EC5 Word List
Set 8 On Quizlet

SetNoWordIPAPoSDefinition
8141altitude /æl•tɪ•tjud/ n OUP CUP macmillan Longman macmillan Wiktionary Sentencedict.com the height of something above sea level
8142aluminum /ə•luː•mə•nəm/ n OUP CUP macmillan Longman macmillan Wiktionary Sentencedict.com a very light silvery-white metal used to make cans and pans
8143biodiversity baɪ•oʊ•daɪ•vɚ•sə•ti n OUP CUP macmillan Longman macmillan Wiktionary Sentencedict.com the variation in an environment, the number of different types of life found there
8144chloride /kloɚ•raɪd/ n OUP CUP macmillan Longman macmillan Wiktionary Sentencedict.com a chemical compound that is a mixture of chlorine and something else
8145conduction /kən•dʌk•ʃən/ n OUP CUP macmillan Longman macmillan Wiktionary Sentencedict.com the transmission of heat, electricity or sound
8146credibility /krɛ•dɪ•bɪ•lɪ•tɪ/ n OUP CUP macmillan Longman macmillan Wiktionary Sentencedict.com believable or deserving trust
8147criteria /kraɪ'tiːɚriːɚ/ n OUP CUP macmillan Longman macmillan Wiktionary Sentencedict.com standards that are used to make a decision
8148facet /fæ•sɪt/ n OUP CUP macmillan Longman macmillan Wiktionary Sentencedict.com a part of something
8149gauge /gɛɪdʒ/ n OUP CUP macmillan Longman macmillan Wiktionary Sentencedict.com a tool used to measure things
8150incumbent /ɪn•kʌm•bənt/ n OUP CUP macmillan Longman macmillan Wiktionary Sentencedict.com a person who holds a particular office or position
8151liable /laɪ•ə•bl/ adj OUP CUP macmillan Longman macmillan Wiktionary Sentencedict.com legally responsible for something
8152minus /maɪ•nəs/ prep OUP CUP macmillan Longman macmillan Wiktionary Sentencedict.com being less than zero in number
8153pesticide /pɛs•tɪ•saɪd/ n OUP CUP macmillan Longman macmillan Wiktionary Sentencedict.com a chemical substance used to kill pests
8154precipitate /prɪ•sɪ•pɪ•tɛɪt/ v OUP CUP macmillan Longman macmillan Wiktionary Sentencedict.com to cause to happen
8155splice /splaɪs/ n OUP CUP macmillan Longman macmillan Wiktionary Sentencedict.com the act of connecting two pieces of rope or wire into one
8156sub /sʌb/ prefix OUP CUP macmillan Longman macmillan Wiktionary Sentencedict.com a prefix meaning 'under' or 'instead of'
8157subtract /səb•trækt/ v OUP CUP macmillan Longman macmillan Wiktionary Sentencedict.com to take away, e.g. 20 - 5 = 15
8158transparency /træns•pɛɚ•rən•sɪ/ n OUP CUP macmillan Longman macmillan Wiktionary Sentencedict.com the amount you can see through something
8159tutor /tju•tə/ n OUP CUP macmillan Longman macmillan Wiktionary Sentencedict.com a teacher
8160weave /wiːv/ v OUP CUP macmillan Longman macmillan Wiktionary Sentencedict.com to make something by crossing threads over and under each other