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Of the many APIs we published this week, five were highlighted on the blog by our team of writers. In this post, we'll shine a spotlight on those five, which included the Merriam-Webster Dictionary API for definitions, synonyms and antonyms. We said Webster's API would be good news to education apps that want to include words--and their definitions--in either strictly educational or word play format. Read more in the Webster API post or check out the Merriam-Webster API profile.
Merriam-Webster, the household name in dictionaries, launched the Merriam-Webster Dictionary API last week. The most trusted name in dictionary/thesaurus references has decided to make its resources available to developers through the new API. Merriam-Webster is making eight different resources available via the API.
Ambiverse Natural Language Understanding
||The Ambiverse Natural Language Understanding API allows users to extract usable information from unstructured text. Information is extracted in the form of entities, which may be identified as people...||Natural Language Processing||07.28.2016|
||The OwlBot Dictionary API allows developers to get definitions and, in some cases, example sentences for English words. OwlBot searches the internet for English vocabulary definitions and saves them...||Dictionary||07.17.2016|
||yourbrowser.is allows developers to integrate a browser detection service with existing applications. Additionally, this service reports information such as operating system, screen resolution, pixel...||Browsers||07.16.2016|
||The Dothraki Translator API allows developers to translate between English and the Dothraki language from Game of Thrones. The public version of the API limits users to 5 calls per hour. The Dothraki...||Language||07.14.2016|
||The Memsource API allows developers to integrate translation management services with third-party software, develop a translator's workbench, or create new tools or services. Memsource provides both...||Translation||06.24.2016|