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					graph, gram

•write, writing
Our vocabulary words:

   •autobiography
Our vocabulary words:

     •calligraphy
Our vocabulary words:


    • epigram
Our vocabulary words:


  •geography
Our vocabulary words:


    •graphic
Our vocabulary words:


 •monograph
 Additional words:
   autograph
• something written
 in one’s own hand;
 signature.
     Additional words:

        biography
• Written account of one’s life.
     Additional words:
       diagram
• a drawing or plan that outlines
  and explains the parts, operation,
  etc., of something.
     Additional words:
          epigraph
• Inscription (writing) on a building
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    geographer
a person who specializes in
geographical research,
delineation, and study.
     Additional words:
          grammar
• Set of rules for correct writing
     Additional words:
            graph
• a written symbol for an idea
    Additional words:
      graphology
• the study of handwriting.
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     phonograph
• A machine that reproduces sound
  by means of a stylus in contact
  with a grooved rotating disk .
Additional words:
photograph
 • a picture produced by
        photography.
    Additional words:
       telegraph
• an apparatus, system, or process
  for transmitting messages or
  signals to a distant place.
     Additional words:
      bibliography
• a list of source materials that are
  used or consulted in the preparation
  of a work or that are referred to in the
  text.
    Additional words:
       polygraph
• an instrument for receiving and
  recording simultaneously tracings
  of variations in certain body
  activities.
    Additional words:
     stenography
• The art or process of writing in
  shorthand.
      Additional words:
         lithograph
• a print produced by lithography.
• To trace on stone by the process of
  lithography so as to transfer the design to
  paper by printing.
     Additional words:
        hexagram
• hexa- a combining form meaning “six,”
  used in the formation of compound
  words.
• gram - a combining form occurring in
  loanwords from Greek, where it meant
  “something written,” “drawing”
      Additional words:
       topography
• the detailed mapping or charting
  of the features of a relatively small
  area, district, or locality.
• topo- a combining form meaning
  “place,” “local,” used in the
  formation of compound words.
    Additional words:
       pentagram
• A five-pointed, star-shaped figure.
• penta- a combining form
  occurring in loanwords from
  Greek, meaning “five”.
   Think about it…
•The topography of the
 region was a
 fascinating topic.
   Think about it…
•Do you think it is
 moral for a company
 to require it’s
 employees to take a
 polygraph test?
Think about it…
• Polygraph is the scientific
  name of the lie detector
  test. But why is the lie
  detector test known as the
  polygraph, since poly
  means many and graph
  means write or record?
• The answer is that the polygraph
  is an instrument which makes a
  record of many different things
  simultaneously as the subject
  answers questions. The
  polygraph records changes in
  blood pressure, pulse rate,
  respiration, and other factors.

				
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