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TITLE: Acronym Dictionary
DESCRIPTION: A searchable index for acronyms of organizations.
KEYWORDS: acronyms, organizations, institutions

 
TITLE: Acronym Finder
DESCRIPTION: "Look up 130,000+ acronyms/abbreviations & their meanings. A searchable database containing common acronyms and abbreviations about all subjects, with a focus on computers, technology, telecommunications, and the military."--Title screen.
KEYWORDS: acronyms, computer, technology, telecommunication, military

 
TITLE: Acronym Lookups
DESCRIPTION: A keyword searchable meta-index for acronyms, including NASA, health-related and military acronyms.
KEYWORDS: acronyms

 
TITLE: BioTech's Life Science Dictionary
CREATOR: Indiana University. Indiana Institute for Molecular and Cellular Biology.
DESCRIPTION: Contains dictionary of terms dealing with biochemistry, biotechnology, botany, cell biology and genetics; tems relating to ecology, limnology, pharmacology, toxicology and medicine; terms for medically- and biotechnologically-relevant organisms such as bacteria, worms, fungi, and some plants. Don't expect to find common or exotic animals here though.
E-MAIL: feedback@biotech.icmb.utexas.edu
KEYWORDS: life science, biotechnology, medical science

 
TITLE: Dictionary of Symbolism
DESCRIPTION: "This symbolism dictionary endeavors to provide some possible cultural significances of various symbols, and suggest ways in which those symbols may have been used in context. Most symbols are not code signals, like traffic lights, where red means stop and green means go, but part of a complex language in which green can mean jealousy or fertility or even both, depending on context."--Title screen. Both searchable index and alphabetical listing are available.
KEYWORDS: dictionary, symbolism

 
TITLE: Easton's Bible Dictionary
DESCRIPTION: An alphabetical list of Bible terms, names, places and their definitions developed by Wheaton College.
KEYWORDS: dictionary, bible

 
TITLE: The On-line Medical Dictionary
DESCRIPTION: "OMD is a searchable dictionary created by Dr Graham Dark ... and contains terms relating to biochemistry, cell biology, chemistry, medicine, molecular biology, physics, plant biology, radiobiology, science and technology. It includes: acronyms, jargon, theory, conventions, standards, institutions, projects, eponyms, history, in fact anything to do with medicine or science."--About.
E-MAIL: Dr Graham Dark, dark@www.graylab.ac.uk
KEYWORDS: medical dictionary

 
TITLE: Words of Art: an On-Line Glossary of Theory and Criticism for the Visual Arts
DESCRIPTION: A list of terms and definitions for visual arts.
E-MAIL: Robert J. Belton, bbelton@klo1.ouc.bc.ca
KEYWORDS: dictionary, visual arts

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