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Holt Science & Technology California: Student Edition Grade 8 Physical Science 2007 | 1st Edition | ISBN: 9780030426599 | Authors: RINEHART AND WINSTON HOLT

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Holt Science & Technology California: Student Edition Grade 8 Physical Science 2007 | 1st Edition | ISBN: 9780030426599 | Authors: RINEHART AND WINSTON HOLT

Holt Science & Technology California: Student Edition Grade 8 Physical Science 2007 | 1st Edition - Solutions by Chapter

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Key Science Terms and definitions covered in this textbook
  • Beach nourishment

    The process by which large quantities of sand are added to the beach system to offset losses caused by wave erosion.

  • Biomass

    The total mass of a defined organism or group of organisms in a particular area or ecosystem.

  • Cavern

    A naturally formed underground chamber or series of chambers most commonly produced by solution activity in limestone.

  • Deep-sea fan

    A cone-shaped deposit at the base of the continental slope. The sediment is transported to the fan by turbidity currents that follow submarine canyons.

  • Doppler effect

    The apparent change in wavelength of radiation caused by the relative motions of the source and the observer.

  • Gyre

    The large circular surface current pattern found in each ocean.

  • Igneous rock

    A rock formed by the crystallization of molten magma.

  • Kettle holes

    Depressions created when blocks of ice became lodged in glacial deposits and subsequently melted.

  • Magmatic differentiation

    The process of generating more than one rock type from a single magma.

  • Mesopause

    The boundary between the mesosphere and the thermosphere.

  • Nuclear fusion

    The source of the Sun’s energy.

  • Porosity

    The volume of open spaces in rock or soil.

  • Precession

    See Axial precession.

  • Principal shells

    See Energy levels.

  • Slump

    The downward slipping of a mass of rock or unconsolidated material moving as a unit along a curved surface.

  • Streak

    The color of a mineral in powdered form.

  • Submergent coast

    A coast with a form that is largely the result of the partial drowning of a former land surface either because of a rise of sea level or subsidence of the crust or both.

  • Subsoil

    A term applied to the B horizon of a soil profile.

  • Surface waves

    Seismic waves that travel along the outer layer of Earth.

  • Zodiac

    A band along the ecliptic containing the 12 constellations of the zodiac.