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 Additional words: 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. Additional words: 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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