Flashcards - Science & Technology in Daily Life

Flashcards - Science & Technology in Daily Life
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mobile phone
A mobile phone is a portable telephone that can make and receive calls over a radio frequency carrier while the user is moving within a telephone service area
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genetically modified organisms
A genetically modified organism is any organism whose genetic material has been altered using genetic engineering techniques
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Bioaccumulation
Bioaccumulation refers to the accumulation of substances, such as pesticides, or other chemicals in an organism
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chemical
A chemical substance is a form of matter that has constant chemical composition and characteristic properties
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chemical
A chemical substance is a form of matter that has constant chemical composition and characteristic properties
Bioaccumulation
Bioaccumulation refers to the accumulation of substances, such as pesticides, or other chemicals in an organism
genetically modified organisms
A genetically modified organism is any organism whose genetic material has been altered using genetic engineering techniques
mobile phone
A mobile phone is a portable telephone that can make and receive calls over a radio frequency carrier while the user is moving within a telephone service area
consumer product
In economics, any commodity which is produced and subsequently consumed by the consumer, to satisfy its current wants or needs, is a consumer good or final good
wastewater
Wastewater, also written as waste water, is any water that has been adversely affected in quality by anthropogenic influence
pests
A pest is "a plant or animal detrimental to humans or human concerns "; alternative meanings include organisms that cause nuisance and epidemic disease associated with high mortality
detergent
A detergent is a surfactant or a mixture of surfactants with "cleaning properties in dilute solutions
consumer
A consumer is a person or organization that uses economic services or commodities

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