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reduce
verb; to use over and over
assignment
noun; a task given out
conductor
noun; 1. a person in charge of passengers on a train or streetcar 2. a person who leads a band or orchestra
signify
verb; 1. to be a sign of 2. to express or indicate
reproduce
verb; to make a copy
educator
noun; a teacher
resign
verb; to give up a position or job
productive
adjective; yielding profits or value
significance
noun; 1. the meaning 2. the importance
introductory
adjective; leading up to the main action or event
educational
adjective; giving knowledge
designated
1. adjective; named or appointed 2. verb; pointed out or indicated
deduce
verb; figure out from evidence by reasoning
duct
noun; a tube or channel that conveys a substance such as air or water
designed
verb; planned and drew
odyssey
noun; from Odysseus, Greek hero; 1. a long eventful journey 2.[O-] an ancient Greek poem about the wandering of Odysseus
rhinestone
noun; from the Rhine river; a glittery, artificial gemstone
voltage
noun; from Alessandro Volta; the electromotive force, expressed in volts
hamburger
noun; from Hamberg, Garmany; a cooked patty of ground beef, often served on a bun
pasteurize
verb; from Louis Pasteur; to sterilize milkor other foods by heating
bologna
noun; from Bologna, Italy; a large, smoked sausage often sliced and used for sandwiches
panic
noun; from the Greek god Pan; the emothion of sudden fear
atlas
noun; from Atlas, a Greek mythological character; a reference book of maps
Braille
noun; from Louis Braille, its inventor; a system of writing for the blind that uses raised dots
leotard
noun; from Jules Leotard; a tight-fiting dance garment
frankfurter
noun; from Frankfurt, Germany; a long sausage eaten on a bun
wattage
noun; from James Watt; the amount of electrical power, expressed in watts
cashmere
noun; from Kashmir, a region in northern India; a soft combed wool from goats
galvanize
verb; from Luigi Galvani; to plate metal with zinc by using electricity
tangerine
noun; from Tangier, Morocco; a small, loose- skinned orange