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Norwin Dammann
Flashcards 136 Flashcards
Students 26 Students
Language Deutsch
Level Primary School
Created / Updated 20.02.2014 / 17.12.2019
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a high area of rock with a very steep side, often at the edge of the sea or ocean
cliff
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a long period of time when there is little or no rain
drought
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the problem of the gradual rise in temperature of the earth’s atmosphere, caused by an increase of gases which trap the heat of the sun.
greenhouse effect
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a small narrow river
stream
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a lack of food during a long period of time
famine
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the thickness of a gas that lies high above the earth’s surface that helps to protect the earth from harmful radiation from the sun
ozone layer
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the increase in temperature of the earth’s atmosphere, that is caused by the increase of particular gases, especially carbon dioxide
global warming
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a sudden throwing out of lava form a volcano, a sudden outburst of emotions
eruption
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(of metal, rock, or glass) heated to a very high temperature so that it becomes liquid
molten
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a very strong chemical liquid which is sour and burns holes in or damages things it touches
sulphuric acid
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a very large fire that is made worse by the winds
firestorm
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to die because there is no air to breathe
suffocate
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located or living near or next to a place or person
neighbouring
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pieces of wood, metal, brick, etc. that are left after sth has been destroyed
debris
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the activity of digging in the ground to look for old buildings or objects that have been buried for a long time
excavation
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to continue doing sth, especially after an interruption
get on with sth
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a lack of knowledge or information about sth
ignorance
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person whose job is to manage and organize the public or business affairs of a company or an institution
administrator
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a person who has seen a crime, accident, etc. and can describe it afterwards
eyewitness
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a written or spoken description of sth that has happened
account
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(of people, especially two members of the same family) older:
(the) elder
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a group of military ships commanded by the same person
fleet
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a part of the sea, or of a large lake, partly surrounded by a wide curve of the land
bay
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an area or a region with a particular feature or use
zone
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to send sb, especially from one of the armed forces, to work in a place for a period of time
station
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a tall, solid, vertical post, usually round and made of stone, which supports or decorates a building or stands alone as a monument or anything shaped like a column
column
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the act of looking closely at sth/sb, especially to check that everything is as it should be
inspection
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to give sb sth
hand
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to be a danger to sth; to say that you will cause trouble, hurt sb, etc. if you do not get what you want
threaten
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the power that is believed to control everything that happens and that cannot be stopped or changed:
fate