Academic Vocabulary List 5
|axe||instrument used in chopping wood|
|blade||the flat, cutting edge of a knife or tool|
|cage||a structure made of wires or bars for confining animals|
|cork||material from the bark of a tree, often used as toppers for wine bottles|
|crook||a thief, criminal, swindler|
|dozen||a set of twelve|
|emerald||a precious stone of bright green color|
|eyelid||a fold of skin which covers the eyeball|
|knot||formed when two ropes are tied together|
|leak||a hole or crack which allows water to pass thorough|
|lumber||wood which has been sawed into boards|
|ounce||unit of weight, one-sixteenth of a pound|
|plug||part of a machine which is connected to an electrical source|
|railing||a bar which is used for support when climbing stairs|
|rainbow||an arch containing the colors of the spectrum|
|ribbon||a narrow strip of cloth used for decoration|
|sponge||an absorbent material used for washing|
|an instrument used for measuring temperature|
|thunder||noise usually followed by a flash of lightning|
|varnish||a substance painted on wood to make it glossy|
These are general meanings for the words. You may encounter other definitions depending on context.
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