2016年1月30日 星期六

rave, car pool, incoherently, synthesize


Google is moving onto Uber’s turf with its own ride-sharing service in San Francisco that would help commuters carpool at far cheaper rates.
Google is jumping into a booming but fiercely competitive market.
WSJ.COM|作者:JACK NICAS


Glow sticks at the ready.

Learn about The Haçienda, Ram Records, the Amen Break and the ecstasy wars.
BBC.IN


'Sticks and Stones'
By EMILY BAZELON
Reviewed by ANDREW SOLOMON


In "Sticks and Stones," Emily Bazelon charts the experiences of a few bullied children and synthesizes the scholarship on how to contain or prevent such harm.


Incoherent party, incoherent candidates

Republicans' disenchantment with their presidential candidates is a reflection of the party they've created

incoherent[in・co・her・ent]
  • 発音記号[ìnkouhíərənt]
[形]
1 〈議論などが〉論理的脈絡のない, つじつまの合わない;〈人が〉支離滅裂なことを考える[言う], 取り乱した
an incoherent explanation
しどろもどろの説明.
2 まとまりのない, ばらばらの;くっつかない, 粘着性のない.
3 (構成要素に)統一のない;ぶざま[ぶかっこう]な;異質の.
in・co・her・ent・ly
[副]
rug rave
Prices fly for a Persian carpet
THERE is nothing that excites a professional art dealer more than the thought that he may have found a lost work that has slipped through the auction-house system, misidentified, misattributed or simply misunderstood.
Second to that is buying a work on a hunch that it might be much rarer and more special than the vendor realises—and making a killing once a little additional research proves it to be a piece of exceptional importance.

rave

v., raved, rav·ing, raves. v.intr.
  1. To speak wildly, irrationally, or incoherently.
  2. To roar; rage: The storm raved along the coast.
  3. To speak or write with wild enthusiasm: Critics raved about the new play.
  4. To attend a rave.
v.tr.
To utter or express in a frenzied manner.

n.
  1. The act or an instance of raving.
  2. Informal. An extravagantly enthusiastic opinion or review: The play received raves.
  3. An all-night dance party, especially one where techno, house, or other electronically synthesized music is played.
  4. Chiefly British. A raucous party; a rave-up.
adj. Informal
Relating to or being an extravagantly enthusiastic opinion or review.

[Middle English raven, from Old North French raver, variant of resver, to dream, wander, rave.]
raver rav'er n.

rave (from the verbto rave) is a large dance party featuring performances by DJs and occasionally liveperformers playing electronic music, particularly electronic dance music (EDM). The music is amplified with a large, powerful sound reinforcement system, typically with largesubwoofers to produce a deep bass sound. The music is accompanied by laser light showsprojected imagesvisual effects and smoke machines. The word "rave" was first used in the late 1980s to describe the subculture that grew out of the acid house movement.[1]

銳舞,又稱銳舞派對狂野派對,是一場通宵達旦的舞會,在那裡DJ或其他表演者會播放電子音樂銳舞音樂。銳舞是從英文rave音譯而來,當初這個字是1960年代倫敦加勒比海裔居民用來稱呼派對的俚語。1980年代末期,新聞記者將這個字轉變成稱呼那些從迷幻浩室(acid house)運動中,發展出來的一種派對現象及次文化



car pool (PEOPLE) group noun [C]
a group of people who travel together, especially to work or school, usually in a different member's car each day
“carpooling(拼車上下班)”

car-pooling Show phonetics
noun [U]

car pool (CARS) group noun [C]
a group of cars owned by a company or other organization which can be used by any of its employees


synthesize


  音節
syn • the • size
発音
sínθəsàiz
synthesizeの変化形
synthesized (過去形) • synthesized (過去分詞) • synthesizing (現在分詞) • synthesizes (三人称単数現在)
[動](他)
1 …を総合[統合]する(⇔analyze);…を総合的に扱う.
2 《化学》〈構成成分を〉合成する;…を(合成して)作る.
━━(自)合成する.
-sist
[名]

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