mine of information


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mine of information

Someone or something that contains a lot of knowledge about a particular topic. You should ask Amanda for advice about your cake recipe—she's a mine of information about baking.
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mine of information

Fig. someone or something that is full of information. Grandfather is a mine of information about World War II. The new search engine is a positive mine of useful information.
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Roest's book is a mine of information and suggestions for future research.
Wardlaw's piece is one of the volume's best, both a celebration of Biggers's work (mostly done in Houston) and a rich mine of information about it (though no article in the volume more cries out for illustrations).
Many of these samples represent known clinical outcomes -- a potential gold mine of information when linked with underlying gene expression profiles, and an exciting prospect for the validation and testing of biomarkers associated with cancer or with other complex diseases.
She said the fair was "a gold mine of information with enthusiastic, friendly people who have a wealth of experience to guide you.
In conformity with my own interests (and in the book's gold mine of information there is material for scholars working on almost all topics relevant to early music and its practice) I discovered, among the musicians, a number whom I suspect to be Jewish converts: the singer Daniello Danielli (734); the "Flemish" contralto Daniello di Simone Lupi (from the "Wolf" family; ibid.
STATTO, that's Angus Loughran to his mates, isn't just a mine of information when it comes to footie facts and figures on Fantasy Football.
The Plastic Buyer Profiles database is a gold mine of information -- easily accessed and all in one spot.
The clearinghouse is a gold mine of information," said Mercy Grace del Rosario, the foundation's director of technology development.
Despite its modest subtitle, this is actually a compendium of all that is known about Verard, together with texts of his works, archival documents about him, and a mine of information on French printing at the turn of the sixteenth century.
The survey is a gold mine of information for anyone with a stake in the new economy and will serve as a benchmark for the foreseeable future," said John Coder, president of Sentier Research, LLC and creator of NetXTab 2000.
In this beautifully produced book Patricia Fortini Brown provides a mine of information, both visual and verbal, concerning the history of Venetian culture.
Historical data holds a gold mine of information about the future and CB Predictor draws on the depth and breadth of that data to produce insightful and accurate forecasts.
Nonetheless, the volume is a veritable mine of information on the culture of Golden Age Spain; the footnotes alone make fascinating reading, with their wealth of allusions to primary and secondary sources.
Industry Insider is a gold mine of information that you can't find anywhere else, saving time and effort," said Carol L.
The three appendices alone - on family and monuments, chronology and texts - are a gold mine of information.