Re: technical dictionary

Subject: Re: technical dictionary
From: "miquiroga -at- emcomet -dot- com -dot- ar" <miquiroga -at- emcomet -dot- com -dot- ar>
To: Peter Neilson <neilson -at- alltel -dot- net>, "miquiroga -at- emcomet -dot- com -dot- ar" <miquiroga -at- emcomet -dot- com -dot- ar>
Date: Wed, 26 Apr 2006 17:16:02 -0300

Thank you, Peter!
I'm going to check if the one you mention exists here in Mendoza, if not, I'll
see to buy it on the web.
best regards,

On Wed, 26 Apr 2006 03:48:53 -0400, Peter Neilson wrote
> Yes, it is difficult to find a good technical dictionary that
> is up to date. When I was doing technical translation (German
> to English) I found that it was important to have several
> different dictionaries on hand. Multi-lingual standards guides,
> giving terminology in six or more languages, can be very helpful.
> They are sometimes published by governmental or international
> groups, as was the NATO book of aeronautical terms that I used.
> It is now the AGARD Multilingual Aeronautical Dictionary
> (MAD) of aeronautical terms in eight languages.
> A Google search reveals two editions of an extensive dictionary
> that you should probably have in your library:
> English-Spanish, Spanish-English Electrical and Computer
> Engineering Dictionary
> Steven M. Kaplan, 2000
> Wiley-Interscience S ISBN: 0471391255 PGS: 792
> English-Spanish, Spanish-English Electrical and Computer
> Engineering Dictionary
> Steven M. Kaplan, 1996
> Wiley-Interscience H ISBN: 0471010375 PGS: 792
> Apparently the year-2000 edition is merely the paperback
> of the 1996 edition, given the identical page count.
> I did not find anything that can be assured of being less
> than 10 years old.
> miquiroga -at- emcomet -dot- com -dot- ar wrote:
> > Hello! My name's Maria Ines Quiroga, I'm from Mendoza, Argentina (have you
> > ever heard of it?) and I'm an English teacher and an En/Sp translator.
> > I work in an electromechanical company, so reading you helps me a lot...
> > I was wondering if you could help me. I would like to buy a good En>Sp -
> > Es>In dictionary ... I already have one for Engineers, but I would like to
> > update it because it's quite old...
> > any suggestions?
> > Thanks a lot...
> > Ines.

Prof. María Inés Quiroga Valladares

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