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Fertilizer (n) ? natural and man-made material that is spread on soil to help plants to grow.

Flood (n) ? an overflowing of water onto land that is normally dry.

Food chain (n) ? a series of organisms in which the organisms in each level of the series use organisms in the next lower level as food.

Forest (n) ? an area of land that is covered with a dense growth of trees, shrubs and plants.

Fossil fuel (n) ? a non-renewable source of energy that comes from the buried remains of plants and animals that lived millions of years ago (such as oil, coal and natural gas).

Fresh water (n) ? water that has a low amount of salt and minerals.

Freeze (v) ? to change a liquid into solid by cooling the substance.