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We've Made the World's Best SCI-TECH Dictionary Even Better It isn't easy improving on the premier science dictionary in print. But the new Fifth Edition of the McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, edited by Sybil Parker, has 5,100 new terms, 6,000 new definitions, and even a free IBM compatible spell-checker diskette. With this unmatched tool you'll be able to speak the language of 102 fields of science with precision and confidence. Just look at what you'll get: Authoritative definitions of 105,000 terms, including synonyms, acronyms, abbreviations, math formulas and pronunciation guides; Measurements expressed in US Customary, International System and metric equivalents; 3,000 photos, drawings, charts, tables; complete coverage of 102 different fields; Biological listings of 1,000 leading scientists; All entries cross-referenced; plus much more.
Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Science Dictionaries, Technology Dictionaries