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Oxford English Dictionary
Electronic version of the print title, searchable by word or definition.
Japanese/English Dictionary Gateway
This site links to 400+ english and foreign language dictionaries and thesauri.
Travlang's Translating Dictionaries
Translates 16 different languages with one another. Includes english, german, italian and french.
Guide to Karrmann Library Materials regarding English as a Second Language.
Bartleby.com Onine dictionaries such as American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language and much more.
Dictionary.com Collection of word resources, dictionary, thesaurus, translators, word games and more.
Dictionary of Units
"This dictionary provides an account of the principal units of measurement to be found in use around the world today, and the conversion factors often needed to change them into 'standard' units of the SI [International System of Units] system." Discusses conversions from one system to another and defines the systems themselves. Also includes calculators, a downloadable pocket guide, and a FAQ. From a retired mathematics professor and author.
Etymology Dictionary A supplemental site providing the history of thousands of words and their derivations.
'Lectric Law Library Strictly legal terms.
OneLook Dictionaries Search many dictionaries at once. Divides results by dictionary's main subject, links to the homepages are provided.
WWWebster Dictionary Online Merriam Webster dictionary and thesaurus.
Online Version, print also available, check catalog for location/call numbers.
Alphabetical index and category outline. Also links to Dictionary.com
Search Merriam Webster's online thesaurus.
Wordsmyth Educational Dictionary-Thesaurus
An online American English dictionary with an integrated thesaurus.
Yahoo! Directory of Thesauri
Online version of Simpson's Contemporary Quotations, The Columbia World of Quotations, and Bartlett's Familiar quotations.
Comprehensive site filled with quotes. Searchable by topic or keyword.
...of the U.S. Government
Lists 500+ abbreviations for government agencies, programs and publications.
Database of 278,000+ acronyms and their meanings. The index contains acronyms concerning general topics, computers, technology, etc. Also provides relative links books sold at Amazon.
Official abbreviations of the U.S. Postal Service for states, streets and secondary units.