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MacMillan First Dictionary

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From Chapter Dictionary A-Z

lightning

Lightning is a bright light sometimes seen in the sky during a storm. It is electricity between clouds or between a cloud and the ground. Thunder is the sound that comes after lightning.

like¹

When something is like something else, it looks, acts, feels, or seems the same in some way. Tad is dressed like a clown.

like²

If you like something, it means that it makes you happy. I like to read. liked, liking.

line

1. A line is a long, thin mark. Jan used a pencil to draw a line across the paper. 2. A line is also things in a row. We stood in line for the bus. lines.

lion

A lion is one kind of large, wild cat. Lions are yellow or brown. lions.

lip

A lip is the part of your face around your mouth. People have two lips. lips.

liquid

A liquid is something that is wet when you touch it. A liquid can be poured. Water and milk are liquids. liquids.

list

A list is a number of things that are written down. Lauren made a list of the people she wanted at her party. lists.

listen

Listen means to try to hear in a careful way. The children listened to the story. Thelma likes to listen to music. I like listening to the sound of rain falling on the roof. listened, listening.

lit

Lit comes from the word light. We lit a candle to find our way down the dark hall. Uncle Dave lit the logs in the fireplace.

little

1. When something is little, it is small. My little sister can't walk yet. An ant is little. That is the littlest puppy that I have ever seen. 2. Little also means not very much. Jack drank only a little juice because he wasn't thirsty. Cally used a little red in her painting. We only spent a little time picking apples because it started to rain. littler, littlest.

Copyright © 1990 by Simon & Schuster

Product Details

ISBN:
9780027617313
Editor:
Levey, Judith
Publisher:
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Editor:
Levey, Judith
Author:
Levey, Judith S.
Author:
Ltd. Pan Macmillan
Author:
Pan MacMillan, Ltd
Author:
Pan MacMillan, Ltd.
Location:
New York, N.Y.
Subject:
Dictionaries
Subject:
English language
Subject:
Reference - Dictionaries
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Reference
Subject:
Dictionaries, juvenile
Subject:
Concepts - Words
Subject:
English language -- Dictionaries.
Subject:
English language -- Dictionaries, Juvenile.
Subject:
Children s-Reference Dictionaries
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
Compl Rev & Exp
Series Volume:
9314
Publication Date:
August 1990
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 4 up to 6
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
416
Dimensions:
11 x 8.5 in 38.325 oz
Age Level:
6-9

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"Synopsis" by , Getting a child to look into the look-it-up habit will be easy with this exceptional book. Complete revised and expanded, this successor to the popular Macmillan Very First Dictionary features 2,100 entries and over 550 full-color photos, illustrations.

"Synopsis" by , From the publishers of America's #1 dictionary for children comes a completely revised and expanded edition of the best-selling Macmillan Very First Dictionary. Truly the perfect dictionary for beginning readers, the Macmillan First Dictionary defines words in a way children can easily understand. Definitions are phrased clearly and simply — and are given in complete sentences. Colorful photographs and illustrations make even difficult words easy to grasp. The Macmillan First Dictionary is the one book every preschool and primary-grade child should have.
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