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Author Topic: Online Dictionary that visually shows relationships among words.  (Read 8848 times)

KenR

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Online Dictionary that visually shows relationships among words.
« on: February 21, 2007, 07:18:16 AM »
Here's a very cool graphical dictionary which shows word relationships in a node-link type chart.

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Visuwords™ online graphical dictionary — Look up words to find their meanings and associations with other words and concepts. Produce diagrams reminiscent of a neural net. Learn how words associate.

Enter words into the search box to look them up or double-click a node.

    * Its a dictionary! Its a thesaurus!...



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Re: Online Dictionary that visually shows relationships among words.
« Reply #1 on: February 21, 2007, 07:33:31 AM »
For some time I subscribed to http://www.visualthesaurus.com. I found it very useful. This is the first I have become aware of Visuwords. If someone finds one lacking, they may wish to try the other.

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Re: Online Dictionary that visually shows relationships among words.
« Reply #2 on: February 21, 2007, 08:49:24 AM »
That's pretty cute :)
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Re: Online Dictionary that visually shows relationships among words.
« Reply #3 on: September 02, 2007, 09:21:10 PM »
I stumbled on this just yesterday, what a fun way of doing things, worth a bump in case people missed it first time i think  :)

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Re: Online Dictionary that visually shows relationships among words.
« Reply #4 on: September 03, 2007, 07:58:14 AM »
Very cool! And it seems the source code is available... I wonder if it could be applied to FreeThesaurus...

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Re: Online Dictionary that visually shows relationships among words.
« Reply #5 on: April 06, 2009, 01:48:56 PM »
Hmm... Interesting...

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Re: Online Dictionary that visually shows relationships among words.
« Reply #6 on: April 07, 2009, 09:51:08 AM »
I sent the link to some of my teachers and they just LOVED it!   :Thmbsup:

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Re: Online Dictionary that visually shows relationships among words.
« Reply #7 on: April 07, 2009, 10:17:46 AM »
Very cool.

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Re: Online Dictionary that visually shows relationships among words.
« Reply #8 on: April 07, 2009, 04:58:35 PM »
Slick! A downloadable app of this would rock. I might use it more than I do TheSage.
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Re: Online Dictionary that visually shows relationships among words.
« Reply #9 on: April 08, 2009, 08:18:41 AM »
This is pretty cool, so I made a FARR alias for it:

1000>>>Visuwords lookup>->Visuwords lookup $$1 | http://www.visuwords.com/?word=$$1>+>^vw (.*)


(if it's not obvious, the alias is triggered by "vw", e.g., "vw mouser" to look up mouser)

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Re: Online Dictionary that visually shows relationships among words.
« Reply #10 on: April 08, 2009, 10:37:38 AM »
This is pretty cool, so I made a FARR alias for it

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Re: Online Dictionary that visually shows relationships among words.
« Reply #11 on: April 08, 2009, 04:13:01 PM »
It goes crazy if you input "unit."