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Vocabulary : Science Nouns I (Word to Meaning)


What is the meaning of each word?

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1.

dichotomy

  division into two classes.

  base framework of automobile or carriage.

  resemblance to remote ancestors than parents.

  constituent or element.

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2.

cataract

  reservoir or tank for water.

  parallelism or similarity.

  eye disorder leading to partial blindness; waterfall.

  machine to separate substances by spinning.

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3.

galaxy

  collection of stars or brilliant personalities.

  tree bearing fruit-cones.

  botanical garden where trees are studied and exhibited.

  channel for fluid flow or aqueduct.

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4.

immobility

  animals of a region or era.

  state of being motionless.

  ointment that helps in soothing pain.

  mold or device for stamping.

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5.

atavism

  resemblance to remote ancestors than parents.

  mode of formation or origin.

  defect in eye or lens preventing proper focusing.

  secret code used to encrypt messages.

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6.

delta

  triangular tract of mud or sand at river's mouth.

  continuous flow or series of changes.

  purging of passage of body; outlet to emotion.

  druggist or chemist.

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7.

catharsis

  halo or circle of light.

  formal discourse or essay.

  purging of passage of body; outlet to emotion.

  state of being motionless.

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