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The center of a black hole, where the curvature of space time is maximal
Rate of change of distance with time
Mechanism that converts rotational motion to linear motion
Time of year when the Sun appears furthest north or south of the celestial equator
Mountain rising from the ocean seafloor that does not reach to the water's surface
Area of informal housing often built of waste materials on the edge of a city
Purposeful execution of chemical reactions to obtain a product, or several products
Movement of an oceanic plate beneath another crustal plate
Property of a liquid surface that causes it to act like a stretched elastic membrane
Relationship between organisms of different species living together in direct contact
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Measure of the degree of asymmetry of a distribution
An angle whose measure is 180 degrees
American virologist who developed the first successful inactivated polio vaccine
Transition of a substance directly from the solid to the gas phase
Short-chain, soluble carbohydrate with a characteristically sweet taste
Salt of a fatty acid
Embryonic plant enclosed in a protective outer covering with food reserves
Study of social behavior based on evolutionary theory
Operation of removing objects from a collection
Areas of the Sun's surface that are cooler than surrounding areas

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