By R. F. Price
A Reference ebook of English phrases and words for international technological know-how scholars is a reference ebook of English phrases and words for international scholars, for use as an relief whilst analyzing books on technology, making notes, or whilst describing experiments. it truly is meant to coach the non-technical English phrases and words that are essential to describe and clarify issues and occasions scientifically. directions on tips on how to use the e-book are integrated. made out of 8 chapters, this booklet starts by way of introducing the reader to characteristics of items (shape, composition, texture, colour, style and smell). next chapters specialise in family members (quantitative family and dimension, spatial relatives and order, temporal kin, entire and part); activities (change, movement, options and use of apparatus); evidence, strategies, and difficulties in technology; the clinical technique; 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 in actual fact the equipment utilized by scientists in fixing difficulties.
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I t is a tall b u s h o r a small t r e e . tall short man plant cupboard house building vessel j a r post RELATIONS LENGTH W h a t is t h e length o f t h a t piece of w o o d ? T h a t is a long piece. T h i s is a short piece. N e i t h e r length is t h e r i g h t piece for t h e j o b . THICKNESS W h a t is t h e thickness o f t h a t piece of glass? T h a t is a thick piece. T h i s is a thin piece. E i t h e r thickness w o u l d d o for this j o b . WIDTH T h i s w i d t h is too narrow.
QUALITIES OF THINGS 33 H o l d a piece of iron in y o u r h a n d . Press y o u r fingers a g a i n s t its surface. W h a t does it feel like? I t feels hard. N o w press y o u r fingers a g a i n s t a piece of w e t clay. Y o u r fingers sink i n t o t h e clay. T h e clay feels soft. H o l d a pencil in b o t h h a n d s a n d t r y to b e n d it. I t will not bend. I t is stiff. I t is rigid. H o l d a piece of r u b b e r t u b i n g w i t h b o t h h a n d s . M o v e y o u r h a n d s a n d t h e rubber tubing moves.
F( ) J π Δ Ax t h e i n t e g r a l of . . from η to m. pi, t h e p r o d u c t of t h e t e r m s i n d i c a t e d . finite difference or i n c r e m e n t . t h e i n c r e m e n t of x. a n i n c r e m e n t of χ c o n s i d e r e d as t e n d i n g to z e r o . dx Size H e r e a r e s o m e pieces of rock. 4 a n d 5 a r e large pieces. 1, 2 a n d 3 a r e small pieces. T h e r e is a very great / considerable difference b e t w e e n t h e size of 1 a n d 5. Compared with 5, 1 is minute. C o m p a r e d w i t h 1, 5 is huge \ immense.