Academic Vocabulary List 11

Alphabetical list of words and meanings

Word Definition, meaning
almanac book of facts published annually
antique object prized for its age
assemble come together, meet
astronomy science that deals with the universe
carve to create a form by cutting
century period of one hundred years
chime device that produces a bell-like sound
decorative ornamental, with artistic design
eclipse event obscuring the sun or moon
estate property, land, possessions
fortune good or bad luck, fate
heir one who inherits from a parent
inferior of lower or lesser quality
museum institute that displays artifacts for the public
patriotic having feelings of devotion towards one's country
pocket a flat pouch sewn into the clothing
scientist an expert in a field of study
telescope instrument for viewing distant objects
textile fabric, cloth, woven material
wooden  made of lumber or timber products 

Note: These are general meanings for the words. You may encounter other definitions depending on context.
Check a dictionary for other meanings.