2016年10月22日 星期六

torpedo, fireworks, vicinity, combustible

A blend of financial laboratory, corporate labyrinth and buttock-clenching thrill ride, Musk Inc has pushed the boundary of what was thought possible

Anywhere else in the world, the election of Nawaz Sharif for another try as Prime Minister would be a sign of trouble. But since we're talking about Pakistan, the world's most combustible nation, Mr. Sharif's return to power in weekend elections looks better than the alternatives.


Rich Schultz for The New York Times

Budget Needs Let Fireworks Fly Lawfully

As elected officials try to cash in on fireworks sales in cities and counties where they have long been banned, consumers will find it easier to buy fireworks.


Five years later, after all the debris was removed and walls erected, the main building was refitted to house artists’ studios. A quarter-century (and several extensive renovations) later, the artists are still there: over 160 of them sharing 82 studios, six galleries and two workshops. The Art League School and the Alexandria Archaeology Museum also share the space, bringing in thousands more aspirants and students. All of this makes the Torpedo Factory, as it is now called, a low-key, family-friendly and craft-centred alternative to the many worthy galleries across the river.




Hazard: The bands can detach from the mesh cloth loops posing an injury hazard to the user and those in the vicinity.

 Magome and Vicinity



firework
(fīr'wûrk') pronunciation
n.
    1. A device consisting of a combination of explosives and combustibles, set off to generate colored lights, smoke, and noise for amusement.
    2. fireworks A display of such devices.
  1. fireworks
    1. An exciting or spectacular display, as of musical virtuosity.
    2. A display of rage or fierce contention.

[名]
1 ((しばしば〜s))花火(大会), のろし;爆発[発光, 発煙]物.
2 ((〜s))
(1) ((時に単数扱い))((俗))(2人の)激情の応酬;((話))もめごと, けんか;(機知の)ひらめき;(歌・言葉などの)技巧的表現
there will be fireworks
((話))ひともんちゃくありそうだ.
(2) ((米俗))興奮.



torpedo
n., pl. -does.
  1. A cigar-shaped, self-propelled underwater projectile launched from a submarine, aircraft, or ship and designed to detonate on contact with or in the vicinity of a target.
  2. Any of various submarine explosive devices, especially a submarine mine.
  3. A small explosive placed on a railroad track that is fired by the weight of the train to sound a warning of an approaching hazard.
  4. An explosive fired in an oil or gas well to begin or increase the flow.
  5. A small firework consisting of gravel wrapped in tissue paper with a percussion cap that explodes when thrown against a hard surface.
  6. See electric ray.
  7. Slang. A professional assassin or thug.
  8. Chiefly New Jersey. See submarine (sense 2). See Regional Note at submarine.
tr.v., -doed, -do·ing, -does.
  1. To attack, strike, or sink with a torpedo.
  2. To destroy decisively; wreck: torpedo efforts at reform.
[Latin torpēdō, numbness; electric ray, crampfish, from torpēre, to be stiff.]
. - 水雷, 地雷
v. tr. - 用魚雷襲擊, 使徹底完蛋, 破壞
日本語 (Japanese)
n. - 水雷, 魚雷, 発破, シビレエイ, 発雷信号
v. - 水雷で破壊する, 発破をかける, 水雷で船を攻撃する, 魚雷で攻撃する



vicinity


  音節
vi • cin • i • ty
発音
visínəti
vicinityの変化形
vicinities (複数形)
[名](複-ties)[U][C]
1 近所, (…の)付近, 周辺((of ...))
Tokyo and vicinity [its vicinities]
東京およびその周辺
in the vicinity of our home
家の近くに.
2 近いこと, (…に)近接((to, of ...)). ▼比喩的にも用いる
the vicinity of $500,000
ほぼ50万ドル.
[ラテン語vīcīnitās (vīcus村+-INE1 + -ITY=同じ村に属すること)]



combustible

Pronunciation: /kəmˈbʌstɪb(ə)l/

Definition of combustible


adjective

  • able to catch fire and burn easily:a combustible gas
  • excitable; easily annoyed:a volatile and combustible personality

noun

  • a combustible substance.



Derivatives


combustibility

Pronunciation: /-ˈbɪlɪti/

noun

Origin:

early 16th century: from Old French, from late Latin combustibilis, from Latin combust- 'burnt up', from the verb comburere

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