Elsevier's Dictionary of Chemoetymology: The Whys and by Alexander Senning

By Alexander Senning

Noting a marked loss of comprehensiveness and/or contemporaneity between normal reference works on chemical etymology, in addition to a a little spotty assurance of chemical phrases and their etymology in finished dictionaries and textbooks the writer made up our minds to put in writing an up to date table reference on chemical etymology which might fulfill the desires of informal readers in addition to these of extra tough clients of etymological lore. attribute simple positive aspects of the current paintings contain avoidance of bulky abbreviations, avoidance of entries in international alphabets, and a wide insurance of all chemical disciplines together with mineralogy. organic, clinical, geological, actual and mathematical phrases are just thought of the place they seem of curiosity to mainstream chemists.
This booklet doesn't offer definitions of phrases (unless required within the etymological context) nor advice as to the timeliness of alternative nomenclature platforms. the common consumer will from the outset be good conscious of the precise that means of the phrases she or he makes a speciality of and merely require the etymological historical past for use. Examples of assets which were drawn upon within the education of this publication, except the tremendous beneficial net source Google, are indexed, yet an laborious enumeration will be tiresome and impractical..

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