Category Archives: Dictionaries

Medical terminology

A list of suggested resources for medical terminology. The glossaries listed here cover fields such as psychiatry, neurology, physiology, oncology, anatomy, etc. There are also a few bilingual dictionaries that include Spanish, Chinese, German and even Somali.

In many languages, it can be difficult to find medical glossaries, so this could be of great help.

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OneLook Reverse Dictionary and Thesaurus

The OneLook Reverse Dictionary and Thesaurus lets you describe a concept and retrieve a list of words and phrases related to that concept. Your description can be anything at all: a single word, a few words, or even a whole sentence.

With this tool, you can find a word if you only know its definition, explore synonyms and related concepts, generate a list of words in a category, answer basic identification questions and solve crossword puzzle clues, or find words if you only know some of the letters.

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ésAdir: el portal lingüístic de la CCMA

L’ aborda els dubtes més habituals d’ús del català als mitjans de comunicació de la Corporació Catalana de Mitjans Audiovisuals (CCMA).

Els continguts es revisen i s’amplien constantment, d’acord amb l’actualitat i les necessitats expressives diàries dels mitjans de la CCMA.

No hi trobareu ni totes les paraules del català (no és cap diccionari o gramàtica) ni tots els noms propis rellevants (no és cap enciclopèdia), sinó només els casos que han generat algun dubte d’ús, de grafia o de pronúncia als mitjans de la Corporació.

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Microsoft Language Portal

Microsoft Language Portal is a multilingual online dictionary of computing terms.

It also offers free downloads of localisation style guides, translations of user interface text and a feedback feature.

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OneLook

OneLook is a search engine that indexes over 19 million words and more than a thousand online dictionaries.

Records are sorted by subject area.

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Electronic Statistics Textbook

This textbook offers training in the understanding and application of statistics and data mining. It covers a wide variety of applications, including laboratory research (biomedical, agricultural, etc.), business statistics, credit scoring, forecasting, social science statistics and survey research, data mining, engineering and quality control applications, and many others.

The Electronic Statistics Textbook begins with an overview of the relevant elementary (pivotal) concepts and continues with a more in depth exploration of specific areas of statistics, organized by “modules” and accessible by buttons, representing classes of analytic techniques. A glossary of statistical terms and a list of references for further study are included.

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Electropedia

Electropedia (also known as the “IEV Online”) is the world’s most comprehensive online electrical and electronic terminology database containing more than 20 000 terms and definitions in English and French organized by subject area, with equivalent terms in various other languages: ArabicChineseCzech, Finnish, GermanItalian, Japanese, Norwegian (Bokmål and Nynorsk), Polish, PortugueseRussian, Serbian, Slovenian, Spanish and Swedish (coverage varies by subject area).

Electropedia is produced by the IEC, the world’s leading organization that prepares and publishes International Standards for all electrical, electronic and related technologies – collectively known as “electrotechnology”. Electropedia contains all the terms and definitions in the International Electrotechnical Vocabulary or IEV.

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Termbank

The Tureng Dictionary is an online dictionary service provided for those working in the fields of translation, education and international trade by the Tureng Translation Company. It offers term equivalences between English and Spanish, French, German and Turkish.
Designed as a resource to access each word and all of its meanings easily and quickly, The Tureng Dictionary is organized into a total of 120 categories such as technical, medical, social sciences, automotive, construction, computer science, biochemistry, electrical-electronics, international trade, banking and finance.

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Architecture Glossary

gehryThe Architecture Glossary, which forms part of the Art Encyclopedia at Visual-Arts-Cork.com, 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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