Associations to the word «Encyclopedia»
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ENCYCLOPEDIA, noun. A comprehensive reference work (often spanning several printed volumes) with articles (usually arranged in alphabetical order, or sometimes arranged by category) on a range of subjects, sometimes general, sometimes limited to a particular field.
ENCYCLOPEDIA, noun. (dated) The circle of arts and sciences; a comprehensive summary of knowledge, or of a branch of knowledge.
ENCYCLOPEDIA, noun. A reference work (often in several volumes) containing articles on various topics (often arranged in alphabetical order) dealing with the entire range of human knowledge or with some particular specialty.
Words - so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them.