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Chapter 7 Vocabulary

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graph
something written; a diagram or chart; a network of lines connecting points
graphic
described in realistic detail; vivid; pertaining to any of the graphic arts such as painting, drawing, and engraving
phonograph
a machine for reproducing sound from records in the form of cylinders or spiral-grooved rotating disks
cinematography
the art or technique of motion-picture photography
polygraph
a lie detector
geography
the science dealing with differences between areas of the earth's surface, such as climate, population, elevation, vegetation, or land use
telegraph
a system for sending distant messages or signals between two electronic devices connected by wire
scribble
to write hastily or carelessly; to cover with meaningless marks
transcribe
to make a written or typed copy of spoken material; to translate into another language
transcript
a written, typewritten, or printed copy of something
ascribe
to assign or attribute to a particular cause or source
subscription
a sum of money pledged as a contribution; the right to receive a magazine or other service for a sum; the act of appending one's signature to a document
prescription
a written direction from a doctor for the preparation and use of a medicine
circumscribe
to draw a circle around; to enclose within bounds or confine
script
handwriting; written text of a play, movie, or television program
postscript
an addition to a concluded and signed letter; a supplement appended to a book
description
a representation of something in words or pictures; a sort or variety of thing

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