40 terms

Vocab 4B

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SEPT, SEPTEM
(base) seven
SEPTIM
(base) seventh
OCT
(base) eight
OCTAV
(base) eighth
NOVEM
(base) nine
NON
(base) ninth
DECEM
(base) ten
DECI, DECIM
(base) tenth
CENT
(base) hundred
MIL(L)
(base) thousand
September
The 9th month
Septennial
occurring every 7 years
Septimal
of or relating to the number seven
Octopus
a mollusk with eight sucker-bearing legs
October
The 8th month
Octave
a series of eight notes occupying the interval between one musical pitch and another with half or double its frequency
November
The 11th month
Nonagon
A polygon with nine sides
Nonagenarian
person in his/her nineties
December
the 12th month
Decimal
based on the number ten
Decimate
To destroy or kill a large part of; kill one in every ten of (a group of soldiers or others) as a punishment for the whole group
Centimeter
1/100th of a meter
Centipede
a predatory invertebrate with a flattened elongated body composed of many segments; said to have 100 legs
Millipede
an invertebrate with an elongated body composed of many segments, most of which bear two pairs of legs; said to have 1000 legs.
Antiseptic
free from germs; thoroughly clean; a substance that inhibits the growth of germs
Octagon
an eight-sided figure
Octoroon
(historical) a person who is one-eighth black by descent
Decade
a period of ten years
Decimeter
a metric unit of length, equal to one tenth of a meter
Percent
number of parts in every 100
Century
A period of 100 years
Cent
one penny; 1/100th of a dollar
Centennial
A hundredth anniversary
Mile
a unit of linear measure equal to 5,280 feet (approximately 1.609 kilometers); originally equivalent to 1000 paces
Millimeter
a unit of measure equal to 1/1000th of a meter
Million
the number equivalent to 1000x1000
Milligram
a unit of measure equal to 1/1000th of a gram
Septangular
having seven angles
Octavo
a size of book page that results from the folding of each printed sheet into eight leaves (sixteen pages)