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Vocab unit 4

Terms

undefined, object
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brevity
concise and exact use of words in writing or speech.
barogram
a record traced by a barograph.
bombardier
a member of a bomber crew in the U.S. Air Force responsible for sighting and releasing bombs.
caldron
a large metal pot with a lid and handle, used for cooking over an open fire.
botane
plant
campus
the grounds and buildings of a university or college
brev
short
biology
the study of living organisms, divided into many specialized fields that cover their morphology, physiology, anatomy, behavior, origin, and distribution.
biopsy
an examination of tissue removed from a living body to discover the presence, cause, or extent of a disease.
belli
war
bene
good/will
campaign
a series of military operations intended to achieve a particular objective, confined to a particular area, or involving a specified type of fighting
rebellion
an act of violent or open resistance to an established government or ruler
biochemist
he branch of science concerned with the chemical and physicochemical processes that occur within living organisms.
benefit
an advantage or profit gained from something
barometer
an instrument measuring atmospheric pressure, used esp. in forecasting the weather and determining altitude.
ante bellum
occurring or existing before a particular war
breviary
a book containing the service for each day, to be recited by those in orders in the Roman Catholic Church.
caloric
of or relating to heat
botanical
of or relating to plants
botanist
the scientific study of plants, including their physiology, structure, genetics, ecology, distribution, classification, and economic importance.
botany
he scientific study of plants, including their physiology, structure, genetics, ecology, distribution, classification, and economic importance.
botanize
study plants, esp. in their natural habitat
camp
a place with temporary accommodations of huts, tents, or other structures, typically used by soldiers, refugees, prisoners, or travelers
cal
hot
bellicose
demonstrating aggression and willingness to figh
benevolent
well meaning and kindly
isobar
a line on a map connecting points having the same atmospheric pressure at a given time or on average over a given period.
bomber
an aircraft designed to carry and drop bombs.
calcium
the chemical element of atomic number 20, a soft gray metal
biography
an account of someone's life written by someone else.
breve
a musical note, rarely used in modern music, having the time value of two semibreves or whole notes.
baro
weight
calculus
the branch of mathematics that deals with the finding and properties of derivatives and integrals of functions, by methods originally based on the summation of infinitesimal differences.
encamp
settle in or establish a camp, esp. a military one
scald
injure with very hot liquid or steam
beneficitary
a person who derives advantage from something, esp. a trust, will, or life insurance policy.
incalculable
oo great to be calculated or estimated
calc
lime/stone
campus
field
calorie
the energy needed to raise the temperature of 1 gram of water through 1 °C
bombard
attack (a place or person) continuously with bombs, shells, or other missiles
abbreviate
horten (a word, phrase, or text)
bombos
hollow/booming sound
calculate
etermine (the amount or number of something) mathematically
belligerent
hostile and aggressive
barograph
a barometer that records its readings on a moving chart.
bio
life
benediction
the utterance or bestowing of a blessing, esp. at the end of a religious service.
bomb
a container filled with explosive, incendiary material, smoke, gas, or other destructive substance, designed to explode on impact or when detonated by a time mechanism, remote-control device, or lit fuse.

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