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Preperation for science vocab test

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 or definite way
assume to think that something is true but not nowing for sure
chapter one of the main sections of a book
complicated hard to understand
concept an idea of what something
comprehend to aunderstand something well
consist to be composed or made up of
consult to talk about something with someone in order to make a descision
contribute to give time, money, or goods to an organization
criteria something that is ued as a reason to makea judgement or descision
define to explain the meaing of a word, phrase, etc
derive to hae something as a source; to come from something
devote to commit a solemn act
distort to make and object or sound different in a way that generally in unpleasing
empirical originationg in or based on observation or experience
environment conditions that surround someone or something that influence or affect the growth, health, progress, etc., of something
establish to cause something to be widely known or acctepted
expand to increase in size range, or amount; to become bigger
feasible possible to do
formulate to put in a systemized 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 that you hear or see something or someone
implicit understood even though it in not clearly stated
individual The only person in a group; the only member of a group
intense having or showing characteristics in an 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, and shapes
modify to change the parts of something while not changing other parts
shift to move or cause something or someone to move to different place, position, etc.
simultaneous happening, or existing at the same time; exact coincidence
specify to name or state explicitly in detail
status The rank someone has in a society, group, or organization that determines the amount of power they have
suffice to be or provide as much as needed
technique a way of doing something by use of specia 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 signals to a radio or television, computer, etc
usage the way something is to be used properly
verbal relating to speaking in words in any language
obtain to gain or attain usually by planned action or effort
passive acted upon by external energy; receptive to outside impressions or influences.
pertinent related 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 distribution
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 that someone or something has in a particular activity or situation
select chosen from a group to include the best people or things
Created by: Samuel Wodkowski
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