked EPUB. This dictionary is an excellent reference tool for most libraries. At KPMG and Arthur Andersen he consulted international clients and implemented quantitative risk management solutions for financial institutions and insurance companies. However they may be named, the discovery and application of physical laws have formed the backbone of the sciences for 3, years. Moreover, the dictionary provides useful details: entries for geological time periods, chemical processes, and biological classifications are among the many that include quantitative as well as descriptive information. Biographical sketches of 1, noted scientists give dates of birth and death, field s of expertise, and notable accomplishments.

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Each of theterms has a pronunciation guide and thedefinitions include synonyms, acronyms, and abbreviations. The 1st edition was intended for the communities of scientists, engineers, and researchers. Biographical sketches of 1, noted scientists give dates of birth and death, field s of expertise, and notable accomplishments.

Many entries include multiple definitions for various fields; "inversion," for example, includes definitions from 14 fields.

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It is recommended for most libraries. Later in her career, after many significant achievements, Quimby was awarded honorary doctorates by Whitman College and Rutgers University.

It includes almost 9, environmental terms, their pronunciations, a concise definition of the expression, and a notation on which field of science it pertains to. There is a "How to Use this Dictionary" page, as well as a page table of elements, and biographical listings, plus 12 more sections of scientific information.

Facts are precise and the meaning of terms must be strictly defined, so that language can serve as a common denominator in analyzing and evaluating results. Among other items in the appendix are information on measurements systems, mathematical signs and symbols, and very brief McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms book of Nobel laureates and individuals after whom McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms book terms are named.

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While in Germany he met Wilhelm Roentgen. The scope of each field is defined, giving the reader needed context and explanation of the publisher's placement of included terms. Synonyms, acronyms, and abbreviations are given within the definition. All rights reserved Product Description: For more than a quarter of a century, this amazingly comprehensive dictionary has been a standard international reference.

Many illustrations accompany the text, and appendixes provide systems of units and conversion tables, classification of organisms, chemical nomenclature, mathematical notation and constants, and a geological time scale. Synonyms, acronyms, and abbreviations are given within the definition.

Each entry consists of a statement of the law or model, its date of origin, a one-line biography of the people involved in its formulation, sources of information about the law, and cross-references. This continues to be the most comprehensive science and technology dictionary for the student, researcher, and layperson.

Pronunciation of each and every term continues to set this dictionary apart from other science and technology dictionaries. Containing more thanterms anddefinitions--from 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.

This page book is an ideal reference for those in the scientific community, the general public, and high school and college students. The format continues as in the past, with letter-by-letter alphabetization.

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