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Vocabulary : Science Nouns II (Word to Meaning)


What is the meaning of each word?

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1.

metamorphosis

  change of form, character or circumstances.

  partly lighted shadow.

  speed or rate of motion.

  twisting force producing rotation.

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2.

parasite

  sameness or consistency.

  capability to be shaped and molded.

  animal or plant living in or on another; sycophant.

  substance that causes solid matter in solution to deposit.

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3.

parallelism

  coloring agent.

  point in moon's orbit nearest from earth.

  natural environment; nutrient setting for microorganism.

  similarity or state of being parallel.

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4.

respiration

  bending of a ray of light due to change in density.

  breathing.

  layer of earth's crust or society.

  dependant or small heavenly body revolving round large one.

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5.

orifice

  noxious exhalation from swamps and putrid matter.

  dependant or small heavenly body revolving round large one.

  band of colors formed when light passes though a prism.

  small opening of cavity.

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6.

magnitude

  pointers or indications.

  optical illusion due to atmospheric conditions.

  primary type used as model.

  size or extent.

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7.

penumbra

  outer boundary for closed figure.

  tool for pounding or grinding in a mortar.

  partly lighted shadow.

  topmost point or summit.

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