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Vocabulary : Science Nouns II (Word to Meaning)


What is the meaning of each word?

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1.

sextant

  vertebrate animal whose female suckles the young.

  speed or rate of motion.

  navigational instrument for angular measurements.

  primary type used as model.

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2.

molecule

  center of turbulence or whirling motion.

  smallest particle of a substance with all its properties.

  small outlet or inlet.

  ring (of leaves around the stem).

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3.

miasma

  noxious exhalation from swamps and putrid matter.

  dependence (of organisms) that is mutually beneficial.

  reasoning with major premise, minor premise and conclusion.

  green coating on old bronze.

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4.

solstice

  stitching of parts at their edges; thread or wire.

  time when sun is farthest from the equator.

  sleeplessness.

  small opening of cavity.

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5.

repulsion

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

  twisting force producing rotation.

  tendency to drive back or distaste.

  terms used in a science or discipline.

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6.

transition

  sleeplessness.

  increase.

  passing from one state to another.

  stitching of parts at their edges; thread or wire.

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7.

slag

  residue from smelting operation.

  terminology or method of naming.

  path followed by body under forces.

  outer boundary for closed figure.

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