Dictionary Entries

Some articles on dictionary:

Encylopedia - Characteristics
... The modern encyclopedia was developed from the dictionary in the 18th century ... A dictionary is a linguistic work which primarily focuses on alphabetical listing of words and their definitions ... those related by the subject matter are to be found scattered around the dictionary, giving no obvious place for in-depth treatment ...
Pedia - Characteristics
... The modern encyclopedia was developed from the dictionary in the 18th century ... A dictionary is a linguistic work which primarily focuses on alphabetical listing of words and their definitions ... related by the subject matter are to be found scattered around the dictionary, giving no obvious place for in-depth treatment ...

Famous quotes containing the word dictionary:

    If someday I make a dictionary of definitions wanting single words to head them, a cherished entry will be “To abridge, expand, or otherwise alter or cause to be altered for the sake of belated improvement, one’s own writings in translation.”
    Vladimir Nabokov (1899–1977)