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Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Vocabulary - Unit 2

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anonymously
(adv.) without giving a name
at stake
(adj.) at risk; in danger
automatically
(adv.) in a mechanical manner; gets done without a person's deliberate control
benefit
(n.) something that aids or promotes well-being; (v.) to aid or promote well-being
device
(n.) an instrumental invented for a particular purpose
display
(n.) a visual representation of something; (v.) to show
embed
(v.) to fix in a surrounding mass
privacy
(n.) the condition of being concealed or hidden
track
(n.) a distinct selection of music from a recording or a compact disc; (v.) observe or plot the moving path of something; (n.) the act of participating in an athletic competition involving running; (n.) the path runners run on; (v.) the act of leaving footprints; (n.) footprints
unique
(adj.) one of a kind; unequaled; unusual; found only in a given class, place, or situation
dependence
A state in which there is a compulsive or chronic need, as for a drug
impersonal
lacking human emotion or warmth
information overload
A condition in which information inflow exceeds an individual's processing capacity
interaction
A relationship in which the effect of one factor (such as biology) depends on another factor (such as environment).
liberating
feeling free and able to behave as you like
multitask
An operating system feature that allows more than one application to run at a time.
promote
further the progress of (something, esp. a cause, venture, or aim); support or actively encourage
recipe for disaster
situation that will lead to serious trouble
sedentary
(adj.) characterized by or calling for continued sitting; remaining in one place