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Sunday, June 7, 2009

Visuwords - Online Graphical Dictionary

Visuwords uses a web design to show users the definitions of words and the connections between words. To use Visuwords just type a word into the search box and Visuwords will generate a web of related words. Place your cursor over any of the words and the definition appears. Use the color-coded key to understand the connections between the words in any web. Below is the web based on the word "geography."



















Applications for Education
Visuwords could be a good free alternative to Visual Thesaurus. Visuwords gives students an easy-to-use tool for exploring definitions and alternative word choices.

Here are some related resources that may be of interest to you:
EyePlorer - Visualize Wikipedia and Collect Notes
Google Wonder Wheel In Action
Visual Wikipedia