Meaning of textbook

text•book

Pronunciation: (tekst'book"), [key]
— n.
  1. a book used by students as a standard work for a particular branch of study.
—adj.
  1. pertaining to, characteristic of, or seemingly suitable for inclusion in a textbook; typical; classic: a textbook case.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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