Glossary

In this glossary you will find about 150 words we often use and cannot find easily in dictionaries. It contains description in English as well as the same word in ten other languages. Anybody interested in helping EXARC expanding this or helping translate is welcome to contact us. This glossary is a result of the Grundtvig Learning Partnerships (Didarchtik and Zeitgeist) we had over the years 2010-2012.

A long stick with a sharp point at one end used as a…

1. Drawing and twisting fibres into thread
2.…

Natural mass of minerals from the Earth's crust. A stone…

A broad prehistoric period, lasting about 2.5 million…

Staying alive or continued existence.

Also called card weaving. Method of making cloth in…

Dark sticky liquid obtained from coal or wood.

Way of doing something using mechanical or practical…

The practical use of scientific knowledge in everyday…

A shelter made of canvas or other material supported by…

Cloth or fabric made by weaving.

A roof covering of straw or reeds, et cetera.

An idea or explanation which has not yet been proved.…

An object used for a purpose such as cutting or digging…

The practice of travelling to and visiting places for…

1. Buying and selling, the exchange of goods between…

To carry (goods, passengers, etc) from one place to…

A method of identifying the functions of tools by…

Building material used for making walls - a woven…

An object such as a sword or a spear, used to kill or…

Method of making fabric in which two sets of yarns or…

1. Hard material of trees used for burning, building,…

The art of making or shaping something from wood,…

Soft wavy hair of sheep and other animals such as goats…