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barometer
(baros - weight/pressure) - device to measure air pressure
phillumenist
(lumen - light) - one who collects match covers
phobophobia
fear of fear itself
photophobia
(phobos - fear) fear of light
autograph
(autos - self) - to write one's own name
zoophobia
(zoon - animal) - fear of animals
tropophilous
(philia - love) - plants or trees which like a change or turning of seasons
diameter
(dia - through/across) - measuring across
telethon
a telephone fund raiser which runs on non-stop, as on the batte of Marathon
phonogram
(phono - sound) - writeen symbol for a sound
photosynthesis
(syn - together; thesis - putting) - a process of putting things together by using light
thermotropism
(thermos - heat) - turning toward heat (as cats do)
toxikophobia
(toxikos - poison) - fear of poison
centimeter
(centum - hundred) - one hundredth of a meter
hologram
(holos - complete) - a three-dimensional photograph of a whole object