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General dictionaries General (29 matching dictionaries)
  1. explanation: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. explanation: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. explanation: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. explanation: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. explanation: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. explanation: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Explanation, explanation: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. explanation: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. explanation: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. explanation: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. explanation: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. explanation: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. Explanation, explanation: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. explanation: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. explanation: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. explanation: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Explanation (poem), Explanation: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Explanation: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. explanation: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. explanation: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. explanation: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. explanation: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. explanation: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. explanation: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  25. explanation: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  26. explanation: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  27. explanation: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. explanation: Dictionary of Philosophical Terms and Names [home, info]
  2. explanation: Philosophy of Mind [home, info]
  3. explanation: Literary Criticism [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. explanation: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  2. explanation: BusinessDictionary.com [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Explanation: Cybernetics and Systems [home, info]
  2. explanation: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. EXPLANATION: Glossary of Ethical Terms [home, info]
  2. explanation: Glosario de términos filosóficos (en inglés) [home, info]

Religion dictionaries Religion (1 matching dictionary)
  1. EXPLANATION: Irivng Hexham's Concise Dictionary of Religion [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. explanation: Archaeology Wordsmith [home, info]
  2. explanation: FOLDOP - Free On Line Dictionary Of Philosophy [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (1 matching dictionary)
  1. explanation: Glossary of Meteorology [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (explanation)

noun:  thought that makes something comprehensible
noun:  a statement that makes something comprehensible by describing the relevant structure or operation or circumstances etc. ("The explanation was very simple")
noun:  the act of explaining; making something plain or intelligible ("I heard his explanation of the accident")

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