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Unit 1, Chapter 1 of Schmitt & Schmitt, 2011


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capacity
a specified function; the maximum production possible
complex
complicated in structure; consisting of interconnected parts
consequence
having important effects or influence; the outcome of an event especially as relative to an individual
contemporary
belonging to the present time; characteristic of the present
contrast
the act of distinguishing by comparing differences; the range of optical density and tone on a photographic negative or print (or the extent to which adjacent areas on a television screen differ in brightness)
decline
change toward something smaller or lower; a condition inferior to an earlier condition; a gradual falling off from a better state
diverse
distinctly dissimilar or unlike; many and different
element
the most favorable environment for a plant or animal; a straight line that generates a cylinder or cone
encounter
a casual meeting with a person of thing
environment
the area in which something exists or lives;the totality of surrounding conditions
estimate
a judgment of the qualities of something or somebody; an approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth
eventually
within an indefinite time or at an unspecified future time; after a long period of time or an especially long delay
evidence
your basis for belief or disbelief; knowledge on which to base belief; an indication that makes something evident
evolve
undergo development or evolution; work out
furthermore
in addition
generation
the act of producing offspring or multiplying by such production; the production of heat or electricity
global
involving the entire earth; not limited or provincial in scope; having the shape of a sphere or ball
interact
act together or towards others or with others
item
a whole individual unit; especially when included in a list or collection
manipulate
Operate with one's hands; control/change
neutral
of something that is lacking hue; lacking distinguishing quality or characteristics
source
noun a facility where something is available; anything that provides inspiration for later work
symbol
something visible that by association or convention represents something else that is invisible; an arbitrary sign (written or printed) that has acquired a conventional significance
transform
verb change in outward structure or looks; increase or decrease (an alternating current or voltage)