As We May Think | Study Guide

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As We May Think | Glossary


aggregate: (n) total amount

bog: (v) unable to make progress or stuck

connoisseur: (n) an expert or taste

fastidious: (adj) close attention and concerned about detail and accuracy

gossamer: (adj) light, insubstantial, or delicate

hound: (n) a person who passionately pursues a specific hobby

inconsequential: (adj) not important

index: (n) a list of subjects, names, etc., usually organized by alphabetical or numeric values with references to the place where they can be located

integral: (adj) essential or necessary

photocell: (n) a photoelectric cell that creates voltage dependent upon lighting

prodigious: (adj) impressively large or great

solenoid: (n) a coil of wire that acts as a magnet when it carries electricity

specialization: (n) a precise area which someone is an expert in

synonymous: (adj) having nearly the same meaning as a different word or phrase

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