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By R. F. Price

ISBN-10: 0080203817

ISBN-13: 9780080203812

A Reference booklet of English phrases and words for overseas technological know-how scholars is a reference publication of English phrases and words for overseas scholars, for use as an reduction whilst examining books on technological know-how, making notes, or while describing experiments. it truly is meant to educate the non-technical English phrases and words that are essential to describe and clarify issues and occasions scientifically. directions on how one can use the publication are integrated. made from 8 chapters, this booklet starts off via introducing the reader to traits of items (shape, composition, texture, colour, flavor and smell). next chapters specialize in kin (quantitative family members and measurement, spatial kinfolk and order, temporal family, complete and part); activities (change, movement, options and use of apparatus); evidence, suggestions, and difficulties in technology; the clinical strategy; causation and type; and the actual, the overall, and comparisons. This monograph is meant for overseas scholars who desire to write transparent, concise English and to appreciate extra basically the tools utilized by scientists in fixing difficulties.

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It is not elastic. It is plastic. 38 ENGLISH W O R D S AND PHRASES F O R F O R E I G N SCIENCE STUDENTS (4) C O L O U R to colour coloured coloured colour coloured to disperse dispersed dispersed spectrum spectral red primary secondary depth deep intensity intense to decolour decoloured decoloured pale to stain stained stained stain stained to decolourise decolourised decolourised to blanch blanched blanched to bleach bleached bleached bleaching bleaching to spot spotted spotted spot spotted, spotty to stripe striped striped stripe striped dispersed to match matched matched match green, etc.

Brightness bright brightly tone hue colourless colourless to fade faded faded to dot dotted dotted dot dotted decolorate QUALITIES OF THINGS — striated variegation variegated iridescence iridescent 39 mosaic — Brightness T h e s e s q u a r e s a r e a r r a n g e d in o r d e r of brightness. N u m b e r 1 is t h e brightest. N u m b e r 5 is t h e least bright. H e r e is a bright b l u e . T h i s is a deeper blue / a more intense blue t h a n (ii). H e r e is a less bright b l u e . It is a paler tone of b l u e t h a n (i).

It smells like v i n e g a r . B u r n a little s u g a r in a c r u c i b l e . W h a t does it smell like? It smells burnt. B u r n s o m e fat in a c r u c i b l e . W h a t does it smell like? I t smells different from b u r n t s u g a r , b u t it also smells burnt. 45 QUALITIES OF THINGS Smell some jasmine. W h a t d o e s it smell like? I t smells flowery / fragrant. Smell some pepper ( t a k e c a r e ! ) . W h a t does it smell like? I t smells spicy. D u n g h a s a putrid smell. F a e c e s smells putrid.

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