Tag Archive: science & technology – expert

Wordle is the internet’s newest fan-favorite game

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©Josh Wardle via powerlanguage Vocabulary: I will read the words, meanings, and sample sentences. Then, repeat after me. brainchild /BREYN-chahyld / [noun] – an original idea, plan, or invention Coca-Cola was the brainchild of Mr. Robinson. avid /AV-id/ [adjective] – extremely eager or interested Laura is an avid manga reader. amid /uh-MID/ [preposition] – in the middle of or surrounded by They try to minimize their expenses amid rising food prices. chaotic /key-OT-ik/ [adjective] – in a state of chaos They lived during a chaotic time. perseverance /pur-suh-VEER-uhns/ [noun] – continued effort to do or achieve something, even when this is difficult or takes a long time It took a…
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Honey is a superfood for insects

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Vocabulary: I will read the words, meanings, and sample sentences. Then, repeat after me. combat /KOM-bat/ [verb] – to try to stop something unpleasant or harmful from happening or increasing I have to combat the want to eat chocolate all the time. nutritional /noo-TRISH-uhn-nl/ [adjective] – relating to nutrition When preparing meals, you need to think about variety and taste as well as nutritional value. plethora /PLETH-er-uh / [noun] – a very large amount of something, especially a larger amount than you need, want, or can deal with There’s a plethora of books available regarding the universe. tolerance /TOL-er-uhns/ [noun] – the ability to deal with something unpleasant or annoying,…
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Thriving wildlife in deserted areas around Fukushima

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©University of Georgia Vocabulary: I will read the words, meanings, and sample sentences. Then, repeat after me. thriving /THRAHY-ving/ [adjective] – growing, developing, or being successful The country aims for a thriving economy after suffering from the pandemic. catastrophe /kuh-TAS-truh-fee/ [noun] – a sudden event that causes very great trouble or destruction The Super Typhoon Yolanda was one of the most destructive catastrophes that hit the Philippines. deserted /dih-ZUR-tid/ [adjective] – if a place is deserted, there are no people in it The deserted area was filled with pests. casualty /KAZH-oo-uhl-tee/ [noun] – a person injured or killed in a serious accident or war The driving training aims to reduce…
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Instagram is being used by mothers to provide advice to new parents

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Vocabulary: I will read the words, meanings, and sample sentences. Then, repeat after me. toddler /TOD-ler/ [noun] – a young child, especially one who is learning or has recently learned to walk Summers seemed to last forever when I was a toddler. enhance /en-HANS/ [verb] – to improve the quality, amount, or strength of something The pictures can then be enhanced on a pc. weaning /ween-ING/ [noun] – the act or process of causing a baby or young animal to stop feeding on its mother’s milk and to start eating other food Early weaning from breast milk is more convenient for many women. picky /PIK-ee/ [adjective] – someone who is…
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The bartender robots that want to pull your next drink

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Vocabulary: I will read the words, meanings, and sample sentences. Then, repeat after me. enhance /en-HANS/ [verb] – to improve the quality, amount, or strength of something The images can then be enhanced on a computer. establishment /ih-STAB-lish-muhnt/ [noun] – a business or other organization, or the place where an organization operates What made you come and work in this establishment? artificial intelligence /ahr-tuh-FISH-uhl in-TEL-i-juhns/ [noun] – the use of computer programs that have some of the qualities of the human mind, such as the ability to understand language, recognize pictures, and learn from experience Artificial intelligence is required for computers to interpret natural language. resemble /ri-ZEM-buhl/ [noun] – to…
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You can now design your own Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3

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©Samsung via CNN Vocabulary: I will read the words, meanings, and sample sentences. Then, repeat after me. evolve /ih-VOLV/ [verb] – to develop gradually, or to cause something or someone to develop gradually Television has evolved through the decades. coincide /koh-in-SAHYD/ [verb] – to happen at or near the same time The important meeting coincided with my son’s birthday. hectic /HEK-tik/ [adjective] – full of activity, or very busy and fast It’s always a hectic day at the office. amid /uh-MID/ [preposition] – in the middle of or surrounded by Bernard remained calm amid the dangers. component /kuhm-POH-nuhnt/ [noun] – a part that combines with other parts to form something…
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Apple reveals new MacBook Pro and AirPods 3

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©Apple via CNN Vocabulary: I will read the words, meanings, and sample sentences. Then, repeat after me. unveil /uhn-VEYL/ [verb] – to show or introduce something new or make it known publicly for the first time They are scheduled to unveil the new products this Saturday. processor /PROS-es-er/ [noun] – the part of a computer that performs operations on the information that is put into it Your computer is too slow. Maybe its processor is already outdated. spatial /SPEY-shuhl/ [adjective] – relating to, occupying, or having the character of space With its spatial audio, it felt like we watched the movie in a cinema. integration /in-ti-GREY-shuhn/ [noun] – the action…
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The race is on to replace harmful chemicals in our homes

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Vocabulary: I will read the words, meanings, and sample sentences. Then, repeat after me. scrutinize /SKROOT-n-ahyz / [verb] – to examine something very carefully in order to discover information He scrutinized the men’s faces closely, attempting to figure out who was lying. phase out /FEYZ-out/ [verb phrase] – to remove or stop using something gradually or in stages The planes will be phased out by the end of the year, according to the airline. dispose of /dih-SPOHZ ov/ [verb phrase] – to get rid of someone or something or deal with something so that the matter is finished He no longer rides the bike, but he’s very reluctant to dispose…
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Air pollution is even worse than previously assumed, according to the World Health Organization

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Vocabulary: I will read the words, meanings, and sample sentences. Then, repeat after me. caution /KAW-shuhn/ [verb] – to warn someone The newspaper cautioned readers not to acquire stocks without first seeking professional counsel. particle /PAHR-ti-kuhl/ [noun] – an extremely small piece of matter The motor had to be clogged with dust particles. eradicate /ih-RAD-i-keyt/ [verb] – to get rid of something completely or destroy something bad The administration claims to be doing all possible to eradicate corruption. relate to /ri-LEYT to/ [phrasal verb] – to be directly connected to something, or to refer directly to it Everything we’re going to talk about today is related to customer service. emission…
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Conversion of classic autos to electric vehicles

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Vocabulary: I will read the words, meanings, and sample sentences. Then, repeat after me. alongside /uh-LAWNG-SAHYD/ [preposition] – next to, or together with The new pill will be used alongside vaccines. conversion /kuhn-VUR-zhuhn/ [noun] – the process of converting something from one thing to another The conversion of the sun’s energy into heat and electricity is known as solar power. subsidy /SUHB-si-dee/ [noun] – money given as part of the cost of something, to help or encourage it to happen Subsidies to farmers will be phased off by the government. diesel /DEE-zuhl/ [noun] – a type of heavy oil used as fuel This car runs on diesel. scrappage /SKRA-puhj/ [noun]…
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