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They're Made Out of Meat

Vocabulary words for the short story, "They're Made Out of Meat" by Terry Bisson.
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sentient
having the ability to think and use your senses
conscious
fully aware, sensitive to one's own existence
probed
examined or explored
quadrant
a quarter of a circle, or a quarter of a whole, quartile
infinitesimal
immeasurably small - notice the base word "infinite"
hydrogen
a colorless, flammable gas, the most abundant element in the universe
crackpots
people who are unrealistic or fanatical
unutterable
unspeakable, unable to be uttered or spoken
unbearable
unendurable, unable to bear something
sentiences
creatures who are "sentient"
multibeings
in science fiction, creatures who are capable of more than one dimension (like Ben 10)