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Cavazos-Gaither, Alma E. 1955-

Overview
Works: 18 works in 146 publications in 1 language and 9,193 library holdings
Genres: Quotations  Dictionaries  History 
Roles: Editor, Other, Compiler, Arranger
Classifications: Q173, 500
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Alma E Cavazos-Gaither
Scientifically speaking : a dictionary of quotations by Carl C Gaither( Book )

13 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In these days of ever-increasing specialization, it is important to gain a broad appreciation of science. Entertaining and informative, Scientifically Speaking: A Dictionary of Quotations, Second Edition contains the words and wisdom of several hundred scientists, writers, philosophers, poets, and academics. The largest compilation of published science quotations available, the book presents quotations that give depth and breadth to science, and provides the visions and styles of scientists past and present. The bibliography is useful if you want more details about the quotations listed. The e
Statistically speaking : a dictionary of quotations( Book )

13 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Physically speaking : a dictionary of quotations on physics and astronomy by Carl C Gaither( Book )

11 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mathematically speaking : a dictionary of quotations by Carl C Gaither( Book )

11 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Mathematically Speaking is a book of quotations. It brings together in one easily accessible form the best expressed thoughts that are especially illuminating and pertinent to the discipline of mathematics. Here you will find quotations from the most famous to the unknown." "The extensive author and subject indexes provide you with the perfect tool for locating quotations for practical use or pleasure, and you will soon enjoy discovering what others have said on topics ranging from algebra to zero."--Jacket
Practically speaking : a dictionary of quotations on engineering, technology, and architecture by Carl C Gaither( Book )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Practically Speaking is a book of quotations on engineering, technology and architecture. It brings together for the first time in one easily accessible form over 1100 quotes especially illuminating and pertinent to these disciplines. Here you will find quotations from the most famous to the unknown. Some are profound, some are witty, some are wise but none are frivolous. The extensive author and subject indexes provide you with the perfect tool for locating quotations for practical use or entertainment. This book can be read for pleasure or used as a handy reference by student and professional engineers and the wider public interested in who has said what on engineering, technology and architecture
Chemically speaking : a dictionary of quotations by Carl C Gaither( Book )

11 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume is designed to be both entertaining and informative. The purpose of the book is to present quotations so that the reader can get a feel for the depth and breadth of chemistry, and the visions and styles of chemists past and present
Naturally speaking : a dictionary of quotations on biology, botany, nature and zoology by Carl C Gaither( Book )

6 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This informative and entertaining work gathers together quotations from the natural world and the life sciences. Several hundred scientists, writers, philosophers and poets, past and present, offer their wisdom
Medically speaking : a dictionary of quotations on dentistry, medicine, and nursing( Book )

8 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gaither's dictionary of scientific quotations : a collection of quotations pertaining to archaeology, architecture, astronomy, biology, botany, chemistry, cosmology, Darwinism, death, engineering, geology, life, mathematics, medicine, nature, nursing, paleontology, philosophy, physics, probability, science, statistics, technology, theory, universe, and zoology by Carl C Gaither( Book )

28 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Finding words of wisdom about science is now easy with Gaither's Dictionary of Scientific Quotations. Organized thematically and indexed alphabetically by author, this work makes readily available an unprecedented collection of approximately 18,000 quotations related to a broad range of scientific topics, including astronomy, biology, chemistry, engineering, and physics. The thematic organization allows you to effortlessly find a pertinent quotation from a variety of sources and perspectives. The resulting compendium allows a reader to conceptualize and embrace the written images of scientists, laymen, politicians, novelists, playwrights, and poets about humankind's scientific achievements. Quotations are listed with the credited author, title, chapter, page number, birth/death date, and occupation where possible
Astronomically speaking : a dictionary of quotations on astronomy and physics by Carl C Gaither( Book )

15 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the largest compilation of published quotations on astronomy available. It is designed to be entertaining and informative. The purpose of the book is to present quotations so that the reader can get a feel for the depth and breadth of astronomy. (Midwest)
Gaither's dictionary of scientific quotations( Book )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Geologically speaking : a dictionary of quotations on archaeology, geology, oceanography and palaentology by Carl C Gaither( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gaither's dictionary of scientific quotations( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Gaither's Dictionary of scientific quotations( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Gaither's Dictionary of scientific quotations( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Scientifically speaking : a dictionary of quotations
Alternative Names
Cavazos-Gaither, A. E. 1955-

Cavazos-Gaither, A. E. (Alma E.), 1955-

Gaither, Alma E. Cavazos-.

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Statistically speaking : a dictionary of quotationsPhysically speaking : a dictionary of quotations on physics and astronomyMathematically speaking : a dictionary of quotationsPractically speaking : a dictionary of quotations on engineering, technology, and architectureChemically speaking : a dictionary of quotationsNaturally speaking : a dictionary of quotations on biology, botany, nature and zoologyMedically speaking : a dictionary of quotations on dentistry, medicine, and nursingGaither's dictionary of scientific quotations : a collection of quotations pertaining to archaeology, architecture, astronomy, biology, botany, chemistry, cosmology, Darwinism, death, engineering, geology, life, mathematics, medicine, nature, nursing, paleontology, philosophy, physics, probability, science, statistics, technology, theory, universe, and zoologyAstronomically speaking : a dictionary of quotations on astronomy and physics