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text·book

 (tĕkst′bo͝ok′)
n.
A book used in schools or colleges for the formal study of a subject.
adj.
Being a characteristic example of its kind; classic: a textbook case of schizophrenia.

text′book′ish adj.

textbook

(ˈtɛkstˌbʊk)
n
(Education)
a. a book used as a standard source of information on a particular subject
b. (as modifier): a textbook example.
ˈtextˌbookish adj

text•book

(ˈtɛkstˌbʊk)

n.
1. a book used by students as a standard work for a particular branch of study.
adj.
2. pertaining to, characteristic of, or seemingly suitable for inclusion in a textbook; typical; classic: a textbook example of administrative competence.
[1770–80]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.textbook - a book prepared for use in schools or collegestextbook - a book prepared for use in schools or colleges; "his economics textbook is in its tenth edition"; "the professor wrote the text that he assigned students to buy"
book - a written work or composition that has been published (printed on pages bound together); "I am reading a good book on economics"
crammer - a textbook designed for cramming
introduction - a basic or elementary instructional text
primer - an introductory textbook
reader - one of a series of texts for students learning to read
Adj.1.textbook - according to or characteristic of a casebook or textbook; typical; "a casebook schizophrenic"; "a textbook example"
standard - established or well-known or widely recognized as a model of authority or excellence; "a standard reference work"; "the classical argument between free trade and protectionism"
Translations
كِتَابٌ دِرَاسِيّكِتاب مَدْرَسي
učebnice
lærebog
oppikirja
udžbenik
tankönyv
kennslubók
教科書
교과서
učbenik
lärobok
ตำราเรียน
sách giáo khoa

textbook

[ˈtekstbʊk] Nlibro m de texto
a textbook case ofun caso clásico de ...

textbook

text-book [ˈtɛkstbʊk]
nmanuel m
a French textbook → un manuel de français
adj [case, example] → typique, classique
a textbook model of sth → un modèle de qchtext editor n (COMPUTING)éditeur m de texte(s)text file n (COMPUTING)fichier m texte

textbook

[ˈtɛkstˌbʊk] nlibro di testo

text

(tekst) noun
1. in a book, the written or printed words, as opposed to the illustrations, notes etc. First the text was printed, then the drawings added.
2. a passage from the Bible about which a sermon is preached. He preached on a text from St John's gospel.
ˈtextbook noun
a book used in teaching, giving the main facts about a subject. a history textbook.

textbook

كِتَابٌ دِرَاسِيّ učebnice lærebog Lehrbuch σχολικό βιβλίο libro de texto oppikirja manuel udžbenik libro di testo 教科書 교과서 tekstboek lærebok podręcznik livro escolar учебник lärobok ตำราเรียน ders kitabı sách giáo khoa 教科书
References in classic literature ?
I partly surmise also, that this wicked charge against whalers may be likewise imputed to the existence on the coast of Greenland, in former times, of a Dutch village called Schmerenburgh or Smeerenberg, which latter name is the one used by the learned Fogo Von Slack, in his great work on Smells, a textbook on that subject.
At present I am, as you know, fairly busy, but I propose to devote my declining years to the composition of a textbook, which shall focus the whole art of detection into one volume.
I suppose,' muttered Gabriel, 'that's out of the 'Prentice's Garland or the 'Prentice's Delight, or the 'Prentice's Warbler, or the Prentice's Guide to the Gallows, or some such improving textbook.
Walker was one of those American ladies who, while residing abroad, make a point, in their own phrase, of studying European society, and she had on this occasion collected several specimens of her diversely born fellow mortals to serve, as it were, as textbooks.
The triumph of Pitman was a triumph of business organization: there was a weekly paper to persuade you to learn Pitman: there were cheap textbooks and exercise books and transcripts of speeches for you to copy, and schools where experienced teachers coached you up to the necessary proficiency.
As I slowly recalled my collegiate studies and paleontological readings in Bowen's textbooks, I realized that I had looked upon nothing less than a diplodocus of the Upper Jurassic; but how infinitely different was the true, live thing from the crude restorations of Hatcher and Holland
When Anne got home that night she stacked all her textbooks away in an old trunk in the attic, locked it, and threw the key into the blanket box.
The court directed the authority to present the final manuscripts of the said textbooks before board members for review and submit the report regarding their decision on next hearing.
This year the WCED opened the online ordering system for textbooks on the 17th of June 2015, for textbook procurement for the 2016 school year.
1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Seven out of ten college students prefer print textbooks over ebooks, according to a survey conducted by Direct Textbook, the world's most comprehensive textbook price comparison engine.
A textbook in the hand of each learner will always make a difference through independent reading opportunities and access to information.
The textbook writer is, perhaps most obviously, a teacher of students, not just of those 30 or 40 in the classroom but of thousands, tens of thousands, and even hundreds of thousands of students a semester.