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Monday, March 23, 2009

Word Nerd Visual Paradise

"The greatest masterpiece in literature is only a dictionary out of order." —Jean Cocteau

By Scoti Springfield Domeij

Do you enjoy Thinkmap's Visual Thesaurus? Then you'll love Visuwords™—it's FREE.

So What Is Visuwords™?

  • It's a dictionary.
  • It's a thesaurus.

What Does It Do?

  • Offers a quick visual dictionary-and-thesaurus-in-one tool to find new ways of saying what you want to say.
  • Explores the association between different words and concepts.
  • Displays relationships between words utilizing a graphical map.
  • Looks up words to find their meanings.
  • Shows examples of word usage.

This user-friendly dictionary-meets-flow-chart shoots out in all directions connecting to other "synsets."

Syn—whats?

Visuwords™ organizes English nouns, verbs, adjectives, and adverbs into synonym sets (synsets), which include hypernyms, hyponyms, meronyms, and holonyms.

You can also download Visuwords™ for free and use it on your server or intranet.

I only have one question. Is my computer a server or intranet?

1 comment:

Stina Rose said...

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http://riikartsrose.blogspot.com/2009/03/premio-dardos-award.html