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Monday, 8th July 2013

50,000 Words Added to Wolfram|Alpha Dictionary

By Africa S. Hands

From Wolfram|Alpha blog:

We just added over 50,000 new words to Wolfram|Alpha’s dictionary, including archaic words such as pythonist (a conjurer or diviner) and technical terms like cosmochronometer, which refers to processes that are used to determine the age of stars (like radioactive decay). Wolfram|Alpha provides word definitions and, when available, other features such as etymologies and anagrams.

If you’re interested in more common words, Wolfram|Alpha can tell you how frequently words in English have been used over the last several centuries.

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Africa S. Hands is an independent librarian with a focus on helping professionals understand and utilise social media and search engines through one-on-one tutorials and small group workshops. Africa tweets (@africahands) on resources of interest to information and higher education professionals.

Africa can be reached at africa.hands@freepint.com

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