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ISBN: 9780321774347

Health: The Basics | 10th Edition - Solutions by Chapter

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Key Science Terms and definitions covered in this textbook
  • Apparent magnitude

    The brightness of a star when viewed from Earth.

  • Atmosphere

    The gaseous portion of a planet; the planet’s envelope of air. One of the traditional subdivisions of Earth’s physical environment.

  • Backshore

    The inner portion of the shore, lying landward of the high-tide shoreline. It is usually dry, being affected by waves only during storms.

  • Competence

    A measure of the largest particle a stream can transport; a factor dependent on velocity.

  • Horizon

    A layer in a soil profile.

  • Intensity (earthquake)

    A measure of the degree of earthquake shaking at a given locale based on the amount of damage.

  • Mechanical weathering

    The physical disintegration of rock, resulting in smaller fragments.

  • Melting

    The change of state from a solid to a liquid.

  • Parasitic cone

    A volcanic cone that forms on the flank of a larger volcano.

  • Semidiurnal tidal pattern

    A tidal pattern exhibiting two high tides and two low tides per tidal day with small inequalities between successive highs and successive lows; a semi-daily tide.

  • Spectral class

    A classification of a star according to the characteristics of its spectrum.

  • Spring

    A flow of groundwater that emerges naturally at the ground surface.

  • 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.

  • Supercooled

    The condition of water droplets that remain in the liquid state at temperatures well below 0° C.

  • Tornado

    A small, very intense cyclonic storm with exceedingly high winds, most often produced along cold fronts in conjunction with severe thunderstorms.

  • Tornado warning

    A warning issued when a tornado has actually been sighted in an area or is indicated by radar.

  • Tropical depression

    By international agreement, a tropical cyclone with maximum winds that do not exceed 61 kilometers (38 miles) per hour.

  • Tropical wet and dry

    A climate that is transitional between the wet tropics and the subtropical steppes.

  • Winter solstice

    The solstice that occurs on December 21–22 in the Northern Hemisphere and on June 21–22 in the Southern Hemisphere.

  • Zooplankton

    Animal plankton.

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