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A dictionary of science.

Author: John Daintith; E A Martin
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010.
Series: Oxford paperback reference
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 6th edView all editions and formats
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"This best-selling dictionary covers chemistry, physics, biology (including human biology), earth sciences, and astronomy. It includes short biographies of leading scientists, full page illustrated features on key topics, and chronologies of major scientific subjects. An essential reference work for students and an ideal introduction for non-scientists."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Daintith; E A Martin
ISBN: 9780199561469 019956146X
OCLC Number: 643765113
Notes: Editors, John Daintith and Elizabeth Martin.
Description: 900 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Contents: PREFACE; CREDITS; DICTIONARY; APPENDICES
Series Title: Oxford paperback reference
Other Titles: Oxford dictionary of science
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This bestselling dictionary contains 9,200 entries on all aspects of chemistry, physics, biology (including human biology), earth sciences, and astronomy. With clear and concise definitions and  Read more...

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