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Vocabulary : Science Nouns I (Word to Meaning)


What is the meaning of each word?

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1.

decomposition

  purging of passage of body; outlet to emotion.

  decay; breaking into component parts.

  masses of leaves or leafage.

  substance formed by decay of organic material.

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2.

chisel

  sharp-edged tool used for cutting.

  animals of a region or era.

  state of being motionless.

  compulsion or repression.

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3.

atavism

  resemblance to remote ancestors than parents.

  halo or circle of light.

  small pricking tool for piercing holes.

  spread of disease by contact.

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4.

fissure

  narrow opening or crevice.

  point in orbit farthest from earth or climax.

  lizard noted for changing color to surroundings.

  division into two classes.

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5.

efficacy

  point in orbit farthest from earth or climax.

  ability to produce desired effect.

  ointment that helps in soothing pain.

  floating sheet of ice.

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6.

cog

  application that helps soothe or soften.

  tooth of a wheel.

  reduction in size.

  ability of system to maintain stability.

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7.

cipher

  swirling motion of water or air.

  eye disorder leading to partial blindness; waterfall.

  opposite statement or position turned round.

  secret code used to encrypt messages.

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