2016年3月31日 星期四

overpass, turboprop, Reuters, AP, UPI, flyover, on the fly

CNN
BREAKING NEWS: At least 10 people were killed and more than 100 are missing after an overpass collapsed near Kolkata, India, police say.

USA TODAY
At least 23 people are dead and about 20 are missing after a TransAsia Airways flight clipped its wing on a bridge shortly after takeoff from Taipei and then crashed into a river.
VIDEO At least 22 people were killed when a turboprop passenger plane operated by TransAsia Airways clipped an overpass and plunged into a river in Taiwan, in the airline's second crash in just seven months.

A Rare Public View of Obama's Pivots on Policy in Syria Confrontation

By PETER BAKER

President Obama's handling of his confrontation with Syria has been the rare instance of a commander in chief seemingly thinking out loud and changing his mind on the fly.


Wellington's Revival
Once a flyover city, Wellington has become a tourist draw in its own right.



turboprop

Line breaks: turbo|prop
Pronunciation: /ˈtəːbəʊprɒp/

Definition of turboprop in English:

NOUN

1jet engine in which a turbine is used to drive apropeller.
1.1An aircraft powered by a turboprop.

on the fly

  • while in motion or progress:his deep shot was caught on the fly
  • Computing during the running of a computer program without interrupting the run.

flyover
(flī'ō'vər) pronunciation
n.
  1. A flight over a specific location, usually at low altitude, as by a formation of military aircraft.
  2. Chiefly British. An overpass, as on a highway.
overpass
(ō'vər-păs') pronunciation
n.
A passage, roadway, or bridge that crosses above another roadway or thoroughfare.

tr.v., -passed, or -past (-păst'), -pass·ing, -pass·es. (ō'vər-păs')
  1. To pass over or across; traverse.
  2. To go beyond; surpass.
  3. To go over (a limit or boundary); transgress.
  4. To overlook or disregard.



noun

Pronunciation: /ˈəʊvəpɑːs/
  • a bridge by which a road or railway line passes over another.

verb

Pronunciation: /əʊvəˈpɑːs/
[with object] rare
surpass:did not its sublimity overpass a little the bounds of the ridiculous?
[名]((米))陸橋, 歩道[跨線(こせん)]橋, 高架交差路(((英))flyover)(⇔underpass).
━━[動] 〔〕 (〜ed or -past)(他)
1 …を越える, 横切る.
2 …の(範囲・限度などを)越える, …を犯す;〈障害・困難などを〉乗り越える;…を上まわる.
3 〈時などを〉過ごす.
4 …を看過する.
━━(自)上を通る, 通過する.
原來是路透氏集團
Reuters (pronounced /ˈrɔɪtərz/) is a global news agency headquartered in London, United Kingdom owned by Thomson Reuters.[1]
Until 2008 the Reuters news agency formed part of an independent company, Reuters Group plc, which was also a provider of financial market data. Since the merger between Reuters Group and The Thomson Corporation the Reuters news agency has been a subsidiary of Thomson Reuters, forming part of its Markets Division.
Paul Julius Reuter noticed that, with the electric telegraph, news no longer required days or weeks to travel long distances. In the 1850s, the 34-year-old Reuter was based in Aachen – then in the Kingdom of Prussia, now in Germany – close to the borders with the Netherlands and Belgium. He began using the newly opened Berlin–Aachen telegraph line to send news to Berlin. However, the telegraph did not extend the 76 miles (122 km) to Brussels, Belgium's capital city and financial center. Reuter saw an opportunity to speed up news service between Brussels and Berlin by using homing pigeons to bridge that gap.

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