How can I access the Merriam-Webster dictionary from Athena?
- The Abridged Merriam-Webster dictionary is freely available online at http://m-w.com.
- In addition to online resources, the GNOME Dictionary program is available under the Applications menu in the Office catgeory, or from the command line as
- The webster program in the SIPB locker also provides a text-based interface to the dictionary. To use it:
- Add the sipb locker by typing the following at the athena% prompt:
- Then, to lookup a specific word, enter a command of the form:
- To go into interactive mode and look up several words, one at a time, you could type just:
- For more information on the webster program, view its manual page.