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Vocabulary : Science Verbs I (Word to Meaning)


What is the meaning of each word?

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1.

compute

  calculate or reckon.

  cut with sharp-edged tool; cheat or treat unfairly.

  seal seams to make watertight.

  make impure by mixing with baser ingredients.

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2.

amalgamate

  eaten into or affected by chemical action.

  seal seams to make watertight.

  grow bud or shoot.

  combine or unite.

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3.

chisel

  move faster or speed up.

  increase toughness by gradual heat reduction.

  combine together and form one.

  cut with sharp-edged tool; cheat or treat unfairly.

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4.

burnish

  grow bud or shoot.

  thicken or change from fluid to solid state.

  polish by friction or rub to make shiny.

  pour off leaving sediment behind.

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5.

contaminate

  collect into a mass.

  seal seams to make watertight.

  infect or pollute.

  move faster or speed up.

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6.

burgeon

  make impure by mixing with baser ingredients.

  grow bud or shoot.

  increase toughness by gradual heat reduction.

  absorb and make uniform.

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7.

compound

  combine or mix.

  polish by friction or rub to make shiny.

  slow down.

  seal seams to make watertight.

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