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6 Cards in this Set

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photos (G)
photograph-(graph-write,draw)-picture drawn by light
telephoto-(tele-distant)- ligt from far away
photometer-(metronmeasure)- a device which measures light
phototropic-(tropos-turn)- truning toward light
photophilia-(philia-love)-love of light
photophobia-(phobos-fear)-fear or dislike of light
photosynthesis-(syn-together; thesis-put)- a process of light putting things together
graph (G)
to write or draw
photograph-(photo-light)- picture drawn by light
phonograph-(phono-sound)- machine for writing (or recording) sound
telegraph-(tele-disant)- writing from far away
graph- pictured information
lithograph-(lithos-stone)- drawing made on a stone
graphite- black carbon used for drawing or writing
autograph-(autos-self)- to write one's own name
phonogram-(phono-sound)- written symbol for a sound
hologram-(holos-complete)- a three-dimensional photograph of a whole object
tele (G)
far away, distant
television-(video, visum (L)-see)- see distant things
telephone-(phone-sound)- sound from far away
telegraph-(graph-write)- writing from a distance
telephoto-(photo-light)- light from far away
telescope-(skopeo-look at)- device for looking at distant objects
telepathy-(pathos-felling)- knowing how someone fa away is feeling
metron (G)
meter- unit of measure- 39.47 inches long
geometry-(geo-earth)- measure the earth
optometry-(opsis-sight)-measure eyesight
symmetry-(sym-same, equal)- measure the same
barometer-(baros-weight, pressure)- measure air pressure
thermometer-(thermos-heat)- measure heat
diameter-(dia-through, across)- measure across
centimeter-(centum0hundred)- one hundredth of a meter
anemometer-(anemos-wind)- measures wind speed
tropos (G)
tropics - the area of the earth from the equator north to the Tropic of Cancer and south to the Tropic of Capricorn
tropical- the climate of the earth in the tropics
phototropic-(photo-light)- turning toward light as leaves and flowers do
heliotrope-(helios-sun)- a flower named for its tendency to turn toward the sun
tropophilous-(philia-love)- plants or trees which like a change or turning of seasons - hot and cold, wet and dry
thermotropism-(thermos-heat)- turning toward heat (as cats do!)
philia (G)
philosopher-(sophia-wisdom)- one who loves wisdom
Philadelphia-(adelphos-brother)- city of brotherly love
philanthropist-(anthropos-man)- one who cares about his fellow man
philogist-(logos-word)- one who loves words
bibliophile-(biblos-book)- a book lover