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Word of the Day (October 28, 2017)




Word of the Day

febrile 

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Definition:
(adjective) Of, relating to, or characterized by fever.
Synonyms:feverish
Usage:The mother took her febrile and sweating child to the pediatrician.
by 趙永祥 2017-10-29 16:25:27, 回應(0), 人氣(7)




Word of the Day (October 29, 2017)

cardiomegaly 

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Definition:(noun) An abnormal enlargement of the heart.
Synonyms:enlarged heartmegacardiamegalocardia
Usage:The chest x-ray indicated that the patient's symptoms were the result of cardiomegaly and congestive heart failure.
by 趙永祥 2016-11-07 19:17:49, 回應(0), 人氣(165)


TERM OF THE DAYOCTOBER 26, 2016
sweatshop
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Business establishment that makes its employees work under harsh and often hazardous conditions, and pays only minimal or survival wages
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Protests in western countries over shoe companies using children to make shoes in sweatshop like conditions led the big retailers to take action against these methods of production.
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What does "comprehension" mean?
Something that one has to get in order to get it. (Dave Peters)
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by 趙永祥 2016-10-22 23:51:18, 回應(0), 人氣(183)


TERM OF THE DAYOCTOBER 17, 2016
cohort
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Group whose members share a significant experience at a certain period of time or have one or more similar characteristics . People born in the same year, for example, are the birth cohorts (generation) for that year. Similarly, married men or those who smoke are cohorts of the other married men or other smokers. 
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I am a member of the cohort called millennials because I was born after the cut off date for Generation X.
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by 趙永祥 2016-10-21 08:06:01, 回應(0), 人氣(193)


TERM OF THE DAYOCTOBER 20, 2016
entrepreneur
f   t

Someone who exercises initiative by organizing a venture to take benefit of an opportunity and, as thedecision maker, decides what, how, and how much of a good or service will be produced. An entrepreneursupplies risk capital as a risk taker, and monitors and controls the business activities. The entrepreneur is usually a sole proprietor, a partner, or the one who owns the majority of ... Read more

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The entrepreneur had discovered a new market for her app and through proper investment and advertising was successfully generating capital for her investors.
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by 趙永祥 2016-10-20 10:22:56, 回應(0), 人氣(192)


TERM OF THE DAYOCTOBER 19, 2016
entropy
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The measure of the level of disorder in a closed but changing system, a system in which energy can only be transferred in one direction from an ordered state to a disordered state. Higher the entropy, higher the disorder and lower the availability of the system's energy to do useful work. Although the concept of entropy originated in thermodynamics (as the 2nd law) and statistical mechanics, ... Read more

USAGE EXAMPLE
Since the universe was born and lives in an extremely chaotic state, it is thought that once that entropyceases to exist so will the universe.
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What does "computer" mean?
An electronic time-saving device that is commonly used for time-wasting activities. (Warwick Annear)
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by 趙永祥 2016-10-16 21:31:45, 回應(0), 人氣(116)


TERM OF THE DAYOCTOBER 10, 2016
dislocated worker
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An individual who meets one of the following criteria:... Read more

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When the plant burned down in the small town, there were many dislocated workers who were wondering if they'd ever find a job again.
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by 趙永祥 2016-10-14 23:09:44, 回應(0), 人氣(195)


TERM OF THE DAYOCTOBER 11, 2016
bandwidth
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Rate at which electronic signals can travel through a medium, such as a wire, cable, or channel. Bandwidth may be thought of as the width of the 'pipe' through which data travels: greater the width, larger the amount of data that can flow through it. Technically, it means the difference between two frequencies. In analog transmission (such as of voice signals over copper telephone lines) ... Read more

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The IT department decided to increase the office's bandwidth when several employees complained that they could not download or upload information as quickly as they needed to every day.
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by 趙永祥 2016-10-11 10:09:38, 回應(0), 人氣(214)

TERM OF THE DAYOCTOBER 6, 2016
mercantilism
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Body of economics thought popular during the mid 16th and late 17th centuries. It held that money waswealthaccumulation of gold and silver was the key to prosperity, and one nation's gain was another's loss. Supported by economists such as Gerard de Malynes (1586-1641), Edward Misselden (1608-54), and Sir Thomas Mun (1571-1641) in the UK, Jean Baptiste Colbert (1619-83) in France ,and ... Read more

USAGE EXAMPLE
The philosophy of mercantilism in centuries past was a problem for foreign policy, and frequently caused stress between nations. The countries who held this belief close to their heart frequently were at conflict with their neighbors.
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by 趙永祥 2016-10-04 11:14:49, 回應(0), 人氣(227)


TERM OF THE DAYOCTOBER 3, 2016
addendum
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Document or information attached or added to clarify, modify, or support the information in the original document or written work. In construction industry, for example, an addendum issued by a client during the bidding process becomes part of the contract documents when the contract is awarded. 
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The old man had his lawyer add an addendum to his existing will to be sure that his grandchild would inherit 25% of his fortune, which would leave 75% to his two children.
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