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Definitions, Lesson 12

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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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