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Description A closeup of a portion of an entry in The Compact Oxford English Dictionary, 2nd. Ed., with a scale in centimeters demonstrating the very small type sizes employed in the compact edition, and thus the need for a magnifying lens to read.
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Oxford University Press
Source (WP:NFCC#4) The Compact Oxford English Dictionary, 2nd. Ed.
Date of publication 1991
Use in article (WP:NFCC#7) Oxford English Dictionary
Purpose of use in article (WP:NFCC#8) This image demonstrates the exceptionally small type sizes that needed to be used in order to provide the entire unabridged OED into a single volume; and also why a magnifying lens is provided when purchasing the dictionary.
Not replaceable with
free media because
Not replaceable with
textual coverage because
Without an image or access to the actual printed work, it is difficult to comprehend how tiny the text actually is, or why one must use a form of magnification for reading.
Minimal use (WP:NFCC#3) The image is a very small portion of the work; and has also been cropped in such a manner as to not provide the complete or usable textual definition of the word entry. This image contains no logos, artwork, or other non-textual elements of the work.
Respect for
commercial opportunities
Other information The centimeter scale shown in the image is not part of the original copyrighted work, but was placed on top of the page to demonstrate the scale and size of the text—the primary purpose for this image.
Fair useFair use of copyrighted material in the context of Oxford English Dictionary//en.wikipedia.org/php/SummaryGet.php?FindGo=File:Compact_OED_entry.jpg


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