In an effort to more clearly distinguish between groups of synonyms within a paragraph, synomyms that are closest in meaning to each other are "offered in clusters that are set off with semicolons," which indicate changes in sense or application.
Also, foreign and technical terms are identified by labels in angle brackets (e.g., "starets" ) Also helpful are the use of boldface for synonyms most often used for the idea being represented; lists of words that fit within a category but do not have synomyms (e.g., a list of phobias is found under "phobias by name"; a list of various football plays can be found under "football plays and calls"); "see" references to the number at which a listed synonym can be found as a headword; and the inclusion of quotations (referenced to a person but not to a source) that refer to a guideword or category.
These characteristics also make them the dog of choice for animal testing.
Although beagle-type dogs have existed for over 2,000 years, the modern breed was developed in Great Britain around the 1830s from several breeds, including the Talbot Hound, the North Country Beagle, the Southern Hound, and possibly the Harrier.
The PDF format allows the web site to know how large a printer page is, and the fonts are scaled to fill the page.IM-Chem participants had a mean course grade that was 0.14 grade point average units higher than nonparticipants.Gains in student performance are attributed to the active learning environment that IM-Chem participants experienced.Additionally, an overwhelming majority of participants stated that IM-Chem personalized the large lecture setting by providing them with an unintimidating way to ask questions and individualized answers to those questions.(Contains 1 table.)Descriptors: Grades (Scholastic), Chemistry, Active Learning, Lecture Method, College Science, Undergraduate Study, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Internet, Web Based Instruction, Science Instruction, Teaching Methods, Science Achievement Division of Chemical Education, Inc and ACS Publications Division of the American Chemical Society.
In this completely revised and reorganized edition, 31 new major categories have been added, including such topics as substance abuse and computer science, in order to make this resource more reflective of modern society.