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Lesson 23


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tele
Greek prefix that means "far" or "distant"
television
device that lets you see things that take place "far" away
telecast
a broadcast by a television - a way to throw images and sound over a distance
telecommute
to work from home (from a distance), communicating with the workplace using equipment such as computers
telegenic
having an appearance or manner that is appealing on television
telepathy
communication from one mind to another at a distance without using normal methods of communication such as speech or writing
telephoto
referring to a camera lens that makes objects at a distance look larger
telescope
a device that makes distant objects appear closer
sol
Latin root that means "sun"
solar
having to do with the "sun"
parasol
a light umbrella that provides protection from the sun
solarium
a glass-enclosed room or porch in which people can lie or sit in the sunlight
solstice
the two times of the year when the sun appears to be farthest north and farthest south in the sky
umbr
Latin root that means "shadow" or "shade"
umbrella
a device that "shades" the user from the sun or rain
adumbrate
cast into shadow or make difficult to see
penumbra
in a shadow, the partial shadow cast outside the complete shadow
umbrage
shade provided by the foliage of trees or other objects; a feeling that you have been offended, a "shadow" over your feelings