Britannica Visual Dictionary
Every page will both catch the eye and enrich the mind with the new "Britannica Visual Dictionary". Discover a visual world of information of immense ... Show synopsis Every page will both catch the eye and enrich the mind with the new "Britannica Visual Dictionary". Discover a visual world of information of immense scope and depth. See the component parts of an aeroplane, go inside the human body, explore the solar system and understand a variety of different sports and games. Introducing a new dimension to illustrated reference books, the "Britannica Visual Dictionary" uses a unique combination of comprehensive images and detailed definitions to explain even the most complex of words in rich detail. The result is an indispensable visual reference that goes beyond object-identification to answer questions about function, significance and purpose.The first visual dictionary to incorporate real dictionary definitions, the "Britannica Visual Dictionary" incorporates more than 20,000 words and their definitions into 6,000 full-colour illustrations covering a wide variety of objects from all aspects of life. Each clear and precise definition has been prepared in cooperation with Merriam-Webster[registered] lexicographers. "The Britannica Visual Dictionary" is ideal for teachers, parents, translators, and students of all skill levels including learners of English as a second language. Unlike conventional dictionaries with A to Z listings, the "Britannica Visual Dictionary" is organised by subject area. Full colour pictorial images are grouped into 17 chapters outlining subjects from astronomy to sports, with more complex subjects divided into 94 individual themes.Search ideas to quickly locate words, or consult pictures to read clear, up-to-date definitions. View thousands of highly realistic illustrations and detailed diagrams created by skilled graphic artists. This work features more than 20,000 terms indexed for easy reference, and 6,000 full-colour illustrations. It provides visual answers to children's endless questions. It is an ideal resource for inquisitive children who enjoy knowing how things work and the names for them. It is a useful reference tool to help with homework and projects. The high-quality illustrations keep children engaged. It is thematically arranged around all aspects of modern life.