What is glossary?

  • (noun): An alphabetical list of technical terms in some specialized field of knowledge; usually published as an appendix to a text on that field.
    Synonyms: gloss

Glossary


A glossary, also known as an idioticon, vocabulary, or clavis, is an alphabetical list of terms in a particular domain of knowledge with the definitions for those terms. Traditionally, a glossary appears at the end of a book and includes terms within that book that are either newly introduced, uncommon, or specialized.

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ATP Rankings - Ranking Method - Previous Points Distribution (until 2008) - Glossary
... (^) Tennis Masters Cup maximum number of points that can be assigned to the player at this round (after he qualified to the semifinal with 3 round-robin wins) (m) Tennis Masters Cup minimum number of points that can be assigned to the player at this round (after he qualified to the semifinal with 1 round-robin win). ...
Penn Hills Fire Service - See Also
... Fire engine Fire fighter Fireboat Fire safety Firemen's pole Firefighting worldwide Glossary of firefighting equipment Glossary of firefighting terms Glossary of wildland fire terms History of ...