34 terms

Vocab 4A

STUDY
PLAY
UN(I)
(base) one
BI(N)
(base) two
DU
(base) two; twice
TRI
(base) three
TERTI
(base) third
QUADR(U)
(base) four
QUART
(base) fourth
QUINQUE
(base) five
QUINT
(base) fifth
SEX(T)
(base) six; sixth
Unicycle
A one wheeled vehicle
Uniform
adj: the same all the way through; consistent; noun: the distinctive clothing worn by members of the same organization
Unicorn
a mythical one horned animal
Bifocal
a pair of eyeglasses having lenses with two parts with different focal lengths
Binary
characterized by or consisting of two parts or components
Biped
two-footed animal
Bipolar
having or relating to two poles or extremities.
Duplicate
To make an identical copy or double of something; to repeat
Duo
a pair of people or things, especially in music or entertainment
Duplex
having two parts; a house divided into two apartments
Duel
fight between two people
Tripod
Three legged stand
Triathlon
an athletic contest consisting of three different events, typically swimming, cycling, and long-distance running
Trident
three-pronged spear
Tertiary
third in succession
Quadrilateral
Four sided
Quadrant
A fourth of a circle
Quadriplegic
Paralyzed; lost use of all four limbs and torso
Quarter
one-fourth of anything; one-fourth of the school year, or one-fourth of a dollar
Quartet
A four person music group
Quintuplets
five babies born together
Quintessential
Representing the most perfect or typical example of a quality or class
Sextant
a navigational instrument with a graduated arc of 60° and a sighting mechanism
Sexdigital
Having six fingers or toes