Dictionaries and Encyclopedias

Dictionaries

The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus - http://www.wordsmyth.net/
A dictionary and thesaurus combined.

Hebrew Picture Dictionary- http://www.milon.co.il/
 

HyperDictionary - http://www.hyperdictionary.com/dict-e

The Free Dictionary- http://www.thefreedictionary.com
Search words and find definitions, synonyms, related words and antonyms.

Merriam-Webster Dictionary - http://www.m-w.com/

Science Definitions - School for Champions - http://www.school-for-champions.com/science/definitions.cfm

Spanish Picture Dictionary - http://www.my-spanish-dictionary.com
Free, online, resources to learn Spanish (or English) words in a fun way. Each word in the dictionary has an English and Spanish translation and transliteration and a photograph of the item. The interface is simple and both kids and adults will find this educational website entertaining and useful.

Virginia Tech Multimedia Music Dictionary - http://www.music.vt.edu/musicdictionary/

Fortissimo Music Dictionary - http://library.thinkquest.org/2791/index.html
Click on the link for "Music Dictionary" to connect to this online resource.

Encyclopedias

Artencyclopedia - http://www.artcyclopedia.com/index.html
Check out an artist's work; you can search by name of the artist, nationality, medium, etc.

Encarta (Free Online Version) - http://encarta.msn.com/encnet/refpages/artcenter.aspx
Not as much information as the fee version, but still worthwhile.

Encyclopedia Britannica - http://www.britannica.com/
Search for word definitions, subjects and biographies.

Hyper History Online - http://www.hyperhistory.com/online_n2/History_n2/a.html
A great place to find information on famous people, events, and maps with wonderful timelines and lifelines.

iTools- http://www.itools.com
Find word definitions, encyclopedia entries, conduct internet searches and more.

Webopedia - http://www.webopedia.com/
An online encyclopedia on computer and Internet technology.