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Most Extensive Dictionary for iPhone Translates to 9 Languages, Offers Medical and Science Definitions

Apr 10, 2013, 08:00 ET from Dictionary.com

OAKLAND, Calif., April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Dictionary.com (www.dictionary.com), the preferred online and mobile dictionary for students of all ages, announces the newest versions of iPhone by Dictionary.com, and Android by Dictionary.com, the latest in its family of mobile apps which have been downloaded more than 70 million times. Android by Dictionary.com offers an unprecedented user experience with new functionality and frequently updated content, while iPhone by Dictionary.com lets users access 58,000 medical and science definitions, and translate words into French, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Portuguese, German, Russian, Japanese and Chinese.

iPhone by Dictionary.com
iPhone by Dictionary.com offers a word discovery experience to anyone fascinated by science, as well as those seeking greater control over their healthcare. Complementing the web version as a context-based study tool that makes all of Dictionary.com's online science and medical content available 24/7 at any location, its premium features include:

  • Access to 35,000 medical definitions and 23,000 science definitions and illustrations
  • Ability to translate these terms into several languages for a cross-cultural understanding of meaning

"iPhone by Dictionary.com supports our national education goal to produce more scientists, medical professionals and engineers by making it easier to develop a science-based vocabulary," said David Wygant, Vice President, Product, Dictionary.com.

The most extensive dictionary available on the iPhone, the updated app allows users to:

  • Translate words into French, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Portuguese, German, Russian, Japanese and Chinese (Traditional and Simplified)
  • Adjust font size and light/dark themes for easy, personalized reading
  • Access updated content that includes more than 2,000 new entries (including civil union, infotainment, profiling and senescent)
  • Access information even more quickly with faster architecture

iPhone by Dictionary.com is available for download.  

Android by Dictionary.com
Compatible with tablet devices, Android by Dictionary.com offers more than 2 million definitions, synonyms and antonyms, as well as daily content (including Word of the Day, word slideshows and the Hot Word), audio pronunciation, voice search, and other features that have made it the top dictionary app on Android. Optimized for Jellybean and the new Android devices (including the Samsung Galaxy 3 and Nexus 4), Android by Dictionary.com includes new features such as:  

  • Completely redesigned user interface  
  • Android action bar and Holo theme
  • More than 2,000 new entries, including mankini, quantitative easing and prepone
  • Ability to easily share favorite words through Facebook, Email and Google+

Android by Dictionary.com is available for download. Android and iPhone by Dictionary.com are part of a rapidly expanding suite, including GRE by Dictionary.com, Word Dynamo, SAT by Dictionary.com and more, which gives students resources that become a natural extension of their preferences and habits, enhancing their learning experience. 

About Dictionary.com
Dictionary.com's online and mobile properties are the leading destinations for learning and word discovery. An IAC (NASDAQ: IACI) company, Dictionary.com, LLC offers a family of free, advertising-supported sites including: Dictionary.com, Thesaurus.com, Reference.com and the fast-growing WordDynamo.com. Dictionary.com is also the leading dictionary app on all major mobile platforms (iPhone, Android, iPad, Blackberry, & Windows) with apps that have been downloaded over 70 million times. Dictionary.com serves an average of 65 million unique users worldwide per month (source: March 2012 Quantcast and internal mobile usage data). For more information, please visit www.dictionary.com.

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