Babylon Ltd. Babylon v.7.0.3 (r23) is an innovative desktop application that provides translations, conversions and access to reference material in a single click. Babylon's patented OCR technology enables users to click on any word, phrase or number in any Windows application and immediately receive a translation or description of the term.
Babylon includes a full text translator service that can handle sentences and passages up to about 50 words.
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The Britannica Concise Encyclopedia - is the perfect resource for information on the people, places, and events of yesterday and today. You'll find fast facts compiled with the quality and accuracy that have made Britannica the brand to trust. With over 28,000 articles, Britannica has created an incomparably practical and powerful tool that is easily accessible and affordable to users. The Encyclopedia's clearly written entries cover various branches of human knowledge, such as science, history, business, art, culture, geography, and geology, as well as more contemporary issues, such as cloning, terrorism, and globalization. Entries also include images and links to related articles.
This is the ultimate desktop reference.
The Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary - contains over 225,000 definitions,
phrases, idioms, and usage examples. Dictionary definitions include pronunciations, etymologies, derivatives and illustrations, as well as, links to related words and definitions.
The Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Thesaurus - contains more than 340,000 synonyms, antonyms, idioms and contrasted and related words. Each thesaurus entry contains a brief definition describing the meanings shared by synonyms and links to related entries or phrases and idioms within the thesaurus.
The Concise Oxford Dictionary - contains over 78,000 headwords providing coverage of more than 240,000 words, phrases and meanings.
This dictionary offers rich vocabulary coverage including rare and historical terms, as well as scientific and technical vocabulary, with hundreds of helpful notes on grammar and usage.
The Concise Oxford Thesaurus - contains over 17,000 headwords offering more than 365,000 synonyms covering everyday vocabulary as well as more unusual and specialist words, with clear labeling of informal, dialect, literary, and technical items. The most useful alternative words are given first, with the word closest in meaning to the word given in capitals.