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An alphabetical list of words relating to a specific subject, text, or dialect, with explanations; a brief dictionary.‘a glossary of Inuktitut words’
answer, clue, solution, explanation, pointer, cue, leadView synonyms
- ‘Each chapter is followed by a brief summary and a glossary of key terms.’
- ‘The fact sheet, brief history, glossary and list of abbreviations are also invaluable additions.’
- ‘It is especially useful that words defined in the glossary are in bold in the text.’
- ‘The text is broken down into four chapters, a glossary, lists of trees by category, and an index.’
- ‘The book would have gained substantially from a glossary and a bibliography of secondary sources on the subject.’
- ‘In all, you can access up to 150 dictionaries, glossaries and reference works about the word you're exploring.’
- ‘There is a glossary, along with lists of endangered and threatened taxa and references.’
- ‘Since the topic is technical, we have included a small glossary of Sanskrit words at the end of this issue.’
- ‘At the end of the book there is a brief glossary of terms used throughout the text.’
- ‘A glossary giving a brief explanation of many technical terms reinforces this impression.’
- ‘We are frequently faced with a translation that has many source language words, and a glossary longer than the text itself.’
- ‘The glossary contains explanations of abbreviations and terms used in this pamphlet.’
- ‘A listing of authors and a glossary of words can be found at the end of the book.’
- ‘Indeed it seemed so unfamiliar to would-be patrons that the menu came with an explanatory glossary of unfamiliar ingredients.’
- ‘Likewise, she points out, she has never chosen to include glossaries to demystify certain words for an overseas readership.’
- ‘As well as becoming a best seller it also contained a glossary of Lancashire words and phrases he collected over the years.’
- ‘So a few words in the glossary were inadequately defined?’
- ‘It also contains one of the most comprehensive glossaries of local words and expressions to be found outside specialist books.’
- ‘The 260 pages end with a brief glossary and a few references for further reading.’
- ‘You find a question and answer section, a glossary, a list of books, a dealer's list and more.’
Late Middle English: from Latin glossarium, from glossa (see gloss).
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