guidebook

Definitions

  • man in safari hat carrying umbrella and guidebook
    man in safari hat carrying umbrella and guidebook
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n guidebook something that offers basic information or instruction
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Guidebook A book of directions and information for travelers, tourists, etc.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n guidebook A book of directions for travelers and tourists as to the best routes, etc., and giving information about the places to be visited.
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Usage

In literature:

The houseboats are open at both ends and you will see many things that the guidebooks fail to mention.
"Where the Strange Trails Go Down" by E. Alexander Powell
Have you the guidebook, Philip?
"John and Betty's History Visit" by Margaret Williamson
She had a way of reading the guidebook, too, that made Isobel see the things.
"Highacres" by Jane Abbott
It's in the guidebooks, sir.
"The Flying Stingaree" by Harold Leland Goodwin
San Sebastian is a lively watering-place, and is set down in the guidebooks as the Biarritz or the Brighton of Spain.
"The Galaxy" by Various
See, I have bought some darling little guidebooks which tell you just what to say in a letter.
"Cynthia's Chauffeur" by Louis Tracy
Bartouki described Cairo and promised that he would present them with guidebooks to be read on the way over.
"The Egyptian Cat Mystery" by Harold Leland Goodwin
It was in a hotel at St. Moritz that she had settled her route with the aid of a map and a guidebook.
"The Silent Barrier" by Louis Tracy
When I was reading my guidebook and filling out my entry card I'd had a bright idea.
"Life Blood" by Thomas Hoover
This information also came from the guidebook, and it surprised me.
"The Car That Went Abroad" by Albert Bigelow Paine
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In poetry:

With guidebook, camera, with rod and gun, to shoot,
To lure the deer, the hare, the bird, the speckled trout,
The pauper or the prince unbidden they salute,
And everywhere their royal right dare none dispute--
To roam about.
"The Tourist" by Hattie Howard

In news:

"Be the Artist of Your Own Life's Work, 101 Ways to Make This Dream a Reality," by Sequim author Cath Mich, is a self-help guidebook designed to support and encourage the journey of self-discovery.
Guidebook authors show ups and downs of Seattle stairways.
In it he provides a sorely needed guidebook that shows us all how to build our own authentic personal brand —and just as important—how to persuasively communicate this brand to the world.
But all the travel e-books and mobile app guides in the world put together are still less handy than a sturdy little guidebook you can hold in your hand.
UP a flight of rickety stairs in Hanoi is a 100-year-old restaurant that is often a must-not-miss in guidebooks.
Travel apps can't beat a guidebook.
Toss out your guidebook and consider these great reasons to look beyond the obvious destinations when you visit Europe.
An Off-Rampy guidebook: UC Press' "A People's Guide to LA".
Google buys Frommer's travel guidebook.
Dylan Brody's 'Modern Depression Guidebook'.
'City: A Guidebook for the Urban Age' by P.D.
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No Utah grandparent should be without the Utah 4 Kids Adventure Guidebook, and we have all the details.
Under a partnership with the John D and Catherine T MacArthur Foundation, NCSL has published a juvenile justice guidebook addressing the most important juvenile justice policy issues of the day.
Guidebook of national child care standards newly published.
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In science:

Figure 1: Visitors using electronic guidebooks at Filoli.
The Guidebook, the Friend, and the Room: Visitor Experience in a Historic House
Aoki, P.M. and A. Woodruff, “Improving Electronic Guidebook Interfaces Using a Task-Oriented Design Approach, ” Proc.
The Guidebook, the Friend, and the Room: Visitor Experience in a Historic House
Guidebook, Geological Society of America, Rocky Mountain Section. 108 pp.
Aspects of the history, anatomy, taxonomy and palaeobiology of sauropod dinosaurs
Another recent and comprehensive tools review is the Les Houches Guidebook to MC Generators .
A Quick Guide to SUSY Tools
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