Category Archives: Dictionaries

Architecture Glossary

gehryThe Architecture Glossary, which forms part of the Art Encyclopedia at, offers definitions of fine art terminology used in architecture history and practice. It also links to the content of the Encyclopedia.

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The Urban Conservation Glossary

UoDThe Urban Conservation Glossary was produced by Neil Grieve as a teaching tool for use on the postgraduate course on European Urban Conservation. It is produced in conjunction with Urban & Regional Planning, University of Dundee. The Glossary includes definitions and illustrations of terms related to conservation of the built environment.

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MagicSearchMagic Search is a multilingual tool allowing you to look-up multiple sources with a single click (dictionaries, corpora, machine translation engines, search engines). Select a language pair and submit a search. MagicSearch will display a single scrollable page with multiple sources. You can customize the order of the dictionaries, as well as add/remove dictionaries.

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Hyperstat Online

vlabThe Rice Virtual Lab in Statistics offers Hyperstat Online, an online statistics book Complied by David M. Lane of Rice University with links to other statistics resources on the web. It includes a Statistics Glossary with explanations and examples.

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Recursos lingüístics a la xarxa

CNLEl wiki Recursos lingüístics a la xarxa del Consorci per a la Normalització Lingüística té per objectiu recollir una mostra representativa de recursos lingüístics que hi ha a la xarxa per produir i millorar textos en català.

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ETBThough the EuroTermBank project claims to focus on “harmonisation and consolidation of terminology work in new EU member states”, it is also an excellent resource for the major European languages. It has an attractive interface and offers an add-in for MS Word and a plug-in for memoQ.

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worknikWordnik claims to be the world’s biggest online English dictionary, by number of words. It shows definitions from multiple sources and example sentences, in addition to synonyms, antonyms, hypernyms and a “reverse dictionary”.

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Tesaurus de termes de recerca

termes de recercaEl Tesaurus de termes de recerca conté prop de deu mil termes corresponents a les paraules clau i termes relacionats de l’àmbit de la recerca universitària, accessibles a partir d’un cercador i també d’una llista temàtica.

Cada fitxa conté les denominacions en català i en anglès, tot i que en alguns casos també s’hi inclouen equivalències en castellà, francès i alemany, i definicions. A més, en cada fitxa es recull una o més àrees temàtiques d’aplicació.

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MemidexMemidex is a free online dictionary and thesaurus with a simple interface, complete inflections, auto-suggest, adult-filtering, frequent updates, a browsable index, support for mobile devices, and millions of external reference links for definitions, audio, and etymology. It’s fast too. Use the Find box for exact matching or browse using the complete index.

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Lèxic panllatí del desenvolupament sostenible

El Vocabulari panllatí de desenvolupament sostenible, elaborat per diferents membres de la Xarxa Panllatina de Terminologia (Realiter), conté 292 conceptes de l’àmbit del medi ambient, amb equivalents en vuit idiomes: francès, català, espanyol, gallec, italià, portuguès, romanès i anglès, amb les definicions en francès i categories gramaticals.

Recurs útil tant per a traductors com per a especialistes del camp de la sostenibilitat.

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