5 Indo-

Indo-

comb form 构词成分 Indian; of India 印度人; 印度的

    the Indo-Pakistan border.

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3 ADT

ADT

abbr

缩写 = (in Canada, Puerto Rico and Bermuda) Atlantic Daylight Time (用於加拿大, 波多黎各, 百慕大的)大西洋夏令时间.

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9 geography

geography

n

1 [U] scientific study of the earth´s surface, physical features, divisions, climate, products, population, etc 地理学

    physical/political/social geography 自然[政治/社会]地理学

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8 pedestal

pedestal

n

1 base of a column 柱脚; 柱基.

2 base on which a statue or some other piece of sculpture stands (雕像等的)基座. =>illus 见插图. 3(idm 习语) knock sb off his pedestal/perch => knock2.place, etc sb on a `pedestal admire sb greatly, esp without noticing his faults 崇拜某人(尤指盲目地).

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10 air pocket

air pocket

partial vacuum in the air causing aircraft in flight to drop suddenly 气阱(大气中的半真空状态, 可造成飞行中的飞机突然下坠).

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7 twinkle

twinkle

v

1

(a) [I] shine with a light that changes constantly from bright to faint 闪烁; 闪耀

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17 three-legged race

three-legged race

race

in which competitors run in pairs, the right leg of one runner being tied to the left leg of the other 三足赛跑(参赛者两人一组, 将一人左腿与另一人右腿绑在一起跑).

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8 encircle

encircle

v[Tn esp passive 尤用於被动语态]

form a circle round; surround 环绕; 围绕; 包围

    a lake encircled by trees 树木环绕著的湖

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9 extremity

extremity

n

1

(a) [C] (fml 文) furthest point, end or limit of sth 极端; 末端; 极限; 尽头

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9 skin-deep

skin-deep

adj [pred 作表语]

not deeply felt or lasting 肤浅; 不深刻; 不持久

    His political commitment is only skin-deep. 他政治上的承诺只是表面文章.

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13 record-player

record-player

(also dated 旧作 gramophone), n instrument for reproducing sound from records (record1 3) 唱机.

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5 niche

niche

n

1 shallow recess, esp in a wall (浅的)凹处; (尤指)壁龛

    a niche with a shelf 有格架的壁龛. =>illus 见插图.

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7 legible

legible

adj

(of print or handwriting) clear enough to be read easily (指印刷或字迹)清楚的, 易读的

    The inscription was still legible. 铭文仍清晰可辨. Cf 参看 readable (read).

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8 chemical

chemical

adj

1 of or relating to chemistry 化学的; 关於化学的

    the chemical industry 化学工业.

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7 wearing

wearing

adj

tiring 令人疲倦的; 令人厌烦的

    I´ve had a wearing day. 我这一天很累.

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