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  • n. Plural form of thesaurus.


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  • SKOS Core is a simple, flexible and extensible language for expressing in a machine-understandable form the structure and content of concept schemes such as thesauri, classification schemes, subject heading lists, taxonomies, 'folksonomies', other types of controlled vocabulary, and also concept schemes embedded in glossaries and terminologies.

    SKOS Documents from the W3C

  • If some music is uncategorizable, the music of saxophonist and composer Roy Nathanson inspires deep thinkers to exhaust their thesauri dreaming up all kinds of categories: postmodern, eclectic, psychedelic jazz, avant-garde, punk jazz, gonzo jazz all right, I made up that one; he also played with the Lounge Lizards, purveyors of "fake jazz."

    Refining Classic Sounds

  • The Canadian Subject Headings (CSH) list is the 11th controlled vocabulary to be included in the OCLC Terminologies Service, which provides access to multiple thesauri to help librarians create consistent metadata for library, museum or archive collections

    Canadian Subject Headings now part of OCLC Terminologies Service

  • I know there are some thesauri on line but nothing beats the paper version.

    2009 December 09 | NIGEL BEALE NOTA BENE BOOKS

  • But today, barring something utterly insane, the man who forced political journalists to fully mine their thesauri for synonyms for "embattled" will be voted out of his position atop the RNC, possibly in favor of someone who sounds like a character from The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy named Reince Priebus.

    Michael Steele And The Many, Many People Who Called For His Resignation

  • Dictionaries come in handy, as do the thesauruses ... thesauri ... however you spell the danged plurality for it.

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • Publish terminologies and thesauri using SKOS - it's machine readable, can be used by search engines.

    Notes from 'Museums and Europeana - the European Digital Library' at MCG's Spring Conference

  • Sentences dumbed down by using thesauri, bad plotting, insulting failures in logic, annoying Deus ex machina in place of solid plotting.

    Frontlist becoming backlist

  • Soon, I'd be packing my dictionaries and thesauri and rhyming books in my backpack, calling my friends and telling them to meet me downtown.

    Gotham Chopra: Writing Songs With My Friend Mike

  • It was an informal relationship - I'd wander downtown with a backpack full of dictionaries, and thesauri, and rhyming books.

    Gotham Chopra: Writing Songs With My Friend Mike


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