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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 ?
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.
Chambers' Cyclopedia of English Literature,' edition of 1910, published in the United States by the J.
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.
an cyclopedia of the private right, 2nd volume, Mehrab Fekr Publication, 1st printing, Tehran.
She had appeared in school texts such as Chambers's Cyclopedia of English Literature, and references to her most important novels started showing up in other novels.
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.
Quote found in Kate Louise Roberts (compiled), Hoyt's new Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations (New York: Grosset and Dunlap, 1940), p.
The Lady Godiva marionette has returned to Coventry where much of it was built, propelled by its cyclopedia of 100 cyclists.
Morton's Cyclopedia of Agriculture, the first work cited here, was hardly an uncommon book.
Supported by Cardiff bike shop Cyclopedia and coached by former GB Commonwealth and Olympic athlete Andrea Whitcombe, Lewis will now be hoping for further successes after making her mark in Spain.
Published in six regional volumes between 1897 and 1908, the Cyclopedia of New Zealand presented descriptions of the history, geography, government, industry and business in each locality, as well as biographies of early settlers and noted people in the community.