Oxford English Dictionary Additions Series: Volume 3 by John SimpsonOxford English Dictionary Additions Series: Volume 3 by John Simpson

Oxford English Dictionary Additions Series: Volume 3

byJohn SimpsonEditorM. Proffitt

Hardcover | August 1, 1994

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Volume 3 contains 3,000 new words and meanings from around the English-speaking world, including the UK (council tax, Estuary English), North America (affluential, bully pulpit, road-kill), the Caribbean (merino, zouk), Australia (amphometer, beardie), New Zealand (Labour weekend, mokopuna),India (garam masala), the Pacific (arjun), and South Africa (kalkoentjie, Malanite). Subjects covered include politics (linkage, Citizen's Charter), education (National Curriculum), cookery (ciabatta, Quorn), broadcasting (bi-media), literary criticism (post-structuralism), music (bhangra, swingbeat, techno), and sport (basho, clean and jerk, matchup). This volume also features ahigher number of entries in scientific fields, including medicine (lentivirus), genetics (antisense), ecology (biodiversity), astronomy (dark matter), chemistry (Orimulsion), and computing (freeware, cyberspace).

About The Author

Michael Proffitt is an Associate Editor of the Oxford English Dictionary (Second Edition).

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Title:Oxford English Dictionary Additions Series: Volume 3Format:HardcoverDimensions:424 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 1.02 inPublished:August 1, 1994Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0198600275

ISBN - 13:9780198600275

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The third in a major series of volumes supplementing the Second Edition of The Oxford English Dictionary, OED Additions Volume 3 contains 3,000 new words and meanings presented in OED style, and represents work-in-progress from across the alphabetic range.