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Vocabulary : Science Nouns I (Word to Meaning)


What is the meaning of each word?

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1.

asteroid

  unit for measuring weight of gems and purity of gold.

  collection of stars or brilliant personalities.

  small planet.

  application that helps soothe or soften.

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2.

anesthetic

  post-mortem or examination of dead body.

  substance producing condition of no sensation.

  deficiency of red blood corpuscles.

  plants of a region.

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3.

aperture

  narrow opening or crevice.

  opening or gap.

  maker of maps.

  mode of formation or origin.

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4.

equinox

  equal day and night; time at which sun crosses equator.

  botanical garden where trees are studied and exhibited.

  opposite statement or position turned round.

  machine to separate substances by spinning.

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5.

eddy

  spread of disease by contact.

  drug or treatment preventing infection.

  continuous flow or series of changes.

  swirling motion of water or air.

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6.

emollient

  purging of passage of body; outlet to emotion.

  cutting for analysis or examination.

  application that helps soothe or soften.

  disproportion or lack of balance.

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7.

emetic

  degeneration; humiliation.

  science dealing with sound.

  medicine that causes vomiting.

  attrition by rubbing or disagreement.

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