Glossary of Housing Terms

"Formerly titled A Glossary of House-Building and Site-Development Terms, this invaluable reference text has been used for three decades by people in the housing industry and by university and college students enrolled in construction-related education programs. Completely revised, this comprehensive, up-to-date glossary incorporates more than 300 new definitions to reflect current construction terminology."


"TERMIUM Plus®, one of the largest terminology and linguistic data banks in the world, gives you access to millions of terms in English, French, Spanish and Portuguese. You can find terms, abbreviations, definitions and usage examples in a wide range of specialized fields. The data bank is an essential tool for understanding an acronym, checking an official title, finding an equivalent in another language, and much more."


"Le DAMT a été conçu et entrepris en 2004 par Jeanne Dancette, professeure au Département de linguistique et de traduction, Université de Montréal, avec l’aide de collaborateurs rédactionnels et techniques. Le DAMT présente sous forme de mini-articles encyclopédiques les concepts liés à la mondialisation économique et sociale et notamment à ses répercussions sur les relations industrielles. Il touche à des disciplines multiples : la sociologie, le droit, l’économie, le commerce et la gestion.

"The DAMT is a unique multilingual dictionary grouping the concepts of globalization, economics and social issues pertaining to the field of Industrial Relations. This Dictionary was started in 2004 under Jeanne Dancette’s direction, professor at the Department of Linguistics and Translation, Université de Montréal. The aim is to provide better understanding of the concepts of globalization, economics and labour. This is why a typical entry contains a definition, a context and a descriptive summary of the concept referred to, as well as a list of associated terms.

MoEML Gazetteer of Early Modern London

"The MoEML Gazetteer of Early Modern London is a descriptive gazetteer in that each place is linked to an Encyclopedia page with a 'thick description' of place. (...) Until now, there has been no digital gazetteer and authority list for placenames in early modern London. Our gazetteer offers a standard for placenames ca. 1550-1650.1 Such a standard enables interoperability across digital projects that include early modern London placenames. Shakeosphere and DEEP have already used our gazetteer to identify toponyms in their data and link to MoEML.

Basic Concepts Classification

"The purpose of the Basic Concepts Classification is first to identify an extensive and hierarchically organized set of ‘basic concepts’: concepts that can readily be understood across disciplines and cultures. Second, all scholarly works can be classified in terms of combinations of these basic concepts. The Basic Concepts Classification thus provides a basis for a universal non-discipline-based classification.

IWRF Functional Classification System

"Wheelchair Rugby, with roots in wheelchair basketball and ice hockey, began in Canada in the 1970s as a counterpart to wheelchair basketball for persons with tetraplegia or tetra-equivalent function. The first classification system was medically based and there were three classes, largely determined by medical diagnosis and level of spinal cord injury. In 1991, the system was changed to a functional classification system unique to the sport of wheelchair rugby.


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