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  1. text·book
    IPA[ˈteks(t)ˌbo͝ok]
  2. noun

    • 1. a book used as a standard work for the study of a particular subject.

    adjective

    • 1. conforming to or corresponding to a standard or type that is prescribed or widely held by theorists:

      he had the presence of mind to carry out a textbook emergency descent
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: textbook, plural noun: textbooks

    • noun

      a book used as a standard work for the study of a particular subject.
    • adjective

      conforming or corresponding to an established standard or type:
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