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lookup.vim : Lookup dictionary meaning of a word (and thesaurus too)

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created by
Swaroop C H
 
script type
utility
 
description
Place your cursor over a word and run :Lookup. It will then display the list of meanings from a dictionary and the list of similar words from a thesaurus.

It talks to a DICT server to look up the meaning, so the script will need an active internet connection to work.
 
install details
1. Download http://gopher.quux.org:70/devel/dictclient/dictclient_1.0.1.tar.gz,  run 'tar -xvzf dictclient_1.0.1.tar.gz' and then run 'cd dictclient; python setup.py install'.
2. Copy lookup.vim to ~/.vim/plugin/ (or ~/vimfiles/plugin/ on Windows)
 

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package script version date Vim version user release notes
lookup.vim 2.1 2007-10-24 6.0 Swaroop C H Updating to a different working DICT server, thanks to finferflu.
lookup.vim 2 2007-09-10 6.0 Swaroop C H Now uses DICT protocol.
lookup.vim 1 2007-08-25 6.0 Swaroop C H Initial upload
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