Time for Science 1

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strange and very modern, or intended or seeming to come from some imagined time in the future:
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A futuristic car was on display at the auto show.
a series of actions that you take in order to achieve a result:
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This decision may delay the process of European unification.
the rise and fall of the sea that happens twice every day:
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The tide comes in very quickly here and you can soon find yourself stranded.
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We have discussed these plans on numerous occasions.
being active or happening during the day rather than at night:
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The Ethiopian wolf is mostly diurnal, but becomes nocturnal in areas where it is persecuted.
being active or happening at night rather than during the day
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nocturnal wanderings
a small marsupial found in Australia and New Zealand that lives in trees and has thick fur and a long nose and tail
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short form of opossum
to go from place to place searching for things that you can eat or use:
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The children had been living on the streets, foraging for scraps.
(of animals) active or appearing at the time of day just before the sun goes down, or just after the sun rises, when the light is not bright:
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Deer are crepuscular, meaning that they are most active at dawn and at dusk.
to grow, develop, or be successful:
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His business thrived in the years before the war.
the time before night when it is not yet dark:
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As dusk fell, bats began to fly between the trees.
used to describe the processes in animals and plants that happen naturally during a 24-hour period:
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Our circadian clock makes it difficult to sleep during the day.
a regular pattern of change, especially one that happens in nature:
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the rhythm of the seasons
to make something ready or suitable for a particular purpose:
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Our program is geared to the needs of children.
to experience something that is unpleasant or something that involves a change:
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She underwent an operation on a tumour in her left lung last year.
the whole physical structure that forms a person or animal:
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A good diet and plenty of exercise will help you to keep your body healthy.
pleasant and kind:
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a benign old lady
to (cause to) work, be in action or have an effect:
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Changes are being introduced to make the department operate more efficiently.
the effect that an action or decision will have on something else in the future:
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The company is cutting back its spending and I wonder what the implications will be for our department.
belonging to the same or a stated period in the past:
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Almost all of the contemporary accounts of the event have been lost.

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