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Vocabulary : Science Nouns I (Meaning to Word)


Given the WORD (NOUN), identify the MEANING

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1.

autopsy

  post-mortem or examination of dead body.

  attrition by rubbing or disagreement.

  point in orbit farthest from earth or climax.

  medicine that causes vomiting.

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2.

centrifuge

  balance.

  animals of a region or era.

  machine to separate substances by spinning.

  disproportion or lack of balance.

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3.

cipher

  mode of formation or origin.

  secret code used to encrypt messages.

  unit for measuring weight of gems and purity of gold.

  opposite statement or position turned round.

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4.

aperture

  cutting for analysis or examination.

  triangular tract of mud or sand at river's mouth.

  secret code used to encrypt messages.

  opening or gap.

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5.

atrophy

  maker of maps.

  ability of system to maintain stability.

  wasting away.

  small pricking tool for piercing holes.

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6.

diminution

  reduction in size.

  guesswork.

  united mass or coalition.

  working of the brain or thought.

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7.

imbalance

  ability of system to maintain stability.

  reduction in size.

  disproportion or lack of balance.

  decay; breaking into component parts.

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