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accuracy n. (exactitude)
closeness of a measured value to the true value

altruism n. (altruisme)
behavior promoting benetifs for others without direct personal benefit

angiosperm n. (angiosperme)
flowering plant

antarctic adj. (antarctique)
pertaining to the southern polar regions, generally bounded by the Antarctic Circle

anthropic adj. (anthropique)
related to humans

anthropogenic adj. (anthropogénique)
caused by humans

apothecium n. (apothécie)
reproductive dished organ of lichens

arctic adj. (arctique)
pertaining to the northern polar regions, generally bounded by the Arctic Circle

asteroid n. (astéroïde)
carbonate, silicate, or metallic spatial body orbiting the Sun located mainly between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter

atmospheric deposition n. (dépôt atmosphérique)
wet or dry trasfert of matter from the atmosphere to the continental or oceanic surfaces

aurora n. (aurore polaire)
luminous phenomenon in the upper atmosphere observed in polar regions