- 2.5.1: A sculpture is a three-dimensional image made of marble.
- 2.5.2: Elusory means elusive
- 2.5.3: Birdie means sinking the ball in one stroke under par
- 2.5.4: A cynic is a person who knows the price of everything and the value...
- 2.5.5: Semantics is when somebody studies words
- 2.5.6: iPod means a handheld electronic device having a single click-wheel...
- 2.5.7: A theist is anyone who is not an atheist or an agnostic
- 2.5.8: Intelligence means whatever is measured by an IQ test.
- 2.5.9: A symphony is a musical piece written for full orchestra.
- 2.5.10: Feminism is a militant movement originated by a group of deviant wo...
- 2.5.11: Wood means fibrous, lignified cellulose
- 2.5.12: Logic is the study of arguments including definitions.
- 2.5.13: Truculent is if youre cruel or fierce.
- 2.5.14: A house is a structure made of wood or stone intended for human hab...
- 2.5.15: Satire is a kind of glass, wherein beholders do generally discover ...
- 2.5.16: A carpenters square is a square used by a carpenter.
- 2.5.17: Safety means a play in which a player grounds the ball behind his o...
- 2.5.18: Puberty: the time in life in which the two sexes begin first to be ...
- 2.5.19: Normal means an attribute possessed by people who are able to get o...
- 2.5.20: An organic substance is any substance that is not inorganic
- 2.5.21: Faith is the bird that sings when the dawn is still dark.
- 2.5.22: Schooner means sort of like a sailboat.
- 2.5.23: Faith means reason succumbing to insecurity
- 2.5.24: Gammon means, in backgammon, a victory in which one player defeats ...
- 2.5.25: A cello is a stringed musical instrument played with a bow.
- 2.5.26: Tobacco is a plant grown in the southeastern United States that, wh...
- 2.5.27: History is the unfolding of miscalculations.
- 2.5.28: Clock means a manufactured device featuring two pointers that rotat...
- 2.5.29: Soap means saponified glyceride.
- 2.5.30: Mackerel: a sea-fish.
- 2.5.31: Anchorperson means an electronic media guru who has great looks but...
- 2.5.32: Diet means like when you cut back on your calories.
- 2.5.33: Animal: a living creature corporeal, distinct, on the one side, fro...
- 2.5.34: Pen means an instrument used for writing on paper.
- 2.5.35: Wine is an alcoholic beverage made from grapes.
Solutions for Chapter 2.5: Criteria for Lexical Definitions
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Adiabatic temperature change
Cooling or warming of air caused when air is allowed to expand or is compressed, not because heat is added or subtracted.
A high-pressure center characterized by a clockwise flow of air in the Northern Hemisphere.
A sedimentary rock composed of angular fragments that were lithified.
The concept that Earth was shaped by catastrophic events of a short-term nature.
The first layer of the solar atmosphere found directly above the photosphere.
The fuzzy, gaseous component of a comet’s head.
An apparent group of stars originally named for mythical characters. The sky is presently divided into 88 constellations.
The removal of salts and other chemicals from seawater.
See Glacial drift.
Celestial bodies that orbit stars, massive enough to be spherical but have not cleared their neighboring regions of planetesimals.
Large, dome-shaped structure, usually composed of granite, formed by sheeting.
The doughnut-shaped area of intense cumulonimbus development and very strong winds that surrounds the eye of a hurricane.
Complex pattern of climate conditions associated with mountains. Highland climates are characterized by large differences that occur over short distances.
A complex zone of ionized gases that coincides with the lower portion of the thermosphere.
See Volcanic island arc.
Snow showers associated with a cP air mass to which moisture and heat are added from below as the air mass traverses a large and relatively warm lake (such as one of the Great Lakes), rendering the air mass humid and unstable.
A cloud occupying the height range from 2,000 to 6,000 meters.
Mixed tidal pattern
A tidal pattern exhibiting two high tides and two low tides per tidal day with a large inequality in high water heights, low water heights, or both. Coastal locations that experience such a tidal pattern may also show alternating periods of diurnal and semidiurnal tidal patterns. Also called mixed semidiurnal.
A drainage pattern characterized by numerous right-angle bends that develops on jointed or fractured bedrock.
A low-angle reverse fault.