30 terms

Unit 3

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particles
(n.) tiny parts or pieces
advocate
(n.) a person who speaks out or pleads for the cause of another by defending or supporting that other person
(v.) to defend or support someone or some idea
radioactive
(adj.) giving off atomic energy when its nucleus is broken down
interval
(n.) the amount of time between two events
(n.) the measured distance between two objects
civil
(adj.) polite, well-mannered, or courteous
(adj.) relating to citizens or the general population
welfare
(n.) a state of happiness, good fortune, well-being, or health
(n.) money or aid given to help people meet basic needs
innovation
(n.) a new product, idea, or way to do something
civilian
(adj.) involving the daily activities of people who do not serve in the military or work as police officers or firefighters
nuclear
(adj.) relating to the nucleus of an atom or to weapons and power sources that use energy from atoms
succession
(n.) a number of things that follow each other in order
(n.) the order in which people obtain property or a title
sinister
(adj.) evil or causing a person to be fearful
properties
(n.) land and houses or other buildings
(n.) qualities or traits that are specific to a person, animal, or object
prohibit
(v.) to use your authority to forbid someone from doing something
professional
(adj.) related to a job that requires a specialized education or knowledge
(n.) someone who has worked in a career field that requires special knowledge and training
protocols
(n.) the rules that establish the correct way to behave or act
status
(n.) the legal state or condition of something or someone
differentiate
(v.) to detect a difference between things
tolerate
(v.) to put up with or allow something to continue
endeavor
(v.) to work with the purpose of accomplishing a task
(n.) a serious effort or a purposeful, determined attempt
remedy
(v.) to correct, cure, or make something better
(n.) any medicine, treatment, or solution that relieves a problem or cures an illness
intensify
(v.) to make something stronger
signify
(v.) to be a sign of or to show something
element
(n.) any substance that is naturally found on Earth and has only one type of atom
(n.) a part of the whole or an ingredient
phenomenon
(n.) a fact or event that is known through the senses rather than by thought or emotion
precede
(v.) an event that comes before another event
tangible
(adj.) real, touchable; able to be understood
clarify
(v.) to explain or make something easier to understand
(v.) to make a liquid clear
representation
(n.) the way something is portrayed, either visually or in words
(n.) the act of one person standing in for many others
diversify
(v.) to increase the variety of something
domain
(n.) an area of knowledge or study - often one that a person has an interest in
(n.) the area over which a ruler rules or has complete control
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