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dictionary meaning

[ 'dikʃənəri ]   Pronunciation:
Synonyms of "dictionary""dictionary" in a sentence
MeaningMobile
  • Noun: dictionary  'dikshu`neree [N. Amer], diksh(u)n(u)ree [Brit]
    1. A reference book containing an alphabetical list of words with information about them
      - lexicon

    Derived forms: dictionaries

    Type of: wordbook

    Encyclopedia: Dictionary


  • [Electronics]
    A table of specifications for the size and format of computer file operands, and data names for field and file types.

  • [Medicine]
    A reference book containing a list of words - usually in alphabetical order - giving information about form,pronunciation,etymology,grammar,and meaning. A foreign-language dictionary is an alphabetical list of words of one language with their meaning and equivalents in another language. In medicine and science,a dictionary is often a comprehensive list of accepted terminology and names important in a special field.

  • [Computer]
    1. data dictionary.

    2. associative array.

    3. Free On-line Dictionary of Computing.
Examples
  • The dictionary has gone through ten editions.
  • Compiling a dictionary is an awful sweat.
  • The dictionary has been completely revised.
  • Compiling a dictionary is an awful sweat.
  • This new dictionary is very useful to me.
  • Absolute perfection in a dictionary is rare.
  • Choose a dictionary you enjoy browsing in.
  • This new dictionary is very helpful to me.
  • He 's bought a chinese-english dictionary.
  • This dictionary has over 140,000 entries.
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