Google Dictionary

September 15, 2006 by
Filed under: dictionary 

Yet another Google functionality? Yes and no. Indeed, as for the Google Spell Checker (see here), this is a specific way of using the Google search engine.

The concept is to let Google mine the web to give you the definition of a term with some pictures (instead of using Google Translator which only gives you textual translations). Let’s say you want to know what does the French term voiture mean. Click on “image” on the Google website and enter the term:


Then launch the search. You will see something like this:


Now the French word voiture should have a meaning for you. Thanks to Bernard Adam for the idea of this post.

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