Visual Dictionary



★ [PDF / Epub] ☄ Visual Dictionary By D.K. Publishing ✪ – E17streets4all.co.uk The ultimate dictionary Times Educational SupplementFrom the universe and our planet, to plants and animals, to the human body and the very latest in science and technology, the updated and revised Vi The ultimate dictionary Times Educational SupplementFrom the universe and our planet, to plants and animals, to the human body and the very latest in science and technology, the updated and revised Visual Dictionary is a unique encyclopedia packed with information Not only does it tell you what a term means, it shows you with over , amazing photos and over , objects and terms definedDiscover how a plasma TV works, go inside a volcano or the latest high tech car, see how a bronze statue is made, explore the prehistoric world and find the answers to all kinds of questions on science, art, music, sport andThe Visual Dictionary is an unbeatable reference guide that will appeal to all the family.Visual Dictionary

Dorling Kindersley DK is a British multinational publishing company specializing in illustrated reference books for adults and children in languages It is part of Penguin Random House, a consumer publishing company jointly owned by Bertelsmann SE Co KGaA and Pearson PLC Bertelsmann owns % of the company and Pearson owns %Established in , DK publishes a range of titles in genres including travel including Eyewitness Travel Guides , arts and crafts, business, history, cooking, gaming, gardening, health and fitness, natural history, parenting, science and reference They also publish books for children, toddlers and babies, covering such topics as history, the human body, animals and activities, as well as licensed properties such as LEGO, Disney and DeLiSo, licensor of the toy Sophie la Girafe DK has offices in New York, London, Munich, New Delhi, Toronto and MelbourneSource Wikipedia.

Visual Dictionary Kindle ò Hardcover
  • Hardcover
  • 672 pages
  • Visual Dictionary
  • D.K. Publishing
  • English
  • 05 November 2019
  • 1405363908

10 thoughts on “Visual Dictionary

  1. says:

    OK, I am not actually reading this dictionary, but I m doing what one does with great visual books paging through, looking back and forth, comparing, trying to wedge a few ideas into my brain I bought this lovely dictionary while working in a historical archive, looking at images from the early 19th century, and facing the same question again and again What is that called Is there a word for that Since this is English, the answer is probably yes This visual dictionary is extremely strong i OK, I am not actually reading this dictionary, but I m doing what one does with great visual books paging through, looking back and forth, comparing, trying to wedge a few ideas into my brain I bought this lovely dictionary while working in a historical archive, looking at images from the early 19th century, and facing the same question again and again What is that called Is there a word for that Since this is English, the answer is probably yes This visual dictionary is extremely strong in some areas e.g architecture, human anatomy, and the mechanics of daily things Weak in other areas, such as fashion and artisan tools

  2. says:

    Title Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff 2011 Ultimate visual dictionary New York, NY Dorling Kindersley.Reviewer Jessica L CooperType DictionaryCall Number REF 423Brief Description This dictionary uses photographs and illustrations to define terms related to nature, mechanics, and other areas through labeling.Cost 40.00Review Citation Awe, S 2007 Review of Merriam Webster s Visual Dictionary by J Corbeil and A Archambault Booklist, 103 16 , 70 Review contains comparis Title Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff 2011 Ultimate visual dictionary New York, NY Dorling Kindersley.Reviewer Jessica L CooperType DictionaryCall Number REF 423Brief Description This dictionary uses photographs and illustrations to define terms related to nature, mechanics, and other areas through labeling.Cost 40.00Review Citation Awe, S 2007 Review of Merriam Webster s Visual Dictionary by J Corbeil and A Archambault Booklist, 103 16 , 70 Review contains comparison to DK s Ultimate Visual Dictionary.Relevance and Relationship This dictionary serves as a visual reference for students wishing to advance their vocabularies and their understanding of physical relationships between various topics through sight As the library does not currently house a visual dictionary, this would be a useful addition to the collection While there are other visual dictionaries available at comparable prices, this appears to be the most visually appealing, an important quality for a visual dictionary.Purpose It s been said that A picture is worth 1000 words This dictionary contains over 6000 color photos and illustrations presenting around 50,000 terms that allow students to see to understand terms It will make a great reference for students studying the subjects covered in the book, which include plants, animals, the human body, physics, chemistry, and other topics relevant to many high school courses Validity The dictionary is created and published by Dorling Kindersley and received favorable reviews in Booklist and Reference and Research Book Reviews.Format The dictionary is filled with visually impressive labeled photographs and illustrations.Arrangement and Presentation The book is grouped into 14 general categories that contain labeled photographs and illustrations Each subcategory includes a few introductory paragraphs.Diversity Students who are visual learners and students who struggle with the English language or with their reading skills will benefit from this dictionary

  3. says:

    I absolutely love DK, and the Visual Dictionary is not exception I ll keep this in my house as a fun reference for nearly everything

  4. says:

    1994 1st American ed Hb Excellent condition.

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    423.1

  6. says:

    Name Joy BarnettType Dictionary Title DK Ulitmate Visual Dictionary Call Number RF 423.1 DorBrief description This resource includes entries that are categorized by different aspects of science Each entry includes a definition and explanation Multiple cultured photographs are included with every entry Reviewed 1994, Dec Review of book DK ultimate visual dictionary Booklist Online Retrieved from Scope This dictionary features pi Name Joy BarnettType Dictionary Title DK Ulitmate Visual Dictionary Call Number RF 423.1 DorBrief description This resource includes entries that are categorized by different aspects of science Each entry includes a definition and explanation Multiple cultured photographs are included with every entry Reviewed 1994, Dec Review of book DK ultimate visual dictionary Booklist Online Retrieved from Scope This dictionary features pictures and definition for a wide variety of science terms The terms span through all of the school s science courses physics, biology, and chemistry Accuracy Authority DK Publishing is an established publisher of reference texts Accuracy and authority are established by the wide variety of scientific terms included in the text Arrangement Presentation Each entry includes a definition and explanation They also include multiple colored photographs Relation to other works The collection includes other works published by DK We also have a variety of other dictionaries in the collection Accessibility Diversity Students of all levels will find this text accessible The definitions and explanations are students friendly and the visual interpretations add an additional level of information for visual learners Cost 35.93 2000 Ultimate visual dictionary 2000 DK Publishing London

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    Ultimate Visual DictionaryRevised edition DK Publishing, 2002 672 pages.Genre Reference sourceRecommended age level Intermediate and Young adult 8 years Subjects the Universe, prehistoric Earth, plants, animals, the human body, geology, geography, meteorology, physics and chemistry, rail and road, sea and air, the visual arts, architecture, music, sports, everyday thingsThis incredible resource is both an encyclopedia and a dictionary Dividing over 31,500 terms into 14 categories,Ultimate Visual DictionaryRevised edition DK Publishing, 2002 672 pages.Genre Reference sourceRecommended age level Intermediate and Young adult 8 years Subjects the Universe, prehistoric Earth, plants, animals, the human body, geology, geography, meteorology, physics and chemistry, rail and road, sea and air, the visual arts, architecture, music, sports, everyday thingsThis incredible resource is both an encyclopedia and a dictionary Dividing over 31,500 terms into 14 categories, Ultimate Visual Dictionary uses both words and pictures to help explain the world around us Each of the approximately 7,000 full colour photographs and illustrations has been painstakingly annotated in detail by a team of experts.I find it difficult to place a recommended age level on this reference book, since adults will be as fascinated and informed by it as young people The cutaways and exploded views bring meaning to subjects that would otherwise seem inaccessible to most people, and the language used is easily understood From the inside of a volcano to the workings of the human ear, this resource had me enthralled I highly recommend it as a reference book for students as well as inquisitive adults

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    Dorling Kindersley, Inc 1994 Dorling Kindersley s ultimate visual dictionary 1st American ed London New York Dorling Kindersley.Citation by Amelia FordType of reference DictionaryCall Number Ref 413 Content Scope The ultimate guide to describing the world in which we live This reference presents a huge range of information from a unique perspective, withthan 33,000 terms explained.Accuracy Authority Bias It is the same team that worked on Merriam Webster s version of a visual Dorling Kindersley, Inc 1994 Dorling Kindersley s ultimate visual dictionary 1st American ed London New York Dorling Kindersley.Citation by Amelia FordType of reference DictionaryCall Number Ref 413 Content Scope The ultimate guide to describing the world in which we live This reference presents a huge range of information from a unique perspective, withthan 33,000 terms explained.Accuracy Authority Bias It is the same team that worked on Merriam Webster s version of a visual dictionary and publisher is well known.Arrangement Presentation There are pictures with labels, as well as their definitions Relation to other works This resource will provide a visual alternative to the other dictionaries in the collection.Accessibility Diversity The visual aspect of the book is great for visual learners and it will also assist those English Language learners.Cost 29.95Professional Review DK Ultimate Visual Dictionary 2000 Book Review Brief Article Vol 96 2000 American Library Association

  9. says:

    A revised and updated version of the DK classic Explaining the world around us with a unique marriage of words and pictures, the Ultimate Visual Dictionary is a treasure trove of knowledge for the entire family Cutaways and exploded views provide new perspectives on everything from the inside of a volcano to the inner working of a computer Usingthan 6,000 full color photographs and illustrations, this easy to use reference covers everything from prehistoric Earth and science, to sports, A revised and updated version of the DK classic Explaining the world around us with a unique marriage of words and pictures, the Ultimate Visual Dictionary is a treasure trove of knowledge for the entire family Cutaways and exploded views provide new perspectives on everything from the inside of a volcano to the inner working of a computer Usingthan 6,000 full color photographs and illustrations, this easy to use reference covers everything from prehistoric Earth and science, to sports, art, and music Now updated and expanded for 2002

  10. says:

    Not as much a dictionary as an illustrative book on miscellaneous topics, weighted heavily on hard science The pictures are, as you would expect, stunning and very detailed Entries on each page are easily to read and content is interesting I would recommend it ages 10 18 The only drawbacks are the 39.95 price tag a little high for the content who was the intended audience and the fact the book is oversize, in case that s a concern Otherwise interesting read, and worthwhile to have in Not as much a dictionary as an illustrative book on miscellaneous topics, weighted heavily on hard science The pictures are, as you would expect, stunning and very detailed Entries on each page are easily to read and content is interesting I would recommend it ages 10 18 The only drawbacks are the 39.95 price tag a little high for the content who was the intended audience and the fact the book is oversize, in case that s a concern Otherwise interesting read, and worthwhile to have in the library or classroom

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