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Vocabulary : Science Nouns II (Word to Meaning)


What is the meaning of each word?

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1.

symmetry

  terminology or method of naming.

  pattern with balance or harmony.

  lowest point in wave; shallow receptacle.

  tool with jaws for holding work.

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2.

stratum

  layer of earth's crust or society.

  marsh or soft and wet land.

  stone to test gold alloys; criterion.

  center of turbulence or whirling motion.

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3.

repulsion

  tendency to drive back or distaste.

  tube with patterns from colored glass piece reflections.

  finding the total or summary.

  layer of earth's crust or society.

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4.

precipitant

  representation on a miniature scale.

  noxious exhalation from swamps and putrid matter.

  substance that causes solid matter in solution to deposit.

  dependence (of organisms) that is mutually beneficial.

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5.

microcosm

  universal remedy or cure-all.

  optical illusion due to atmospheric conditions.

  amount produced or income earned.

  representation on a miniature scale.

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6.

sextant

  universal remedy or cure-all.

  navigational instrument for angular measurements.

  increase.

  product of mass and velocity for a moving body; impetus.

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7.

touchstone

  stone to test gold alloys; criterion.

  very tiny quantity.

  flying reptile now extinct.

  breathing.

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