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Greek Roots

Definitions, Lesson 12

Isotherm a line passing through points on the earth's surface which have the same temperature
Hydrophobia unnatural or morbid dread of water; disease communicated by the bite of a rabid animal
Hygrometer apparatus for measuring the humidity of the atmosphere
Isobar a line joining points at which the barometric pressure is the same
Phosphorus a non-metallic element which readily absorbs oxygen from the air exhibiting a glow
Pyromania an insance propensity to set things on fire
Aeronautics the art or practice of sailing or floating in the air
Ethereal having the nature of air; light, heavenly
Caustic capable of corroding or eating away tissue
Schism a division or splitting of a church into factions
Exodus departure from a place of country
Psuedonym a fictitious name
Pyrotechnical pertaining to fireworks
Photograph a picture due to the action of light on a sensitized film
Holocaust a sacrificial offering burnt whole or wholly consumed
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