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roots: tele, phon, photo, graph
words from word sort 2/7/11
a telecommunication system that transmits images of objects (stationary or moving) between distant points
teaching reading by training beginners to associate letters with their sound values
written or drawn or engraved
a picture of a person or scene in the form of a print or transparent slide
broadcasting television signals over a distance
the writing of one's own name
a copier that uses photographic methods of making copies
black form of carbon used in lead pencils
electro-acoustic transducer for converting electric signals into sounds
apparatus used to communicate at a distance over a wire (usually in Morse code)
the process by which plants and some other organisms capture light energy and use it to make food from carbon dioxide and water
one of several distinct subdivisions of a text intended to separate ideas
two words are homophones if they are pronounced the same way but differ in meaning or spelling or both (e.g. bare and bear)
someone who takes photographs professionally
a message sent to a distance by means of a telegraph
literally, writing with sound; an instrument for reproducing sounds encoded in hard plastic
a camera lens that makes distant objects appear closer
n. An apparatus for magnifying faint sounds.
adj. having qualities that are attractive or suitable for photographing
the representation of dancing by symbols as music is represented by notes
electronic equipment that converts sound into electrical signals that can be transmitted over distances and then converts received signals back into sounds
an instrument of wooden bars that makes a ringing sound when struck
the art of beautiful handwriting
n. A harmonious or agreeable mingling of sounds.