Looking for a quick definition?
We’ve got loads of key subject terms in our subject glossaries. There are three ways of finding what you are looking for:
- First click on the letters of the alphabet to browse for terms.
- Select a subject from the drop-down menu above to filter the terms by Subject.
- Or lastly, type the term you are looking for into the search box.
Here are some examples of the kinds of definitions you’ll find on this page.
an abbreviation that forms a new word, made up of the first letters of a name, e.g. AIDS...
events that take place in a story, either in literature or film. Action describes what...
a list of activities and tasks that need to be completed, who is responsible for them, and what...