Word Up! Words of the Week for 11/16 – 11/20

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AGGREGATION: n. (person, place, thing, or concept)

  1. a group or mass of distinct or varied things, persons, etc.
  2. collection of items, groups, or people into an unorganized whole
  • Sentence:
    • An aggregation of lobbyists assembled on Capitol Hill to fight the new immigration bill.

 

COOPERATIVE: adj. (describes a noun or pronoun) [n. (P, P, T, C)]

  1. (adj.) working together willingly for a common purpose
  2. (n.) a jointly owned business or or enterprise
  • Sentence:
    • The students were very cooperative and worked towards implementing the new schedule changes with poise and excitement!

 

DOMAIN: n. (person, place, thing, or concept)

  1. a field of of action, thought, or influence
  2. an area or territory
  3. (Math) – the set of values assigned to the independent variables of a function 4. all devices and sites sharing a common IP address
  • Sentence:
    • Deer, coyotes, wolves, and even cougars have been seen encroaching on urban areas thought to be part of the human domain.

 

ESTATE: n. (person, place, thing, or concept)

  1. a large piece of landed property usually containing a large home.
  • Sentence:
    • The Henry Shaw estate, in St. Louis, became Tower Grove Park and the Missouri Botanical Gardens.

 

MATH Level 3 Power Word of the Week

Polynomial: n. (person, place, thing, or concept)

  1. a similar expression in more than one variable
  • Sample:
    • ‘a similar expression in more than one variable’, as in 4X2Y 3 -3XY+5X+7