glossary

  • 1 Glossary — Glos sa*ry, n.; pl. {Gossaries}. [L. glossarium, fr. glossa: cf. F. glossaire. See 3d {Gloss}.] A collection of glosses or explanations of words and passages of a work or author; a partial dictionary of a work, an author, a dialect, art, or… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 glossary — late 14c., from L. glossarium collection of glosses, from Gk. glossarion, dim. of glossa obsolete or foreign word (see GLOSS (Cf. gloss) (n.2)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 3 glossary — [n] word list dictionary, lexicon, vocabulary, word index; concept 280 …

    New thesaurus

  • 4 glossary — ► NOUN (pl. glossaries) ▪ an alphabetical list of words relating to a specific subject, text, or dialect, with explanations. ORIGIN Latin glossarium, from glossa explanation of a difficult word …

    English terms dictionary

  • 5 glossary — [glôs′ə rē, gläs′ə rə] n. pl. glossaries [ME glosarie < L glossarium < glossa: see GLOSS2] a list of difficult, technical, or foreign terms with definitions or translations, as for some particular author, field of knowledge, etc., often… …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 Glossary — For Wikipedia s glossary, see Help:Glossary. See also: List of glossaries A glossary, also known as an idioticon, vocabulary, or clavis, is an alphabetical list of terms in a particular domain of knowledge with the definitions for those terms.… …

    Wikipedia

  • 7 glossary — UK [ˈɡlɒsərɪ] / US [ˈɡlɔsərɪ] noun [countable] Word forms glossary : singular glossary plural glossaries a list of the difficult words used in a piece of writing or subject, with explanations of their meaning …

    English dictionary

  • 8 glossary — See dictionary. See dictionary, glossary, thesaurus …

    Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • 9 glossary — [[t]glɒ̱səri, AM glɔ͟ːs [/t]] glossaries N COUNT A glossary of special, unusual, or technical words or expressions is an alphabetical list of them giving their meanings, for example at the end of a book on a particular subject …

    English dictionary

  • 10 glossary — noun (plural ries) Date: 14th century a collection of textual glosses or of specialized terms with their meanings • glossarial adjective …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 11 glossary — glossarial /glo sair ee euhl, glaw /, adj. glossarially, adv. glossarist, n. /glos euh ree, glaw seuh /, n., pl. glossaries. 1. a list of terms in a special subject, field, or area of usage, with accompanying definitions. 2. such a list at the… …

    Universalium

  • 12 glossary — noun /ˈɡlɒsəɹi/ A list of terms in a particular domain of knowledge with the definitions for those terms. See Also: gloss …

    Wiktionary

  • 13 Glossary — Глоссарий, словник; Словарь (приложение в конце книги); Словарь …

    Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • 14 glossary — Synonyms and related words: amplification, bilingual text, biographical dictionary, chemical dictionary, clavis, crib, decipherment, decoding, desk dictionary, dialect dictionary, dictionary, dictionary of quotations, electronics dictionary,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 15 glossary — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. [word]list, lexicon, vocabulary. See list. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. gloss, lexicon, compendium; see dictionary . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. lexicon, word list, nomenclature, vocabulary,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 16 glossary — glos|sa|ry [ˈglɔsəri US ˈglo: , ˈgla: ] n plural glossaries a list of special words and explanations of their meanings, often at the end of a book …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 glossary — glos|sa|ry [ glɔsəri ] noun count a list of the difficult words used in a piece of writing or subject, with explanations of their meaning …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 18 Glossary —  Grammatical terms are, to quote Frank Palmer, largely notional and often extremely vague. In I went swimming, for instance, swimming is a present participle; but in Swimming is good for you, it is a gerund. Because such distinctions are for many …

    Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • 19 glossary —    Grammatical terms are, to quote Frank Palmer, largely notional and often extremely vague. In I went swimming, for instance, swimming is a present participle; but in Swimming is good for you, it is a gerund. Because such distinctions are for… …

    Dictionary of troublesome word

  • 20 glossary — glos·sa·ry || glÉ‘sÉ™rɪ / glÉ’s n. list of terms and definitions (usually at the end of a book); dictionary of technical terms …

    English contemporary dictionary