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Product Description: This classic desktop reference has been thoroughly revised, bringing readers more than 3,800 entries--200 new to this edition--that define the terms of this fast-changing field with clarity and without jargon. The author provides coverage of all areas of physics and many related fields, including astronomy, astrophysics, and physical chemistry...read more
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9780199560011, titled "A Dictionary of Physics" | 6 edition (Oxford Univ Pr, May 2, 2009), cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Here is a thorough revision of a classic desktop reference, bringing readers 3,900 entries--200 new to this edition--that define the terms of this fast-changing field with clarity and without jargon.

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9780199233991, titled "Oxford Dictionary of Physics" | 6 edition (Oxford Univ Pr, April 1, 2010), cover price $18.99 | About this edition: This classic desktop reference has been thoroughly revised, bringing readers more than 3,800 entries--200 new to this edition--that define the terms of this fast-changing field with clarity and without jargon.
9780064635608 | Barnes & Noble, April 1, 1982, cover price $6.95 | About this edition: Definitions of the major terminology of modern physics is combined with concise explanations of the fundamental concepts and theories of physics

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Product Description: New Edition of a Highly Regarded Reference As the first fully updated version in almost a decade, this comprehensive compendium brings together 2400 scientists who have made important contributions to the wide world of science. Rather than a Who’s-Who style laundry list, this user-friendly resource provides essential biographical information and focuses on scientific achievement...read more
By John Daintith (editor)
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9781420072716 | 3 edition (Taylor & Francis, August 1, 2008), cover price $199.95 | About this edition: New Edition of a Highly Regarded Reference As the first fully updated version in almost a decade, this comprehensive compendium brings together 2400 scientists who have made important contributions to the wide world of science.

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Product Description: Fully revised and updated, the Sixth Edition of this popular dictionary is the ideal reference resource for students of chemistry, either in high school or in college. The new edition features more than 4,300 entries, including hundreds of new terms...read more
By John Daintith (editor)
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9780199204632 | 6 edition (Oxford Univ Pr, April 15, 2008), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Fully revised and updated, the Sixth Edition of this popular dictionary is the ideal reference resource for students of chemistry, either in high school or in college.

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By John Daintith (editor)
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9780713675108 | 2 edition (A & C Black, October 1, 2006), cover price $22.95

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Defines more than 2,400 terms and phrases related to computers, programming, data processing, and the Internet.
By John Daintith (editor)
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9780816059997 | Revised edition (Facts on File, June 1, 2006), cover price $49.50 | About this edition: Defines more than 2,400 terms and phrases related to computers, programming, data processing, and the Internet.
9780816042852 | 4th edition (Facts on File, December 1, 2000), cover price $44.00 | About this edition: Defines more than 1500 terms and phrases related to computers, programming, data processing, and the Internet.

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9780816042869 | Checkmark Books, December 1, 2000, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Defines more than 1500 terms and phrases related to computers, programming, data processing, and the Internet.

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Defines and explains the complex terms and phrases of modern astronomy, covering language associated with current research as well as more established words.
By John Daintith (editor) and William Gould (editor)
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9780816059980 | 5th edition (Facts on File, June 1, 2006), cover price $59.50 | About this edition: Defines and explains the complex terms and phrases of modern astronomy, covering language associated with current research as well as more established words.

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Product Description: This best-selling dictionary contains over 9,000 entries on all aspects of science and provides comprehensive coverage of biology (including human biology), chemistry, physics, the earth sciences, and astronomy. Appendices cover the periodic table, geological time scale, and animal and plant classification...read more
By John Daintith (editor) and E. A. Martin (editor)
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9780192806413 | 5th edition (Oxford Univ Pr, October 27, 2005), cover price $18.95 | About this edition: This best-selling dictionary contains over 9,000 entries on all aspects of science and provides comprehensive coverage of biology (including human biology), chemistry, physics, the earth sciences, and astronomy.
9780192800985 | 4th edition (Oxford Univ Pr, November 1, 1999), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Authoritative and up-to-date, this popular dictionary is an ideal reference for both students and non-scientists.

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Presents definitions of the major terminology of modern physics, along with concise explanations of the fundamental concepts and theories of the field.
By John Daintith (editor)
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9780816056538 | 4th edition (Facts on File, May 1, 2005), cover price $45.00 | About this edition: More than two thousand definitions cover the basic principles of physics and its specialities, including nuclear and particle physics and superconductivity.
9780816039111 | Facts on File, August 1, 1999, cover price $44.00 | About this edition: Explains the most important and commonly used terms relating to modern physics, with 200 new terms reflecting developments in particle physics, cosmology, and quantum theory.
9780816018680 | Rev exp su edition (Facts on File, October 1, 1988), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: More than two thousand definitions cover the basic principles of physics and its specialities, including nuclear and particle physics and superconductivity

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9780816056545 | 4th edition (Checkmark Books, May 30, 2005), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Presents definitions of the major terminology of modern physics, along with concise explanations of the fundamental concepts and theories of the field.
9780816039128 | Checkmark Books, August 1, 1999, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Explains the most important and commonly used terms relating to modern physics, with 200 new terms reflecting developments in particle physics, cosmology, and quantum theory.
9780816023660, titled "Facts on File Dictionary of Physics" | Rev exp edition (Facts on File, April 1, 1990), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: More than two thousand definitions cover the basic principles of physics and its specialities, including nuclear and particle physics and superconductivity

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Defines every important chemical term and concept, from simple chemical reactions to the complexities of molecular structures and affinities.
By John Daintith (editor)
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9780816056491 | 4th edition (Facts on File, May 1, 2005), cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Defines every important chemical term and concept, from simple chemical reactions to the complexities of molecular structures and affinities.
9780816018666 | Rev exp su edition (Facts on File, July 1, 1988), cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Defines every important chemical term and concept, from simple chemical reactions to the complexities of molecular structures and affinities

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9780816056507 | 4th edition (Checkmark Books, May 30, 2005), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Defines every important chemical term and concept, from simple chemical reactions to the complexities of molecular structures and affinities.
9780816039104 | Checkmark Books, August 1, 1999, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Defines every important chemical term and concept, from simple chemical reactions to the complexities of molecular structures and affinities

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Includes over three thousand entries that explain the most commonly used terms in every branch of mathematics, including applied mathematics and computer science.
By John Daintith (editor)
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9780816056514 | 4th edition (Facts on File, May 1, 2005), cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Includes over 3,000 entries that explain the most commonly used terms in every branch of mathematics, including applied mathematics and computer science.

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9780816056521 | 4th edition (Checkmark Books, May 30, 2005), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Includes over three thousand entries that explain the most commonly used terms in every branch of mathematics, including applied mathematics and computer science.
9780816039142 | Checkmark Books, August 1, 1999, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Includes over 3,000 entries that explain the most commonly used terms in every branch of mathematics, including applied mathematics and computer science

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Product Description: Fully revised and updated, this fifth edition is the ideal work of reference for students of chemistry, either at school or at university. Containing many new entries as well as biographies of key scientists, it covers all aspects of chemistry, including physical chemistry and biochemistry...read more
By John Daintith (editor)
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9780198609186 | 5th edition (Oxford Univ Pr, November 11, 2004), cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Fully revised and updated, this fifth edition is the ideal work of reference for students of chemistry, either at school or at university.
9780192801012 | Oxford Univ Pr, November 30, 2000, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Fully revised and updated for this fourth edition, with over 4,000 entries, The Dictionary of Chemistry covers all the commonly encountered terms in chemistry, including physical chemistry and biochemistry.
9780192800312 | 3rd edition (Oxford Univ Pr, July 1, 1996), cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Fully revised for this third edition, with 1,000 new entries, The Dictionary of Chemistry covers all the commonly encountered terms in chemistry, including physical chemistry and biochemistry.
9780064635592, titled "Dictionary of Chemistry" | Facts on File, April 1, 1982, cover price $6.50 | About this edition: Definitions of the major terms and phrases of contemporary chemistry are combined with brief explanations of the basic chemistry theories

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Product Description: Now in its fifth edition, this bestselling dictionary has been fully revised by a team of computer specialists, making it the most up-to-date dictionary of computing available. It provides comprehensive coverage of computer applications in industry, the office, science, education, and the home, and is an ideal reference book for students, teachers, professionals, and all computer users...read more
By John Daintith (editor)
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9780198608776 | 5th edition (Oxford Univ Pr, January 13, 2005), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Now in its fifth edition, this bestselling dictionary has been fully revised by a team of computer specialists, making it the most up-to-date dictionary of computing available.

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Provides explanations for more than two thousand terms and phrases in the field of inorganic chemistry.
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9780816049264 | Facts on File, October 1, 2003, cover price $49.50 | About this edition: Provides explanations for more than two thousand terms and phrases in the field of inorganic chemistry.

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Provides entries explaining frequently used terms in environmental science, covering such topics as extinction, hazardous waste, genetic engineering, coliform bacteria, wildlife management, and global warming.
By Jill Bailey (editor), John Daintith and Facts on File, Inc (corporate author)
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9780816049226 | Facts on File, November 1, 2003, cover price $49.50 | About this edition: Provides entries explaining frequently used terms in environmental science, covering such topics as extinction, hazardous waste, genetic engineering, coliform bacteria, wildlife management, and global warming.

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By John Daintith (editor)
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9780816049288 | Facts on File, November 1, 2003, cover price $49.50

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More than two thousand alphabetically arranged entries cover topics in subjects ranging from cell metabolism and nutrition to organic and physical chemistry. (view table of contents)
By John Daintith (editor)
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9780816049141 | Facts on File, November 1, 2002, cover price $49.50 | About this edition: More than two thousand alphabetically arranged entries cover topics in subjects ranging from cell metabolism and nutrition to organic and physical chemistry.

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9780816049158 | Checkmark Books, November 1, 2002, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: More than two thousand alphabetically arranged entries cover topics in subjects ranging from cell metabolism and nutrition to organic and physical chemistry.

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Reinforced:

9780606208505, titled "Penguin Dictionary of Physics" | Demco Media, February 1, 2002, cover price $26.40

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9780747550808 | Bloomsbury Pub Ltd, August 1, 2000, cover price $55.01

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Product Description: From Archimedes and Copernicus to Stephen Hawking and Stephen Jay Gould, this is the most authoritative and up-to-date biographical dictionary of scientists currently available. Featuring over 1,300 entries, spanning over 2,500 years, this book covers all areas of science, from physics and astronomy to medicine and ecology, including key figures in the fields of mathematics and technology...read more
By John Daintith (editor) and Derek Gjertsen (editor)
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9780192800862 | Oxford Univ Pr, May 1, 1999, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: From Archimedes and Copernicus to Stephen Hawking and Stephen Jay Gould, this is the most authoritative and up-to-date biographical dictionary of scientists currently available.

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Defines every important chemical term and concept, from simple chemical reactions to the complexities of molecular structures and affinities
By John Daintith (editor) and Facts on File, Inc (corporate author)
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9780816039098 | Facts on File, April 1, 1999, cover price $44.00 | About this edition: Defines every important chemical term and concept, from simple chemical reactions to the complexities of molecular structures and affinities

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Product Description: Written in a clear, explanatory style, the new Third Edition of the Concise Science Dictionary contains more than 8,500 entries relating to physics, chemistry, biology (including human biology), the earth sciences, and astronomy, as well as terms that are commonly encountered in mathematics and computer science...read more
By John Daintith (editor), Alan Isaacs (editor) and Elizabeth Martin (editor)
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9780192800336 | 3rd edition (Oxford Univ Pr, May 1, 1996), cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Written in a clear, explanatory style, the new Third Edition of the Concise Science Dictionary contains more than 8,500 entries relating to physics, chemistry, biology (including human biology), the earth sciences, and astronomy, as well as terms that are commonly encountered in mathematics and computer science.

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9780788154065 | Diane Pub Co, June 1, 1994, cover price $14.00

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9780062732774 | Harpercollins, April 1, 1994, cover price $12.00

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Offers profiles of hundreds of scientists and describes their contributions to our knowledge
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9780750302876 | 2 sub edition (Taylor & Francis, February 1, 1994), cover price $449.00 | About this edition: Offers profiles of hundreds of scientists and describes their contributions to our knowledge

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Product Description: Based on The Oxford Dictionary of Abbreviations, this unique dictionary offers over 8,000 of the most common and useful modern abbreviations--as well as many of the more arcane--in a handy, accessible, and portable format. Coverage is completely up-to-date, and includes British, European, and many world abbreviations that business people, students, and anyone who reads a newspaper will need to know...read more
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9780198631354 | Oxford Univ Pr, January 20, 1994, cover price $5.95 | About this edition: Based on The Oxford Dictionary of Abbreviations, this unique dictionary offers over 8,000 of the most common and useful modern abbreviations--as well as many of the more arcane--in a handy, accessible, and portable format.

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