Sep 21, 2013

Environmental issues 4.0

Finally, the VIOLET team will close the environmental issues vocabulary hunt. Due date is Friday 27/09. Remember to post the glossary as a comment beneath this post, don’t send it by mail.

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  • Safety guidelines:
    regulations or rules that are put in place to ensure a product, event, etc, is safe and not dangerous
    Example: After all, the health and safety guidelines say that no one should ever smoke in a designated No Smoking area.
    To inflate: To fill (something) with air or gas so as to make it swell

    Definition of ‘Trade Deficit’
    An economic measure of a negative balance of trade in which a country’s imports exceeds its exports. A trade deficit represents an outflow of domestic currency to foreign markets.

    To replace: To put back into a former position or place


    Definition: A device in which a nuclear reaction is maintained and controlled for the production of nuclear energy. Sometimes shortened to: “reactor”.

    Example: Hinkley Point nuclear reactor deal expected “within weeks”.


    Definition: The land, buildings, and equipment used in carrying on an industrial, business, or other undertaking or service.

    Example: The plant is located next to the airport.


    Definition: To carry, convey, or take (something or someone) to a designated place or person:

    Example: Will you bring Jessica to Tom’s party?

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