Tazewell County Public Library

Dictionaries & Encyclopedias


Encyclopedia Britannica

Like its print cousin, encyclopedia Britannica is a searchable encyclopedia that is great for school projects and subject overviews.

Recommended Websites

Acronym Finder:  Learn what a particular acronym means. Examples of acryonyms are: NFL, NASA, ASAP, etc.

Abbreviations.com: Find out what a particular acronym or abbreviation means.

Dictionary.com: This reference source provides a good dictionary, thesaurus, and translator.

Google Translate: Need assistance with a word or phrase in a different language, use this great translator.

Merriam-Webster Dictionary:  The online version of its print cousin.

Scrabble Dictionary: Need help in Scrabble.  Check out this free online Scrabble Dictionary by Merriam-Webster.

TechTerms: A good dictionary of computer and internet terms and acronyms that you may come across.

Urban Dictionary: Look up acronyms and slang that may not have made it into a main stream dictionary yet.

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    Tazewell, VA 24651
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    Bluefield, VA 24605
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