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Vocabulary : Science Nouns II (Word to Meaning)


What is the meaning of each word?

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1.

virus

  poisonous element that communicates infection.

  slope or slanting plane.

  coloring agent.

  residue from smelting operation.

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2.

torque

  substance that helps propel or push forward.

  twisting force producing rotation.

  small opening of cavity.

  harmless substance given as dummy medicine.

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3.

increment

  tube with patterns from colored glass piece reflections.

  array of numbers or symbols; mold or die.

  increase.

  noxious exhalation from swamps and putrid matter.

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4.

mirage

  partly lighted shadow.

  noxious exhalation from swamps and putrid matter.

  optical illusion due to atmospheric conditions.

  remainder or balance.

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5.

touchstone

  twisting force producing rotation.

  stone to test gold alloys; criterion.

  speed or rate of motion.

  flying reptile now extinct.

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6.

penumbra

  dependence (of organisms) that is mutually beneficial.

  path followed by body under forces.

  partly lighted shadow.

  sameness or consistency.

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7.

parallelism

  layer of earth's crust or society.

  pointers or indications.

  similarity or state of being parallel.

  green coating on old bronze.

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