The site devoted to the dissemination
to Internet users via extensive listings of places carrying
dictionaries, encyclopedias, glossaries, thesauri, and other means of
are over 2,800 useful links.
This site provides links to free
dictionaries and thesauri, arranged by type of law.
Set of dictionaries organized by
language, from English and Spanish, to sign language. Also includes
topical dictionaries, such as medical, law and science dictionaries.
Site includes a number of searchable
English dictionaries (Webster, Thesaurus) as well as other language
tools such as rhyming dictionary, pronouncing dictionary, Translator
Free online multidirectional disctionaries
in 7 languages (Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese,
and Spanish), including complete verb conjugation and grammar.
"Language portal ... with more than 2500 dictionaries and
grammars in over 300 languages, games that build language skills, and a
forum ... for discussing language issues with the logophile community."
Resources contain general and specialized vocabulary. Searchable and
browsable. From a language products and services company.
DICTIONARIES AND THESAURI
American-British, British-American Dictionary for English Speaking
This dictionary of American to British and British to
American includes a comprehensive introduction with details on
differences in spelling, pronunciation, and usage, as well as a brief
history of the English language.
American Heritage Dictionary of English Language
This is the online version of the fourth edition of this
dictionary, originally published in 2000. "Over 90,000 entries feature
10,000 new words and senses, 70,000 audio word pronunciations, 900
full-page color illustrations, language notes and word-root
International dictionary of English,
includes Cambridge Dictionary of American English, Cambridge
International Dictionary of Idioms, and Cambridge International
Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs.
Searchers dictionary or web for words.
Also includes links to other language dictionaries and writing style
A searchable and browsable guide "to the many slang
expressions heard in the United Kingdom." Includes bibliography.
Includes definitions from four dictionaries (WordNet, Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, Century Dictionary, and Cyclopedia and Chamber's Twentieth Century Dictionary), illustrations, example sentences, interesting facts, quotations, idioms and etymology, and related words (synonyms, hypernyms, hyonyms).
Part of the Encyclopedia Britannica
Online site, the dictionary is searchable and includes an
pronounciation guide and
links between related terms.
Searchable versions of Webster
Dictionary and Webster Thesaurus with links between the terms defined
and and its synonyms.
Includes 109,562 entries.
DICTIONARIES AND TRANSLATORS
A long list of language to language
dictionaries. Includes a lot of hard-to-find combinations, such as
Maori-English, Esperanto, Mongolian-Spanish, etc.
A multi-lingual searchable translation
service; input a word in one language and retrieve the equivalent word
Searches in 619 dictionaries and
words. Searchers for definitions in English, Spanish, French, German
Italian, or you may request a translation of a word.
Dictionaries and Translators
Includes very large collection of
language to language dictionaries, covering a number of more unusual
DICTIONARIES AND GLOSSARIES
Buzz Words and
resource has definitions of "people, places, agencies, technology,
jargon and clichés used in the aftermath of the [September 11,
terrorist] attack on the United States." Topics include terrorism, war,
geopolitics, religion, homeland security, and disaster recovery.
Center for Sex
A glossary of terms with definitions
that reflect conventionally accepted language in the field of sex
A list of prison-related
procedural terms and prisoners' jargon, with an emphasis on California
prison culture. Includes Numbers and Maxims.
Drugs and the Drug Trade
This site contains "over 2,000 street terms that refer to
specific drug types or drug activity." Browsable by drug names and
types. From the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP).
Includes numerous legal glossaries as
well as glossaries of legal terms in other languages.
School Legal Information Institute: Wex
Wex is an ambitious effort to construct a
collaboratively-created, public-access law dictionary and encyclopedia.
It is sponsored and hosted by the Legal Information Institute [LII] at
the Cornell Law School." Searchable, or browsable by category.
Plain language law dictionary,
accessible and browsable by letter.
Findlaw's searchable legal dictionary.
Glossary of Legal
This site, by Dublin-based barrister
Kieron Wood, is an HTML collection of definitions of legal terms. This
site also includes links on issues related to the practice of law in
Dictionary & Directory
This is a listing of definitions of
words and phrases used in international law with linked
cross-references to related words and phrases. Also includes
descriptions of international organizations and their acronyms with
links to their on-line home pages.
This on-line legal dictionary is based
on the 1856 Bouvier's Law Dictionary. The site contains an on-line help
facility and access to a variety og legal resources.
The 'Lectric Law
Library's Legal Lexicon's Lyceum
Considered the net's best law
thousands of definitions, explanations of legal terms, phrases and
Glossary of Statistical Terms
The glossary is conveniently organized with a suggested
learning order of statistical terms for those unfamiliar with
statistical analysis, and with an alphabetical list for those already
familiar with statistical procedure.
The Statistics Glossary includes the following categories of
statistical terms: Basic Definitions , Presenting Data , Sampling ,
Probability , Confidence Intervals , Hypothesis Testing , Paired Data,
Correlation and Regression , Design of Experiments and ANOVA ,
Categorical Data , Non-parametric Methods , and Time Series Data .
Provides a controlled vocabulary of
subject terms for education; science; culture; social and human
sciences; information and communication; and politics, law and
economics. It also includes the names of countries and groupings of
countries (political, economic, geographic, ethnic and religious, and