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Chambers dictionary of science and technology

Author: J M Lackie
Publisher: Edinburgh : Chambers Harrap Publishers, 2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : [New rev. and updated ed.]View all editions and formats
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With its unrivalled coverage of scientific and technical terms, Chambers Dictionary of Science and Technology has long been an essential reference tool for students, professionals and general readers. his thoroughly up to date edition contains more than 50,000 clear and accessible entries on an impressively wide range of topics including astronomy, civil engineering, mineral extraction, textiles and zoology. More  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Dictionary
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Chambers dictionary of science and technology.
Edinburgh : Chambers, 2007
(DLC) 2008431379
(OCoLC)159630121
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: J M Lackie
ISBN: 9780550104571 0550104577
OCLC Number: 476153555
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 1364 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Cover; Preface; Contents; Panels; Subject Categories; Abbreviations; --The Dictionary--; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Y; Z; Appendices.
Responsibility: general editor, John Lackie.

Abstract:

With its unrivalled coverage of scientific and technical terms, Chambers Dictionary of Science and Technology has long been an essential reference tool for students, professionals and general readers. his thoroughly up to date edition contains more than 50,000 clear and accessible entries on an impressively wide range of topics including astronomy, civil engineering, mineral extraction, textiles and zoology. More than 500 diagrams illustrate the text, over 100 in-text panels give in-depth treatment to key subjects, and appendices group together information on topics such as amino acids, chemic.

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