jubea has adopted , looked up 1 word, created 12 lists, listed 381 words, written 4 comments, added 0 tags, and loved 4 words.

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  • How about halogen?

    December 11, 2006

  • Sorry for any confusion! I should have been more clear in naming this list. The suffix "-cide" (killer or act of killing) is correct; we've got "genocide" instead of "genicide," for instance. It comes from the Latin caedere, which means to cut, cut down, strike, beat or kill. Decide is also derived from caedere, I think -- but not in the killing sense. And this is a list reserved for killy words. ;)

    December 10, 2006

  • Mnemonic for trigonometric functions.

    Sine: opposite over hypotenuse

    Cosine: adjacent over hypotenuse

    Tangent: opposite over adjacent

    December 4, 2006

  • Thanks for the suggestion. :)

    December 4, 2006

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