VIP Class Notes (Nemo)

Vocabulary

marble (n): a small ball, usually made of coloured or transparent glass, that is used in children’s games
(儿童游戏中用的)弹子
egg white(n): the transparent part of an egg that turns white when it is cooked
蛋白,蛋清

yolk (n): the yellow, middle part of an egg
蛋黄
E.g.: I like eggs lightly cooked so that the yolk is still runny.
我喜欢煮得嫩些的鸡蛋,这样蛋黄还是溏心的。
E.g.: Separate the yolks from the whites.
将蛋黄从蛋清中分离出来。

recycle (v): 1-to sort and collect rubbish in order to treat it and produce useful materials that can be used again
分拣收集(垃圾)用于回收再用
E.g.: The Japanese recycle more than half their waste paper.
日本人将一半以上的废纸回收利用。
E.g.: Shall I just throw this bottle away, or do you recycle?
我是不是把这个瓶子扔了,或者你们回收?

2-to use something again for a different purpose
(出于别的目的)再次利用
E.g.: Why not recycle Christmas cards as gift tags?
为什么不把圣诞卡用来做礼物标签呢?
E.g.: Students can sometimes recycle old essays to make them fit new questions.
学生们有时能把旧的作业修改后用来回答新的问题。

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
层;涂层
E.g.: the ozone layer
臭氧层
E.g.: A thick layer of clay lies over the sandstone.
沙岩上面有一层厚厚的黏土。
E.g.: There was a thin layer of oil on the surface of the water.
水面上有一层薄薄的油膜。

engine (n): a machine that uses the energy from liquid fuel or steam to produce movement
发动机;引擎
E.g.: a jet engine
喷气式发动机
E.g.: a car engine
汽车发动机
E.g.: My car’s been having engine trouble recently.
我的汽车发动机最近老出问题。