Vocabulary words for the short story, "They're Made Out of Meat" by Terry Bisson.

sentient

having the ability to think and use your senses

conscious

fully aware, sensitive to one's own existence

probed

examined or explored

quadrant

a quarter of a circle, or a quarter of a whole, quartile

infinitesimal

immeasurably small - notice the base word "infinite"

hydrogen

a colorless, flammable gas, the most abundant element in the universe

crackpots

people who are unrealistic or fanatical

unutterable

unspeakable, unable to be uttered or spoken

unbearable

unendurable, unable to bear something

sentiences

creatures who are "sentient"

multibeings

in science fiction, creatures who are capable of more than one dimension (like Ben 10)

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