New Oxford American Dictionary


New Oxford American Dictionary
New Oxford American Dictionary  
NOAD3.jpg
Author(s) Angus Stevenson (editor)
Christine A. Lindberg (editor)
Subject(s) Dictionary of American English
Publisher Oxford University Press
Publication date third edition, August, 2010
Media type Print (Hardcover)
Pages 2096
ISBN 978-0195392883

The New Oxford American Dictionary (NOAD) is a single-volume dictionary of American English compiled by American editors at the Oxford University Press.

NOAD is based upon the New Oxford Dictionary of English (NODE), published in the United Kingdom in 1998, although with substantial editing, additional entries, and the inclusion of illustrations. It is based on a corpus linguistics analysis of Oxford's 200 million word database of contemporary American English.

NOAD includes a diacritical respelling scheme to convey pronunciations, in addition to the Gimson phonemic IPA system that is used in NODE.

Contents

First edition

Published in September 2001, the first edition was edited by Elizabeth J. Jewell and Frank Abate.

Second edition

Published in May 2005, the second edition was edited by Erin McKean. The edition added nearly 3,000 new words, senses, and phrases. It was in a large format, with 2096 pages, and was 8½" by 11" in size. It included a CD-ROM with the full text of the dictionary for Palm OS devices.

Since 2005 Apple Inc.'s Mac OS X operating system has come bundled with a dictionary application and widget which credits as its source "Oxford American Dictionaries", and contains the full text of NOAD2. The Amazon Kindle reading device also uses NOAD as its built-in dictionary, along with a choice for the Oxford Dictionary of English.

Oxford University Press published NOAD2 in electronic form in 2006 at the OxfordAmericanDictionary.com,[1] and in 2010, along with the Oxford Dictionary of English, as part of Oxford Dictionaries Online.[2]

Third edition

Published in August 2010, the third edition was edited by Angus Stevenson and Christine A. Lindberg. The edition added more than 2,000 new words, senses, and phrases.

See also

Other Oxford Dictionaries:

References

  1. ^ OxfordAmericanDictionary.com
  2. ^ OxfordDictionaries.com

Bibliography

  • The New Oxford American Dictionary, First Edition, Elizabeth J. Jewell and Frank R. Abate (editors), 2192 pages, September 2001, Oxford University Press, ISBN 0-19-511227-X.
  • The New Oxford American Dictionary, Second Edition, Erin McKean (editor), 2096 pages, May 2005, Oxford University Press, ISBN 0-19-517077-6.
  • The New Oxford American Dictionary, Third Edition, Angus Stevenson and Christine A. Lindberg (editors), 2096 pages, August 2010, Oxford University Press, ISBN 978-0195392883

External links


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Oxford English Dictionary — OED redirects here. For other uses, see OED (disambiguation). This article is about the multi volume historical dictionary. For other, smaller, dictionaries published by Oxford, including the one volume Oxford Dictionary of English, see… …   Wikipedia

  • Oxford English Dictionary — Das Oxford English Dictionary (OED) ist ein sehr umfangreiches englisches Wörterbuch, das den englischen Wortschatz und die Sprachentwicklung des letzten Jahrtausends umfasst. Ähnlich wie das Grimmsche Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache enthält es… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Shorter Oxford English Dictionary — The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, often abbreviated to SOED, is a scaled down version of the Oxford English Dictionary (OED). It comprises two volumes rather than the twenty needed for the full second edition of the OED. The sixth edition… …   Wikipedia

  • Concise Oxford English Dictionary — The Concise Oxford English Dictionary (officially titled The Concise Oxford Dictionary until 2002, and widely abbreviated COD) is probably the best known of the smaller Oxford dictionaries. The latest edition of the Concise Oxford English… …   Wikipedia

  • Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary — of Current English. 1980 …   Wikipedia

  • Dictionary (Apple) — Dictionary Тип Словарь Разработчик Apple Inc. Операционная система Mac OS X Последняя версия 2.0.2 (51.4) Сайт http://www.apple.com Dictionary ( …   Википедия

  • Dictionary (software) — Dictionary Dictionary running under Mac OS X Leopard, showing Wikipedia s page on Wikipedia …   Wikipedia

  • Dictionary — For other uses, see Dictionary (disambiguation). For Wikimedia s dictionary project visit Wiktionary, or see the Wiktionary article. A multi volume Latin dictionary by Egidio Forcellini. A dic …   Wikipedia

  • Oxford Dictionary of English — A copy of the 2001 edition of NODE The Oxford Dictionary of English (formerly The New Oxford Dictionary of English, often abbreviated to NODE) is a single volume English language dictionary first published in 1998 by Oxford University Press. This …   Wikipedia

  • Dictionary of American English — A Dictionary of American English on Historical Principles (DAE) is a dictionary of terms appearing in English in the United States that was published in four volumes from 1938 to 1944 by the University of Chicago Press.[1][2][3] Intended to pick… …   Wikipedia


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.