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   Category: Reference>  
    Dictionaries & Encyclopedias  
       Acronym Finder
   Find out what an acronym or abbreviation stands for.
       Babel Fish
   Free online language translator
   Online publisher of literature, reference and verse. Good place to search for quotes or lines from a poem.
       Biographical Dictionary is a Wikipedia type system and everyone can edit biographies or even create their own.
       Catholic Encyclopedia
   The Catholic Encyclopedia, as its name implies, proposes to give its readers full and authoritative information on the entire cycle of Catholic interests, action and doctrine.
   Includes definition, thesaurus and translations, as well as a link to hear the word.
       Encyclopedia of Earth
   Focuses on environmental issues, particularly human interrelations with Earth's natural spheres. Broad categories are displayed in the navigation screen, where you can then narrow your topic.
       Encyclopedia of Giftedness, Creativity and Talent
   Provides numerous entries containing research findings on giftedness and creativity and their applications in education, training, science and the arts, athletics, and everyday life. Access from has more than 100 trusted sources, including encyclopedias, dictionaries, and thesauruses with facts, definitions, biographies, synonyms, pronunciation keys, word origins, and abbreviations. Articles are signed and includes bibliographies.
       FOLDOC - Computing Dictionary
   It includes acronyms, jargon, programming languages, tools, architecture, operating systems, networking, theory, conventions, standards, mathematics, telecoms, electronics, institutions, companies, projects, products, history, in fact anything you might expect to find in a computer dictionary
       Gale Virtual Reference Library
   More than 12,000 specialized encyclopedias, handbooks and other reference works from over 100 industry-leading publishers for every discipline.
       GIS Dictionary
   Software company provides this free version of its GIS Dictionary with definitions for GIS terms related to operations such as analysis, GIS modeling and web-based GIS, cartography, and Esri software.
   Includes almanac, atlas, dictionary and encyclopedia.
       Merriam-Webster Dictionary
   Includes dictionary, thesaurus, Spanish-English and medical dictionaries.
       Oxford Business Spanish Dictionary
   Essential vocabulary, clear translations, usage and grammar help in this English-Spanish dictionary.
       Oxford Dictionary of American Usage and Style
   In this book of crisp, precise and often witty pronouncements on modern American English, Bryan Garner decisively answers these and hundreds of other questions that bedevil those who care about the language.
       Oxford Dictionary of Local and Family History
   This dictionary provides both amateur and professional historians with quick answers to questions of terminology that may arise in the course of research.
       Oxford Dictionary of Quotations
   The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations provides the ultimate answer to the questions ‘Who said that? (and when, and why)’.
       Oxford English Dictionary
   The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is widely regarded as the accepted authority on the English language. It is an unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of 600,000 words— past and present—from across the English-speaking world.
       Oxford Essential Quotations Dictionary
   This collection is the ideal place to answer all your quotation questions. You can discover which of over 3,000 authors said that tantalising phrase, or you can search over 600 subjects to find an apt quotation for any occasion.
       Quotations Page
   Look up quotes. Browse quotes by subjects or author.
   Find synonyms
   Award-winning dictionary of computer terms. Computer Glossary
   Definitions for thousands of the most current IT-related words.