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The Google Dictionary extension for Chrome browser is a great way to provide users with instant dictionary and translation means. Compatible with many generally used dictionaries, this tool is a smart addition to view definitions and meanings swiftly.
This add-on places a browser icon after installation, in the Chrome browser’s web address bar that can be clicked upon to paste or type any word that requires to be defined. Moreover, the extension remains active in the background and you can simply double click any word to view its definition in a small pop-up bubble. This definition is usually concise and you can view the complete definition of any word or phrase using the dictionary toolbar. In addition to the dictionary features, this tool has in-built translation facility. Hence, foreign words are automatically translated to your language of choice. The supported dictionaries include global languages like Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Czech (Český), Dutch (Nederlands), English, French (Français), German (Deutsch), Italian (Italiano), Korean, Russian (Русский), and Spanish (Español).
Additional features are abounding in terms of a pronunciation button to pop-up menu, alternative pop-up trigger keys, and double-clicking of words within pop-up. These provide an intuitive feel to the overall tool and provide a great amount of reliability and satisfaction while using it. The simple double-clicking of a word to know its meaning and pronunciation adds to your verbal repertoire and can potentially lead to a hassle-free and effortless development of your writing skills.
As a result of all these characteristics, this extension is applicable to frequent online researchers who are using multiple texts for their reports. Moreover, if you are a web content developer or writer, this utility will suit you to become proficient without shedding any extra sweat. The amateur translators will also find this a good addition to their daily usage. And even if you are a general user, it would not hurt to know a bit more than usual with the help of this instant learner.