Associations to the word «Textbook»


TEXTBOOK, noun. A coursebook, a formal manual of instruction in a specific subject, especially one for use in schools or colleges.
TEXTBOOK, adjective. Of or pertaining to textbooks or their style, especially in being dry and pedagogical; textbooky, textbooklike.
TEXTBOOK, adjective. Having the typical characteristics of some class of phenomenon, so that it might be included as an example in a textbook.

Dictionary definition

TEXTBOOK, noun. A book prepared for use in schools or colleges; "his economics textbook is in its tenth edition"; "the professor wrote the text that he assigned students to buy".
TEXTBOOK, adjective. According to or characteristic of a casebook or textbook; typical; "a casebook schizophrenic"; "a textbook example".

Wise words

Life has no meaning unless one lives it with a will, at least to the limit of one's will. Virtue, good, evil are nothing but words, unless one takes them apart in order to build something with them; they do not win their true meaning until one knows how to apply them.
Paul Gauguin