International Scientific Vocabulary

noun

: a part of the vocabulary of the sciences and other specialized studies that consists of words or other linguistic forms current in two or more languages and differing from New Latin in being adapted to the structure of the individual languages in which they appear
abbreviation ISV

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1959, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of International Scientific Vocabulary was circa 1959

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“International Scientific Vocabulary.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/International%20Scientific%20Vocabulary. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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