Looking for: FR>EN Scientific Dictionary
Thread poster: eva75

eva75
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Sep 25, 2007

Since I will be doing more work in this area, I am looking for a reliable and up-to-date French to English Scientific Dictionary. Does anyone here have any recommendations? (I would much prefer a paper dictionary as opposed to an online one).

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lydiar  Identity Verified
New Zealand
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French to English
Chambers Sep 25, 2007

I have used the Chambers Dictionary of Science and Technology (ISBN 0-550-13002-0) with quite a bit of sucess.
However, depending on the subject matter, online searches and glossaries can be much more useful than a paper dictionary which become outdated to the fast pace of development in some fields.

Hope that helps.


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gad
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Try the Goursau website Sep 26, 2007

There are some very good dictionaries at www.goursau.fr. They have a 2-volume set of a Dictionary of Technical and Scientific terms (one volume is French to English, the other is the reverse language pair). They have a feature on the website where you can even click to see a page inside the dictionary - so that might be enough to tell you whether or not the terminology is what you are looking for.

I have several of their dictionaries and though they are in France and I'm in the U.S., they have always shipped promptly.

Good luck - HTH.


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