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FHS Week 2 Trimester 3- School-wide Vocab

Diagrams - noun - \ˈdī-ə-ˌgram\
1: a graphic design that explains rather than represents; especially : a drawing that shows arrangement and relations (as of parts)
2: a line drawing made for mathematical or scientific purposes
Examples: 1. The science teacher explained the diagrams of the nervous system.
2. These diagrams show how the clock operates.
Content -adj - \kən-ˈtent\
pleased and satisfied with what one has or is
Examples: 1. The baby looks content in her crib. 2. A fancy hotel is not necessary; I'd be content with a warm meal and a clean place to sleep. 3. No, I don't want to play. I'm content to watch. 4. Not content to stay at home, she set off to see the world at the age of 16. 5. Polls show that voters are growing less and less content with the current administration.
Integer - noun - \ˈin-ti-jər\
a number that is a natural number (as 1, 2, or 3), the negative of a natural number, or 0 -- called also whole number
Examples: 1. Both 10 and -10 are integers.
2. Three is a positive integer.
Gravitational - adjective - ɡrævɪˈteɪʃənəl
of or relating to or caused by gravitation
Example: 1. By mapping the gravitational field, lunar scientists can tell where mass is hidden below the surface. 2. Subtle shifts in pulsar timing could hint at vast gravitational waves. 3. Mathematically, scientists represent the gravitational field in terms of spherical harmonics, which quantify undulations on different angular scales.
Kiosk - noun - \ˈkē-ˌäsk\
a small stand or booth
*Example Sentences*
A. She works at the sunglasses kiosk in the mall. B. You always see many kiosks selling original items around the holiday season.
Alacrity - noun - \ə-ˈla-krə-tē\
cheerful readiness, promptness, or willingness.
*Example Sentences*
A. We accepted the invitation with alacrity.
B. Everyone is filled with alacrity now that spring break is upon us.
Queue - verb - \ˈkyü\
to form a line while waiting.
*Example Sentences*
A. We entered through a private gate, which meant no queue or worries about luggage.
B. One day while standing in a bus queue we were discussing parts of England we should like to visit.