2016年11月1日 星期二

jacaranda, overhang. cooktop, range, hob, liquefied

"For a lot of people it genuinely did hold some sentimental significance." The tree has stood for many generations of families and people who graduated. 📻

The tree collapsed during the night.
BBC.CO.UK

Germans Forget Debt History Lesson in Greece Crisis

As policy makers know well — and Germany perhaps better than any — major debt overhangs are solved only by writing down the debt. And the longer the delay, the deeper the pain.



'Sword of Damocles'
n.
Constant threat; imminent peril: "the Latin American debt, overhanging American banks like the sword of Damocles" (Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.).




 Gas Tanker Takes Shortcut to Asia
A tanker full of liquefied natural gas is about to complete a trip through the Arctic Ocean to Asia, as a combination of climate change, the shale-gas revolution and the earthquake in Japan opens a potentially disruptive trade route.


Modern kitchen stoves have both burners on the top (also known in American English as the cooktop or range and, in British English, the hob) and, as noted, an oven. A cooktop just has burners on the top and is usually installed into a countertop. A drop-in range has both burners on the top and an oven and hangs from a cutout in the countertop (that is, it cannot be installed free-standing on its own).

Read more: http://www.answers.com/topic/cooker-2#ixzz1c470VERm



Definition of overhang in English:

verb (past and past participle overhung)

Pronunciation: /əʊvəˈhaŋ/
[WITH OBJECT]
Hang or extend outwards over:concrete path overhung by jacaranda trees(as adjective overhangingoverhanging branches

noun

Pronunciation: /ˈəʊvəhaŋ/
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1A part of something that extends or hangs over something else:he crouched beneath an overhang of bushes
2A quantity of securities or commodities large enough to make prices fall if offered for sale.
EXAMPLE SENTENCES
  • An appeal would drag out the issue well into 2004, maintaining the current overhang on the share price for an additional unspecified period of time.
  • ‘The sale removes an overhang in the stock, is good for its liquidity and could put the company in play,’ said an analyst.
  • To the extent that excess inventories of tech gear are imports, the burden of reducing the overhang will fall on foreign orders and production.

liquefy


 
音節
liq • ue • fy, -ui • fy
発音
líkwəfài
liquefyの変化形
liquefied (過去形) • liquefied (過去分詞) • liquefying (現在分詞) • liquefies (三人称単数現在)
[動](他)(自)((形式))液化[融解]する
liquefied natural gas
液化天然ガス(略:LNG
liquefied petroleum gas
液化石油ガス(略:LPG).
líq・ue・fì・a・ble
[形]
líq・ue・fì・er
[名]



藍花楹屬學名Jacaranda)是紫葳科中一,下有49個物種,此名往往用以表示整株植物或只表示其花卉部份。
藍花楹源自熱帶地區和亞熱帶地區諸如美洲墨西哥加勒比海
世界不少地方,比如墨西哥辛巴威,藍花楹開花象徵著春天降臨。

General Electric Recalls Gas Rangetop with Grill Due to an Explosion Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: GE Monogram® Pro Rangetop with Grill
Units: About 470
Manufacturer: Leiser, Mexico
Importer: General Electric - Appliances, of Louisville, Ky.
Hazard: Burners on Rangetops operating on liquefied petroleum ("LP" or propane) may fail to ignite or light if the gas control knob is left in a position between OFF and LITE, posing a risk of delayed ignition or explosion.
Incidents/Injuries: GE has received six reports involving explosions in units operating on LP gas, including reports of damage to kitchen cabinets beneath the Rangetop. No fires or injuries have been reported.
Description: The Grill units operate on liquefied petroleum ("LP" or propane) or natural gas. The Rangetop units are either 36 or 48 inches wide with a stainless steel finish and the GE Monogram® badge located on the front center of the unit. The burner control knobs are located on the front panel that overhangs the cabinet. The model and serial numbers can be found on a label located behind the far left burner knob, or on the bottom of the unit.
The following models and serials are included in this recall:
BrandModel Number Begins With:And Serial Number Begins With:
Monogram®LP Model
ZGU364LRP
ZGU484LGP
ZGU486LRP
Natural Gas Model
ZGU364NRP
ZGU484NGP
ZGU486NRP
AS, AT, AV, DS, DT, DV, FS, FT, FV, GS,
GT, GV, HR, HS, HT, HV, LR, LS, LT,
LV, MR, MS, MT, RR, RS, RT, SR, SS, ST,
TR, TS, TT, VR, VS, VT, ZR, ZS, ZT
All LP models and only natural gas models that have been converted for use with LP gas are included in the recall. GE will notify known owners of natural gas units and provide a free repair for any consumers who converted their Rangetop with Grill to LP gas.
Sold by: General Electric authorized representatives and distributors nationwide from May 2008 through August 2011 for between $3,400 and $4,700, as determined by retailers.
Manufactured in: Mexico.
Remedy: Consumers who are operating the product on LP (propane) gas should stop using the product immediately, turn off the gas supply to the product, and contact GE to schedule a free repair.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact General Electric toll-free at (866) 645-3956 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.geappliances.com/products/recall
Note: Health Canada's press release is available at http://cpsr-rspc.hc-sc.gc.ca/PR-RP/recall-retrait-eng.jsp?re_id=1418


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