The first edition of the semi-bilingual English-Russian version of the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary with CD-ROM. This is the first edition of the semi-bilingual Russian version of the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary, ideal for intermediate to upper-intermediate students. Russian translations are given for every sense, and thesaurus and common error notes give students extra help with producing English. The dictionary is accompanied by a CD-ROM containing the full text of the dictionary, and including SmartThesaurus, QuickFind, recordings of every word in British and American English, plus study material.
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The "Longman Children's Picture Dictionary" presents 800 words in a variety of richly illustrated and photographed topics. The "Teacher's Resource Book" provides a wide range of ideas and materials for practicing and reviewing vocabulary in the Picture Dictionary. Key features: Over 850 photocopiable flashcards. 27 photocopiable board games. A selection of activity and game ideas. Lesson notes for each dictionary topic.
Take a journey through the Star Wars entire universe in "The Ultimate Visual Guide", from thousands of years before Episode I to three decades after Episode VI and right up to the present day. Fascinating features, rare behind-the-scenes photos and pre-production drawings cover all six films in one epic guide. Meet the characters, and explore profiles of the Jedi, Sith, Rebels, and aliens. Revisit the movie storylines, and then go beyond to the continued Star Wars adventures in comics, TV specials, and novels. Explore Star Wars today with 56 new pages of facts: from fan conventions and 35 years of merchandise, from toys and video games to poster art and the "Clone Wars" series. "Star Wars The Ultimate Visual Guide" reveals the full story of the Star Wars saga in amazing detail. It's an out-of-this-world addition to any fan's collection with the most up to date information for this 35th Anniversary year. And don't forget, there's a galaxy-full of "DK Star Wars" books to collect.
A compilation of 76 articles from the ULLMANN's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry, this three-volume handbook contains a wealth of information on the production and industrial use of more than 2,000 of the most important fine chemicals, from «Alcohols» to «Urea Derivatives». Chemical and physical characteristics, production processes and production figures, main uses, toxicology and safety information are all found here in one single resource.
New World culture lessons encourage the exploration of contemporary topics and develop online research skills. Language live lessons provide light-hearted contexts for practising functional language and writing. The Pre-Intermediate level takes students from A2 to B1 The DVD-ROM contains all the audio and video clips and a digital Mini dictionary of key vocabulary.
This is the ideal dictionary for learners of Italian. It contains up-to-date vocabulary, culture notes on Italian culture, and web addresses for further research. What's more, the Language in Use and Banking & Finance supplements make this the ideal dictionary for people learning Italian for both business and for pleasure. This third edition of the acclaimed Collins Italian Dictionary uses the multi-million word language database, the Collins Corpus, to ensure that the user has the most complete and accurate picture of real language available today.
The Berlitz Pocket dictionary series, ideal for travelers and students, is the perfect take-along reference for language learners. It offers quick, easy access to thousands of entries and provides a wealth of modern and idiomatic phrases not normally found in a dictionary this size.
Aquaculture is an increasingly diverse industry with an ever-growing number of species cultured and production systems available to professionals. A basic understanding of production systems is vital to the successful practice of aquaculture. Published with the World Aquaculture Society, Aquaculture Production Systems captures the huge diversity of production systems used in the production of shellfish and finfish in one concise volume that allows the reader to better understand how aquaculture depends upon and interacts with its environment. The systems examined range from low input methods to super-intensive systems. Divided into five sections that each focus on a distinct family of systems, Aquaculture Production Systems serves as an excellent text to those just being introduced to aquaculture as well as being a valuable reference to well-established professionals seeking information on production methods.
The comprehensive guide to Visual Basic 2012 Microsoft Visual Basic (VB) is the most popular programming language in the world, with millions of lines of code used in businesses and applications of all types and sizes. In this edition of the bestselling Wrox guide, Visual Basic expert Rod Stephens offers novice and experienced developers a comprehensive tutorial and reference to Visual Basic 2012. This latest edition introduces major changes to the Visual Studio development platform, including support for developing mobile applications that can take advantage of the Windows 8 operating system. This new edition includes information on developing Win8-compatible Metro applications using pre-loaded templates Explores the new design features and support for WPF designers Explains how to develop Windows smartphone apps Covers new VB language features such as Asynch and Await Visual Basic 2012 Programmer's Reference is the programmer's go-to reference for the 2012 edition of Visual Basic.
Quinoa is an ancient grain that has grown in popularity in recent years. It has been known as a good source of both protein and fiber. As the demand for quinoa increases a comprehensive and up-to-date reference on the biology and production of the crop is essential. Quinoa: Improvement and Sustainable Production brings together authors from around the world to provide a complete assessment of the current state of global quinoa research and production. Topics covered include quinoa history and culture, genomics and breeding, agronomy, nutrition, marketing, and end-uses. The book focuses in particular on the emerging role of quinoa in providing increased food security to smallholder farmers and communities throughout the world. Quinoa will interest quinoa researchers, producers, crop scientists, agronomists, and plant geneticists, as well as advanced students working with this important grain.
The past decade has seen huge advances in the types and applications of mass spectrometry in all areas of science. With this growth has come a bewildering array of names, technical terms and abbreviations, making it a challenge to keep up-to-date. This Dictionary is a starting point for all those new to the topic, as well as a useful reference on terminology for those already in the field. Fully illustrated in full colour, the Dictionary will aid scientists from all disciplines in becoming conversant in the language and terminology of mass spectrometry. The Dictionary will be an essential reference source for: experienced users as an aide memoir or when seeking clarification of terminology purchasers of equipment who need an explanation of the technical terms used in manufacturer's brochures and manuals potential MS users who want a definition of an unfamiliar instrument or technique.
The monograph is devoted to a problem of production and sale of the concentrating and mountain equipment. The economic evaluation of production and sale is opened in the following sequence. The economic essence of the concept «insolvency» of the entity is stated. The reasons of risk of insolvency, its role in diagnostic approaches to solvency analysis of the entity, are called and analysed possibilities of a risk assessment of insolvency of the entity. By means of assessment of a condition the model of the analysis and a risk assessment of insolvency of the entity, an algorithm of its application in the analysis of machine-building enterprise is developed. Assessment of a condition of production and sale is carried out based on huge statistical material on influence of structure and structure of current assets on solvency of machinebuilding enterprise, liquidity of balance and assessment of liquidity and efficiency of cash flows for strengthening and optimization of activities. With use of integration of methods approbation of an analysis technique and a risk assessment of insolvency of machine-building enterprise is carried out and the possibilities of its optimization are considered. In an analysis result, assessment and developed offers the management concept is formulated by liquidity of machine-building enterprise and decrease in risk of insolvency, the principles of its forming and the mechanism of implementation are shown.
The dictionary section includes almost 40,000 references giving good coverage of current English. It uses over 30,000 examples showing the typical usage of words and phrases, and is displayed in three columns for easy reading. The grammar section gives straightforward explanations of grammar points, lists of common words supporting the explanations and gives examples showing the structures in use.
A comprehensive and dedicated guide to automotive production lines, The Automotive Body Manufacturing Systems and Processes addresses automotive body processes from the stamping operations through the final assembly activities. To begin, it discusses current metal forming practices, including stamping engineering, die development, and dimensional validation, and new innovations in metal forming, such as folding based forming, super-plastic, and hydro forming technologies. The first section also explains details of automotive spot welding (welding lobes), arc welding, and adhesive bonding, in addition to flexible fixturing systems and welding robotic cells. Guiding readers through each stage in the process of automotive painting, including the calculations needed to compute the number of applicators and paint consumption based on vehicle dimensions and demand, along with the final assembly and automotive mechanical fastening strategies, the book's systematic coverage is unique. The second module of the book focuses on the layout strategies of the automotive production line. A discussion of automotive aggregate planning and master production scheduling ensures that the reader is familiar with operational aspects. The book also reviews the energy emissions and expenditures of automotive production processes and proposes new technical solutions to reduce environmental impact. Provides extensive technical coverage of automotive production processes, discussing flexible stamping, welding and painting lines Gives complete information on automotive production costing as well as the supplier selection process Covers systems from the operational perspective, describing the aggregate and master production planning Details technical aspects of flexible automotive manufacturing lines Methodically discusses the layout and location strategies of automotive manufacturing systems to encompass the structural elements Features topic-related questions with answers on a companion website