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acquire
to come to own; to get; obtain
bone
one of the hard pieces that form the skeleton of a person or any vertebrate animal
characteristic
Indicating a special quality or character of a person or thing
data
facts or figures; information
Earth
The planet of the solar system on which humans live, the 5th in size and third in distance from the sun
earthquake
shaking or vibration of the earth's surface, caused by an underground shift, volcanic action, etc.
gram
The unit of weight or mass in the metric system. There are about 28 1/3 grams in an ounce.
glacier
a large mass or field of ice that moves very slowly down a mountain valley or across land until it either melts or breaks off in the sea to form icebergs
centimeter
a measure of length equal to 1/100 of a meter. One inch is about 2.54 centimeters.
inch
a measure of length equal to 1/12 of a foot
cell
the tiny basic structural unit of all living matter
feet
plural of "foot"

"foot" - a measure of length equal to 12 inches