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Clark, John Owen Edward

Overview
Works: 115 works in 402 publications in 6 languages and 15,641 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  Juvenile works  History  Encyclopedias  Popular works  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: QB14, 389.103
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Most widely held works by John Owen Edward Clark
The Macmillan dictionary of measurement by Michael Darton( Book )

7 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 1,671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nearly four thousand entries in thirty-five categories provide the etymologies, numerical equivalents, definitions, and usages of measurement terminology. By the authors of Word for Word
The Facts on File dictionary of mathematics by Inc Facts on File( Book )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 1,194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Revised and expanded, The Facts On File Dictionary of Mathematics, Third Edition, contains approximately 3,000 entries that explain, clearly and concisely, the most important and commonly used terms in every branch of mathematics." "More than 200 new terms increase coverage of applied mathematics and computer science." "Almost 100 line drawings illustrate complex concepts, and extensive cross-references guarantee that no user will waste time searching for the right definition. Tables list symbols and notation, symbols for physical quantities, units of measure, conversion factors, formulas, important constants, and the Greek alphabet."--Jacket
The Facts on File dictionary of physics by John Daintith( Book )

4 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 1,018 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Revised and expanded, The Facts On File Dictionary of Mathematics, Third Edition, contains approximately 3,000 entries that explain, clearly and concisely, the most important and commonly used terms in every branch of mathematics." "More than 200 new terms increase coverage of applied mathematics and computer science." "Almost 100 line drawings illustrate complex concepts, and extensive cross-references guarantee that no user will waste time searching for the right definition. Tables list symbols and notation, symbols for physical quantities, units of measure, conversion factors, formulas, important constants, and the Greek alphabet."--Jacket
The Facts on File dictionary of astronomy by Valerie Illingworth( Book )

6 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 894 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Facts on File Dictionary of Astronomy, Fourth Edition contains approximately 3,700 entries that cover a broad spectrum of disciplines within the fascinating field of astronomy." "Revised and expanded by more than 200 new terms, the volume reflects advances in astronomy, particularly in spectroscopy, photometry, and particle physics." "New entries include: Atacama Large Millimeter Array; Big Ear Radio Telescope; Jicmarca Radio Observatory; magnetars; SKA; and zodiac constellations." "More than 100 line drawings and 10 detailed tables illustrate many complex concepts and theories, and extensive cross-references guarantee that no user will waste time searching for the right definition."--Jacket
Matter and energy : physics in action by John O. E Clark( Book )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in English and held by 855 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides a study of matter: what it is, what its properties are, and how it relates to the forms of energy encountered in nature
100 maps : the science, art and politics of cartography throughout history by John O. E Clark( Book )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a chronological overview of the history of cartography, from the earliest maps of prehistory to the engraved maps of the seventeenth century and beyond. Includes illustrations
The Facts on File dictionary of earth science by John Owen Edward Clark( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Numerous line drawings illustrate complex concepts, and extensive cross-references make searching for the right definition quick and easy
International dictionary of banking and finance by John O. E Clark( Book )

19 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company
Physics matters!( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles major physicists and their breakthroughs throughout history and explores key concepts, innovators, and experiments
Word wise : a dictionary of English idioms by John O. E Clark( Book )

11 editions published between 1988 and 1996 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new encyclopedia of science( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays and illustrations provide basic knowledge about a variety of scientific topics
International dictionary of insurance and finance by John O. E Clark( Book )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The International Dictionary of Insurance and Finance lists literally thousands of key words, terms, acronyms and proper names which bankers, financial managers, students and business owners use every day in the real world." "Covering investments, finance, commercial and mortgage banking, exporting, business structure and a host of other broad business categories. The International Dictionary of Insurance and Finance is a complete reference work unto itself. Naturally, terms and concepts from around the world are included making The International Dictionary of Insurance and Finance an indispensable tool for business people with international contact."--Jacket
Earthquakes to volcanoes by John O. E Clark( Book )

7 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in French and English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses plate tectonics and the causes of earthquakes and volcanoes, the features and formation of other geographical areas, and possible future changes in the earth's surface. Features projects throughout
Word perfect : a dictionary of current English usage by John O. E Clark( Book )

14 editions published between 1987 and 1990 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Word Perfect is described by the author as having evolved from notes and observations made during his 30-year career as an editor and writer and reflects his own preoccupations and setting. Many French words and phrases are included, as well as terms related to publishing, printing, and papermaking, a discussion of forming comparative and superlative forms of adjectives, and a discussion of correct words denoting compass directions. Day-to-day questions of style and grammar, problem meanings, general and technical uses, and background information about the continuing evolution of the language are presented in a clear and accessible way. Word Perfect's interesting entries and its British outlook provide information less likely to appear in standard U.S. usage guides
Word for word : a dictionary of synonyms by John O. E Clark( Book )

12 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The atmosphere by John O. E Clark( Book )

5 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and French and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the composition and structure of the Earth's atmosphere and such atmospheric phenomena as air pressure, weather, winds, pollution, and the greenhouse effect. Includes related projects
Seas and oceans by John O. E Clark( Book )

4 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in French and English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the formation of the world's oceans, their various layers, currents and waves, marine life, and other related topics. Includes projects
Computers at work by John O. E Clark( Book )

20 editions published between 1969 and 1980 in 4 languages and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses uses of computers in business, industry, medicine, crime control, transportation, weather forecasting, and other fields
Mining to minerals by John O. E Clark( Book )

6 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and French and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes various minerals and where they are found; mining methods and machinery; and the need to conserve resources. Features projects throughout
The Human body : a comprehensive guide to the structure and functions of the human body( Book )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers the structure and functions of the human body with 550 full-color illustrations, identifies all major organs and tissues, and explains how each one works
 
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The Macmillan dictionary of measurement
Alternative Names
Clark, J. O. E.

Clark, J. O. E. 1937-

Clark, J. O. E. (John Owen Edward)

Clark, John

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Clark, John O.E. 1937-

Clark, John O. E. (John Owen Edward)

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Clark, O.E. 1937-

Jerome Clark Amerikaans schrijver

Jerome Clark amerikansk författare

Jerome Clark amerikansk skribent

Jerome Clark écrivain américain

Jerome Clark escriptor estatunidenc

Jerome Clark escritor estadounidense

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Jerome Clark yhdysvaltalainen kirjailija

Джером Кларк

جروم کلارک نویسنده آمریکایی

جون كلارك، 1937-

클라크, 존 O. E

클라크, 존 오웬 에드워드

クラーク, ジョン・O. E.

傑羅姆·克拉克

Languages
English (131)

French (10)

Spanish (10)

German (1)

Italian (1)

Dutch (1)

Covers
The Facts on File dictionary of mathematicsThe Facts on File dictionary of physicsThe Facts on File dictionary of astronomyMatter and energy : physics in action100 maps : the science, art and politics of cartography throughout historyThe Facts on File dictionary of earth scienceInternational dictionary of banking and financePhysics matters!