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Thermophobia

The fear of heat

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Ranidaphobia

Fear of frogs

Windbag

A boring person who talks a great deal about uninteresting topics.

Tattoo

Of Polynesian origin. To color, as the flesh, by pricking in coloring matter, so as to form marks or figures which can not be washed out.

Argy-bargy

A verbal dispute; a wrangling argument.

Anemometer

An instrument to measure the speed of the wind.

Evaporimeter

An instrument that measures the loss of water by evaporation.

Node

Either of the two points where a body's orbit intersects the ecliptic. Ascending: The body is moving from south to north of the ecliptic. Descending: The body is moving from north to south of the ecliptic.

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