Some micro questions will ask you to define a word or phrase used in the passage. Rely on the passage's
context, because the author’s use of a word or phrase might not coincide
with the way it is used in normal, everyday speech.
Context clues will help you decipher the meanings of words.
How to identify Definition of a Term questions: Look for questions asking about specific
terms or phrases in the passage.
What does the author mean by negative pressure (highlighted text)?
What is the meaning of an “invisible icon” as used in the passage?
Which of the following is an example of “creative destruction” as
the author describes it in paragraph 2?
How to tackle them: Most of the time an unusual phrase will be
defined in the passage somewhere near the phrase itself. Read the sentences before and after the word or
phrase in question to get the context.