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air
the invisible mixture of odorless tasteless gases (as nitrogen and oxygen) that surrounds the earth
animal features
Attributes of any living being that can move
cloud
visible mass of particles of water or ice in the form of fog, mist, or haze usually high in the air
color
an aspect of light (as red, brown, or gray) or sight that allows one to tell otherwise identical objects apart from each other <the color of blood is red>
day
the time of light between one night and the next; the time the earth takes to make one turn on its axis
egg
a hard-shelled reproductive body produced by a bird and especially by domestic poultry; also : its contents used as food
food
material containing or consisting of carbohydrates, fats, and proteins used in the body of an animal to sustain growth, repair, and vital processes and to furnish energy; also : such material together with extra substances (as vitamins and minerals); nourishment in solid form
growth
stage or condition reached in growing
insect
any of numerous small invertebrate animals (as spiders or centipedes) that are more or less obviously made up of segments -- not used technically
month
one of the 12 parts into which the year is divided
Night
the time between dusk and dawn when there is no sunlight
parent
one that is a father or mother b : an animal or plant that produces offspring
plant
any of a kingdom of mostly photosynthetic living things usually lacking the ability to move from place to place under their own power, having no obvious nervous or sensory organs, possessing cellulose cell walls, and often having a body that is able to keep growing without taking on a fixed size and shape
ruler
a straight strip of material (as wood or metal) marked off in units and used as a guide in drawing lines or for measuring
seasonal change
a regular change in temperature, that repeat themselves every year, more or less regularly.
senses
a specialized function or mechanism (as sight, hearing, smell, taste, or touch) of the body that involves the action and effect of a stimulus on a sense organ
shape
to give a certain form
size
the measurements of a thing
soil
firm land
water
binary compound that occurs at room temperature as a clear colorless odorless tasteless liquid; freezes into ice below 0 degrees centigrade and boils above 100 degrees centigrade; widely used as a solvent
weather
the conditions of the atmosphere at any given time
week
Seven days
year
365 days; 12 calendar months