One of the boys had to be rescued by firemen wearing breathing apparatus.
They lacked the scientific personnel to develop the technical apparatus much further.
This entire apparatus fits on a chip no larger than a few square millimeters. 这整个装置可以被安置在不超过几平方毫米的芯片上。
The fuel gauge had gone on the blink. 燃料计量器出毛病了。
We were able to gauge the strength of the wind from the movement of the trees.
Tomorrow's game against Arsenal will be a good gauge of their promotion chances.
They should then be able to gauge the extent to which individual birds depend on using sticks to feed themselves.
The consumer buying experience is growing increasingly more complex, but the metrics to gauge them have remained largely unchanged.
run into 遇见
The print quality of the new laser printer is superb.
Laser discs can store prodigious amounts of information.
The department is blazing a trail in the field of laser surgery.
blaze a trail 开辟道路
Slogans petrify our thinking.
petri dish 培养皿
And so what if you could grow a battery in a petri dish?
test tube 试管
It is one thing to manipulate cells in a test tube, quite another to treat people. 用试管做细胞实验是一回事，用于人身上又是另一回事了。
The vacuum flask has a strong casing, which won't crack or chip.
venture capital 风险投资
The energy is released by combustion on the application of a match.
When you summarize, you condense an extended idea or argument into a sentence or more in your own words.
If some reefs are destroyed by storms, starfish populations that inhabited those reefs would have to condense and concentrate on the reefs that are left.
An urban food myth contends that if food spends just a few seconds on the floor, dirt and germs won't have much of a chance to contaminate it.
Hostile relationships invidiously contaminate our wellbeing.
Carriers can contaminate the food they handle. Prevention depends mainly on water and sewage treatment and excluding carriers from food-handling jobs.
Radioactivity cannot contaminate food that is packaged; for example, tinned or plastic-wrapped food is protected from radioactivity as long as the food is sealed.
After-sun products will cool and hydrate your skin.
Make sure to hydrate before, during and after your runs to avoid dehydration.
Surely it is an economic nonsense to deplete the world of natural resources.
Unlike meat from those filthy places, it will not pollute rivers and streams, deplete groundwater or cause deforestation.
There was a clear intention to dilute black voting power.
Dilute the paint with water until it is the consistency of milk.
Plant species dependent solely on seeds for survival or dispersal are obviously more vulnerable to any decrease in plant fecundity that occurs.
The exhaust streamed black smoke.
The city's streets are filthy and choked with exhaust fumes.
choke with 充满
The rest is far too difficult to extract and has to remain underground.
They need to extract as much information as possible from the first or second reading.
Turkey plans to harness the waters of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers for big hydro-electric power projects.
Instead, he advocates a synthesis of these two views.
Designer sportswear would have to be verified by a standard other than that of pure beauty; the emulation of a designer's life in designer sportswear was a crude version of this relationship.
martial arts 武术
high yield 高产、高收益-low yield
Higher-rate deposit accounts yield good returns.
A 10% deposit is payable in advance.
Falling debris rained on us from above.
Survivors clung to pieces of floating debris.
Water will easily permeate a cotton dress.
It is well-known that bamboo shoots are a panda's staple diet.
An unspoiled coral reef encloses the bay.
Heating this chemical compound drives off carbon dioxide gas, leaving calcium oxide.
The cliffs, lapped by a crystal-clear sea, remind her of Capri.
periodic table 元素周期表
He became famous as an inventor of astonishing visual and aural effects.
We broke up into groups, and each group designed its own toy and made an alpha prototype.
Scientists at the world's largest particle accelerator have successfully collided beams of protons at the highest energy levels ever seen.
So wonder thing is that we hope to get, recent or earlier, an effective scene in the next two years of some idea of what this dark matter is.
artery traffic 交通干线