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May 27, 2010

Visual Dictionary

The Merriam-Webster Visual Dictionary is a great online tool for finding the correct terminology (in six languages!) for a wide variety of objects. Search by word or by theme; find an illustration and the words for its constituent parts. The dictionary currently consists of 20,000 terms with contextual definitions and 6,000 full-color images!

Interesting related sites:

Train a computer to recognize objects within an image at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory Visual Dictionary Project.

Contribute images to another Visual Dictionary.

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