2016年2月9日 星期二

compound, firefighter/fireman prayer, sophia, capillary, walled compounds


Mr Abe, whose party panders to Japan’s farm lobby, opposes it. “A party leader is just not supposed to push through unpopular policies before an election. It’s electoral suicide,” says Koichi Nakano, a political scientist at Sophia University in Tokyo.


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The fireman Prayer:
When I am called to duty, God, wherever flames may rage, give me the strength to save some life whatever be its age. Help me embrace a little child before it's too late, or save an older person from the horror of that fate. Enable me to be alert and hear the faintest shout, and quickly and efficiently, put the fire out. I want to fill my calling and to give the best in me, to guard my every neighbor and protect his property. And if according to my fate I am to lose my life, please bless with your protecting hand my children and my wife.



The attack occurred at midday on Tuesday in Helmand Province as the soldiers relaxed in the still-warm autumn sun on the roof of the joint checkpoint overlooking a shared British-Afghan compound.


It is difficult to overstate how much of China’s old imperial capital has disappeared in recent years. When the Communists took power in 1949, they inherited a city marbled with 7,000 alleyways, or hutong, a Mongol word that referred to the space between tents. In Old Beijing, hutong were the capillaries that fed the walled compounds where most people lived.


com·pound2 (kŏm'pound'pronunciation
n.
  1. A building or buildings, especially a residence or group of residences, set off and enclosed by a barrier.
  2. An enclosed area used for confining prisoners of war.
[Alteration of Malay kampong, village.]

capillary
noun [C] SPECIALIZED
a very thin tube, especially one of the smaller tubes that carry blood around the body

 cap・il・lar・y 

  

━━ a., n. 毛のような; 毛細管(の).
 cap・il・lar・i・ty
 ━━ n. 毛(細)管現象.
 capillary attraction [action] 毛管引力.
 capillary tube 毛(細)管.

compound


v., -pound·ed, -pound·ing, -pounds. v.tr.
  1. To combine so as to form a whole; mix.
  2. To produce or create by combining two or more ingredients or parts: pharmacists compounding prescriptions.
  3. To settle (a debt, for example) by agreeing on an amount less than the claim; adjust.
  4. To compute (interest) on the principal and accrued interest.
  5. To add to; increase: High winds compounded the difficulties of the firefighters.
Make (something bad) worse; intensify the negative aspects of:prisoners' lack of contact with the outside world compounds their problems
3Law Forbear from prosecuting (a felony) in exchange for money or other consideration.
3.1Settle (a debt or other matter) in exchange for money or other consideration:he compounded the case with the defendant for a cash payment
v.intr.
  1. To combine in or form a compound.
  2. To come to terms; agree.
adj. (kŏm'pound', kŏm-pound', kəm-)
  1. Consisting of two or more substances, ingredients, elements, or parts.
  2. Botany. Composed of more than one part.
n. (kŏm'pound')
  1. A combination of two or more elements or parts. See synonyms at mixture.
  2. Linguistics. A word that consists either of two or more elements that are independent words, such as loudspeaker, baby-sit, or high school, or of specially modified combining forms of words, such as Greek philosophia, from philo-, "loving," and sophia, "wisdom."
  3. Chemistry. A pure, macroscopically homogeneous substance consisting of atoms or ions of two or more different elements in definite proportions that cannot be separated by physical means. A compound usually has properties unlike those of its constituent elements.
  4. Botany.
    1. A leaf whose blade is divided into two or more distinct leaflets.
    2. A pistil composed of two or more united carpels.
[Alteration of Middle English compounen, from Old French componre, compondre, to put together, from Latin compōnere. See component.]
compoundable com·pound'a·ble adj.
compounder com·pound'er n.

com·pound2 (kŏm'pound') pronunciation
n.
  1. A building or buildings, especially a residence or group of residences, set off and enclosed by a barrier.
  2. An enclosed area used for confining prisoners of war.
[Alteration of Malay kampong, village.]


━━ vt. 混合[調合]する ((with, into, from, of)); (事態を)悪化させる; 示談にする, 金で内済にする (〜 a felony 重罪を不起訴にする); (利息を)複利計算で支払う.
━━ vi. 和解する, 示談にする ((with, for)).
━━ a., n. 混合[複合,合成]の; 混合[合成]物; 【化】化合物; 複合語 (compound word); (工場などの)構内.
com・pound・ed ━━ a. 入り交じった ((of, from)).
compound eye 【虫】複眼.
compound flower 【植】(キク科植物の)頭状花.
compound fraction =complex fraction.
compound fracture 【医】複雑骨折.
compound interest 複利.
compound leaf 【植】複葉.
compound microscope 【光】複合顕微鏡.
compound Q 【薬】コンパウンドキュー ((抗ウィルス剤;エイズ治療に使用される)).
compound sentence 【文法】重文.
compound statement 【コンピュータ】複合文.

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