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cy·clo·pe·di·a

also cy·clo·pae·di·a  (sī′klə-pē′dē-ə)
n.
An encyclopedia.

[Short for encyclopedia.]

cy′clo·pe′dic (-dĭk) adj.
cy′clo·pe′dist (-dĭst) n.

cyclopedia

(ˌsaɪkləʊˈpiːdɪə) or

cyclopaedia

n
(Journalism & Publishing) a less common word for encyclopedia
ˌcycloˈpedic, ˌcycloˈpaedic adj
ˌcycloˈpedist, ˌcycloˈpaedist n

cy•clo•pe•di•a

or cy•clo•pae•di•a

(ˌsaɪ kləˈpi di ə)

n., pl. -di•as.
an encyclopedia.
[1630–40; by shortening]
cy`clo•pe′dic, adj.

cyclopedia, cyclopaedia

encyclopedia. — cyclopedist, cyclopaedist, n. — cyclopedic, cyclopaedic, adj.
See also: Books
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cyclopedia - a reference work (often in several volumes) containing articles on various topics (often arranged in alphabetical order) dealing with the entire range of human knowledge or with some particular specialtycyclopedia - a reference work (often in several volumes) containing articles on various topics (often arranged in alphabetical order) dealing with the entire range of human knowledge or with some particular specialty
book of facts, reference book, reference work, reference - a book to which you can refer for authoritative facts; "he contributed articles to the basic reference work on that topic"
book of knowledge - an elementary encyclopedia dealing with general knowledge
References in classic literature ?
Chambers' Cyclopedia of English Literature,' edition of 1910, published in the United States by the J.
She had ex- actly the German way; whatever was in her mind to be delivered, whether a mere remark, or a sermon, or a cyclopedia, or the history of a war, she would get it into a single sentence or die.
Acepta entonces escribir un articulo sobre Simon Bolivar para el tomo III de The New American Cyclopedia, publicado por el New York Daily Tribune.
2015); WILLIAM MEAD FLETCHER, 12B FLETCHER CYCLOPEDIA OF THE LAW OF CORPORATIONS [section] 5910, at 502-04 (2009)); see also Am.
Image: Hippocrates (Wikimedia Commons/Young Persons' Cyclopedia of Persons and Places, 1881)
This makes the elision even more puzzling, although it may explain the short shrift that Gordon gives Shelley's many fine essays for Dionysus Lardner's The Cabinet Cyclopedia (a compendium meant to broaden the education of the middle class, published between 1829 and 1846).
The public transfer performance of the nine-metre tall Lady Godiva began at 10am, which saw her go from sitting full height astride her cyclopedia into the walking Godiva.
Cyclopedia of Literary Characters, 4th Edition; 5 volume set (online access included)
The Baseball Cyclopedia, as Lanigan called it, claimed to be "a review of Professional Baseball, the history of all Major League Clubs, playing records and unique events, the batting, pitching and base running champions, World's Series' statistics and a carefully arranged alphabetical list of the records of more than 3,500 Major League ball players, a feature never before attempted in print.
The things he draws (globes, coffee machines, typewriters, megaphones), the marks he makes (in charcoal and ink), and the phrases he displays (THINKING ON ONE'S FEET; MEETING THE PAGE HALF-WAY; WHICHEVER PAGE YOU OPEN, THERE YOU ARE) cycle around him as the cyclopedia of "workshop use" that made this exhibition.
The Lady Godiva marionette has returned to Coventry where much of it was built, propelled by its cyclopedia of 100 cyclists.
1948) The new dictionary of thoughts: a cyclopedia of quotations.