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book learning knowledge acquired from books or in school rather than through practical experience. [2 definitions]
booklet a small book, usu. with paper covers; pamphlet.
bookmaker one involved in the making of books. [2 definitions]
bookmark a strip of leather, fabric, or paper placed between pages to mark a place in a book. [2 definitions]
bookmobile a mobile lending library, housed in a bus, van, or the like.
Book of Changes see "I Ching."
Book of Common Prayer the official book of services and prayers in the Anglican Church.
bookplate a label indicating ownership that is pasted on the front end paper of a book.
book review a critical review of a book. [2 definitions]
bookseller one who sells books as an occupation, esp. the owner of a bookstore.
bookshelf a shelf, alone or as part of a set, for books.
bookstall a stall or stand at which books are sold, esp. secondhand.
bookstand a stand on which a book can be propped open at reading height. [2 definitions]
bookstore a store in which books are the primary items for sale.
book value the value of a business, asset, share of stock, or the like, as shown in the financial accounting records. (Cf. market value.)
bookworm a person much devoted to books and study. [2 definitions]
boom1 to make a prolonged, deep, resounding noise. [7 definitions]
boom2 a long horizontal pole that extends and positions the bottom of a sail. [5 definitions]
boom box a portable stereo radio with built-in speakers, a carrying handle, and usu. a cassette or CD player, capable of producing loud sound.
boomerang a curved wooden club designed to return to the thrower when hurled, used as a hunting weapon by Australian aborigines. [3 definitions]
boon1 something beneficial, as a favor or blessing.