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Science Vocab

Vocab for science.

QuestionAnswer
Adjacent Having a common endpoint or border; next to.
Approach To move or become near or nearer to something or someone.
Assert To state something in a strong and definite way.
Assume To think something is true or probably true without knowing for sure its true.
Chapter One of the main sections in a book.
Complicated Complex, intricate, difficult, hard to figure out.
Comprehend To grasp or understand the nature, significance, or meaning of something.
Concept An idea of what something is or how it works.
Consist To be composed or made up of.
Consult To talk about something with someone in order to make a decision.
Constribute To give something, such as money, goods, or time to help a person, group, or organization.
Criterion/criteria Something that is used as a reason to make a judgement or decision.
Define To explain the meaning of a word, phrase, etc.
Derive To have something as a source; to come from something.
Devote To commit by a solemn act.
Disort To change the natural, normal, or original shape, appearance, or sound of something that is usually not attracting or pleasing.
Empirical Originating in or based on by observation or experience.
Environment Conditions that surround someone or something that influences the affect to growth of something.
Establish To cause someone or something to be widely known and accepted.
Expand To increase in size, range, or amount; become bigger.
Feasible Possible to do.
Formulate To put into a systematized statement or expression.
Guarantee To make a promise that whatever you are selling, doing, etc., is what you say it is.
Ignore To refuse to show or hear something or someone.
Implicit Understand even though it is now clearly stated.
Individual of, relating to, or existing as just one member or part of a larger group.
Intense Having or showing characteristic in extreme degree.
Involve To have someone or something as part of something.
Magnitude The size, extent, or importance of something.
Mathematics The science and relationships between numbers, quantities, and shapes.
Modify To change some parts of something while not changing other parts.
Obtain To gain or attain usually by planned action or effort.
Passive Acted upon by an external agency; receptive to outside impressions or influences.
Pertinent Relating to the thing that is being thought about or discussed.
Portion A part of something that is shared with other people.
Precede To be, go, or come ahead or in front of.
Prime The earliest stage; the chief or best individual or part.
Publish To produce or release for distrabushion.
Range A series of numbers including the highest and lowest possible amounts.
Respective Belonging or relating to each one of the people or things that have been mentioned.
Role A part of someone or something has in a particular activity or situation.
Select Chosen from a group to include the best people or things.
Shift To move or to cause something or someone to move to a different place, position, etc.
Simultaneous Happening, existing or occurring at the same time; exact coincidence.
Specify To name or state explicitly or in detail.
Status The position or rank someone or something when compared to others in a society, organization, group, etc.
Suffice To be or provide as much as is needed.
Technique A way of doing something by using special knowledge or skill.
Theory An idea or a set of ideas that is intended to explain facts or events.
Transmit To send information, sound, etc. in the form of electrical signals to a radio, television, computer, etc.
Usage The way in which words and phrases are actually used (as in a particular form or sense) in a language community; a noun of use.
Verbal Of, relating to, or consisting of words.
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