By R. F. Price
A Reference ebook of English phrases and words for international technology scholars is a reference publication of English phrases and words for overseas scholars, for use as an relief while interpreting books on technology, making notes, or whilst describing experiments. it's meant to educate the non-technical English phrases and words that are essential to describe and clarify issues and occasions scientifically. directions on the right way to use the booklet are integrated. constructed from 8 chapters, this booklet starts off by way of introducing the reader to characteristics of items (shape, composition, texture, colour, flavor and smell). next chapters specialise in family (quantitative relatives and dimension, spatial kin and order, temporal kin, entire and part); activities (change, movement, strategies and use of apparatus); evidence, strategies, and difficulties in technology; the medical process; causation and class; and the actual, the final, and comparisons. This monograph is meant for overseas scholars who desire to write transparent, concise English and to appreciate extra essentially the tools utilized by scientists in fixing difficulties.
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T h e y feel slippery / soapy. S o m e o t h e r s u b s t a n c e s feel soapy. g. a c a n d l e ) . H o w does it feel? I t feels waxy. S o m e p l a n t s h a v e waxy leaves. P u t a little oil (olive oil, p a l m oil) o n y o u r fingers a n d r u b t h e m t o g e t h e r . H o w does it feel? I t feels oily. M a n y liquids a r e oily. T a k e a m i r r o r o r small piece of glass. H o l d it in t h e sun so you c a n see t h e light coming off j reflected from its surface. T h e surface looks bright.
1 a n d 3 a r e about j nearly t h e s a m e height. 55 56 ENGLISH WORDS AND PHRASES FOR FOREIGN SCIENCE STUDENTS 2 is s h o r t e r t h a n t h e o t h e r s . 1 a n d 3 h a v e t h e s a m e i n t e r n a l d i a m e t e r a t t h e t o p , a t t h e b o t t o m , a n d a t all places in b e t w e e n . T h e y a r e of uniform d i a m e t e r . 2 is n o t of uniform d i a m e t e r . I t is narrow a t t h e t o p a n d wide dit t h e b o t t o m . 1 is m a d e of thick glass. T h e thickness is g r e a t e r a t t h e t o p a n d b o t t o m t h a n in t h e m i d d l e .
P u t a little oil (olive oil, p a l m oil) o n y o u r fingers a n d r u b t h e m t o g e t h e r . H o w does it feel? I t feels oily. M a n y liquids a r e oily. T a k e a m i r r o r o r small piece of glass. H o l d it in t h e sun so you c a n see t h e light coming off j reflected from its surface. T h e surface looks bright. T h e surface is polished / glossy. Polished surfaces reflect light. Polished surfaces look bright. QUALITIES OF THINGS 37 l a k e a piece of black cloth. H o l d it in t h e s u n .
A Reference Book of English Words and Phrases for Foreign Science Students by R. F. Price