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Vocabulary : Science Adjectives I (Word to Meaning)


What is the meaning of each word?

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1.

horticultural

  grinding down or rubbing off.

  pertaining to the art of gardening.

  of a derived kind or obtained from another source.

  based on experiment, not theory.

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2.

brackish

  of the universe; very large.

  existing from birth.

  salty or saline.

  based on induction or general inference from instances.

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3.

alimentary

  practicable or possible.

  shaped like an oval; ambiguous or baffling.

  concerned with nutrition.

  of the day or daily.

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4.

dorsal

  necessary for the whole; complete, not fractional.

  limited or bounded.

  unavoidable or bound to occur.

  pertaining to the back (of an animal).

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5.

impenetrable

  of interior curvature or hollow.

  theoretical and not concrete.

  not able to penetrate or understand.

  pertaining to the back (of an animal).

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6.

hazardous

  based on hypotheses or assumptions.

  practicable or possible.

  dangerous or risky.

  arranged in gradations (e.g., of difficulty).

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7.

combustible

  dangerous or risky.

  based on experiment, not theory.

  based on induction or general inference from instances.

  can catch fire or burn easily.

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