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Vocabulary : Science Nouns I (Word to Meaning)


What is the meaning of each word?

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1.

degradation

  device used to maintain equilibrium.

  chemistry of changing baser metals into gold.

  defect in eye or lens preventing proper focusing.

  degeneration; humiliation.

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2.

converse

  sharp-edged tool used for cutting.

  opposite statement or position turned round.

  compulsion or repression.

  secret code used to encrypt messages.

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3.

carat

  mode of formation or origin.

  unit for measuring weight of gems and purity of gold.

  defect in eye or lens preventing proper focusing.

  degeneration; humiliation.

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4.

equilibrium

  exhalation affecting smell.

  maker of maps.

  balance.

  absence of contradictions or uniformity.

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5.

aphasia

  loss of speech.

  halo or circle of light.

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

  correspondence or harmonious relation.

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6.

dissertation

  formal discourse or essay.

  cutting for analysis or examination.

  mold or device for stamping.

  division into two classes.

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7.

fauna

  ability of system to maintain stability.

  decay; breaking into component parts.

  animals of a region or era.

  device used to maintain equilibrium.

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