EC5 Word List
Set 5 On Quizlet

SetNoWordIPAPoSDefinition
581bracket /bræ•kɪt/ n OUP CUP macmillan Longman macmillan Wiktionary Sentencedict.com a 90 degree piece of metal used to support a wall shelf
582contradictory /kɑn•trə•dɪk•tə•rɪ/ adj OUP CUP macmillan Longman macmillan Wiktionary Sentencedict.com containing information, statements, or beliefs that do not agree with one another
583dictate /dɪk•tɛɪt/ v OUP CUP macmillan Longman macmillan Wiktionary Sentencedict.com to speak while another person (or computer) writes the words down
584elastic /ɪ•læs•tɪk/ adj OUP CUP macmillan Longman macmillan Wiktionary Sentencedict.com able to return to original shape or size after stretching
585elasticity /ɛ•læs•tɪ•sɪ•tɪ/ n OUP CUP macmillan Longman macmillan Wiktionary Sentencedict.com the ability to stretch easily and then quickly return to the original shape
586enforcement /ɪn•foɚs•mənt/ n OUP CUP macmillan Longman macmillan Wiktionary Sentencedict.com the act or process of making sure that rules are followed
587epidemic /ɛ•pɪ•dɛ•mɪk/ adj OUP CUP macmillan Longman macmillan Wiktionary Sentencedict.com a disease affecting many people
588epidemiology /ɛ•pə•diː•mi•ɑː•lə•ʤi/ n OUP CUP macmillan Longman macmillan Wiktionary Sentencedict.com the science of how diseases spread
589hepatitis /hɛpə'taɪtɪs/ n OUP CUP macmillan Longman macmillan Wiktionary Sentencedict.com a disease of the liver that causes inflammation, yellow skin and a fever
590infectious /ɪn•fɛk•ʃəs/ adj OUP CUP macmillan Longman macmillan Wiktionary Sentencedict.com capable of causing infection, by the spreading of a bacteria or virus to others
591inversion /ɪn•vɚ•ʃən/ n OUP CUP macmillan Longman macmillan Wiktionary Sentencedict.com a change in position of things so they become the opposite
592irrelevant /ɪ•rɛ•lɪ•vənt/ adj OUP CUP macmillan Longman macmillan Wiktionary Sentencedict.com not important, not related to the topic
593irrigation /ɪ•rɪ•gɛɪ•ʃən/ n OUP CUP macmillan Longman macmillan Wiktionary Sentencedict.com supplying lands with water using pipes or other artificial methods
594kidney /kɪd•nɪ/ n OUP CUP macmillan Longman macmillan Wiktionary Sentencedict.com an organ in the body that cleans the blood
595machinery /mə•ʃiː•nə•rɪ/ n OUP CUP macmillan Longman macmillan Wiktionary Sentencedict.com machines in general
596optimum /ɑp•tɪ•məm/ adj OUP CUP macmillan Longman macmillan Wiktionary Sentencedict.com the best or most desirable
597rehabilitation /riː•ə•bɪ•lɪ•tɛɪ•ʃən/ n OUP CUP macmillan Longman macmillan Wiktionary Sentencedict.com a scheme to help someone who has been ill or in prison to return to a healthy, independent, and useful life
598synthetic /sɪn•θɛ•tɪk/ adj OUP CUP macmillan Longman macmillan Wiktionary Sentencedict.com not natural; made from artificial materials
599ton /Y/ n OUP CUP macmillan Longman macmillan Wiktionary Sentencedict.com a unit of weight equal to 907 kilograms
5100trans trænz prefix OUP CUP macmillan Longman macmillan Wiktionary Sentencedict.com a prefix meaning 'across', 'through' or 'changing thoroughly'