Word Generation Science - Measurement

Word Generation Science is a program combining vocabulary with a multidisciplinary discussion of various science topics.

Here are links to the word lists for Word Generation Science: Scientific Thinking, Preparing a Scientific Investigation, Measurement, Life Science, Energy, Introductory Chemistry Concepts.

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  1. mass
    the property of a body that causes it to have weight
  2. weight
    a unit used to measure force exerted as a result of gravity
  3. volume
    a relative amount
  4. capacity
    capability to perform or produce
  5. length
    the linear extent in space from one end to the other
  6. distance
    the size of the gap between two places
  7. standard
    a basis for comparison
  8. unit
    a single undivided whole
  9. meter
    a basic unit of length (approximately 1.094 yards)
  10. degree
    a measure for arcs and angles
  11. convert
    change the nature, purpose, or function of something
  12. factor
    an integer that can be exactly divided into another integer
  13. scale
    an ordered reference standard
  14. displacement
    the act of taking the position of another
  15. abbreviate
  16. speed
    a rate at which something happens
  17. rate
    a quantity considered as a proportion of another quantity
  18. ratio
    relation with respect to comparative quantity or magnitude
  19. frequency
    the number of occurrences within a given time period
  20. accuracy
    the quality of being near to the true value
  21. precision
    the quality of being reproducible in amount or performance
  22. pace
    the relative speed of progress or change
  23. correlate
    bear a reciprocal or mutual relation

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