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Vocabulary : Science Nouns II (Word to Meaning)


What is the meaning of each word?

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1.

matrix

  capability to be shaped and molded.

  discovery by accident.

  array of numbers or symbols; mold or die.

  twisting force producing rotation.

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2.

penumbra

  substance which provides nourishment.

  smallest particle of a substance with all its properties.

  similarity or state of being parallel.

  partly lighted shadow.

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3.

parallelism

  change of form, character or circumstances.

  similarity or state of being parallel.

  dependant or small heavenly body revolving round large one.

  natural environment; nutrient setting for microorganism.

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4.

medium

  natural environment; nutrient setting for microorganism.

  tube with patterns from colored glass piece reflections.

  outer boundary for closed figure.

  passing from one state to another.

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5.

touchstone

  target or goal.

  substance which provides nourishment.

  ring (of leaves around the stem).

  stone to test gold alloys; criterion.

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6.

microcosm

  change of form, character or circumstances.

  band of colors formed when light passes though a prism.

  terms used in a science or discipline.

  representation on a miniature scale.

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7.

serendipity

  unit for measuring light energy.

  animal with four feet.

  discovery by accident.

  tool for pounding or grinding in a mortar.

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