Root words 6-10

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Beginning level root words

photos

light

graph

to write or draw

tele

far, distant

tropos

to turn

metron

measure

photography

the use of light to record an image using a camera

photoactive

reacting chemically to light

photobiography

telling of a person's life story using words and pictures

graph

a visual display of information or data

holograph

A three dimensional image

polygraph

a lie detector

telescope

a magnifier of images of distant objects

teleport

transport by dematerializing at one point and assembling at another

telephoto

a camera lens that makes distant objects appear closer

meter

The basic unit of length in the metric system

thermometer

instrument for measuring temperature

symmetry

measuring the same

tropic

the points farthest north and south at which the sun can shine directly overhead and constituting the boundaries of the torrid zone or tropics

trophy

something given as a token of victory

phototropism

the growth of a plant part toward or away from light.

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