Minecraft 134 words

Minecraft is a sandbox indie game originally created by Swedish programmer Markus "Notch" Persson and later developed and published by Mojang. - Wikipedia
  1. access
    the right to enter
    A Portal is the only way to access the Nether, and its contents.
  2. accessible
    capable of being reached
    This place is dangerous, and is only accessible by a Portal.
  3. acquired
    gotten through environmental forces
    Feather: An item only currently acquired from killing mobs.
  4. activate
    put in motion or move to act
    These blocks can only be activated with a redstone circuit, and are primarily used in trap-making.
  5. adhere
    stick to firmly
    Ladders will not adhere to glass.
  6. adjacent
    having a common boundary or edge; abutting; touching
    Dirt blocks can also grow grass by placing them adjacent to another dirt block that already has grass on it.
  7. adjoin
    lie adjacent to another or share a boundary
    Will also stop a stream of water when placed on an adjoining block.
  8. advantage
    the quality of having a superior or more favorable position
    Every world is unique and has its advantages and disadvantages.
  9. aesthetics
    (art) the branch of philosophy dealing with beauty and taste (emphasizing the evaluative criteria that are applied to art)
    Mostly for aesthetics, but can also offer protection against mobs as there are none that can break blocks yet.
  10. aggressive
    characteristic of an enemy or one eager to fight
    Aggressive: Aggressive is generally used in the phrase "Aggressive mobs."
  11. alight
    to come to rest, settle
    Used to set flammable items alight.
  12. ambient
    completely enveloping
    Used to provide ambient lighting.
  13. annoying
    causing irritation or annoyance
    Griefer: A player who looks to be destroying other peoples work on purpose, this causing havoc around the world and can be rather annoying.
  14. application
    the action of putting something into operation
    Ingot: Created from smelting an ore, these are used in a variety of applications, including (but not limited to) tools, armour and the specific ore's metal block.
  15. archaic
    so extremely old as seeming to belong to an earlier period
    Reeds: The archaic term for Sugarcane.
  16. aspect
    a characteristic to be considered
    Crafting: One of the main aspects of Minecraft is the crafting, hence MineCraft.
  17. assign
    select something or someone for a specific purpose
    Reeds were the name assigned by players until Beta.
  18. available
    obtainable or accessible and ready for use or service
    Dirt: Most readily available block type when starting a new adventure.
  19. award
    give, especially as an honor or reward
    Cake: An item promised by Notch if Minecraft won the 2010 Indie of the Year Awards (which it later did.)
  20. ban
    prohibit especially by legal means or social pressure
    Mod: A Mod (Moderator) is a member of the Minecraft community with powers such as banning etc.
  21. barrier
    a structure or object that impedes free movement
    Dungeon: Commonly found within caves, they are easily spotted by the protective Cobblestone/Mossy Cobblestone barrier that surrounds a Mob Spawner.
  22. base
    lowest support of a structure
    Blocks: Blocks are the base of Minecraft.
  23. burst
    come open suddenly and violently, as if from internal pressure
    In the daytime, it bursts into flames.
  24. button
    a round fastener sewn to shirts and coats etc to fit through buttonholes
    Attack: An attack is when the player clicks the left mouse button at a mob.
  25. caring
    feeling and exhibiting concern and empathy for others
    Farming: A phrase generally describing the caring of crops such as Wheat, but also Cacti and Sugarcane are "farmed" as they grow and can be harvested.
  26. classic
    of recognized authority or excellence
    Flood: In classic place a liquid block that floods the entire map, in survival place a liquid to make mines or buildings inaccessible or ruined.
  27. commonly
    under normal conditions
    Dungeon: Commonly found within caves, they are easily spotted by the protective Cobblestone/Mossy Cobblestone barrier that surrounds a Mob Spawner.
  28. compass
    navigational instrument for finding directions
    Compass: A tool used to indicate the direction of the spawn point from your current position.
  29. continually
    seemingly without interruption
    These mob spawners will continually spawn a specific mob type (which appears as a spinning miniature version inside the mob spawner itself), until sufficient light is placed around the spawn area.
  30. correctly
    in an accurate manner
    Cacti also have the benefit (and even harmful if not used correctly) of providing defense against mobs - any mob, including the player, will be hurt if they run into a Cactus.
  31. creation
    the act of starting something for the first time; introducing something new
    The server saves your creations.
  32. creator
    a person who grows or makes or invents things
    Notch: The prestigious creator of Minecraft.
  33. cube
    a hexahedron with six equal squares as faces
    A 1x1x1 (1 cubed) cube that players can place or destroy; A unit of measurement in minecraft equal to 1 meter.
  34. currently
    at this time or period; now
    There are currently 11 Biome types.
  35. cycle
    a periodically repeated sequence of events
    Shows the time as a rotating day/night cycle.
  36. decay
    the organic phenomenon of rotting
    Sapling: Obtained by destroying (or waiting for Leaves to decay after chopping it down) the Leaves on a Tree.
  37. defense
    the act of defending someone or something against attack or injury
    Cacti also have the benefit (and even harmful if not used correctly) of providing defense against mobs - any mob, including the player, will be hurt if they run into a Cactus.
  38. definition
    a concise explanation of the meaning of a word or phrase or symbol
    Has crafting recipes and definitions of items in the game, but not ingame terms*.
  39. describe
    give a description of
    Farming: A phrase generally describing the caring of crops such as Wheat, but also Cacti and Sugarcane are "farmed" as they grow and can be harvested.
  40. design
    the act of working out the form of something (as by making a sketch or outline or plan)
    Dispenser: A block designed as both an item storage unit and an arrow launcher.
  41. destruction
    an event (or the result of an event) that completely destroys something
    Nether: The Nether, formerly known as 'Hell' (which was renamed for religious reasons) and 'The Slip', is a treacherous plane of death and destruction.
  42. difference
    the quality of being unlike or dissimilar
    Each Biome has differences in grass and tree color, how much water or other kinds of blocks are present, and how trees grow in each area.
  43. direction
    a line leading to a place or point
    Compass: A tool used to indicate the direction of the spawn point from your current position.
  44. disadvantage
    the quality of having an inferior or less favorable position
    Every world is unique and has its advantages and disadvantages.
  45. durable
    existing for a long time
    This block retains the similar look of sand while making it more durable and it will not fall like a regular sand block.
  46. edit
    prepare for publication or presentation by correcting, revising, or adapting
    ~ :Diamond: Edit by Keyofdoor :Diamond: ~
  47. encyclopedia
    a reference work (often in several volumes) containing articles on various topics (often arranged in alphabetical order) dealing with the entire range of human knowledge or with some particular specialty
    Kubik: A downloadable Minecraft encyclopedia application created for ingame reference.
  48. entity
    that which is perceived or known or inferred to have its own distinct existence (living or nonliving)
    Any entity in the game, including the player, which is able to move under on its own.
  49. exist
    have an existence, be extant
    Without him, Minecraft, Minecraft Wikia, and these forums would not exist!
  50. extremely
    to an extreme degree
    It breaks extremely easily, even with bare hands.
  51. factor
    anything that contributes causally to a result
    Light: Light is an important factor in Minecraft.
  52. farming
    the practice of cultivating the land or raising stock
    Farming: A phrase generally describing the caring of crops such as Wheat, but also Cacti and Sugarcane are "farmed" as they grow and can be harvested.
  53. flammable
    easily ignited
    Used to set flammable items alight.
  54. float
    be afloat either on or below a liquid surface and not sink to the bottom
    Floating blocks of Netherrack, lava falls... and deadly mobs.
  55. formerly
    at a previous time
    Nether: The Nether, formerly known as 'Hell' (which was renamed for religious reasons) and 'The Slip', is a treacherous plane of death and destruction.
  56. forum
    a public facility to meet for open discussion
    Minecraft: The game that these forums are based on and Notch is creating.
  57. fuel
    a substance that can be consumed to produce energy
    It can be used just like Coal to craft torches and as a fuel in a furnace.
  58. generalize
    draw from specific cases for more general cases
    Aggressive: Aggressive is generally used in the phrase "Aggressive mobs."
  59. grid
    a pattern of regularly spaced horizontal and vertical lines
  60. groan
    an utterance expressing pain or disapproval
    It makes a groaning sound that is distiguishable from all other mobs.Fights with melee.
  61. harvest
    the gathering of a ripened crop
    Farming: A phrase generally describing the caring of crops such as Wheat, but also Cacti and Sugarcane are "farmed" as they grow and can be harvested.
  62. havoc
    violent and needless disturbance
    Griefer: A player who looks to be destroying other peoples work on purpose, this causing havoc around the world and can be rather annoying.
  63. hoe
    a tool with a flat blade attached at right angles to a long handle
    Can also be tilled with a Hoe for growing crops.
  64. horizontal
    parallel to or in the plane of the horizon or a base line
    Three Sugarcane horizontal in a crafting grid will produce Paper.
  65. hostile
    characterized by enmity or ill will
    Passive mobs will not retaliate, provocative (Neutral) mobs will attack only when attacked themselves, and aggressive mobs (Hostile) will attack on sight.
  66. inaccessible
    capable of being reached only with great difficulty or not at all
    Flood: In classic place a liquid block that floods the entire map, in survival place a liquid to make mines or buildings inaccessible or ruined.
  67. indefinitely
    to an indefinite extent; for an indefinite time
    Netherrack: A material only found in the Nether, and when set alight, burns indefinitely.
  68. infinite
    having no limits or boundaries in time or space or extent or magnitude
    Infdev: Stands for Infinite Development.
  69. ingredient
    a component of a mixture or compound
    Currently can be thrown with a chance to spawn another chicken, or can be used as an ingredient in cake.
  70. initial
    occurring at the beginning
    Bone: Dropped by Skeletons, these bones are useless in their initial state; however, when placed in a crafting grid, 1 Bone will produce 3 Bonemeal.
  71. introduce
    bring something new to an environment
    Pumpkin:Was introduced in the Halloween Update.
  72. inventory
    a detailed list of all the items in stock
    Created from four iron ingots and one redstone, the compass works both in the user's hand and in their inventory.
  73. item
    a distinct part that can be specified separately in a group of things that could be enumerated on a list
    Book: Craftable item made from Paper.
  74. likely
    has a good chance of being the case or of coming about
    More harvestable crops are likely to be released by Notch.
  75. liquid
    fluid matter having no fixed shape but a fixed volume
    Flood: In classic place a liquid block that floods the entire map, in survival place a liquid to make mines or buildings inaccessible or ruined.
  76. location
    the act of putting something in a certain place
    Spawn point: The location where you first spawn in Minecraft, and where you subsequently respawn when you die.
  77. measurement
    the act or process of assigning numbers to phenomena according to a rule
    A 1x1x1 (1 cubed) cube that players can place or destroy; A unit of measurement in minecraft equal to 1 meter.
  78. mechanism
    device consisting of a piece of machinery; has moving parts that perform some function
    Joining these wires up to doors, levers and other mechanisms creates a circuit.
  79. melee
    a noisy riotous fight
    Fights with melee.
  80. melt
    reduce or cause to be reduced from a solid to a liquid state, usually by heating
    Cobblestone can be melted down back into Stone, in a furnace.
  81. mineral
    solid homogeneous inorganic substances occurring in nature having a definite chemical composition
    Lapis Lazuli: A blue mineral found deep underground.
  82. miniature
    being on a very small scale
    These mob spawners will continually spawn a specific mob type (which appears as a spinning miniature version inside the mob spawner itself), until sufficient light is placed around the spawn area.
  83. mob
    a disorderly crowd of people
    Aggressive: Aggressive is generally used in the phrase "Aggressive mobs."
  84. mobile
    moving or capable of moving readily (especially from place to place)
    Mob: Short for "mobile".
  85. mode
    how something is done or how it happens
    SMP: Survival multiplayer - a game mode where you can join friends and other Minecraft players from around the world and create anything you like.
  86. modification
    the act of making something different (as e.g. the size of a garment)
    A Mod (Modification) is something that modifies the Minecraft game.
  87. modify
    cause to change; make different; cause a transformation
    A Mod (Modification) is something that modifies the Minecraft game.
  88. nether
    lower
    Nether regions of the game.
  89. neutral
    having no personal preference
    Passive mobs will not retaliate, provocative (Neutral) mobs will attack only when attacked themselves, and aggressive mobs (Hostile) will attack on sight.
  90. notch
    a small cut
    Cake: An item promised by Notch if Minecraft won the 2010 Indie of the Year Awards (which it later did.)
  91. obsidian
    acid or granitic glass formed by the rapid cooling of lava without crystallization; usually dark, but transparent in thin pieces
    There are a number of different ores; coal, iron, redstone, gold, lapis lazuli, diamond and obsidian.
  92. obtain
    come into possession of
    Coal: A resource obtained by mining coal ore with a pickaxe.
  93. occur
    come to pass
    Death: Death can occur both to the player and other mobs.
  94. ore
    a mineral that contains metal that is valuable enough to be mined
    Coal: A resource obtained by mining coal ore with a pickaxe.
  95. output
    production of a certain amount
    Bonemeal: Bonemeal is the output of placing a Bone in a Crafting Grid.
  96. passive
    lacking in energy or will
    Passive mobs will not retaliate, provocative (Neutral) mobs will attack only when attacked themselves, and aggressive mobs (Hostile) will attack on sight.
  97. phrase
    an expression consisting of one or more words forming a grammatical constituent of a sentence
    Aggressive: Aggressive is generally used in the phrase "Aggressive mobs."
  98. portal
    a grand and imposing entrance (often extended metaphorically)
    Also used to activate Portals.
  99. prestigious
    having an illustrious reputation; respected
    Notch: The prestigious creator of Minecraft.
  100. primarily
    for the most part
    These blocks can only be activated with a redstone circuit, and are primarily used in trap-making.
  101. prior
    earlier in time
    It makes a sharp SSSS'ing sound prior to when it is about to explode.
  102. projectile
    a weapon that is forcibly thrown or projected at a targets but is not self-propelled
    Arrow: A flying projectile that can be crafted with sticks, flint and feathers.
  103. promise
    a verbal commitment by one person to another agreeing to do (or not to do) something in the future
    Cake: An item promised by Notch if Minecraft won the 2010 Indie of the Year Awards (which it later did.)
  104. prosper
    make steady progress; be at the high point in one's career or reach a high point in historical significance or importance
    Crafting is what keeps the player alive and prospering.
  105. provocative
    serving or tending to provoke, excite, or stimulate; stimulating discussion or exciting controversy
    Passive mobs will not retaliate, provocative (Neutral) mobs will attack only when attacked themselves, and aggressive mobs (Hostile) will attack on sight.
  106. provoke
    provide the needed stimulus for
    These mobs attack the player on sight, not just when provoked.
  107. recipe
    directions for making something
    If you want Dye recipes, please check out Kubik/the Wiki.
  108. resource
    a source of aid or support that may be drawn upon when needed
    Charcoal: A resource that can be crafted by placing a log (wood) in the smelting slot on a furnace.
  109. respective
    considered individually
    They come in two colors - red (Rose) and yellow (Dandelion) - which when placed by themselves in a crafting grid will produce their respective dye colors.
  110. retain
    secure and keep for possible future use or application
    This block retains the similar look of sand while making it more durable and it will not fall like a regular sand block.
  111. retaliate
    make a counterattack and return like for like, especially evil for evil
    Passive mobs will not retaliate, provocative (Neutral) mobs will attack only when attacked themselves, and aggressive mobs (Hostile) will attack on sight.
  112. rotate
    turn on or around an axis or a center
    Shows the time as a rotating day/night cycle.
  113. ruined
    destroyed physically or morally
    Flood: In classic place a liquid block that floods the entire map, in survival place a liquid to make mines or buildings inaccessible or ruined.
  114. sapling
    young tree
    Sapling: Obtained by destroying (or waiting for Leaves to decay after chopping it down) the Leaves on a Tree.
  115. shaft
    a long rod or pole (especially the handle of an implement or the body of a weapon like a spear or arrow)
    You should learn your world well, and create bases in advatagous positions such as high mountains, because then you can create a mining shafts, etc and you can see far distances.
  116. similar
    having the same or similar characteristics
    This block retains the similar look of sand while making it more durable and it will not fall like a regular sand block.
  117. skeleton
    the hard structure (bones and cartilages) that provides a frame for the body of an animal
    Bone: Dropped by Skeletons, these bones are useless in their initial state; however, when placed in a crafting grid, 1 Bone will produce 3 Bonemeal.
  118. smelt
    extract (metals) by heating
    Charcoal: A resource that can be crafted by placing a log (wood) in the smelting slot on a furnace.
  119. spawn
    the mass of eggs deposited by fish or amphibians or molluscs
    Compass: A tool used to indicate the direction of the spawn point from your current position.
  120. specific
    stated explicitly or in detail
    Ingot: Created from smelting an ore, these are used in a variety of applications, including (but not limited to) tools, armour and the specific ore's metal block.
  121. specification
    a detailed description of design criteria for a piece of work
    Mojang Specifications: The company that Notch founded after gaining significant profits from Minecraft.
  122. storage
    the act of storing something
    Chest: An item crafted with eight planks to create a storage area.
  123. strict
    rigidly accurate; allowing no deviation from a standard
    Maps that were generated in the Indev stage were a strict size.
  124. subsequently
    happening at a time subsequent to a reference time
    Spawn point: The location where you first spawn in Minecraft, and where you subsequently respawn when you die.
  125. surrounded
    confined on all sides
    Mob Spawner: Found in dungeons surrounded by cobblestone/mossy cobblestone.
  126. survival
    a natural process resulting in the evolution of organisms best adapted to the environment
    Flood: In classic place a liquid block that floods the entire map, in survival place a liquid to make mines or buildings inaccessible or ruined.
  127. target
    a reference point to shoot at
    Attacks reduce the targets health.
  128. treacherous
    dangerously unstable and unpredictable
    Nether: The Nether, formerly known as 'Hell' (which was renamed for religious reasons) and 'The Slip', is a treacherous plane of death and destruction.
  129. unique
    the single one of its kind
    Every world is unique and has its advantages and disadvantages.
  130. useless
    having no beneficial use or incapable of functioning usefully
    Bone: Dropped by Skeletons, these bones are useless in their initial state; however, when placed in a crafting grid, 1 Bone will produce 3 Bonemeal.
  131. user
    a person who makes use of a thing; someone who uses or employs something
    Created from four iron ingots and one redstone, the compass works both in the user's hand and in their inventory.
  132. version
    something a little different from others of the same type
    Alpha: The version before the Beta release.
  133. void
    an empty area or space
    There are sometimes (but very rarely) holes in the Bedrock which show the Void.
  134. yield
    give or supply
    One block of sand yields one block of glass.