It comprises a technical dictionary for mechanical engineering and a glossary that contains concise explanations of key technical terms, some with labelled graphics.
All content is available in English and German.
Users can track down the terms they need using a full-text search or by browsing the alphabetical index. The Glossary also shows how entries can be used with related terms.
The reference work can be accessed via a web browser or by using an app, which can be downloaded free of charge for iOS and Android operating systems.
The item Glossary is designed as a helpful resource for students to use throughout their studies. The combination of technical dictionary, glossary and illustrative graphics makes it a dependable reference source when working with technical texts in a foreign language.
Users can register via a "get involved" function and add to the glossary and dictionary.
As an innovative company, we want to support a system of education and knowledge transfer that prepares people for the future. item hopes this technical glossary will be a helpful resource for students throughout their courses and careers.
To make this reference work even more useful and accessible to more people, there are plans to translate the item Glossary into Spanish and Chinese.
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