What does textbook mean?

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ˈtɛkstˌbʊktext·book

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word textbook.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. textbook, text, text edition, schoolbook, school text(adj)

    a book prepared for use in schools or colleges

    "his economics textbook is in its tenth edition"; "the professor wrote the text that he assigned students to buy"

  2. casebook, textbook(adj)

    according to or characteristic of a casebook or textbook; typical

    "a casebook schizophrenic"; "a textbook example"

Wiktionary

  1. textbook(Noun)

    A coursebook, a formal manual of instruction in a specific subject, especially one for use in schools or colleges.

  2. textbook(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to textbooks or their style, especially in being dry and pedagogical; textbooky, textbooklike.

  3. textbook(Adjective)

    Having the typical characteristics of some class of phenomenon.

Freebase

  1. Textbook

    A textbook or coursebook is a manual of instruction in any branch of study. Textbooks are produced according to the demands of educational institutions. Although most textbooks are only published in printed format, many are now available as online electronic books and increasingly, although illegally, in scanned format on file sharing networks.

Editors Contribution

  1. textbook

    Textbook (adj) a book used by students inside the campus.

    Textbook a reviewer related to the study of a subject.

    Submitted by pinkss5 on October 21, 2015  

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of textbook in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of textbook in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of textbook in a Sentence

  1. Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen:

    We can not open a textbook -- neither on healthcare nor economy -- and find the right answer.

  2. House Speaker Rep. Paul Ryan:

    I disavow these comments, claiming a person can't do their job because of race is sort of like a textbook definition of a racist comment.

  3. Thomai Serdari:

    Tiffany is a textbook example of what is happening in retail, finally, they are catching up. They have missed opportunities in the past, but they understand that they have powerful brand and the brand was not expressed well in real life.

  4. Gerald Miller:

    Its great, because it means were still making progress, eventually, somethings going to be in the textbook and the ball game is over. ... The fact that theres two competing ideas means that its exciting and vibrant. And now finally we have the experimental tools to resolve these issues.

  5. Xavier Becerra:

    With the White House and Congress in Republican hands, we need a strong, experienced and energetic leader who will take the fight for our democratic values on the Ways and Means Committee to the American people. Over the next two years, many of America’s toughest policy decisions will play out in this committee. The change we seek is not the change that Republicans plan. The Republican Majority threatens to bury the Affordable Care Act, privatize Medicare and Social Security and turn our tax code into the textbook for ‘trickle-down economics.’.

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