Glossary of Terms


Words Definition
Liaisons An instance or a means of communication between different groups or units of an organization, especially in the armed forces
Profound Requiring great insight or understanding.
Hygienic Conducive to good health; healthful.
Badminton A sport played by volleying a shuttlecock back and forth over a high narrow net by means of a light, long-handled racket.
Endeavor Attempt to achieve or gain. Make effort.
Patron One that supports, protects, or champions someone or something, such as an institution, event, or cause; a sponsor.
Plethora Excess of something, amount that is greater than required.
Consortium A cooperative arrangement among groups or institutions.
Pedagogy The art or profession of teaching,Preparatory training or instruction
Caliber Degree of capacity or competence; quality.
Hazardous Full of risk, dangerous, unsafe.
Ad hoc Formed, arranged, or done for a particular purpose only.
Dissertation A lengthy, formal treatise, especially one written by a candidate for the doctoral degree at a university; a thesis.
Flagship The most important one of a group or system.
Diglossia A situation in which two languages (or two varieties of the same language) are used under different conditions within a community, often by the same speakers.
Trigonometry The branch of mathematics dealing with the relations of the sides and angles of triangles and with the relevant functions of any angles.
Steer To advise or direct (a person) toward a place or course of action
propagation The process of spreading to a larger area or greater number.
Avail To be of use, advantage, benefit.
Recreation Enjoyment, amusement, or pleasure.
Cryptanalysis  The procedures and methods used in translating or interpreting codes and ciphers.
Elucidation Explain or clarify something
Nephrology The branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and disorders of the 
kidneys
Carcinogenesis The initiation of cancer formation.
Nov 8, 2015