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holographic
a holograph will, document, letter etc.
phon-
sound; tone
graph-, gram-
write; draw; record
dyn-, dynam-
power; strength
chron-
time
hydr-
water
phot-, phos-
light
phonics
scientific study of sound
achromatic
without color; in shades of gray
chronological
the measuring of time and of dating events
hydrophobia
fear of water
photosynthesis
response to light
phonograph
a record player
phonology
the study of speech sounds in a language
homophone
one or more words that are pronounced the same but differ in meaning, origin, and sometimes spelling
euphonious
pleasing or agreeable to the ear
dactylograph
device used to take a fingerprint
dyne
a unit of force
dichromatic
having two colors
orthochromatic
pertaining to natural or life-like colors
anachronism
something out of its proper place in time
diagram
sketch, graph, pr plan that explains something as by outlining its parts
therm-
heat
cosm-
world; order; universe
thermotaxis
movement in response to heat
chrom-, chromat-
color
isodynamics
having equal force or strength
cosmography
the study of the visible universe that includes geography and astronomy
orthography
the art or study of correct spelling to established usage
cacophony
harsh, jarring sound; discord
dynamo
a dynamic person
cryptogram
a piece or writing in code or cipher
hydrocephalic
an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the cerebral ventricles causes enlargement of the skull and compression of the brain
phototaxis
movement in response to light
thermometer
an instrument for measuring temperature
hydrolysis
decomposition as a result of water
photophobia
fear of light
chronogram
The record produced by a chronograph
cosmogony
the theory of evolution of the universe
cosmology
study of the form and evolution of the universe
thermonuclear
relating to the fusion of atomic nucleii at high temperatures