The Practical Encyclopedia of Boating (Android)

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The Practical Encyclopedia of Boating (Android)
Application Details:
Version: 1.0
Upload Date: 7 Nov 10
Developer: Mobile Systems
Distribution Type: Shareware
Price: 18.99 $
Downloads: 27
Size: 592 Kb

Rating: 2.9/5 (Total Votes: 9)

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Whether it’'s boat maintenance, navigation, boat handling in all kinds of weather, or the physics of how boats function, every sailor and powerboater needs a comprehensive go-to source for specialized information. Now you have it with the Practical Encyclopedia of Boating:
  • Addresses virtually every aspect of powerboating and sailing in 500 entries
  • Covers seamanship and boat handling, navigation, routine boat maintenance, boat design and building, and nautical reference data
  • Ranges from vital techniques--such as recovering overboard crew and measuring distances off--to essential concepts like reading the water and sky and evaluating a boat’'s seaworthiness
  • Includes numerous cross-references and an exhaustive index to direct you quickly to the right entry and to unify related topics
  • Makes delightful browsing as well as a source of sound guidance for practically any boating situation


The MSDict Dictionary Format

The Practical Encyclopedia of Boating is here presented in MSDict electronic format. MSDict offers best experience in mobile reference and is available for any handheld platform.

  • Quick dynamic search of words while you type
  • Transcriptions facilitating pronunciation
  • Hyperlinks between different related words
  • History to see the last 50 words you have looked up
  • Support for memory cards
  • Filters to help you locate the word you are searching for:
    • Fuzzy filter- used when you are not sure of the correct spelling of a word
    • Keyword-used to locate the instances of a key word within other compound words
    • Wild card - "?" and "*" replace a letter and group of letters in words
  • Fast article scrolling
  • Ability to have dictionary Word of the day as a widget on the phone home screen
  • Ability to search words in the installed dictionaries through the standard phone search feature

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