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English Dictionary

  1. 1. English <br />dictionary <br />
  2. 2. F. ANCIZAR PEÑA <br />YISEL PATIÑO T.<br />
  3. 3. SMOG<br />Adjective, a mixture of fog and smoke or other air borne pollutants such as exhaust fumes. <br />
  4. 4. ACID RAIN<br />Rain that contains dilute acid derived from burning fossil fuels and that is potentially harmful to the environment. <br />
  5. 5. POLLUTANT<br />A substance that pollutes something e, g. a chemical or waste product contaminating the air, soil, or water.<br />
  6. 6. NUCLEAR<br />Relating to, using, or producing nuclear energy through fission or fusion.<br />
  7. 7. EXPLOSION<br />The sudden loud release of energy and a rapidly expanding volume of gas that occurs when a bomb detonates or gas explodes.<br />
  8. 8. CARBON DIOXIDE <br />A heavy colorless odorless atmospheric gas. Source= respiration, combustion. Use= during photosynthesis, in refrigeration, carbonated drinks, fire extinguishers. Formula= CO2.<br />
  9. 9. FUEL <br />Something that is burned to provide power or heat. <br />
  10. 10. FRESHWATER <br />Relating to, consisting of, or living in fresh water. <br />
  11. 11. REFRIGERANT <br />A substance used to cool or freeze something, specially the liquid that circulates in a refrigerator. <br />
  12. 12. PROPELLANT <br />A substance that is burned to give upward thrust to a rocket. A compressed inert gas used to dispense the contents of an aerosol container when pressure is applied and released.<br />
  13. 13. RAIN FOREST <br />A thick evergreen tropical forest found in areas of heavy rainfall and containing trees with brood leaves that form a continuous canopy.<br />
  14. 14. GAS <br />A substance that is neither a solid nor a liquid at ordinary temperatures and has the ability to expand infinitely e, g, air.<br />
  15. 15. ATMOSPHERE <br />The mixture of gases that surrounds an astronomical object such as the earth.<br />
  16. 16. OIL SPILL <br />Oil that has accidentally or intentionally run out of its container.<br />
  17. 17. WASTE <br />Useless or discarded material such as garbage or sewage. <br />
  18. 18. DUMP <br />U. to throw away (garbage) in careless manner or in a special place for it.<br />
  19. 19. SEWAGE<br />n. waste carried off by pipes.<br />
  20. 20. LITTER <br />n. bits of waste paper, containers, etc. that people have thrown away.<br />
  21. 21. FOOD POISONING<br />n. the sickness resulting from eating contaminated food.<br />
  22. 22. TOXIC WASTE <br />The emission to the environment of these substances pose a serious risk to life. Every newborn now has in its body contaminants in the environment by human activity.<br />
  23. 23. THANKS<br />

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