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Practical Holography, 4th Edition by CRC Press

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Glossary of Terms

‘Speak English’ said the Eaglet. ‘I don’t know the meaning of half those long words, and, what’s more, I don’t believe you do either!’

Lewis Carroll

Alice in Wonderland

‘When I use a word,’ Humpty Dumpty said, in rather a scornful tone, ‘it means just what I choose it to mean—neither more nor less.’

Lewis Carroll

Through the Looking-glass

…Any writer of a book is fully authorised in attaching any meaning he likes to any word or phrase he intends to use. If I find an author saying at the beginning of his book ‘Let it be understood that by the word “black” I shall always mean “white”, and that by the word “white I shall always mean black”, I shall meekly accept his ruling, however injudicious I may think it.

Charles Lutwidge ...

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