Study your flashcards anywhere!

Download the official Cram app for free >

  • Shuffle
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Alphabetize
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Front First
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Both Sides
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Read
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
Reading...
Front

How to study your flashcards.

Right/Left arrow keys: Navigate between flashcards.right arrow keyleft arrow key

Up/Down arrow keys: Flip the card between the front and back.down keyup key

H key: Show hint (3rd side).h key

A key: Read text to speech.a key

image

Play button

image

Play button

image

Progress

1/20

Click to flip

20 Cards in this Set

  • Front
  • Back
combination
a mixture
Barrier Islands
groups of islands that protect the coast of the mainland
brackish water
a mixture of fresh and salt water
detritus
small particles of dead decaying plant and animal tissue
shallow
not deep
salinity
the amount of salt in the water
mainland
the main part of the continent
plankton
plants and animals that float in the water
nekton
all the animals in the ocean that can swim freely
benthos
plants and animals that live everywhere on the oean bottom
dictator
one person who controls a country
invade
to enter to take over
seize
to take
neutral
not taking sides
allies
friends
enemies
someone that tries to harm you
combat
fighting
munitions
things needed for fighting
ration
to limit
scarce
not plentiful