دایره المعارف برق(اطلاعات عمومی برق)
.briefly . circulate . consistently . exhibit . found . improperly . impulsively . infrequently . isolated . overtly . profoundly . sharply . situated . subsequently . unmistakable
brieflyadv. short, usually in time adj. brief Syn. concisely
The visiting professor spoke briefly at the faculty meeting.Solar eclipses are brief moments when the Earth and Moon cross the Sun's fixed position in the solar system.
circulatev. to cause to move along a fixed path; to adj. circulatory move freely
n. circulationSyn. distribute The news of the president's visit circulated quickly throughout the city. A dollar bill remains in circulation for approximately one and a half years.
consistentlyadv. without changing; keeping the same adj. consistent principles, ideas, or quality
v. consistSyn. dependably
The temperature must be maintained consistently at 75° centigrade. The policy of the government concerning unemployment has been consistent.
exhibitv. to show or demonstrate
n. exhibitSyn. display
The compound exhibits the qualities of an acid. It was the best exhibition of talent that I have ever seen.
foundv. to establish, start up
n. foundation* * a philanthropic organization
n. founderSyn. establish The wealthy woman founded a hospital in her home town. The foundation maintained a number of philanthropic activities.
improperlyadv. not following established rules; not adj. improper desirable
n. improprietySyn. inappropriately The disappointing outcome was a result of an improperly prepared petri dish. There was an impropriety with the way the funds were spent.
impulsivelyadv. acting without thinking adj. impulsive Syn. capriciously
n. impulsivenessShe reacted impulsively to the loud noise. Many shoppers buy items on impulse.
infrequentlyadj. almost never adj. infrequent Syn. rarely
n. infrequencyTornadoes occur infrequently in the eastern part of the United States. Deserts are characterized by their infrequent rainfall.
isolatedadj. kept separated from others
v. isolateSyn. secluded
n. isolationThe failure of the communications system left the towns isolated. The doctors were unable to isolate the cause of the epidemic.
overtlyadv. in a way clearly seen; not done secretly adj. overt Syn. openly He overtly disregarded the regulations.
profoundlyadv. in a deep way; showing deep knowledge adj. profound of a subject
n. profunditySyn. significantly Everyone was profoundly impressed by the news reports. The Nobel Prize is a profound recognition of outstanding achievement.
sharplyadv. showing sensitivity or quick thinking; adj. sharp showing a quick change in direction
v. sharpenSyn. quickly
n. sharpnessCar prices rose sharply over the past year. There was a sharp change in the humidity after the storm.
situatedadj. being found in a certain place
n. situation** a current condition
v. situateSyn. located The resort town of Cancun is situated in the northern part of the Yucatan Peninsula. They found themselves in a very difficult situation.
subsequentlyadv. following; coming after something adj. subsequent Syn. afterwards
The public applauded the president's actions, and subsequently his ratings in the polls
This report, and all subsequent reports, must be written in the appropriate style.
unmistakableadj. clearly able to be determined adj. unmistakably Syn. indisputable The markings of the insect provided an unmistakable identification of the species. It is unmistakably clear that the report must be finished by noon.
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1. The colossal Statue of Liberty is situated in New York Harbor on a small island park within sight of Ellis Island.
2. Astrology contends that the position of constellations at the moment of your birth profoundly influences your future.
3. After doubling the wages of his employees, Henry Ford was sharply criticized for his action.
4. Most species of birds walk long distances infrequently.
5. The major American comic publishing houses were founded during the early nineteenth century.