Soil Formation

Term Definition
Soil
A loose mixture of weathered rock fragments organic material water and air that can support the growth of vegetation
Soil composition What is made of A mixture of rock particles minerals decaying organic material water and air
Transported soil Soil blown washed away or moved by glaciers
Residual soil The soil remains above its parent rock
Bed rock The layer of rock beneath the soil
Hummus A dark colored substance that forms as plant and animal remains decay makes soil darker lighter soil has less
Fertile soil Rich in the neutral that plants need to grow
Soil texture The soil quality that is based on the proportion of soil particles depends on the size of the soil particles
Soil horizon Layer of soil
Horizon A Top soil with humus crumbly dark brown soil that is a mixture of humus clay and other minerals
Horizon B Subsoil consist of clay and other particles washed down from horizon A but littlehumus
Horizon C Rock fragments weathered. Rock forms as bed rock breaks up into soil
Horizon R Bed rock solid at the bottom
Loam Soil that is made up of about equal parts of clay sand and silt best
Decomposition How humus is formed rotting decaying
Lichen The removal of substances that can be dissolved from rock or layer of soil to the passing of water
Litter
Loose layer of leaves on the ground from plants
Parent rock The source of the weathered fragments or sediments

DW-List#17

Question Answer
amateur someone who does something for pleasure, not for a profession
amphibian an animal that lives both on land and in water
capital the city that is the seat of government of a state, nation, or province
compassionate desiring to help those who have trouble
comprehension power of understanding
conscientious careful to do what is right
croissant a rich, flaky bread roll made in the shape of a crescent
expressway a major highway where automobiles travel at high speeds
instinct an inherited behavior plan
isthmus a narrow strip of land connecting two larger bodies of land

lsn 3 vocab

Term Definition
AutoComplete: A feature in Word that guesses names of calendar items, such as the days if the week and months, as you type them, and then suggests the complete word.
AutoCorrect: A feature in Word that corrects errors as you type.
AutoFormat As You Type: A feature in Word that applies built-in formats as you type.
Automatic grammar checking: A feature in Word that checks your document for grammatical errors as you type, and flags them with a green, wavy underline
Automatic spell checking: A feature in word that checks your document for spelling errors as you type, ad flags them with a red or blue wavy underline
Building block: documents parts that you can store in word and reuse.
Contextual spell checking: a feature in Word that checks your document for words that are spelled correctly, bet that might be misused, and flags them with a blue, wavy underline
Format: To change the appearance or look of text
Quick Part: A building block stored in the Quick Parts gallery and available when you click the Quick Parts button in the Text group on the Home tab.
Quick Style: A predefined format that you can apply by clicking a button in the Styles group on the Home tab.
Superscript: A text format where text is raised and smaller than surrounding text.
Thesaurus: A built-in reference for finding synonyms for words in a document.

Lesson 22

Question Answer
miles, militis soldier
mons, montis mountain
canis, canis dog
corpus, corporis body
nomen, nominis name
fama, ae fame, rumor
soror, sororis sister
hora, ae hour
centurio, centurionis centurion
civitas, civitatis state
Miles Christi sum. I am a soldier of Christ.
First conjugation imperfect tenseSingular vocabam, vocabas, vocabat
First conjugation imperfect tensePlural vocabamus, vocabatis, vocabant

Giver vocab ch1-3 giver vocab 1-3

Term Definition
Rasping (verb): scrape or grate with a rough tool
Distraught (adjective): mentally confused, bewildered
Distracted (adjective): turned away the mind or attention of
Wheedle (verb): to persuade with flattery
Nurturer (noun): one who takes care of, feeds (mothers or fathers)
Disposition (noun): a person's a general way of acting
Transgression (noun): act or instance of breaking the law
Apprehensive (adjective): fearful about what may happen
Aptitude (noun): natural ability to do something, a talent
Chastise (verb): to punish, reprimand severely
Rarity (noun): person or thing that is uncommon
Palpable (adjective): able to be touched or felt
Bewilderment (noun): confusion or complete puzzlement
Nondescript (adjective): without interesting or striking characteristic's

DW-List#19

Question Answer
seminar a meeting for exchange or ideas on a subject; a conference
maestro a great composer, teacher, or conductor of music
pistachio a kind of nut
plaza a public square in a city or town
accessory something extra added for comfort or appearance
monsoon a seasonal wind of the Indian Ocean and southern Asia
acrostic an arrangement of words in which the first letters in each line spell out a word
technology the practical use of scientific knowledge to better mankind
vice versa the other way around
maxim a short rule of life; a proverb

Soil formation

Term Definition
Soil
A loose mixture of weathered rock fragments, organic material, water, and air that can support the growth of vegetation
Soil Composition What it is made of. A mixture of rock particles, minerals, decayed organic material, water, and air
Transported soil Soil that is blown, washed away, or moved by glaciers
Residual soil The soil that remains above its parent rock
Bedrock The layer of rock beneath the soil.
Humus A dark-colored substance that forms as plant and animal remains decay. Makes the soil dark. Lighter soil has less
Fertil soil Rich in the nutrients that plants need to grow
Soil texture The soil quality that is based on the proportions of soil particles.Depends on the size of the soil particles
Soil Horizons Layer of soil
Horizon A Top soil with humus. Crumbly, dark brown soil that is a mixture of humus, clay, and other minerals
Horizon B Subsoil, consists of clay and other particles washed down from horizon A, but little humus
Horizon C Rock fragments (weathered rock) forms as bedrock weathers and rocks break up into soil
Horizon R
Bedrock -soild rock at the bottom
Loam Soil that is made up of about equal parts of clay, sand, and silt. Best for growing most types of plants
Decomposition How humus is formed. Rotting, decaying
Leaching The removal of substances that can be dissolved From rocks or layers of soil due to the passing of water
Parent rock
The source of the weathered fragments (mineral fragments or sediments)
Litter

DW-List#20

Question Answer
federal having to do with national government
quorum the number of members required at a meeting to conduct business
ambassador a representative sent by one government to another
inaugurated installed in office with a ceremony
legislative the branch of government that makes the laws
judicial the branch of government that makes the laws
executive the branch of government that carries out the laws
Cabinet advisers to the President
conservative a person who seeks to preserve (keep) traditional beliefs and values
liberal a person who seeks to break away from traditional beliefs and values

Soil formation

Term Definition
Soil
A loose mixture rock fragments, organic material, water, and air that can support the growth of vegetation.
Soil composition What it is made of. A mixture of rock particles, minerals, decayed organic material, water, and air.
Transported soil Soil that is brown, washed away, or moved by glaciers.
Residual soil The soil remain above its parent rock.
Bedrock The layer of rock beneath the soil.
Humus A dark-colored substance that forms as plant and animal remains decay. Makes the soil dark. Lighter soil has less.
Fertile soil Rich in the nutrients that plants need to grow.
Soil texture The soil quality that is based on the proportions of soil particles. Depends on the size of the soil particles.
Soil horizons Layer of soil
Horizon A Top soil with humus. Crumbly, dark brown soil that is a mixture of humus, clay, and other minerals.
Horizon B Subsoil, consists of clay and other particles washed down from horizon A, but little humus.
Horizon C Rock fragment (weathered rock) forms as bedrock weathers and rock breaks up into soil.
Horizon R Bedrock-solid rock at the bottom.
Loam Soil that is made up of about equal parts of clay, sand, and silt. Best for growing most types of plants.
Decomposition How humus is formed. Rotting, decaying.
Leaching The removal of substances that can be dissolved from rock or layers of soil due to the passing of water.
Parent Rock The source of the weathed fragments (mineral fragment or sediments)
Litter Loose layer of leaves on the ground from plants

DW-List#21

Question Answer
redeem to set free; to deliver from sin
chasten to punish in order to correct or make better
epistle a long letter of instruction
parable an earthly story with a heavenly meaning
covenant a binding and solemn agreement; a compact
Nativity the birth of Christ
exalt to praise; honor; glorify
assurance certainty; confidence
prodigal spending too much; lavish
wasteful using or spending too much