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Science vocab

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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 that something is true or probably true without knowing for sure that its true
Chapter One of the main parts of the book
Complicated Complex, intricate
Comprehend To grasp of understand the nature, significance, of meaning of something
Concept An idea of what something is or how it works
Consist Top be composed or made up of
Consult To talk about something with someone in order to make a decison
Contribute To give something, such as money, goods, it time to help a person, group, to cause, or organization
Criterion/Criteria Something thais is used tras a raeason for makinjg a jugementr or decison
Define To explain the meaning of a word, or phrase, etc
Derive To have something as a source; to come from something
Devote to commit by a solemn act
Distort To change the natural, normal, or original shape, appearance, or sound of something in a way that is usually not attractive or pleasing
Empirical Originating in or based on observation or experience
Environment Conditions that surround someone or something that influence or affect the growth, health, progress, etc., Of someone or something
Establish To cause someone or something to be widely known and accepted
Feasible Possible to do
Formulate To put into a systematized statement or expression
Guarantee To make a promise that what ever you are selling, doing, etc., is what you say it is
Ignore To refuse to show that you hear or see something or someone
Implicit Understood even though its not clearly stated
Individual Of, relating to, or existing as just one member or part of a larger group
Intense Having or showing a characteristic in extreme degree
Involve To have or include someone or something as a part of something
Magnitude The size, extent, or importance of something
Mathematics The science and relationships between numbers, quantities, shapes
Modfiy To change some part 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 impersonations or influences
Pertinent Relating to the thing that being thought about to 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 distribution
Range A series of numbers including the highest and the lowest possible amounts
Respective Belonging or relating to have one of the people or thing that have been mentioned
Role A part that 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
Status The position or rank of someone or something when compared to theirs in a society, organization, group etc.
Suffice To be or provide as much as needed
Technique A way of doing something by using special knowledge or skill
Theory An idea or 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 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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