For when you know what you want to say but can't think of the word.
There's nothing more frustrating than knowing what you want to say but not being able to think of the word. Or perhaps you have a general word in mind but you want something more specific. Flip Dictionary solves the problem for you! It goes beyond the standard dictionary format by offering cues and clue words to lead you to the exact phrase or specific term you need. You'll also find special sidebars and group listings by subject, such as automobiles, clothing, plants and tools.
For example, if you want to know the term for the type of medicine practiced by a nose specialist, look up: nose, branch of medicine treating the: rhinology
How about the word for those curved wooden beams that form the "ribs" of a ship? Turn to: ship, curved timbers forming rib of: futtock
Then look at the nearby listing of other sailing terms to find the names of other parts of the ship, as well as words for the different types of ships: ship rear: abaft, aft, astern, stern ship, submersible: bathyscape, submarine
It couldn't be simpler or more convenient. Flip Dictionary is a complete, practical reference for business and home use, writers of fiction and nonfiction, students, crossword puzzlers and word lovers. It's an indispensable desk reference--as necessary as a dictionary or a thesaurus, but a whole lot more fun!
Last Edit: Jan 26, 2006 22:36:47 GMT -6 by Joxcenia