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TOEFL’da Çıkan 400 Kelime | 4. Ünite Petroleum and Alternatives

constraint

n. Something that restricts thought or action.

The constraints of military life kept Eileen from seeing Private Morris more than once a month.


contamination

n. Being made less clean by a germ or hazardous substance.

The contamination in the river came from the factory located just upstream.


 deplete

v. To greatly decrease the supply of a resource or material.

The prolonged war depleted the country’s national treasury.


 dispose of

v. To throw away; to get rid of; to kill.

She disposed of her unwanted possessions before moving.


elementally

adv. In terms of elements; basically.

Elementally, coal and diamonds are the same.


emission

n. Sending out from a small space into the general environment; a substance discharged into the air.

The Environmental Protection Agency regulates the emission of pollutants into the air.


extinction

n. Complete disappearance; the end of existence.

Human beings have caused the extinction of many other species.


reservoir

n. A place where a liquid is collected and stored.

Cult members threatened to poison the town’s water reservoir.


shrink

v. To become reduced in size, amount, or value.

If you dry your clothing on the “high heat” setting, they may shrink.


 stable

adj. Firm and dependable; showing little change.

He fell because the ladder wasn’t stable.

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