VIP Class Notes (Nemo)
marble (n): a small ball, usually made of coloured or transparent glass, that is used in children’s games
egg white(n): the transparent part of an egg that turns white when it is cooked
yolk (n): the yellow, middle part of an egg
E.g.: I like eggs lightly cooked so that the yolk is still runny.
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E.g.: Separate the yolks from the whites.
recycle (v): 1-to sort and collect rubbish in order to treat it and produce useful materials that can be used again
E.g.: The Japanese recycle more than half their waste paper.
E.g.: Shall I just throw this bottle away, or do you recycle?
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2-to use something again for a different purpose
E.g.: Why not recycle Christmas cards as gift tags?
E.g.: Students can sometimes recycle old essays to make them fit new questions.
layer (n): a level of material, such as a type of rock or gas, that is different from the material above or below it, or a thin sheet of a substance
E.g.: the ozone layer
E.g.: A thick layer of clay lies over the sandstone.
E.g.: There was a thin layer of oil on the surface of the water.
engine (n): a machine that uses the energy from liquid fuel or steam to produce movement
E.g.: a jet engine
E.g.: a car engine
E.g.: My car’s been having engine trouble recently.