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Parker, Sybil P.

Overview
Works: 262 works in 1,215 publications in 10 languages and 28,450 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  Encyclopedias  Classification  Terminology 
Roles: Editor, Author, Other, Translator, Author of introduction, Director, Publishing director
Classifications: Q123, 503.21
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Most widely held works by Sybil P Parker
McGraw-Hill dictionary of scientific and technical terms by Sybil P Parker( Book )

60 editions published between 1983 and 2000 in English and Persian and held by 3,717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comprehensive dictionary of approximately 100,100 terms from 102 scientific and technological disciplines. Entries indicate disciplines pertinent to terms and pronunciations. About 3000 marginal illustrations. Miscellaneous appendixes
McGraw-Hill concise encyclopedia of science & technology by Sybil P Parker( Book )

67 editions published between 1982 and 1999 in 4 languages and held by 2,386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

7300 initialed entries extracted from the 15-volume McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology, 5th ed., 1982, and other McGraw-Hill encyclopedias. Each entry gives brief information, cross references, and author's initials. Also contains bibliography, a section on databases, miscellaneous appendixes, and index
Synopsis and classification of living organisms by Sybil P Parker( Book )

7 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 1,536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

McGraw-Hill encyclopedia of environmental science & engineering by Sybil P Parker( Book )

29 editions published between 1982 and 1993 in English and held by 1,450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

McGraw-Hill dictionary of earth science by Sybil P Parker( Book )

27 editions published between 1984 and 2003 in English and held by 1,168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Including more than 8500 definitions in the earth sciences, this comprehensive dictionary offers a complete and handy source for terminology used in the fields of climatology; geochemistry; geodesy; geography; geophysics; hydrology; mapping; meterology; oceanography; and palaeontology
McGraw-Hill dictionary of chemistry by Sybil P Parker( Book )

26 editions published between 1984 and 1997 in English and held by 1,087 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms is the universal reference choice for the international scientific community - researchers, scientists, engineers, technicians, educators, and writers - and general readers with an interest in science." "8,500 up-to-date entries that fully define the language of chemistry; based on the world-famous McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, Fifth Edition; covers all disciplines, including organic chemistry, inorganic chemistry, physical chemistry, analytical chemistry, and spectroscopy; includes hundreds of synonyms, acronyms, and abbreviations; identifies the fields in which a term is used; provides pronunciations for all terms; and an appendix contains tables of useful data and information."--Jacket
McGraw-Hill dictionary of physics by McGraw-Hill Book Company( Book )

22 editions published between 1984 and 2003 in English and Chinese and held by 1,026 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lists and explains terminology related to physics, providing synonyms, acronyms, and pronunciation for each entry, and covering such areas as nuclear and plasma physics, quantum mechanics, and thermodynamics
McGraw-Hill encyclopedia of physics by Sybil P Parker( Book )

25 editions published between 1982 and 1999 in English and Japanese and held by 1,001 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

McGraw-Hill encyclopedia of energy by Sybil P Parker( Book )

17 editions published between 1980 and 1997 in English and Chinese and held by 900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Energy perspectives; Energy technology
McGraw-Hill encyclopedia of astronomy by Sybil P Parker( Book )

21 editions published between 1983 and 1993 in English and Japanese and held by 855 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Articles on the theoretical, observational, and experimental aspects of basic astronomy, information on the tools used to collect the data, and color plates
McGraw-Hill dictionary of engineering by McGraw-Hill Book Company( Book )

27 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and Greek, Modern and held by 848 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on McGraw-Hill dictionary of scientific and technical terms. Covers all fields, including chemical, civil, design, industrial, mechanical, and systems engineering, as well as mechanics and thermodynamics
McGraw-Hill encyclopedia of ocean and atmospheric sciences by Sybil P Parker( Book )

12 editions published between 1977 and 1983 in English and Russian and held by 708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains 236 articles on the marine and atmospheric aspects of various scientific disciplines
World geographical encyclopedia( Book )

12 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and Italian and held by 706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

McGraw-Hill dictionary of bioscience by McGraw-Hill Book Company( Book )

17 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and Japanese and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With more than 16,000 terms, this dictionary serves as a major compendium of the specialized language that is essential to understanding bioscience
McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Environmental Science by Sybil P Parker( Book )

16 editions published in 1980 in English and German and held by 655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers a broad spectrum of environmental subjects, including meteorology, climatology, ecology, conservation, pollution, and soil conservation, in two revised and expanded sections featuring topics of general interest and alphabetically arranged articles on scientific and technical concepts. Over 600 illustrations. Intended for use by scientists, engineers, and concerned citizens. Published 1980
McGraw-Hill dictionary of geology and mineralogy by Sybil P Parker( Book )

14 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in English and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides reference to 8,700 terms, phrases, synonyms, acronyms and abbreviations in geology and mineralogy
McGraw-Hill encyclopedia of the geological sciences( Book )

10 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

McGraw-Hill encyclopedia of electronics and computers by MacGraw-Hill( Book )

9 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

General literature -- Reference
McGraw-Hill dictionary of mathematics( Book )

12 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in English and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

McGraw-Hill encyclopedia of electronics and computers by Sybil P Parker( Book )

11 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Parker, S.

Parker, Sibil P.

파커, 시빌 P

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McGraw-Hill concise encyclopedia of science & technologyMcGraw-Hill encyclopedia of environmental science & engineeringMcGraw-Hill dictionary of earth scienceMcGraw-Hill dictionary of chemistryMcGraw-Hill dictionary of physicsMcGraw-Hill encyclopedia of physicsMcGraw-Hill encyclopedia of astronomyMcGraw-Hill dictionary of engineering