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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms.

Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 6th ed
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Lists and explains terminology related to science and technology, providing synonyms, acronyms, and pronunciation for each entry, and covering such areas as bioscience, chemistry, astronomy, and engineering.
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Genre/Form: Dictionary
Wörterbuch (Sprachwörterbuch)
Dictionaries
Dictionnaires anglais
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms.
New York : McGraw-Hill, ©2003
(OCoLC)1019535589
Named Person: Englisch
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
ISBN: 007042313X 9780070423138
OCLC Number: 50143897
Description: xvii, 2380 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: U.S. Customary System and the metric system --
International System --
Conversion factors for the measurement systems --
Units of temperature in measurement systems --
Symbols for the chemical elements --
Chemical nomenclature --
Symbols in scientific writing --
Periodic table of the elements --
Mathematical signs and symbols --
Mathematical notation --
Fundamental constants --
Elementary particles --
Schematic electronic symbols --
Geological time scale and related aspects --
Classification of living organisms --
Biographical listing.
Other Titles: Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms
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Contains more than 115,000 terms and 125,000 definitions--from 100 areas of science and technology.  Read more...

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