Everyday Words Lesson 17 (terms / definitions)
a star-shaped character * used in printing
To burn or sear as with a heated iron.
plan, series of steps to be carried
a single great stone (often in the form of a column or obelisk)
pedestal; raised platform
the grammatical arrangement of words in sentences
a visible symbol representing an abstract idea
A distinct unit of hereditary material found in chromosomes; a sequence of nucleotides in DNA that codes for a particular tRNA, rRNA, or polypeptide.
a hemoprotein composed of globin and heme that gives red blood cells their characteristic color
of or relating to or involved the practice of aiding the memory
a leader engaged in civil administration
a message transmitted by telegraph
one of several distinct subdivisions of a text intended to separate ideas
A print made by printing from stone.
Excessive bleeding; bursting forth of blood
a plan for attaining a particular goal
the study of the stars and planets by those who believe they influence human events
an act of great destruction and loss of life
a magnifier of images of distant objects
the study of the origins and genealogy of the gods
a specialist in care for the feet
of worldwide scope or applicability
loss of memory
a similarity of arrangement
removal of a stone from the urinary tract
n. A doctrine of creation or of the origin of the universe.
The study of the blood
record player; a device that turns the writing on records into sound
Pertaining to the later stone age.
a specialist in inferring character from handwriting