## Classic Vocabulary Lesson 25

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# Classic Vocabulary Lesson 25

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#### Definitions

angl angle; corner
div divide; separate
equi equal; same
fract, fring break
gon side
meter, metr measure
nom, nomin name
num number
ord arrangement; group; order
rect straight; direct
sect cutting; area
tang, tact touch
triangle a three-sided polygon
equilateral having all sides or faces equal
octagon an eight-sided polygon
denominator the divisor of a fraction
ordinal being or denoting a numerical order in a series
bisect cut in half or cut in two
dividend number to be divided
fraction a small part or item forming a piece of a whole
geometry mathematics dealing with lines, angles, surfaces, and solids
numerator the dividend of a fraction
rectangle a parallelogram with four right angles
tangent a straight line or plane that touches a curve or curved surface at a point but does not intersect it at that point
infringe advance beyond the usual limit
misnomer an incorrect or unsuitable name
telemetry automatic measurement of data and transmission over distances by wire, radio, or other means
intersection a point where lines intersect
quadrangle a four-sided polygon
divisive causing dissent, discord
equivalent being essentially equal to something
tangential of superficial relevance if any
erect upright in position or posture; to build
coordinate bring into common action, movement, or condition
enumerate specify individually
pentagon a five-sided polygon
equivocal open to question, open to two or more interpretations
binomial consisting of two names or terms
spirometer a measuring instrument for measuring the vital capacity of the lungs
rectification the act of offering an improvement to replace a mistake; determination of the length of a curve
chronometer A portable timekeeper of the highest attainable precision.
denomination identifying word or words by which someone or something is called and classified or distinguished from others
equinox either of two times of the year when the sun crosses the plane of the earth's equator and day and night are of equal length
hygrometer measuring instrument for measuring the relative humidity of the atmosphere
diffraction the bending of light waves around barriers or through openings
sectarian a member of a sect
indivisible impossible of undergoing division
alphanumeric Of or relating to sytems made up of combination of letters and numbers

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