Academic Words for Success at School (Top 1000+ Terms from New Academic Word List)/
Advanced Deck 21

Advanced Deck 21

Total: 20 words

whereby

adverb

by which; by that thing

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onwards

adverb

forward

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algorithm

noun

a step-by-step problem-solving feature

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embed

verb

to fix or set deeply or securely in a surrounding mass

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scroll

verb

to move up and down a computer screen

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swap

verb

to exchange or substitute one thing for another

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encode

verb

to convert something, such as messages or symbols, into a code or a different form or system of language

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contour

noun

the shape of the outside edge of something

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radius

noun

a given area or a range around a certain point

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axis

noun

a real or imaginary straight line on which something rotates

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cone

noun

a 3D shape with a circular base

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cylinder

noun

a geometric figure shaped like a hollow tube with two straight sides and two circular ends

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numerical

adjective

includes numbers

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coefficient

noun

a number multiplied by a variable in an algebraic expression

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velocity

noun

the rapidity or quickness of action, motion, or operation; speed

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overview

noun

a brief description of the most important facts or main features of something

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analogy

noun

comparison of things based on their similarity

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notation

noun

a set of written symbols representing elements or quantities in a specialized system, such as music or mathematics

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appendix

noun

a section at the end of a book or document containing additional information

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undergraduate

noun

a college student who is working toward his or her first degree

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