Textbook meaning

tĕkst'bo͝ok'
The definition of textbook is something that is a perfect or classic example.

An example of a textbook case is a standard case of pneumonia.

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A book used in schools or colleges for the formal study of a subject.
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A book giving instructions in the principles of a subject of study, specif. one used as the basis or partial basis of a course of study.
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Textbook means a book used to teach about a subject.

An example of a textbook is a chemistry book used in a 10th grade science class.

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Being a characteristic example of its kind; classic.

A textbook case of schizophrenia.

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So typical as to be suitable for inclusion in a textbook; providing a model; classic.

A textbook case of medical malpractice.

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A coursebook, a formal manual of instruction in a specific subject, especially one for use in schools or colleges.
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Of or pertaining to textbooks or their style, especially in being dry and pedagogical; textbooky, textbooklike.
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Having the typical characteristics of some class of phenomenon, so that it might be included as an example in a textbook.
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