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20 terms

Root words 6-10

Beginning level root words
STUDY
PLAY
photos
light
graph
to write or draw
tele
far, distant
tropos
to turn
metron
measure
photography
the use of light to record an image using a camera
photoactive
reacting chemically to light
photobiography
telling of a person's life story using words and pictures
graph
a visual display of information or data
holograph
A three dimensional image
polygraph
a lie detector
telescope
a magnifier of images of distant objects
teleport
transport by dematerializing at one point and assembling at another
telephoto
a camera lens that makes distant objects appear closer
meter
The basic unit of length in the metric system
thermometer
instrument for measuring temperature
symmetry
measuring the same
tropic
the points farthest north and south at which the sun can shine directly overhead and constituting the boundaries of the torrid zone or tropics
trophy
something given as a token of victory
phototropism
the growth of a plant part toward or away from light.