\ɛnsˌa͡ɪklə͡ʊpˈiːdi͡ə], \ɛnsˌaɪkləʊpˈiːdiə], \ɛ_n_s_ˌaɪ_k_l_əʊ_p_ˈiː_d_iə]\
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Works containing information articles on subjects in every field of knowledge, usually arranged in alphabetical order, or a similar work limited to a special field or subject. (From The ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science, 1983)
By DataStellar Co., Ltd
The circle of the arts and sciences; a descriptive dictionary of the arts, sciences, and literature; a summary of the whole fleid of knowledge.
By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
A work containing information on all subjects, or exhaustive of one subject.
By James Champlin Fernald
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
n. [Greek] A general system of learning or knowledge; the circle of sciences; especially, a work in which the various branches of science or art are discussed separately, and usually in alphabetical order.
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