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reactivity (Also reactivities) : Related Words Words similar in meaning to reactivity

fere_phenomenon

  • noun a change in the electrical properties of the skin in response to stress or anxiety; can be measured either by recording the electrical resistance of the skin or by recording weak currents generated by the body
    electrical skin response; GSR; Tarchanoff phenomenon; galvanic skin response; psychogalvanic response; electrodermal response.

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auditory_modality

  • noun the ability to hear; the auditory faculty
    audition; auditory sense; sense of hearing; hearing.
    • his hearing was impaired

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lippmann

  • noun United States journalist (1889-1974)
    Walter Lippmann.
  • noun French physicist who developed the first color photographic process (1845-1921)
    Gabriel Lippmann.

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ciao

  • noun an acknowledgment that can be used to say hello or goodbye (aloha is Hawaiian and ciao is Italian)
    aloha.

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dynamic

  • noun an efficient incentive
    moral force.
    • they hoped it would act as a spiritual dynamic on all churches
  • adjective characterized by action or forcefulness or force of personality
    dynamical.
    • a dynamic market
    • a dynamic speaker
    • the dynamic president of the firm

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rous

  • noun United States pathologist who discovered viruses that cause tumors (1879-1970)
    Peyton Rous; Francis Peyton Rous.

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narcotic

  • noun a drug that produces numbness or stupor; often taken for pleasure or to reduce pain; extensive use can lead to addiction
  • adjective of or relating to or designating narcotics
    • narcotic addicts
    • narcotic stupor

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neutralization_reaction

  • noun a chemical reaction in which an acid and a base interact with the formation of a salt; with strong acids and bases the essential reaction is the combination of hydrogen ions with hydroxyl ions to form water
    neutralization; neutralisation; neutralisation reaction.

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lodge

  • noun English physicist who studied electromagnetic radiation and was a pioneer of radiotelegraphy (1851-1940)
    Sir Oliver Lodge; Sir Oliver Joseph Lodge.
  • noun a formal association of people with similar interests
    guild; club; society; social club; gild; order.
    • he joined a golf club
    • they formed a small lunch society
    • men from the fraternal order will staff the soup kitchen today

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kastler

  • noun French physicist (1902-1984)
    Alfred Kastler.

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appetite

  • noun a feeling of craving something
    appetence; appetency.
    • an appetite for life
    • the object of life is to satisfy as many appetencies as possible"- Granville Hicks

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gabriel_daniel_fahrenheit

  • noun German physicist who invented the mercury thermometer and developed the scale of temperature that bears his name (1686-1736)
    Fahrenheit.

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hans_fischer

  • noun German chemist noted for his synthesis of hemin (1881-1945)
    Fischer.

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mentally_ill

  • adjective satellite suffering from severe mental illness
    unsound; unstable.
    • of unsound mind

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physiological

  • adjective of or relating to the biological study of physiology
    • physiological psychology
    • Pavlov's physiological theories
  • adjective satellite of or consistent with an organism's normal functioning
    physiologic.
    • physiologic functions
    • physiological processes

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mediated

  • adjective satellite acting or brought about through an intervening agency
    • the mediated settlement brought satisfaction to both sides
  • verb act between parties with a view to reconciling differences
    mediate; intermediate; liaise; intercede; arbitrate.
    • He interceded in the family dispute
    • He mediated a settlement

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under

  • adjective satellite located below or beneath something else
    nether.
    • nether garments
    • the under parts of a machine
  • adjective satellite lower in rank, power, or authority
    • an under secretary

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pyrochemical

  • adjective of or relating to or produced by chemical reactions at high temperatures

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herbicide

  • noun a chemical agent that destroys plants or inhibits their growth
    weedkiller; weed killer.

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sway

  • noun controlling influence
  • noun pitching dangerously to one side
    tilt; careen; rock.

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regrets

  • noun a polite refusal of an invitation
    declination.
  • noun sadness associated with some wrong done or some disappointment
    sorrow; ruefulness; regret; rue.
    • he drank to drown his sorrows
    • he wrote a note expressing his regret
    • to his rue, the error cost him the game

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linus_pauling

  • noun United States chemist who studied the nature of chemical bonding (1901-1994)
    Pauling; Linus Carl Pauling.

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lure

  • noun qualities that attract by seeming to promise some kind of reward
    come-on; enticement.
  • noun anything that serves as an enticement
    come-on; bait; sweetener; hook.

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nuclear_chemistry

  • noun the chemistry of radioactive substances
    radiochemistry.

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prokhorov

  • noun Russian physicist whose research into ways of moving electrons around atoms led to the development of masers and lasers for producing high-intensity radiation (1916-2002)
    Aleksandr Mikjailovich Prokhorov; Aleksandr Prokhorov.

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smack

  • noun a blow from a flat object (as an open hand)
    slap.
  • noun the taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into the mouth
    nip; tang; flavour; savor; savour; sapidity; flavor; relish.

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henry

  • noun a unit of inductance in which an induced electromotive force of one volt is produced when the current is varied at the rate of one ampere per second
    H.
  • noun English chemist who studied the quantities of gas absorbed by water at different temperatures and under different pressures (1775-1836)
    William Henry.

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medicament

  • noun (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
    medicine; medication; medicinal drug.

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surface_chemistry

  • noun the branch of chemistry that studies processes occurring at interfaces between phases (especially those between liquid and gas)

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richard_errett_smalley

  • noun American chemist who with Robert Curl and Harold Kroto discovered fullerenes and opened a new branch of chemistry (born in 1943)
    Smalley; Richard Smalley; Richard E. Smalley.

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antoine_laurent_lavoisier

  • noun French chemist known as the father of modern chemistry; discovered oxygen and disproved the theory of phlogiston (1743-1794)
    Antoine Lavoisier; Lavoisier.

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naturalist

  • noun an advocate of the doctrine that the world can be understood in scientific terms
  • noun a biologist knowledgeable about natural history (especially botany and zoology)
    natural scientist.

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rectal_reflex

  • noun normal response to the presence of feces in the rectum
    defecation reflex.

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max_karl_ernst_ludwig_planck

  • noun German physicist whose explanation of blackbody radiation in the context of quantized energy emissions initiated quantum theory (1858-1947)
    Max Planck; Planck.

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sir_geoffrey_wilkinson

  • noun English chemist honored for his research on pollutants in car exhausts (born in 1921)
    Wilkinson.

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unconditioned

  • adjective not established by conditioning or learning
    unlearned; innate.
    • an unconditioned reflex
  • adjective not conditional
    unconditional.
    • unconditional surrender

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hess

  • noun English pianist (1890-1965)
    Dame Myra Hess.
  • noun Swiss physiologist noted for studies of the brain (1881-1973)
    Walter Hess; Walter Rudolf Hess.

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frisch

  • noun British physicist (born in Austria) who with Lise Meitner recognized that Otto Hahn had produced a new kind of nuclear reaction which they named nuclear fission; Frisch described the explosive potential of a chain nuclear reaction (1904-1979)
    Otto Robert Frisch; Otto Frisch.
  • noun Norwegian economist noted for his work in econometrics (1895-1973)
    Ragnar Frisch; Ragnar Anton Kittil Frisch.

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aeronautics

  • noun the theory and practice of navigation through air or space
    astronautics.

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hemodynamics

  • noun the branch of physiology that studies the circulation of the blood and the forces involved

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pimple

  • noun a small inflamed elevation of the skin; a pustule or papule; common symptom in acne
    zit; hickey.

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street

  • noun a thoroughfare (usually including sidewalks) that is lined with buildings
    • they walked the streets of the small town
    • he lives on Nassau Street
  • noun the part of a thoroughfare between the sidewalks; the part of the thoroughfare on which vehicles travel
    • be careful crossing the street

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somatic_sensory_system

  • noun the faculty of bodily perception; sensory systems associated with the body; includes skin senses and proprioception and the internal organs
    somesthesis; somaesthesis; somataesthesis; somatesthesia; somatic sense; somesthesia; somatosensory system; somaesthesia.

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george_gamow

  • noun United States physicist (born in Russia) who was a proponent of the big-bang theory and who did research in radioactivity and suggested the triplet code for DNA (1904-1968)
    Gamow.

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anamnestic_response

  • noun renewed rapid production of an antibody on the second (or subsequent) encounter with the same antigen
    anamnestic reaction.

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flatus

  • noun a reflex that expels intestinal gas through the anus
    fart; farting; breaking wind; wind.

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jacques_alexandre_cesar_charles

  • noun French physicist and author of Charles's law which anticipated Gay-Lussac's law (1746-1823)
    Charles; Jacques Charles.

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tactile

  • adjective of or relating to or proceeding from the sense of touch
    tactual; haptic.
    • haptic data
    • a tactile reflex
  • adjective satellite producing a sensation of touch
    tactual.
    • tactile qualities
    • the tactual luxury of stroking silky human hair

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heliotropism

  • noun an orienting response to the sun

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life_science

  • noun any of the branches of natural science dealing with the structure and behavior of living organisms
    bioscience.

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succumb

  • verb consent reluctantly
    give in; knuckle under; yield; buckle under.
  • verb be fatally overwhelmed
    yield.

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hans_geiger

  • noun German physicist who developed the Geiger counter (1882-1945)
    Geiger.

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hipparchus

  • noun Greek astronomer and mathematician who discovered the precession of the equinoxes and made the first known star chart and is said to have invented trigonometry (second century BC)

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cull

  • noun the person or thing that is rejected or set aside as inferior in quality
    reject.
  • verb remove something that has been rejected
    • cull the sick members of the herd

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jean-frederic_joliot

  • noun French nuclear physicist who was Marie Curie's assistant and who worked with Marie Curie's daughter who he married (taking the name Joliot-Curie); he and his wife discovered how to synthesize new radioactive elements (1900-1958)
    Joliot; Jean-Frederic Joliot-Curie; Joliot-Curie.

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decomposition_reaction

  • noun (chemistry) separation of a substance into two or more substances that may differ from each other and from the original substance
    chemical decomposition reaction; decomposition.

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uncertainness

  • noun being unsettled or in doubt or dependent on chance
    precariousness; uncertainty.
    • the uncertainty of the outcome
    • the precariousness of his income

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richard_j._roberts

  • noun United States biochemist (born in England) honored for his discovery that some genes contain introns (born in 1943)
    Roberts; Richard John Roberts.

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environmental_science

  • noun the branch of biology concerned with the relations between organisms and their environment
    bionomics; ecology.

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refinement

  • noun a highly developed state of perfection; having a flawless or impeccable quality
    culture; polish; cultivation; finish.
    • they performed with great polish
    • I admired the exquisite refinement of his prose
    • almost an inspiration which gives to all work that finish which is almost art"--Joseph Conrad
  • noun the result of improving something
    elaboration.
    • he described a refinement of this technique

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active

  • noun chemical agent capable of activity
    active agent.
  • noun the voice used to indicate that the grammatical subject of the verb is performing the action or causing the happening denoted by the verb
    active voice.
    • `The boy threw the ball' uses the active voice

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hendrik_antoon_lorentz

  • noun Dutch physicist noted for work on electromagnetic theory (1853-1928)
    Lorentz.

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edward_appleton

  • noun English physicist remembered for his studies of the ionosphere (1892-1966)
    Sir Edward Victor Appleton; Appleton.

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electrolysis

  • noun (chemistry) a chemical decomposition reaction produced by passing an electric current through a solution containing ions
  • noun removing superfluous or unwanted hair by passing an electric current through the hair root

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unstableness

  • noun the quality or attribute of being unstable and irresolute
    instability.

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vulnerability

  • noun the state of being vulnerable or exposed
    exposure.
    • his vulnerability to litigation
    • his exposure to ridicule
  • noun susceptibility to injury or attack

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planck

  • noun German physicist whose explanation of blackbody radiation in the context of quantized energy emissions initiated quantum theory (1858-1947)
    Max Karl Ernst Ludwig Planck; Max Planck.

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credit

  • noun approval
    recognition.
    • give her recognition for trying
    • he was given credit for his work
    • give her credit for trying
  • noun money available for a client to borrow

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thermostatics

  • noun the aspect of thermodynamics concerned with thermal equilibrium
    thermodynamics of equilibrium.

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adolf_windaus

  • noun German chemist who studied steroids and cholesterol and discovered histamine (1876-1959)
    Windaus.

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permit

  • noun a legal document giving official permission to do something
    licence; license.
  • noun the act of giving a formal (usually written) authorization
    license; permission.

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peirce

  • noun United States mathematician and astronomer remembered for his studies of Uranus and Saturn and Neptune (1809-1880)
    Benjamin Peirce.
  • noun United States philosopher and logician; pioneer of pragmatism (1839-1914)
    Charles Sanders Peirce; Charles Peirce.

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dmitri_mendeleev

  • noun Russian chemist who developed a periodic table of the chemical elements and predicted the discovery of several new elements (1834-1907)
    Mendeleev; Dmitri Ivanovich Mendeleev; Dmitri Mendeleyev; Mendeleyev; Dmitri Ivanovich Mendeleyev.

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touch_modality

  • noun the faculty by which external objects or forces are perceived through contact with the body (especially the hands)
    touch; sense of touch; skin senses; cutaneous senses.
    • only sight and touch enable us to locate objects in the space around us

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biotech

  • noun the branch of molecular biology that studies the use of microorganisms to perform specific industrial processes
    biotechnology.
    • biotechnology produced genetically altered bacteria that solved the problem

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highly

  • adverb to a high degree or extent; favorably or with much respect
    extremely.
    • highly successful
    • He spoke highly of her
    • does not think highly of his writing
    • extremely interesting
  • adverb at a high rate or wage
    • highly paid workers

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labyrinthine

  • adjective relating to or affecting or originating in the inner ear
    • labyrinthine deafness
  • adjective satellite resembling a labyrinth in form or complexity
    mazy; labyrinthian.
    • a labyrinthine network of tortuous footpaths

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genomics

  • noun the branch of genetics that studies organisms in terms of their genomes (their full DNA sequences)

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richard_adolph_zsigmondy

  • noun German chemist (born in Austria) honored for his research on colloidal solutions (1865-1929)
    Zsigmondy.

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wilkins

  • noun United States civil rights leader (1901-1981)
    Roy Wilkins.
  • noun Australian who was the first to explore the Arctic by airplane (1888-1958)
    George Hubert Wilkins.

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kinematics

  • noun the branch of mechanics concerned with motion without reference to force or mass

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redox

  • noun a reversible chemical reaction in which one reaction is an oxidation and the reverse is a reduction
    oxidoreduction; oxidation-reduction.

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frederick_soddy

  • noun English chemist whose work on radioactive disintegration led to the discovery of isotopes (1877-1956)
    Soddy.

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anti-impotence_drug

  • noun drug to treat impotence attributable to erectile dysfunction
    virility drug.

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unconditioned_reflex

  • noun an automatic instinctive unlearned reaction to a stimulus
    inborn reflex; innate reflex; reflex action; instinctive reflex; reflex response; physiological reaction; reflex.

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aeromechanics

  • noun the branch of mechanics that deals with the motion of gases (especially air) and their effects on bodies in the flow
    aerodynamics.

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hurt

  • noun any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.
    harm; injury; trauma.
  • noun psychological suffering
    suffering; distress.
    • the death of his wife caused him great distress

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peptisation

  • noun the process of converting to a sol; bringing to a colloidal solution
    peptization.

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victor_franz_hess

  • noun United States physicist (born in Austria) who was a discoverer of cosmic radiation (1883-1964)
    Victor Hess; Hess.

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thermodynamics_of_equilibrium

  • noun the aspect of thermodynamics concerned with thermal equilibrium
    thermostatics.

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szent-gyorgyi

  • noun United States biochemist (born in Hungary) who was the first to isolate vitamin C (1893-1986)
    Albert von Szent-Gyorgyi; Albert Szent-Gyorgyi.

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wigner

  • noun United States physicist (born in Hungary) noted for his work on the structure of the atom and its nucleus (1902-1995)
    Eugene Wigner; Eugene Paul Wigner.

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stigmatism

  • noun the condition of having or being marked by stigmata
  • noun (optics) condition of an optical system (as a lens) in which light rays from a single point converge in a single focal point

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work

  • noun activity directed toward making or doing something
    • she checked several points needing further work
  • noun a product produced or accomplished through the effort or activity or agency of a person or thing
    piece of work.
    • it is not regarded as one of his more memorable works
    • the symphony was hailed as an ingenious work
    • he was indebted to the pioneering work of John Dewey
    • the work of an active imagination
    • erosion is the work of wind or water over time

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evangelista_torricelli

  • noun Italian physicist who invented the mercury barometer (1608-1647)
    Torricelli.

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chelation

  • noun (medicine) the process of removing a heavy metal from the bloodstream by means of a chelate as in treating lead or mercury poisoning
  • noun the process of forming a ring by forming one or more hydrogen bonds

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antisyphilitic

  • noun a drug (or other chemical agent) that is effective against syphilis

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donald_glaser

  • noun United States physicist who invented the bubble chamber to study subatomic particles (born in 1926)
    Glaser; Donald Arthur Glaser.

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give

  • noun the elasticity of something that can be stretched and returns to its original length
    spring; springiness.
  • verb cause to have, in the abstract sense or physical sense
    • She gave him a black eye
    • The draft gave me a cold

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assent

  • noun agreement with a statement or proposal to do something
    acquiescence.
    • he gave his assent eagerly
    • a murmur of acquiescence from the assembly
  • verb to agree or express agreement
    accede; acquiesce.
    • The Maestro assented to the request for an encore

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absolute

  • noun something that is conceived or that exists independently and not in relation to other things; something that does not depend on anything else and is beyond human control; something that is not relative
    • no mortal being can influence the absolute
  • adjective perfect or complete or pure
    • absolute loyalty
    • absolute silence
    • absolute truth
    • absolute alcohol

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aching

  • noun a dull persistent (usually moderately intense) pain
    ache.
  • verb feel physical pain
    ache; suffer; hurt.
    • Were you hurting after the accident?

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answer

  • noun a statement (either spoken or written) that is made to reply to a question or request or criticism or accusation
    reply; response.
    • I waited several days for his answer
    • he wrote replies to several of his critics
  • noun a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem
    solvent; resolution; solution; result.
    • they were trying to find a peaceful solution
    • the answers were in the back of the book
    • he computed the result to four decimal places

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agglutination

  • noun a clumping of bacteria or red cells when held together by antibodies (agglutinins)
  • noun the building of words from component morphemes that retain their form and meaning in the process of combining

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fudge

  • noun soft creamy candy
  • verb tamper, with the purpose of deception
    wangle; fake; cook; misrepresent; falsify; manipulate.
    • Fudge the figures
    • cook the books
    • falsify the data

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electrodermal_response

  • noun a change in the electrical properties of the skin in response to stress or anxiety; can be measured either by recording the electrical resistance of the skin or by recording weak currents generated by the body
    electrical skin response; GSR; Fere phenomenon; Tarchanoff phenomenon; galvanic skin response; psychogalvanic response.

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george_herbert_hitchings

  • noun United States biochemist noted for developing drugs to treat leukemia and gout (1905-1998)
    Hitchings.

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carnot

  • noun French physicist who founded thermodynamics (1796-1832)
    Nicolas Leonard Sadi Carnot; Sadi Carnot.

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fluid_mechanics

  • noun study of the mechanics of fluids
    hydraulics.

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lenard

  • noun German physicist who studied cathode rays (1862-1947)
    Philipp Lenard.

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richard_john_roberts

  • noun United States biochemist (born in England) honored for his discovery that some genes contain introns (born in 1943)
    Roberts; Richard J. Roberts.

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cytogenetics

  • noun the branch of biology that studies the cellular aspects of heredity (especially the chromosomes)

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maxwell

  • noun a cgs unit of magnetic flux equal to the flux perpendicular to an area of 1 square centimeter in a magnetic field of 1 gauss
    Mx.
  • noun Scottish physicist whose equations unified electricity and magnetism and who recognized the electromagnetic nature of light (1831-1879)
    James Clerk Maxwell; J. C. Maxwell.

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paul_hermann_muller

  • noun Swiss chemist who synthesized DDT and discovered its use as an insecticide (1899-1965)
    Muller.

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retort

  • noun a quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one)
    rejoinder; return; counter; replication; comeback; riposte.
    • it brought a sharp rejoinder from the teacher
  • noun a vessel where substances are distilled or decomposed by heat

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greet

  • verb express greetings upon meeting someone
    recognize; recognise.
  • verb send greetings to

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wink

  • noun a very short time (as the time it takes the eye to blink or the heart to beat)
    instant; blink of an eye; flash; New York minute; twinkling; jiffy; heartbeat; split second; trice.
    • if I had the chance I'd do it in a flash
  • noun closing one eye quickly as a signal

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johannes_kepler

  • noun German astronomer who first stated laws of planetary motion (1571-1630)
    Johan Kepler; Kepler.

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phytologist

  • noun a biologist specializing in the study of plants
    botanist; plant scientist.

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aldol

  • noun an oily colorless liquid obtained by the condensation of two molecules of acetaldehyde; contains an alcohol group (-OH) and an aldehyde group (-CHO)
    aldehyde-alcohol.

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chemical_science

  • noun the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
    chemistry.

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wind

  • noun air moving (sometimes with considerable force) from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure
    air current; current of air.
    • trees bent under the fierce winds
    • when there is no wind, row
    • the radioactivity was being swept upwards by the air current and out into the atmosphere
  • noun a tendency or force that influences events
    • the winds of change

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babinski

  • noun extension upward of the toes when the sole of the foot is stroked firmly on the outer side from the heel to the front; normal in infants under the age of two years but a sign of brain or spinal cord injury in older persons
    Babinski sign; Babinski reflex.

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ptolemy

  • noun Alexandrian astronomer (of the 2nd century) who proposed a geocentric system of astronomy that was undisputed until the late Renaissance
    Claudius Ptolemaeus.
  • noun an ancient dynasty of Macedonian kings who ruled Egypt from 323 BC to 30 BC; founded by Ptolemy I and ended with Cleopatra
    Ptolemaic dynasty.

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consent

  • noun permission to do something
    • he indicated his consent
  • verb give an affirmative reply to; respond favorably to
    go for; accept.
    • I cannot accept your invitation
    • I go for this resolution

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louis_eugene_felix_neel

  • noun French physicist noted for research on magnetism (born in 1904)
    Neel.

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jean-frederic_joliot-curie

  • noun French nuclear physicist who was Marie Curie's assistant and who worked with Marie Curie's daughter who he married (taking the name Joliot-Curie); he and his wife discovered how to synthesize new radioactive elements (1900-1958)
    Joliot; Jean-Frederic Joliot; Joliot-Curie.

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responsive

  • adjective containing or using responses; alternating
    antiphonal.
    • responsive reading
    • antiphonal laughter
  • adjective readily reacting or replying to people or events or stimuli; showing emotion
    • children are often the quickest and most responsive members of the audience

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meyerhof

  • noun United States biochemist (born in Germany) who studied the metabolism of muscles (1884-1951)
    Otto Fritz Meyerhof; Otto Meyerhof.

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antacid

  • noun an agent that counteracts or neutralizes acidity (especially in the stomach)
    alkaliser; alkalizer; gastric antacid; antiacid.
  • adjective satellite acting to neutralize acid (especially in the stomach)

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digest

  • noun a periodical that summarizes the news
  • noun something that is compiled (as into a single book or file)
    compilation.

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reflexive

  • noun a personal pronoun compounded with -self to show the agent's action affects the agent
    reflexive pronoun.
  • adjective satellite without volition or conscious control
    reflex; automatic.
    • the automatic shrinking of the pupils of the eye in strong light
    • a reflex knee jerk
    • sneezing is reflexive

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al-haytham

  • noun an Egyptian polymath (born in Iraq) whose research in geometry and optics was influential into the 17th century; established experiments as the norm of proof in physics (died in 1040)
    Al-Hasan ibn al-Haytham; Ibn al-Haytham; Alhacen; Alhazen.

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anaesthetic_agent

  • noun a drug that causes temporary loss of bodily sensations
    anesthetic; anesthetic agent; anaesthetic.

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defecation_reflex

  • noun normal response to the presence of feces in the rectum
    rectal reflex.

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better

  • noun something superior in quality or condition or effect
    • a change for the better
  • noun someone who bets
    wagerer; punter; bettor.

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surgency

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haeckel

  • noun German biologist and philosopher; advocated Darwinism and formulated the theory of recapitulation; was an exponent of materialistic monism (1834-1919)
    Ernst Heinrich Haeckel.

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respectfulness

  • noun courteous regard for people's feelings
    deference; respect.
    • in deference to your wishes
    • out of respect for his privacy

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galileo_galilei

  • noun Italian astronomer and mathematician who was the first to use a telescope to study the stars; demonstrated that different weights descend at the same rate; perfected the refracting telescope that enabled him to make many discoveries (1564-1642)
    Galileo.

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sir_hans_adolf_krebs

  • noun English biochemist (born in Germany) who discovered the Krebs cycle (1900-1981)
    Krebs; Hans Adolf Krebs.

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undercut

  • noun the material removed by a cut made underneath
  • noun the tender meat of the loin muscle on each side of the vertebral column
    tenderloin.

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unsusceptibility

  • noun the state of not being susceptible
    immunity.
    • unsusceptibility to rust

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fixation

  • noun an abnormal state in which development has stopped prematurely
    infantile fixation; regression; arrested development.
  • noun an unhealthy and compulsive preoccupation with something or someone
    obsession.

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hexafluoroacetone

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entomology

  • noun the branch of zoology that studies insects
    bugology.

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photocell

  • noun a transducer used to detect and measure light and other radiations
    photoelectric cell; electric eye; photoconductive cell; magic eye.

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joliot-curie

  • noun French physicist who (with her husband) synthesized new chemical elements (1897-1956)
    Irene Joliot-Curie.
  • noun French nuclear physicist who was Marie Curie's assistant and who worked with Marie Curie's daughter who he married (taking the name Joliot-Curie); he and his wife discovered how to synthesize new radioactive elements (1900-1958)
    Joliot; Jean-Frederic Joliot-Curie; Jean-Frederic Joliot.

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ronald_george_wreyford_norrish

  • noun English chemist (1897-1978)
    Norrish.

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chemical_substance

  • noun material produced by or used in a reaction involving changes in atoms or molecules
    chemical.

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apothecary's_shop

  • noun a retail shop where medicine and other articles are sold
    chemist's shop; drugstore; chemist's; pharmacy.

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rayleigh

  • noun English physicist who studied the density of gases and discovered argon; made important contributions to acoustic theory (1842-1919)
    Lord Rayleigh; John William Strutt; Third Baron Rayleigh.

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aleksandr_mikjailovich_prokhorov

  • noun Russian physicist whose research into ways of moving electrons around atoms led to the development of masers and lasers for producing high-intensity radiation (1916-2002)
    Prokhorov; Aleksandr Prokhorov.

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explode

  • verb cause to burst with a violent release of energy
    detonate; blow up; set off.
    • We exploded the nuclear bomb
  • verb burst outward, usually with noise
    burst.
    • The champagne bottle exploded

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sadi_carnot

  • noun French physicist who founded thermodynamics (1796-1832)
    Nicolas Leonard Sadi Carnot; Carnot.

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krebs

  • noun English biochemist (born in Germany) who discovered the Krebs cycle (1900-1981)
    Sir Hans Adolf Krebs; Hans Adolf Krebs.

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noncompliance

  • noun the failure to obey
    disobedience.

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harold_w._kroto

  • noun British chemist who with Robert Curl and Richard Smalley discovered fullerenes and opened a new branch of chemistry (born in 1939)
    Kroto; Sir Harold Walter Kroto; Harold Kroto.

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plant_scientist

  • noun a biologist specializing in the study of plants
    phytologist; botanist.

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observance

  • noun the act of observing; taking a patient look
    observation; watching.
  • noun a formal event performed on a special occasion
    ceremony; ceremonial occasion; ceremonial.
    • a ceremony commemorating Pearl Harbor

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kroto

  • noun British chemist who with Robert Curl and Richard Smalley discovered fullerenes and opened a new branch of chemistry (born in 1939)
    Sir Harold Walter Kroto; Harold Kroto; Harold W. Kroto.

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carrel

  • noun French surgeon and biologist who developed a way to suture and graft blood vessels (1873-1944)
    Alexis Carrel.
  • noun small individual study area in a library
    stall; cubicle; carrell.

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displacement

  • noun act of taking the place of another especially using underhanded tactics
    supplanting.
  • noun an event in which something is displaced without rotation
    shift.

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olfaction

  • noun the faculty that enables us to distinguish scents
    sense of smell; smell; olfactory modality.

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heinrich_hertz

  • noun German physicist who was the first to produce electromagnetic waves artificially (1857-1894)
    Hertz; Heinrich Rudolph Hertz.

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rachel_carson

  • noun United States biologist remembered for her opposition to the use of pesticides that were hazardous to wildlife (1907-1964)
    Carson; Rachel Louise Carson.

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street_drug

  • noun a drug that is taken for nonmedicinal reasons (usually for mind-altering effects); drug abuse can lead to physical and mental damage and (with some substances) dependence and addiction
    drug of abuse.

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particle_physics

  • noun the branch of physics that studies subatomic particles and their interactions
    high-energy physics; high energy physics.

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toleration

  • noun a disposition to tolerate or accept people or situations
    sufferance; acceptance.
    • all people should practice toleration and live together in peace
  • noun official recognition of the right of individuals to hold dissenting opinions (especially in religion)

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hahn

  • noun German chemist who was co-discoverer with Lise Meitner of nuclear fission (1879-1968)
    Otto Hahn.

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network

  • noun an interconnected system of things or people
    web.
    • he owned a network of shops
    • retirement meant dropping out of a whole network of people who had been part of my life
    • tangled in a web of cloth
  • noun (broadcasting) a communication system consisting of a group of broadcasting stations that all transmit the same programs
    • the networks compete to broadcast important sports events

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george_paget_thomson

  • noun English physicist (son of Joseph John Thomson) who was a co-discoverer of the diffraction of electrons by crystals (1892-1975)
    Sir George Paget Thomson; Thomson.

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content

  • noun everything that is included in a collection and that is held or included in something
    • he emptied the contents of his pockets
    • the two groups were similar in content
  • noun what a communication that is about something is about
    message; substance; subject matter.

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medicine

  • noun the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
    medical specialty.
  • noun (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
    medicament; medication; medicinal drug.

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joule

  • noun a unit of electrical energy equal to the work done when a current of one ampere passes through a resistance of one ohm for one second
    watt second; J.
  • noun English physicist who established the mechanical theory of heat and discovered the first law of thermodynamics (1818-1889)
    James Prescott Joule.

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gustation

  • noun the faculty of distinguishing sweet, sour, bitter, and salty properties in the mouth
    taste; sense of taste; gustatory modality.
    • his cold deprived him of his sense of taste

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willem_de_sitter

  • noun Dutch astronomer who calculated the size of the universe and suggested that it is expanding (1872-1934)
    Sitter.

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perception

  • noun the representation of what is perceived; basic component in the formation of a concept
    percept; perceptual experience.
  • noun a way of conceiving something
    • Luther had a new perception of the Bible

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niels_henrik_david_bohr

  • noun Danish physicist who studied atomic structure and radiations; the Bohr theory of the atom accounted for the spectrum of hydrogen (1885-1962)
    Niels Bohr; Bohr.

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sensory

  • adjective satellite of a nerve fiber or impulse originating outside and passing toward the central nervous system
    centripetal; receptive.
    • sensory neurons
  • adjective involving or derived from the senses
    sensorial.
    • sensory experience
    • sensory channels

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hideki_yukawa

  • noun Japanese mathematical physicist who proposed that nuclear forces are mediated by massive particles called mesons which are analogous to the photon in mediating electromagnetic forces (1907-1981)
    Yukawa.

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detecting

  • noun a police investigation to determine the perpetrator
    detection; sleuthing; detective work.
    • detection is hard on the feet
  • verb discover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of
    notice; observe; detect; find; discover.
    • She detected high levels of lead in her drinking water
    • We found traces of lead in the paint

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congener

  • noun a minor chemical constituent that gives a wine or liquor its distinctive character
  • noun an animal or plant that bears a relationship to another (as related by common descent or by membership in the same genus)
    relative; congeneric; congenator.

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svante_august_arrhenius

  • noun Swedish chemist and physicist noted for his theory of chemical dissociation (1859-1927)
    Arrhenius.

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casimir_funk

  • noun United States biochemist (born in Poland) who showed that several diseases were caused by dietary deficiencies and who coined the term `vitamin' for the chemicals involved (1884-1967)
    Funk.

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chain

  • noun a series of things depending on each other as if linked together
    concatenation.
    • the chain of command
    • a complicated concatenation of circumstances
  • noun (chemistry) a series of linked atoms (generally in an organic molecule)
    chemical chain.

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rittenhouse

  • noun United States astronomer said to have built the first telescope made in America; also the first director of the United States Mint (1732-1796)
    David Rittenhouse.

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somaesthesia

  • noun the perception of tactual or proprioceptive or gut sensations
    somesthesia; somatesthesia; somatic sensation.
    • he relied on somesthesia to warn him of pressure changes
  • noun the faculty of bodily perception; sensory systems associated with the body; includes skin senses and proprioception and the internal organs
    somatic sensory system; somesthesis; somaesthesis; somataesthesis; somatesthesia; somatic sense; somesthesia; somatosensory system.

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bernoulli

  • noun Swiss physicist who contributed to hydrodynamics and mathematical physics (1700-1782)
    Daniel Bernoulli.
  • noun Swiss mathematician (1667-1748)
    John Bernoulli; Johann Bernoulli; Jean Bernoulli.

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curl

  • noun a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals)
    gyre; ringlet; scroll; whorl; coil; curlicue; roll.
  • noun American chemist who with Richard Smalley and Harold Kroto discovered fullerenes and opened a new branch of chemistry (born in 1933)
    Robert F. Curl; Robert Curl; Robert Floyd Curl Jr..

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philip_warren_anderson

  • noun United States physicist who studied the electronic structure of magnetic and disordered systems (1923-)
    Anderson; Philip Anderson; Phil Anderson.

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regurgitation

  • noun backflow of blood through a defective heart valve
  • noun recall after rote memorization
    • he complained that school was just memorization and regurgitation

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phycology

  • noun the branch of botany that studies algae
    algology.

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hearing

  • noun (law) a proceeding (usually by a court) where evidence is taken for the purpose of determining an issue of fact and reaching a decision based on that evidence
  • noun an opportunity to state your case and be heard
    audience.
    • they condemned him without a hearing
    • he saw that he had lost his audience

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reflex_response

  • noun an automatic instinctive unlearned reaction to a stimulus
    inborn reflex; innate reflex; reflex action; instinctive reflex; unconditioned reflex; physiological reaction; reflex.

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john_hasbrouck_van_vleck

  • noun United States physicist (1899-1980)
    Van Vleck; John Van Vleck.

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astronautics

  • noun the theory and practice of navigation through air or space
    aeronautics.

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haworth

  • noun English biochemist who was a pioneer in research on carbohydrates; when he synthesized vitamin C he became the first person to synthesize a vitamin artificially (1883-1950)
    Sir Walter Norman Haworth.

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third_baron_rayleigh

  • noun English physicist who studied the density of gases and discovered argon; made important contributions to acoustic theory (1842-1919)
    Lord Rayleigh; John William Strutt; Rayleigh.

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weed_killer

  • noun a chemical agent that destroys plants or inhibits their growth
    weedkiller; herbicide.

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bessel

  • noun German mathematician and astronomer who made accurate measurements of stellar distances and who predicted the existence on an 8th planet (1784-1846)
    Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel.

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equipoise

  • noun equality of distribution
    balance; counterbalance; equilibrium.

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stimulation

  • noun the act of arousing an organism to action
  • noun any stimulating information or event; acts to arouse action
    stimulus; stimulant; input.

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neutralization

  • noun action intended to keep a country politically neutral or exclude it from a possible war
    neutralisation.
    • the neutralization of Belgium
  • noun a chemical reaction in which an acid and a base interact with the formation of a salt; with strong acids and bases the essential reaction is the combination of hydrogen ions with hydroxyl ions to form water
    neutralization reaction; neutralisation; neutralisation reaction.

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statistical_mechanics

  • noun the branch of physics that makes theoretical predictions about the behavior of macroscopic systems on the basis of statistical laws governing its component particles

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bitter

  • noun English term for a dry sharp-tasting ale with strong flavor of hops (usually on draft)
  • noun the taste experience when quinine or coffee is taken into the mouth
    bitterness.

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rebuff

  • noun a deliberate discourteous act (usually as an expression of anger or disapproval)
    slight.
  • noun an instance of driving away or warding off
    repulse; snub.

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distance

  • noun the property created by the space between two objects or points
  • noun a distant region
    • I could see it in the distance

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sociobiologist

  • noun a biologist who studies the biological determinants of social behavior

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gabriel_lippmann

  • noun French physicist who developed the first color photographic process (1845-1921)
    Lippmann.

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feeling

  • noun the experiencing of affective and emotional states
    • she had a feeling of euphoria
    • he had terrible feelings of guilt
    • I disliked him and the feeling was mutual
  • noun a vague idea in which some confidence is placed
    impression; belief; opinion; notion.
    • his impression of her was favorable
    • what are your feelings about the crisis?
    • it strengthened my belief in his sincerity
    • I had a feeling that she was lying

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paleozoology

  • noun the study of fossil animals
    palaeozoology.

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diuretic

  • noun any substance that tends to increase the flow of urine, which causes the body to get rid of excess water
    diuretic drug; water pill.

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plasma_physics

  • noun the branch of physics concerned with matter in its plasma phase

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disambiguation

  • noun clarification that follows from the removal of ambiguity

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mind

  • noun that which is responsible for one's thoughts and feelings; the seat of the faculty of reason
    psyche; brain; head; nous.
    • his mind wandered
    • I couldn't get his words out of my head
  • noun recall or remembrance
    • it came to mind

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mine

  • noun excavation in the earth from which ores and minerals are extracted
  • noun explosive device that explodes on contact; designed to destroy vehicles or ships or to kill or maim personnel

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bacteriacide

  • noun any chemical agent that destroys bacteria
    bactericide.

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raw

  • noun informal terms for nakedness
    birthday suit; altogether.
    • in the raw
    • in the altogether
    • in his birthday suit
  • adjective satellite (used especially of commodities) being unprocessed or manufactured using only simple or minimal processes
    natural; rude.
    • natural yogurt
    • natural produce
    • raw wool
    • raw sugar
    • bales of rude cotton

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electric_eye

  • noun a transducer used to detect and measure light and other radiations
    photocell; photoelectric cell; photoconductive cell; magic eye.

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visual_modality

  • noun the ability to see; the visual faculty
    visual sense; vision; sight.

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marya_sklodowska

  • noun French chemist (born in Poland) who won two Nobel prizes; one (with her husband and Henri Becquerel) for research on radioactivity and another for her discovery of radium and polonium (1867-1934)
    Marie Curie; Curie; Madame Curie.

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lise_meitner

  • noun Swedish physicist (born in Austria) who worked in the field of radiochemistry with Otto Hahn and formulated the concept of nuclear fission with Otto Frisch (1878-1968)
    Meitner.

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reactivity

  • noun responsive to stimulation
    responsiveness.
  • noun ready susceptibility to chemical change

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giulio_natta

  • noun Italian chemist noted for work on polymers (1903-1979)
    Natta.

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joseph_black

  • noun British chemist who identified carbon dioxide and who formulated the concepts of specific heat and latent heat (1728-1799)
    Black.

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hevesy

  • noun Hungarian chemist who studied radioisotopes and was one of the discoverers of the element hafnium (1885-1966)
    George Charles Hevesy de Hevesy.

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touch_perception

  • noun the faculty of perceiving (via the skin) pressure or heat or pain
    tactility; tactual sensation; skin perceptiveness.

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immunogenicity

  • noun the property of eliciting an immune response

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anatomy

  • noun the branch of morphology that deals with the structure of animals
    general anatomy.
  • noun alternative names for the body of a human being
    form; figure; flesh; soma; frame; physique; material body; shape; chassis; build; human body; physical body; bod.
    • Leonardo studied the human body
    • he has a strong physique
    • the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak

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audition

  • noun the ability to hear; the auditory faculty
    auditory sense; sense of hearing; auditory modality; hearing.
    • his hearing was impaired
  • noun a test of the suitability of a performer
    tryout.

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radiosensitive

  • adjective satellite sensitive to radiation
    • radiosensitive cancer cells can be treated with radiotherapy

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micturition_reflex

  • noun relaxation of the urethral sphincter in response to increased pressure in the bladder

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goose_skin

  • noun reflex erection of hairs of the skin in response to cold or emotional stress or skin irritation
    horripilation; goose bump; gooseflesh; goose pimple; goosebump; pilomotor reflex.

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observation

  • noun the act of making and recording a measurement
  • noun the act of observing; taking a patient look
    observance; watching.

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tadeus_reichstein

  • noun a Swiss chemist born in Poland; studied the hormones of the adrenal cortex
    Reichstein.

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indorsement

  • noun a promotional statement (as found on the dust jackets of books)
    blurb; endorsement.
    • the author got all his friends to write blurbs for his book
  • noun a speech seconding a motion
    second; secondment; endorsement.
    • do I hear a second?

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metal

  • noun any of several chemical elements that are usually shiny solids that conduct heat or electricity and can be formed into sheets etc.
    metallic element.
  • noun a mixture containing two or more metallic elements or metallic and nonmetallic elements usually fused together or dissolving into each other when molten
    alloy.
    • brass is an alloy of zinc and copper

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zymurgy

  • noun the branch of chemistry concerned with fermentation (as in making wine or brewing or distilling)
    zymology.

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rudolf_virchow

  • noun German pathologist who recognized that all cells come from cells by binary fission and who emphasized cellular abnormalities in disease (1821-1902)
    Rudolf Karl Virchow; Virchow.

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repudiation

  • noun rejecting or disowning or disclaiming as invalid
    renunciation.
    • Congressional repudiation of the treaty that the President had negotiated
  • noun refusal to acknowledge or pay a debt or honor a contract (especially by public authorities)
    • the repudiation of the debt by the city

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marvel

  • noun something that causes feelings of wonder
    wonder.
    • the wonders of modern science
  • verb be amazed at
    wonder.
    • We marvelled at the child's linguistic abilities

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divinyl_ether

  • noun a colorless volatile highly inflammable liquid formerly used as an inhalation anesthetic
    ethyl ether; diethyl ether; vinyl ether; ethoxyethane; ether.

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edward_lawrie_tatum

  • noun United States biochemist who discovered how genes act by regulating definite chemical events (1909-1975)
    Tatum.

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precarious

  • adjective satellite affording no ease or reassurance
    unstable.
    • a precarious truce
  • adjective satellite fraught with danger
    touch-and-go; parlous; perilous.
    • dangerous waters
    • a parlous journey on stormy seas
    • a perilous voyage across the Atlantic in a small boat
    • the precarious life of an undersea diver
    • dangerous surgery followed by a touch-and-go recovery

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reactance

  • noun opposition to the flow of electric current resulting from inductance and capacitance (rather than resistance)

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radio

  • noun medium for communication
    wireless; radiocommunication.
  • noun an electronic receiver that detects and demodulates and amplifies transmitted signals
    receiving set; wireless; radio receiver; tuner; radio set.

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philip_anderson

  • noun United States physicist who studied the electronic structure of magnetic and disordered systems (1923-)
    Anderson; Philip Warren Anderson; Phil Anderson.

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thermochemistry

  • noun the branch of chemistry that studies the relation between chemical action and the amount of heat absorbed or generated

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powell

  • noun United States general who was the first African American to serve as chief of staff; later served as Secretary of State under President George W. Bush (born 1937)
    Colin Powell; Colin luther Powell.
  • noun English physicist who discovered the pion (the first known meson) which is a subatomic particle involved in holding the nucleus together (1903-1969)
    Cecil Frank Powell.

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bluing

  • noun used to whiten laundry or hair or give it a bluish tinge
    blue; blueing.
  • noun a process that makes something blue (or bluish)
    blueing.

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charles_martin_hall

  • noun United States chemist who developed an economical method of producing aluminum from bauxite (1863-1914)
    Hall.

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pseudohalide

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knuckle

  • noun a joint of a finger when the fist is closed
    metacarpophalangeal joint; knuckle joint.
  • verb press or rub with the knuckles

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henri_becquerel

  • noun French physicist who discovered that rays emitted by uranium salts affect photographic plates (1852-1908)
    Becquerel; Antoine Henri Becquerel.

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geotropism

  • noun an orienting response to gravity

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de

  • noun a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies
    Diamond State; Delaware; First State.

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nucleophilicity

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fluid

  • noun a substance that is fluid at room temperature and pressure
  • noun continuous amorphous matter that tends to flow and to conform to the outline of its container: a liquid or a gas

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blinking

  • noun a reflex that closes and opens the eyes rapidly
    nictitation; winking; eye blink; nictation; blink; wink.
  • verb briefly shut the eyes
    wink; nictitate; nictate; blink.
    • The TV announcer never seems to blink

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ecologist

  • noun a biologist who studies the relation between organisms and their environment

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photoelectric

  • adjective of or pertaining to photoelectricity
    photoelectrical.
    • the photoelectric effect

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sense_impression

  • noun an unelaborated elementary awareness of stimulation
    sense experience; sensation; esthesis; aesthesis; sense datum.
    • a sensation of touch

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sir_alexander_robertus_todd

  • noun Scottish chemist noted for his research into the structure of nucleic acids (born in 1907)
    Lord Todd; Todd.

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botanical

  • noun a drug made from part of a plant (as the bark or root or leaves)
  • adjective of or relating to plants or botany
    botanic.
    • botanical garden

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fritz_albert_lipmann

  • noun United States biochemist (born in Germany) noted for his studies of metabolic processes (1899-1986)
    Lipmann.

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fresnel

  • noun French physicist who invented polarized light and invented the Fresnel lens (1788-1827)
    Augustin Jean Fresnel.

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labile

  • adjective satellite (chemistry, physics, biology) readily undergoing change or breakdown
  • adjective satellite liable to change
    • an emotionally labile person

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carrier

  • noun someone whose employment involves carrying something
    toter; bearer.
    • the bonds were transmitted by carrier
  • noun a self-propelled wheeled vehicle designed specifically to carry something
    • refrigerated carriers have revolutionized the grocery business

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sanger

  • noun English biochemist who determined the sequence of amino acids in insulin and who invented a technique to determine the genetic sequence of an organism (born in 1918)
    Fred Sanger; Frederick Sanger.
  • noun United States nurse who campaigned for birth control and planned parenthood; she challenged Gregory Pincus to develop a birth control pill (1883-1966)
    Margaret Higgins Sanger; Margaret Sanger.

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photo_credit

  • noun a note acknowledging the source of a published photograph

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automatic

  • noun light machine gun
    automatic rifle; machine rifle.
  • noun a pistol that will keep firing until the ammunition is gone or the trigger is released
    automatic pistol.

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respond

  • verb show a response or a reaction to something
    react.
  • verb react verbally
    answer; reply.
    • She didn't want to answer
    • answer the question
    • We answered that we would accept the invitation

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observer

  • noun a person who becomes aware (of things or events) through the senses
    percipient; perceiver; beholder.
  • noun an expert who observes and comments on something
    commentator.

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peripheral

  • noun (computer science) electronic equipment connected by cable to the CPU of a computer
    peripheral device; computer peripheral.
    • disk drives and printers are important peripherals
  • adjective on or near an edge or constituting an outer boundary; the outer area
    • Russia's peripheral provinces
    • peripheral suburbs

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miosis

  • noun (genetics) cell division that produces reproductive cells in sexually reproducing organisms; the nucleus divides into four nuclei each containing half the chromosome number (leading to gametes in animals and spores in plants)
    reduction division; meiosis.
  • noun reflex contraction of the sphincter muscle of the iris in response to a bright light (or certain drugs) causing the pupil to become smaller
    myosis; pupillary reflex; light reflex.

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detection

  • noun the perception that something has occurred or some state exists
    sensing.
    • early detection can often lead to a cure
  • noun the act of detecting something; catching sight of something
    espial; spying; catching; spotting.

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anderson

  • noun United States author whose works were frequently autobiographical (1876-1941)
    Sherwood Anderson.
  • noun United States physicist who studied the electronic structure of magnetic and disordered systems (1923-)
    Philip Warren Anderson; Philip Anderson; Phil Anderson.

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allure

  • noun the power to entice or attract through personal charm
    allurement; temptingness.
  • verb dispose or incline or entice to
    tempt.
    • We were tempted by the delicious-looking food

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mea

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subject

  • noun the subject matter of a conversation or discussion
    topic; theme.
    • he didn't want to discuss that subject
    • it was a very sensitive topic
    • his letters were always on the theme of love
  • noun something (a person or object or scene) selected by an artist or photographer for graphic representation
    content; depicted object.
    • a moving picture of a train is more dramatic than a still picture of the same subject

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combustion

  • noun a process in which a substance reacts with oxygen to give heat and light
    burning.
  • noun a state of violent disturbance and excitement
    • combustion grew until revolt was unavoidable

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electrical_shock

  • noun a reflex response to the passage of electric current through the body
    electric shock; shock.
    • subjects received a small electric shock when they made the wrong response
    • electricians get accustomed to occasional shocks

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augustin_jean_fresnel

  • noun French physicist who invented polarized light and invented the Fresnel lens (1788-1827)
    Fresnel.

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pyrochemistry

  • noun processes for chemical reactions at high temperatures
    pyrochemical process.

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clyde_tombaugh

  • noun United States astronomer who discovered the planet Pluto (1906-1997)
    Tombaugh; Clyde William Tombaugh.

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startle

  • noun a sudden involuntary movement
    jump; start.
    • he awoke with a start
  • verb to stimulate to action
    galvanise; galvanize.
    • ..startled him awake
    • galvanized into action

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first_baron_kelvin

  • noun British physicist who invented the Kelvin scale of temperature and pioneered undersea telegraphy (1824-1907)
    Kelvin; William Thompson.

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finger

  • noun any of the terminal members of the hand (sometimes excepting the thumb)
    • her fingers were long and thin
  • noun the length of breadth of a finger used as a linear measure
    finger's breadth; fingerbreadth; digit.

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dewar

  • noun vacuum flask that holds liquid air or helium for scientific experiments
    Dewar flask.
  • noun Scottish chemist and physicist noted for his work in cryogenics and his invention of the Dewar flask (1842-1923)
    Sir James Dewar.

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imprimatur

  • noun formal and explicit approval
    sanction; indorsement; countenance; endorsement; warrant.
    • a Democrat usually gets the union's endorsement

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huxley

  • noun English physiologist who, with Alan Hodgkin, discovered the role of potassium and sodium ions in the transmission of the nerve impulse (born in 1917)
    Andrew Fielding Huxley; Andrew Huxley.
  • noun English writer; grandson of Thomas Huxley who is remembered mainly for his depiction of a scientifically controlled utopia (1894-1963)
    Aldous Huxley; Aldous Leonard Huxley.

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discovery

  • noun the act of discovering something
    uncovering; find.
  • noun something that is discovered

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near_vision

  • noun vision for objects 2 feet or closer to the viewer

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chlorination

  • noun the addition or substitution of chlorine in organic compounds
  • noun disinfection of water by the addition of small amounts of chlorine or a chlorine compound

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acetum

  • noun a dilute solution of acetic acid that is used as a solvent (e.g. for a drug)
  • noun sour-tasting liquid produced usually by oxidation of the alcohol in wine or cider and used as a condiment or food preservative
    vinegar.

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oxidation

  • noun the process of oxidizing; the addition of oxygen to a compound with a loss of electrons; always occurs accompanied by reduction
    oxidization; oxidisation.

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jacques_charles

  • noun French physicist and author of Charles's law which anticipated Gay-Lussac's law (1746-1823)
    Charles; Jacques Alexandre Cesar Charles.

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alfred_bernhard_nobel

  • noun Swedish chemist remembered for his invention of dynamite and for the bequest that created the Nobel prizes (1833-1896)
    Alfred Nobel; Nobel.

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carothers

  • noun United States chemist who developed nylon (1896-1937)
    Wallace Carothers; Wallace Hume Carothers.

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aldol_reaction

  • noun a reaction of aldehydes resulting in an aldol

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sensory_faculty

  • noun the faculty through which the external world is apprehended
    sentiency; sentience; sensation; sense.
    • in the dark he had to depend on touch and on his senses of smell and hearing

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carbon

  • noun an abundant nonmetallic tetravalent element occurring in three allotropic forms: amorphous carbon and graphite and diamond; occurs in all organic compounds
    C; atomic number 6.
  • noun a thin paper coated on one side with a dark waxy substance (often containing carbon); used to transfer characters from the original to an under sheet of paper
    carbon paper.

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roller

  • noun a grounder that rolls along the infield
  • noun a long heavy sea wave as it advances towards the shore
    rolling wave; roll.

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tetrahalide

  • noun any halide containing four halogen atoms in its molecules

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agonist

  • noun the principal character in a work of fiction
    protagonist.
  • noun someone involved in a contest or battle (as in an agon)

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disdain

  • noun lack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike
    scorn; despite; contempt.
    • he was held in contempt
    • the despite in which outsiders were held is legendary
  • noun a communication that indicates lack of respect by patronizing the recipient
    condescension; patronage.

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resistant

  • adjective satellite relating to or conferring immunity (to disease or infection)
    immune.
  • adjective satellite able to tolerate environmental conditions or physiological stress
    tolerant.
    • the plant is tolerant of saltwater
    • these fish are quite tolerant as long as extremes of pH are avoided
    • the new hybrid is more resistant to drought

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cryonics

  • noun the freezing of a seriously ill or recently deceased person to stop tissues from decomposing; the body is preserved until new medical cures are developed that might bring the person back to life
    • cryonics is more science fiction than serious science

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uncertainty

  • noun being unsettled or in doubt or dependent on chance
    precariousness; uncertainness.
    • the uncertainty of the outcome
    • the precariousness of his income
  • noun the state of being unsure of something
    dubiousness; doubtfulness; doubt; dubiety; incertitude.

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space

  • noun the unlimited expanse in which everything is located
    infinite.
    • they tested his ability to locate objects in space
    • the boundless regions of the infinite
  • noun an empty area (usually bounded in some way between things)
    • the architect left space in front of the building
    • they stopped at an open space in the jungle
    • the space between his teeth

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diuretic_drug

  • noun any substance that tends to increase the flow of urine, which causes the body to get rid of excess water
    water pill; diuretic.

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thomson

  • noun United States composer who collaborated with Gertrude Stein (1896-1989)
    Virgil Garnett Thomson; Virgil Thomson.
  • noun United States electrical engineer (born in England) who in 1892 formed a company with Thomas Edison (1853-1937)
    Elihu Thomson.

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sense_of_movement

  • noun the ability to feel movements of the limbs and body
    kinaesthesia; kinesthesis; kinaesthesis; muscle sense; kinesthesia; kinesthetics.

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eyesight

  • noun normal use of the faculty of vision
    seeing; sightedness.

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phytochemist

  • noun a chemist who specializes in the chemistry of plants

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joroslav_heyrovsky

  • noun Czechoslovakian chemist who developed polarography (1890-1967)
    Heyrovsky.

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friedrich_august_kekule_von_stradonitz

  • noun German chemist remembered for his discovery of the ring structure of benzene (1829-1896)
    Friedrich August Kekule; Kekule.

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richard_kuhn

  • noun Austrian chemist who did research on carotenoids and vitamins (1900-1967)
    Kuhn.

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comprehension

  • noun an ability to understand the meaning or importance of something (or the knowledge acquired as a result)
    • how you can do that is beyond my comprehension
    • he was famous for his comprehension of American literature
  • noun the relation of comprising something
    inclusion.
    • he admired the inclusion of so many ideas in such a short work

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reactiveness

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central_vision

  • noun vision using the fovea and parafovea; the middle part of the visual field

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ether

  • noun the fifth and highest element after air and earth and fire and water; was believed to be the substance composing all heavenly bodies
    quintessence.
  • noun any of a class of organic compounds that have two hydrocarbon groups linked by an oxygen atom

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roentgen

  • noun a unit of radiation exposure; the dose of ionizing radiation that will produce 1 electrostatic unit of electricity in 1 cc of dry air
    R.
  • noun German physicist who discovered x-rays and developed roentgenography (1845-1923)
    Wilhelm Konrad Roentgen; Rontgen; Wilhelm Konrad Rontgen.

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christian_friedrich_schonbein

  • noun German chemist who discovered ozone and developed guncotton as a propellant in firearms (1799-1868)
    Christian Schonbein; Schonbein.

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plantar

  • adjective relating to or occurring on the undersurface of the foot
    • plantar warts can be very painful

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chemical_change

  • noun (chemistry) any process determined by the atomic and molecular composition and structure of the substances involved
    chemical action; chemical process.

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advert

  • noun a public promotion of some product or service
    ad; advertising; advertisement; advertizement; advertizing.
  • verb give heed (to)
    hang; give ear; attend; pay heed.
    • The children in the audience attended the recital quietly
    • She hung on his every word
    • They attended to everything he said

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privilege

  • noun a special advantage or immunity or benefit not enjoyed by all
  • noun a right reserved exclusively by a particular person or group (especially a hereditary or official right)
    exclusive right; prerogative; perquisite.
    • suffrage was the prerogative of white adult males

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diethyl

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kinesthetics

  • noun the ability to feel movements of the limbs and body
    kinaesthesia; kinesthesis; sense of movement; kinaesthesis; muscle sense; kinesthesia.

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acuity

  • noun sharpness of vision; the visual ability to resolve fine detail (usually measured by a Snellen chart)
    sharp-sightedness; visual acuity.
  • noun a quick and penetrating intelligence
    keenness; sharpness; acuteness.
    • he argued with great acuteness
    • I admired the keenness of his mind

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life

  • noun a characteristic state or mode of living
    • social life
    • city life
    • real life
  • noun the experience of being alive; the course of human events and activities
    living.
    • he could no longer cope with the complexities of life

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lipreading

  • noun perceiving what a person is saying by observing the movements of the lips
  • verb interpret by lipreading; of deaf people
    lipread; speech-read; lip-read.

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tsung_dao_lee

  • noun United States physicist (born in China) who collaborated with Yang Chen Ning in disproving the principle of conservation of parity (born in 1926)
    Lee.

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displacement_reaction

  • noun (chemistry) a reaction in which an elementary substance displaces and sets free a constituent element from a compound
    displacement.

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soil_conditioner

  • noun a chemical substance used to improve the structure of the soil and increase its porosity
    • gypsum can be used as a soil conditioner

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catch

  • noun a drawback or difficulty that is not readily evident
    gimmick.
    • it sounds good but what's the catch?
  • noun the quantity that was caught
    haul.
    • the catch was only 10 fish

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solvate

  • noun a compound formed by solvation (the combination of solvent molecules with molecules or ions of the solute)
  • verb cause a solvation in (a substance)

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kuiper

  • noun United States astronomer (born in the Netherlands) who studied the solar system and suggested in 1951 that there is a belt of comet-like debris at the edge of the solar system (1905-1973)
    Gerard Peter Kuiper; Gerard Kuiper.

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excited

  • adjective satellite (of persons) excessively affected by emotion
    emotional; aroused; worked up.
    • he would become emotional over nothing at all
    • she was worked up about all the noise
  • verb arouse or elicit a feeling
    excite.

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near

  • verb move towards
    go up; come near; draw near; draw close; come on; approach.
    • We were approaching our destination
    • They are drawing near
    • The enemy army came nearer and nearer
  • adjective not far distant in time or space or degree or circumstances
    close; nigh.
    • near neighbors
    • in the near future
    • they are near equals
    • his nearest approach to success
    • a very near thing
    • a near hit by the bomb
    • she was near tears
    • she was close to tears
    • had a close call

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balance

  • noun a state of equilibrium
  • noun equality between the totals of the credit and debit sides of an account

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goddard

  • noun United States physicist who developed the first successful liquid-fueled rocket (1882-1945)
    Robert Hutchings Goddard.

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madame_curie

  • noun French chemist (born in Poland) who won two Nobel prizes; one (with her husband and Henri Becquerel) for research on radioactivity and another for her discovery of radium and polonium (1867-1934)
    Marie Curie; Curie; Marya Sklodowska.

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albert_abraham_michelson

  • noun United States physicist (born in Germany) who collaborated with Morley in the Michelson-Morley experiment (1852-1931)
    A. A. Michelson; Michelson; Albert Michelson.

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robert_jemison_van_de_graaff

  • noun United States physicist (1901-1967)
    Robert Van de Graaff; Van de Graaff.

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honorable

  • adjective not disposed to cheat or defraud; not deceptive or fraudulent
    honest.
    • honest lawyers
    • honest reporting
  • adjective worthy of being honored; entitled to honor and respect
    honourable.
    • an honorable man
    • led an honorable life
    • honorable service to his country

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conditioned

  • adjective established by conditioning or learning
    learned.
    • a conditioned response
  • verb establish a conditioned response
    condition.

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lipscomb

  • noun United States chemist noted for his theories of molecular structure (born in 1919)
    William Nunn Lipscom Jr..

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visual_sense

  • noun the ability to see; the visual faculty
    visual modality; vision; sight.

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sitter

  • noun Dutch astronomer who calculated the size of the universe and suggested that it is expanding (1872-1934)
    Willem de Sitter.
  • noun an organism (person or animal) that sits

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in

  • noun a unit of length equal to one twelfth of a foot
    inch.
  • noun a rare soft silvery metallic element; occurs in small quantities in sphalerite
    indium; atomic number 49.

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conditioner

  • noun exercise that conditions the body
    • farm work can be a good conditioner
  • noun a trainer of athletes

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pathology

  • noun the branch of medical science that studies the causes and nature and effects of diseases
  • noun any deviation from a healthy or normal condition

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photochemical_reaction

  • noun a chemical reaction produced by the action of light

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richard_e._smalley

  • noun American chemist who with Robert Curl and Harold Kroto discovered fullerenes and opened a new branch of chemistry (born in 1943)
    Smalley; Richard Smalley; Richard Errett Smalley.

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catalysis

  • noun acceleration of a chemical reaction induced the presence of material that is chemically unchanged at the end of the reaction
    contact action.
    • of the top 50 commodity chemicals, 30 are created directly by catalysis and another 6 are made from raw materials that are catalytically produced

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tatum

  • noun United States biochemist who discovered how genes act by regulating definite chemical events (1909-1975)
    Edward Lawrie Tatum.
  • noun United States jazz pianist who was almost completely blind; his innovations influenced many other jazz musicians (1910-1956)
    Arthur Tatum; Art Tatum.

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spying

  • noun keeping a secret or furtive watch
  • noun the act of keeping a secret watch for intelligence purposes
    undercover work.

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gay-lussac

  • noun French chemist and physicist who first isolated boron and who formulated the law describing the behavior of gases under constant pressure (1778-1850)
    Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac.

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sir_alfred_charles_bernard_lovell

  • noun English astronomer who pioneered radio astronomy (born in 1913)
    Sir Bernard Lovell; Lovell.

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elimination_reaction

  • noun a chemical reaction in which a molecule decomposes to two different molecules

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le_chatelier

  • noun French chemist who formulated Le Chatelier's principle (1850-1936)
    Henry le Chatelier.

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esaki

  • noun physicist honored for advances in solid state electronics (born in Japan in 1925)
    Leo Esaki.

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william_hyde_wollaston

  • noun English chemist and physicist who discovered palladium and rhodium and demonstrated that static and current electricity are the same (1766-1828)
    Wollaston.

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polymerisation

  • noun a chemical process that combines several monomers to form a polymer or polymeric compound
    polymerization.

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fertility_drug

  • noun a drug used to increase a woman's fertility

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furlough

  • noun a temporary leave of absence from military duty
  • verb dismiss, usually for economic reasons
    lay off.
    • She was laid off together with hundreds of other workers when the company downsized

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acoustics

  • noun the study of the physical properties of sound
  • noun a remedy for hearing loss or deafness
    acoustic.

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walther_hermann_nernst

  • noun German physicist and chemist who formulated the third law of thermodynamics (1864-1941)
    Nernst.

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ernest_orlando_lawrence

  • noun United States physicist who developed the cyclotron (1901-1958)
    E. O. Lawrence; Lawrence.

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shakiness

  • noun a shaky motion
    quiver; quivering; vibration; palpitation; trembling; shaking.
    • the shaking of his fingers as he lit his pipe
  • noun the quality of being unstable and insecure
    • the shakiness of the present regime

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contact

  • noun close interaction
    • they kept in daily contact
    • they claimed that they had been in contact with extraterrestrial beings
  • noun the act of touching physically
    physical contact.
    • her fingers came in contact with the light switch

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perceptiveness

  • noun a feeling of understanding
    insight; perceptivity.
  • noun delicate discrimination (especially of aesthetic values)
    taste; appreciation; discernment.
    • arrogance and lack of taste contributed to his rapid success
    • to ask at that particular time was the ultimate in bad taste

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russell

  • noun United States religious leader who founded the sect that is now called Jehovah's Witnesses (1852-1916)
    Charles Taze Russell.
  • noun English film director (born in 1927)
    Henry Kenneth Alfred Russell; Ken Russell.

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consciousness

  • noun an alert cognitive state in which you are aware of yourself and your situation
    • he lost consciousness
  • noun having knowledge of
    cognisance; knowingness; awareness; cognizance.
    • he had no awareness of his mistakes
    • his sudden consciousness of the problem he faced
    • their intelligence and general knowingness was impressive

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photo

  • noun a representation of a person or scene in the form of a print or transparent slide; recorded by a camera on light-sensitive material
    photograph; pic; picture; exposure.

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sequestration

  • noun the act of segregating or sequestering
    segregation.
    • sequestration of the jury
  • noun the action of forming a chelate or other stable compound with an ion or atom or molecule so that it is no longer available for reactions

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thanks

  • noun an acknowledgment of appreciation
  • noun with the help of or owing to
    • thanks to hard work it was a great success

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jacques_monod

  • noun French biochemist who (with Francois Jacob) explained how genes are activated and suggested the existence of messenger RNA (1910-1976)
    Jacques Lucien Monod; Monod.

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sensitisation

  • noun the state of being sensitive (as to an antigen)
    sensitization.
  • noun (psychology) the process of becoming highly sensitive to specific events or situations (especially emotional events or situations)
    sensitization.

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karl_alex_muller

  • noun Swiss physicist who studied superconductivity (born in 1927)
    Muller.

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handshake

  • noun grasping and shaking a person's hand (as to acknowledge an introduction or to agree on a contract)
    handclasp; handshaking; shake.

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odd_hassel

  • noun Norwegian chemist noted for his research on organic molecules (1897-1981)
    Hassel.

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severo_ochoa

  • noun United States biochemist (born in Spain) who studied the biological synthesis of nucleic acids (1905-1993)
    Ochoa.

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pharmacy

  • noun the art and science of preparing and dispensing drugs and medicines,
    pharmaceutics.
  • noun a retail shop where medicine and other articles are sold
    chemist's shop; apothecary's shop; drugstore; chemist's.

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john_william_strutt

  • noun English physicist who studied the density of gases and discovered argon; made important contributions to acoustic theory (1842-1919)
    Lord Rayleigh; Third Baron Rayleigh; Rayleigh.

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dmitri_ivanovich_mendeleev

  • noun Russian chemist who developed a periodic table of the chemical elements and predicted the discovery of several new elements (1834-1907)
    Mendeleev; Dmitri Mendeleev; Dmitri Mendeleyev; Mendeleyev; Dmitri Ivanovich Mendeleyev.

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bertram_brockhouse

  • noun Canadian physicist who bounced neutron beams off of atomic nuclei to study the structure of matter (1918-2003)
    Brockhouse.

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bose

  • noun Indian physicist who with Albert Einstein proposed statistical laws based on the indistinguishability of particles; led to the description of fundamental particles that later came to be known as bosons
    Satyendra Nath Bose; Satyendra N. Bose.

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plasma

  • noun the colorless watery fluid of the blood and lymph that contains no cells, but in which the blood cells (erythrocytes, leukocytes, and thrombocytes) are suspended
    plasm; blood plasma.
  • noun a green slightly translucent variety of chalcedony used as a gemstone

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chemical_mechanism

  • noun the atomic process that occurs during a chemical reaction
    mechanism.
    • he determined unique mechanisms for the photochemical reactions

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wolfgang_pauli

  • noun United States physicist (born in Austria) who proposed the exclusion principle (thus providing a theoretical basis for the periodic table) (1900-1958)
    Pauli.

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linus_carl_pauling

  • noun United States chemist who studied the nature of chemical bonding (1901-1994)
    Linus Pauling; Pauling.

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oppenheimer

  • noun United States physicist who directed the project at Los Alamos that developed the first atomic bomb (1904-1967)
    Robert Oppenheimer.

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roberts

  • noun United States biochemist (born in England) honored for his discovery that some genes contain introns (born in 1943)
    Richard J. Roberts; Richard John Roberts.
  • noun United States evangelist (born 1918)
    Oral Roberts.

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francis_peyton_rous

  • noun United States pathologist who discovered viruses that cause tumors (1879-1970)
    Rous; Peyton Rous.

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fermi

  • noun a metric unit of length equal to one quadrillionth of a meter
    femtometer; femtometre.
  • noun Italian nuclear physicist (in the United States after 1939) who worked on artificial radioactivity caused by neutron bombardment and who headed the group that in 1942 produced the first controlled nuclear reaction (1901-1954)
    Enrico Fermi.

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anaximander

  • noun a presocratic Greek philosopher and student of Thales who believed the universal substance to be infinity rather than something resembling ordinary objects (611-547 BC)

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otto_heinrich_warburg

  • noun German biochemist who pioneered the use of chemical techniques in biological investigations; noted for studies of cellular respiration (1883-1970)
    Warburg.

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stargazer

  • noun someone indifferent to the busy world
    lotus-eater.
    • in the Odyssey Homer tells of lotus-eaters who live in dreamy indolence
  • noun a physicist who studies astronomy
    astronomer; uranologist.

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levallorphan

  • noun drug (trade name Lorfan) that is related to morphine but that counteracts the respiratory depression produced by morphine poisoning but without affecting its analgesic effects
    Lorfan.

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george_charles_hevesy_de_hevesy

  • noun Hungarian chemist who studied radioisotopes and was one of the discoverers of the element hafnium (1885-1966)
    Hevesy.

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ostwald

  • noun German chemist (1853-1932)
    Wilhelm Ostwald.

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mydriatic_drug

  • noun a drug that causes the pupil of the eye to dilate; used to aid eye examinations
    mydriatic.

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william_thompson

  • noun British physicist who invented the Kelvin scale of temperature and pioneered undersea telegraphy (1824-1907)
    Kelvin; First Baron Kelvin.

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taste_perception

  • noun the sensation that results when taste buds in the tongue and throat convey information about the chemical composition of a soluble stimulus
    taste; gustatory sensation; taste sensation; gustatory perception.
    • the candy left him with a bad taste
    • the melon had a delicious taste

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hall

  • noun an interior passage or corridor onto which rooms open
    hallway.
    • the elevators were at the end of the hall
  • noun a large entrance or reception room or area
    entrance hall; anteroom; antechamber; vestibule; foyer; lobby.

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excitant

  • noun a drug that temporarily quickens some vital process
    stimulant drug; stimulant.
  • adjective satellite (of drugs e.g.) able to excite or stimulate
    excitative; excitatory.

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night

  • noun the time after sunset and before sunrise while it is dark outside
    dark; nighttime.
  • noun a period of ignorance or backwardness or gloom

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repudiate

  • verb cast off
    disown; renounce.
    • She renounced her husband
    • The parents repudiated their son
  • verb refuse to acknowledge, ratify, or recognize as valid
    • The woman repudiated the divorce settlement

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sir_ernst_boris_chain

  • noun British biochemist (born in Germany) who isolated and purified penicillin, which had been discovered in 1928 by Sir Alexander Fleming (1906-1979)
    Ernst Boris Chain; Chain.

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dead

  • noun people who are no longer living
    • they buried the dead
  • noun a time when coldness (or some other quality associated with death) is intense
    • the dead of winter

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sir_john_herschel

  • noun English astronomer (son of William Herschel) who extended the catalogue of stars to the southern hemisphere and did pioneering work in photography (1792-1871)
    Herschel; John Herschel; Sir John Frederick William Herschel.

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hoffmann

  • noun Austrian architect known for his use of rectilinear units (1870-1956)
    Josef Hoffmann.
  • noun German chemist (1818-1892)
    August Wilhelm von Hoffmann.

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lee

  • noun United States filmmaker whose works explore the richness of black culture in America (born in 1957)
    Spike Lee; Shelton Jackson Lee.
  • noun United States striptease artist who became famous on Broadway in the 1930s (1914-1970)
    Rose Louise Hovick; Gypsy Rose Lee.

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for

In the most general sense, indicating that in consideration of, in view of, or with reference to, which anything is done or takes place.

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perceptibility

  • noun the property of being perceptible by the mind or the senses

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davy

  • noun English chemist who was a pioneer in electrochemistry and who used it to isolate elements sodium and potassium and barium and boron and calcium and magnesium and chlorine (1778-1829)
    Humphrey Davy; Sir Humphrey Davy.

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seroreactivity

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max_born

  • noun British nuclear physicist (born in Germany) honored for his contributions to quantum mechanics (1882-1970)
    Born.

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palaeopathology

  • noun the study of disease of former times (as inferred from fossil evidence)
    paleopathology.

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christian_johann_doppler

  • noun Austrian physicist famous for his discovery of the Doppler effect (1803-1853)
    Doppler.

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high_energy_physics

  • noun the branch of physics that studies subatomic particles and their interactions
    high-energy physics; particle physics.

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burp

  • noun a reflex that expels gas noisily from the stomach through the mouth
    burping; belch; eructation; belching.
  • verb expel gas from the stomach
    belch; bubble; eruct.
    • In China it is polite to burp at the table

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solid-state_physics

  • noun the branch of physics that studies the properties of materials in the solid state: electrical conduction in crystals of semiconductors and metals; superconductivity; photoconductivity

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diagnostician

  • noun a doctor who specializes in medical diagnosis
    pathologist.

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chafe

  • noun soreness and warmth caused by friction
    • he had a nasty chafe on his knee
  • noun anger produced by some annoying irritation
    annoyance; vexation.

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puking

  • noun the reflex act of ejecting the contents of the stomach through the mouth
    emesis; disgorgement; vomiting; vomit; regurgitation.
  • verb eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth
    retch; regorge; be sick; disgorge; spew; vomit up; puke; honk; cat; purge; cast; spue; upchuck; vomit; sick; barf; regurgitate; throw up; chuck.
    • After drinking too much, the students vomited
    • He purged continuously
    • The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night

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giovanni_virginio_schiaparelli

  • noun Italian astronomer who first noted lines (which he called canals) on the surface of Mars (1835-1910)
    Schiaparelli.

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predisposition

  • noun susceptibility to a pathogen
    sensitivity.
  • noun an inclination beforehand to interpret statements in a particular way

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double_take

  • noun a delayed reaction indicating surprise

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richard_feynman

  • noun United States physicist who contributed to the theory of the interaction of photons and electrons (1918-1988)
    Feynman; Richard Phillips Feynman.

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