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lexicographer

A person who writes dictionaries. See computer lexicographer.
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It's in three sections, Tolkien as Lexicographer, Tolkien as Word Wright, and Word Studies, are followed by an epilogue which assesses Tolkien's influences on the English Language.
64] The Jewish lexicographers and exegetes, likewise, offered a variety of readings to explain the presumed effects of the Beloved's eyes on her bedazzled lover, most of which revolved around the notion of overpowering.
According to the South China Morning Post, lexicographers in both Koreas have been cooperating for 25 years to compile a unified dictionary of the Korean language, but they are finding the work increasingly difficult.
Steve Dub A team of 80 lexicographers began working on the book following the publication of the second edition in 1989 and the first complete multi-volume dictionary in 1928.
A team of 80 lexicographers began working on the book following the publication of the second edition in 1989 and the first complete multi-volume dictionary in 1928.
The tendency in lexicography should be to be more forthcoming about such matters in contrast to earlier lexicographers (see, e.
Apart from the computational linguists, lexicographers and computer science engineers from Lucy Software Iberica, further linguists and lexicographers specialized in the Basque language from local Basque companies - UZEI, Emergiatech and Gizerbitek - also participated in the project.
In Anne Soukhanov we have one of the country's greatest lexicographers spearheading the project.
editor and world-renowned lexicographer, and Kathy Rooney, Bloomsbury editor in chief, led more than 320 expert editors, lexicographers and consultants from 20 English-speaking countries who used a combination of computer and Internet technology to compile, edit and research the comprehensive resource.
With these tools, Oxford lexicographers can, in seconds, scan twenty years' worth of reading for each word to see exactly how it is being used and what it means, and reveal hundreds of new words and senses never before recorded in any other dictionary.
Lexicographers at Oxford University Press are now engaged upon the huge task of completely revising the Oxford English Dictionary by 2010.
With zest and humor, experienced lexicographers Steinmetz and Kipfer take on questions about how and why language changes and chronicle the many paths words take into and out of the English language.