American Heritage® Desk Dictionary — Fourth Edition Reference App Review (iOS, $3.99)


Languages: Arabic, BS, Catalan, Chinese, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, HE, Hindi, Hungarian, ID, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Kurdish, Lithuanian, Malay, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Thai, Turkish

Seller: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Minor improvements made



Carry your desk with you at all times. Ideal reference tool for students and professionals alike. Based on the authoritative American Heritage ® Dictionary of the English Language.

American Heritage® dictionaries are known for their accessible definitions, informative art, and expert usage guidance. The handy new desk edition brings you all these features in the most convenient format yet.

Main Features
• entire text of this best-selling book
• complete offline use — no Internet connection needed
• More than 70,000 entries, thoroughly revised and updated
• real-time progressive searching
• three-way cross-referencing indexes
• wildcard pattern searches
• word of the day
• spelling suggestions
• internal hyperlinking
• zoomable graphics
• full pronunciation symbols chart
• IPA pronunciation symbol conversion
• automatic search history
• two-way external application interaction
• expert guidance on correct English usage
• numerous photographs and drawings that enhance the definitions
• synonyms, regional notes, etymologies, and more.
• two-way external application interaction
• OS-independent app localization
• iPod, iPhone & iPad compatible “universal app”
• Retina Display support
• bookmarks with editable notations
• make-your-own flashcards

Social Media
• Facebook APIs supported
• Twitter & Evernote posting
• full layout for definition e-mails and Evernote posts.


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