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vocabulary

Part of speech

Meaning

Examples

Arabic

sailboat

noun

boat with sails: a boat with one or more masts and sails that is propelled by the wind, chiefly used for sport and leisure.

 

 

sales man

noun

boat with sails: a boat with one or more masts and sails that is propelled by the wind, chiefly used for sport and leisure.

 

 

Scanner

noun

A device that can read text or illustrations printed on paper and translate the information into a form the computer can use. A scanner works by digitizing an image.

 

 

Screen

noun

The display part of a monitor. Most display screens work under the same principle as a television.

 

 

Seamlessly

Quality Educator

Adj

- perfectly smooth: free from awkward transitions and creating perfectly smooth continuity.

- The lesson flowed seamlessly

 

Semantic

Knowing a Word

 Adj

1. linguistics relating to words’ meanings: relating to meaning or the differences between meanings of words or symbols

 

 

Shop

noun

retail business: a retail business that sells consumer merchandise and sometimes services

 

 

shop keeper

noun

owner or manager of shop: somebody who owns or manages a shop

 

 

sky scraper

noun

very tall building: a modern building that is extremely tall 

 

 

Sport

noun

competitive physical activity: an individual or group competitive activity involving physical exertion or skill, governed by rules, and sometimes engaged in professionally

 

 

Squash

verb

To damage something, especially something soft, by pressing it and making it flat.

• Someone sat on my hat and squashed it.
• Careful you don’t squash those peaches.

 

Squeeze

verb

 

To push something firmly inwards with your hands or fingers.
 

Squeeze somebody’s arm/hand (as a sign of love or friendship)

 

• I squeezed the toothpaste tube, but nothing came out.
• I’m squeezing the damp cloth to get the water out.

• Alice squeezed my arm affectionately, and said goodbye.

 

steamboat

noun

steam-powered boat: a boat with an engine powered by steam 

 

 

Stranger

 

Knowing a Word

 

 noun

1. unfamiliar person: a person whom somebody does not know
2. newcomer: somebody who is new to a particular place
3. outsider: somebody who is not a member of a particular organization or group
4. visitor or guest: somebody who does not live in a particular house or community but is present as a visitor or guest
5. person unaccustomed to something: somebody who is not accustomed to or acquainted with something specified
6. alienated person: somebody who has become distanced or alienated from another, others, or something

- She is a stranger to her former colleagues.

 

- Being a stranger to hard physical work, he found the job exhausting.
 

 

subway

noun

transport railway running below ground: a railway system that runs below ground

 

 

supermarket

noun

big food store: a large self-service retail store selling food and household goods

 

 

Swimming

noun

Moving through water for fun: the action or activity of making progress unsupported through water using the arms and legs, usually for pleasure, exercise, or sport.

 

 

Syntactic

 

Knowing a Word

 Adj

1. of syntax: relating to the rules or patterns of Grammar.
2. conforming to grammar rules

3. Correctly formed according to the rules or accepted structures of Grammar.