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Franklin R. Chang-Diaz Vocabulary
Aeronautics Definition: design and building of aircraft Synonyms: aviation, flight science Sentence: Aeronautics engineers need to consider the weight and strength of building materials.
Applicants Definition: people who request a job or membership Synonyms: candidates Sentence: The best applicant for the job had a degree in engineering.
Job applicants in line…
Astronaut Definition: someone training to fly in a spacecraft Synonyms: cosmonaut, rocketeer Sentence: Being an astronaut requires years of specialized training.
Astronauts train for weightlessness.
Demonstrated Definition: showed clearly Synonyms: exhibited, displayed Sentence: By coming to work early each day, she demonstrated her enthusiasm and commitment for the project.
Laboratory Definition: place for scientific research Synonyms: workshop, lab Sentence: In the laboratory, they experimented with different liquids for use in space.
Methodically Definition: in an orderly way Synonyms: accurately, precisely, carefully Sentence: If you did not put on your spacesuit methodically, you may suffer from a malfunction.
Physics Definition: science of matter and energy Examples: study of gravity, sound, light, electricity, motion Sentence: Sir Isaac Newton discovered one of the greatest laws of physics, the Law of Gravity.
Physics: Law of Gravity
Qualifications Definition: skills for a particular job Synonyms: requirements, experience Sentence: Some of the qualifications for being on the basketball team are the ability to run, dodge, jump, throw accurately, and be part of a team.
Qualifications: Basketball Tryouts ( x ) Running ( x ) Dodging ( x ) Jumping ( x ) Throwing ( x ) Teamwork
Rocketry Definition: science of designing and building rockets Sentence: She was so excited about being an astronaut, she signed up for a rocketry class in Middle School.
Simulate Definition: pretend or imitate Synonyms: copy, reproduce, replicate Sentence: The astronaut team often trained in rooms that simulate the conditions in space.