Spelling Words March 25-29, 2019
disappear, improper, miscommunication, antisocial, import, export, invisible, distrust, mislead, disagree, fraction, improper, equivalent, numerator, denominator
Disappear: : to stop being visible : to pass out of sight (ex: The moon disappeared [=vanished] behind a cloud. The two men disappeared around the corner.)
Miscommunication: failure to communicate adequately.
Antisocial: not friendly to other people (ex: My neighbor is antisocial. She’s not being antisocial; she’s just shy at parties.)
Import: to bring a product into a country to be sold; (ex: a dealer who imports cars from Italy to the U.S.”
Export: to send a product to be sold in another country; (ex: countries that export oil to the U.S.)
Invisible: impossible to see : not visible (ex: Sound waves are invisible.; With the telescope we can see details of the planet’s surface that are ordinarily invisible.)
Distrust: to have no trust or confidence in (someone or something)
Mislead: to cause (someone) to believe something that is not true; (ex: Don’t be misled [=fooled] by his friendly appearance—he’s really a ruthless competitor.)
Disagree: to have a different opinion : to fail to agree; (ex: I think that I should sell my car, but he disagrees.)
Fraction: a number (such as ¹/₂ or ³/₄) which indicates that one number is being divided by another; a part or amount of something
Improper: (i.e. improper fraction) a fraction in which the numerator is greater than the denominator, such as 5/4.
Equivalent: having the same value, use, meaning, etc.; (ex: ½ = 2/4)
Numerator: the number in a fraction that is above the line and that is divided by the number below the line; (ex: The numerator in the fraction ³/₅ is 3.)
Denominator: the number in a fraction that is below the line and that divides the number above the line; (ex: In the fraction ²/₃, the numerator is 2 and the denominator is 3.)