A Dictionary of Physics

Author: Jonathan Law,Richard Rennie

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0198714742

Category: Reference

Page: 672

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This is the most popular dictionary of physics available, and contains almost 4,000 entries covering all commonly encountered physics terms and concepts. It also defines many terms from the related fields of astronomy, astrophysics, and physical chemistry. With over 200 new entries and full revision of the existing text, A Dictionary of Physics is as essential a reference tool as before. The dictionary is generously illustrated with over 120 diagrams, graphs, and tables and it also contains biographies of important scientists. Recommended web links are also included to provide useful and relevant extra information, and are accessible and kept up to date via the Dictionary of Physics companion web page. Appendices include SI units, the solar system, and the electromagnetic spectrum, plus a list of Nobel Prize winners and a chronology of key dates in physics. This fully revised and updated A-Z is an ideal introduction to the subject for anyone with an interest in physics, and it remains an indispensable reference work for students of physics and physics-related subjects (either at school or at university), and professionals.
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A Dictionary of Chemistry

Author: Richard Rennie,Jonathan Law

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198722826

Category:

Page: 640

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Fully revised and updated, the seventh edition of this popular dictionary is the ideal reference resource for students of chemistry, either at school or at university. With over 5000 entries--over 175 new to this edition--it covers all aspects of chemistry, from physical chemistry to biochemistry. The seventh edition boasts broader coverage in areas such as nuclear magnetic resonance, polymer chemistry, nanotechnology and graphene, and absolute configuration, increasing the dictionary's appeal to students in these fields. New diagrams have been added and existing diagrams updated to illustrate topics that would benefit from a visual aid. There are also biographical entries on key figures, featured entries on major topics such as polymers and crystal defects, and a chronology charting the main discoveries in atomic theory, biochemistry, explosives, and plastics.
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Psychoatomology

The Interconnectedness of Mind and Matter

Author: W. K. Hiram

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 1438900260

Category: Education

Page: 128

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Why have a group of chimpanzees been chosen to participate in a religious study at Yale University? After a year of rigorous discipline, why do they suddenly disappear? When Herbert Hickey, Professor of Anthropology at Yale University, and his beautiful wife Kathryn go to Africa to investigate, they are swept up in an adventure that leads them from the jungles of Africa to the tombs of Egypt and the caves of prehistoric Spain. Taken captive by the mysterious Dr. Lumumba, their lives will change forever.
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Oxford Dictionary of English

Author: Angus Stevenson

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0199571120

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 2069

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A Dictionary of Computer Science

Author: Andrew Butterfield,Gerard Ekembe Ngondi,Anne Kerr

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0191002887

Category: Reference

Page: 608

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Previously named A Dictionary of Computing, this bestselling dictionary has been renamed A Dictionary of Computer Science, and fully revised by a team of computer specialists, making it the most up-to-date and authoritative guide to computing available. Containing over 6,500 entries and with expanded coverage of multimedia, computer applications, networking, and personal computer science, it is a comprehensive reference work encompassing all aspects of the subject and is as valuable for home and office users as it is indispensable for students of computer science. Terms are defined in a jargon-free and concise manner with helpful examples where relevant. The dictionary contains approximately 150 new entries including cloud computing, cross-site scripting, iPad, semantic attack, smartphone, and virtual learning environment. Recommended web links for many entries, accessible via the Dictionary of Computer Science companion website, provide valuable further information and the appendices include useful resources such as generic domain names, file extensions, and the Greek alphabet. This dictionary is suitable for anyone who uses computers, and is ideal for students of computer science and the related fields of IT, maths, physics, media communications, electronic engineering, and natural sciences.
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Pharmaceutical Sciences

A Treatise on the Theory and Practice of Pharmaceutical Sciences, with Essential Information about Pharmaceutical and Medicinal Agents; Also a Guide to the Profession Responsibilities and Services of the Pharmacist as a Member of the Health Team. A Textbook and Reference Work for Pharmacists, Physicians, and Other Medical Scientists

Author: Joseph Price Remington,John E. Hoover

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: 1964

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The Library Journal

Chiefly Devoted to Library Economy and Bibliography

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Libraries

Page: N.A

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Includes, beginning Sept. 15, 1954 (and on the 15th of each month, Sept.-May) a special section: School library journal, ISSN 0000-0035, (called Junior libraries, 1954-May 1961). Also issued separately.
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Oxford English Dictionary Additions Series

Author: J. A. Simpson,E. S. C. Weiner,Michael Proffitt

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198600275

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 405

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This is the third in a major series of volumes supplementing the Second Edition of the Oxford English Dictionary. Volume 3 contains 3,000 new words and meanings from around the English-speaking world, including the UK (Citizen's Charter), North America (affluential, Clintonomics), Australia (beardie), and the West Indies (zouk). A wide variety of subjects is covered, including the sciences (buckyball, nanotechnology, Tourette syndrome), finance (junk bond, negative equity), literary theory (metafiction), computing (freeware, core dump), and sport (basho, lowball).
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