Day8-Renewable Energy

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pointout

todirect someone's attention to (someone or something) by pointing

Hepointed his girlfriend out(to me) in the crowd

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biogas

n.(名词)

a mixture ofmethane and carbon dioxide produced by bacterial degradation of organic matterand used as a fuel.

生物气:有机物质经细菌降解而产生的甲烷与二氧化碳混合物,用作燃料

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backup

tomove into a position behind (a teammate) in order to assist on a play

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anathema

n.(名词)

A vehementdenunciation; a curse:

强烈的谴责;诅咒:

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incumbent

adj.(形容词)

Imposed as anobligation or a duty; obligatory:

有义务的:强加责任或任务的;有义务的:

It'sincumbenton you to warn them.

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pour

v.(动词)poured,pour.ing,pours

v.tr.(及物动词)

poured money intothe project; poured out my inner thoughts.

把大笔钱投入项目中;倾吐我内心的想法

"Asthe selling season is at hand, lots of fresh orders will pour in

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takethe lead

todo something as an example for others to follow

Americanfarmers took the lead by sending tons of grain to the drought-stricken areas.

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perennial

adj.(形容词)

Lasting anindefinitely long time; enduring:

持久的:持续很长时间的;持久的:

Falsehoodhas a perennial spring.

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glut

v.(动词)

v.tr.(及物动词)

To flood (a market)with an excess of goods so that supply exceeds demand.

使充斥:货物充斥(市场)以致于供大于求

Ifthere's a glut, you're impoverished for the year, especially if you rely ononly one or two commodities.

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havoc

n.(名词)

Widespreaddestruction; devastation.

大范围的破坏;浩劫

Anunhappy marriage, Jon, can play such havoc with other lives besides one's own.

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atfirst blush

whenyou first think about or see something

Atfirst blush it looks like any other car.

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intermittent

adj.(形容词)

Stoppingand starting at intervals.

断断续续的:间隔停歇和启动

Inthe daytime intermittent rains freshened all the earth.

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Hydroelectricity

Hydroelectricityis electricity produced from hydropower. In 2015 hydropower generated 16.6% ofthe world's total electricity and 70% of all renewable electricity,[1] and wasexpected to increase about 3.1% each year for the next 25 years.

Hydropoweris produced in 150 countries, with the Asia-Pacific region generating 33percent of global hydropower in 2013. China is the largest hydroelectricityproducer, with 920 TWh of production in 2013, representing 16.9 percent ofdomestic electricity use.

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diesel

n.(名词)

A diesel engine.

柴油机

The diesel enginewas named after its inventor Rudolf Diesel.

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shyaway

toavoid someone, or to be unwilling to do something, because you are nervous,afraid, or not confident

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incipient

adj.(形容词)

Beginningto exist or appear:

起初的:开始存在或出现的:

Itwas now the season of incipient preparation for dinner.

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precipitous

adj.(形容词)

Resembling aprecipice; extremely steep

险峻的:类似悬崖的;极其陡峭

18

takeaccount of

toconsider something when you are trying to make a decision

Punitivedamage awards take into account the pain and suffering caused to the victim.

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nibble

v.(动词)

v.tr.(及物动词)

To eat with small,quick bites or in small morsels:

小口快速吃:快速小口吃或一点一点地吃:

Hesaw buffaloes dive beneath the floodwater to nibble grass.

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dromedary

n.(名词)【复数】

Theone-humped domesticated camel(Camelus dromedarius),widely used as a beast of burden in northernAfrica and western Asia. Also calledArabian camel

单峰驼:一种单峰的驯养骆驼(单峰驼骆驼属),在北非和西亚广泛地用作载重动物也作Arabian camel

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