A dictionary with a different point of view
The Visual Dictionary is designed to help you find the right words at a glance. Filled with stunning illustrations labeled with accurate terminology, it is an ideal language-learning and vocabulary dictionary to use at school, at home or at work. With over 12 million copies sold worldwide, counting all editions, in more than 40 languages, this international bestseller is conveniently available in various formats to meet the different needs of your market.
The Visual Dictionary contains a rich, detailed vocabulary, carefully developed from systematic and comparative terminology research. Extreme care is taken to ensure the accuracy of every word.
One look at The Visual Dictionary will take you further than you think.
through detailed images that help the user understand or discover, observe or contemplate, discern or differentiate, express or demonstrate.
to help the user understand a phenomenon and quickly grasp the meaning of a term or the characteristics of an object, communicate with greater clarity or simply learn something new.
to identify precisely the aspects and elements of a topic using a visual and thematic approach.
More abstract natural phenomena or processes are represented by descriptive diagrams. Colored arrows indicate links between the various elements of the diagram.
In certain cases, where the inner parts of the illustrated object are being highlighted, blue lines have been traced over the cut lines to avoid any confusion about the true appearance of the object.
Magnifier or zoom
The magnifier or zoom enlarges certain areas of a complex illustration to facilitate viewing of the major parts.