2016年8月6日 星期六

outcry, winding down, swimming heat, juicel (Electrical energy)

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HP's new Powerup Backpack may look like a standard backpack, but this thing can recharge a full-size laptop thanks to a massive 22,400mAh battery. With that much juice you could recharge your...
THEVERGE.COM|作者:MICAH SINGLETON
Only two days into the Rio Olympics and one athlete has already captured the hearts of viewers around the world and become a standout star of the games.
INDEPENDENT.CO.UK



Despite condemnation from international watchdogs, outcry among Turks about the government's suppression of the press has been muted

Dissent, whether in the press or in public life, was already difficult in Recep Tayyip Erdogan's Turkey. The crackdown has made it harder
ECONOMIST.COM





Brian MacDonald is one driver attracted by GM's new crossovers. An investment-fund manager in California, Mr. MacDonald has driven nothing but BMWs and Mercedes-Benzes for the past 20 years. But last month, with the lease on his Mercedes ML-Class winding down, Mr. MacDonald leased a $45,000 Enclave, the most luxurious of GM's three models.


 juice
informal Electrical energy:the batteries have run out of juice

heat
[COUNT NOUN] A preliminary round in a race or contest:winners of the regional heats




outcry 

Pronunciation: /ˈaʊtkrʌɪ/ 




NOUN (plural outcries)

1.1A strong expression of public disapproval or anger:the public outcry over the bombing



wind (sth) down (END) phrasal verb [M]
1 to end gradually or in stages, or to cause something to do this:
The government intends to wind the scheme down in early spring.
Unfortunately, the party was just winding down as we got there.

2 If a business or organization winds down, or if someone winds it down, the amount of work it does is gradually reduced until it closes completely:
They're winding down their operations abroad because they're losing money.



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