Từ Vựng Bài Đọc Timekeeper - Invention Of Marine Chronometer

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Từ Vựng Bài Đọc Timekeeper - Invention Of Marine Chronometer

background
/ˈbækˌgraʊnd/
(noun). the details of a person’s family, education, experience, etc
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self-taught
/sɛlf-tɔt/
(adj). Someone who is self-taught has taught himself or herself a particular skill
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inspire
/ɪnˈspaɪr/
(verb). Fill (someone) with the urge or ability to do or feel something
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carpenter
/ˈkɑrpəntər/
(noun). A person who makes and repairs wooden objects and structures.
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navigation
/ˈnævəˈgeɪʃən/
(noun). the process or activity of accurately ascertaining one's position and planning and following a route
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shipwreck
/ˈʃɪprɛk/
(noun). The destruction of a ship at sea by sinking or breaking up
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financial
/fəˈnænʃəl/
(adj). relating to finance
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aid
/eɪd/
(noun). Help, typically of a practical nature.
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analysis
/əˈnæləsəs/
(noun). Detailed examination of the elements or structure of something.
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long-term
/ˈlɔŋˈtɜrm/
(adj). occurring over or relating to a long period of time
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format
/ˈfɔrˌmæt/
(noun). the general arrangement, plan, design, etc. of something
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system
/ˈsɪstəm/
(noun). a set of things working together as parts of a mechanism or an interconnecting network
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marine
/məˈrin/
(adj). of, found in, or produced by the sea
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chronometer
/krəˈnɒmɪtə/
(noun). an instrument for measuring time accurately
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genuine
/ˈʤɛnjəwən/
(adj). real; exactly what it appears to be; not artificial
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modem
/ˈmoʊdəm/
(noun). (Modem) a device that connects one computer system to another using a telephone line so that data can be sent
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commercial
/kəˈmɜrʃəl/
(adj). Concerned with or engaged in commerce.
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pragmatic
/prægˈmætɪk/
(adj). Dealing with things sensibly and realistically in a way that is based on practical rather than theoretical considerations
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practical
/ˈpræktəkəl/
(adj). connected with real situations rather than with ideas or theories
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usage
/ˈjusəʤ/
(noun). The action of using something or the fact of being used.
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longitude
/ˈlɑnʤəˌtud/
(noun). the distance of a place east or west of the Greenwich meridian, measured in degrees
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measure
/ˈmɛʒər/
(verb). Ascertain the size, amount, or degree of (something) by using an instrument
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limitation
/ˌlɪmɪˈteɪʃən/
(noun). the act or process of limiting or controlling somebody/something
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baseline
/ˈbeɪˌslaɪn/
(noun). a minimum or starting point used for comparisons
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equator
/ɪˈkweɪtər/
(noun). A line notionally drawn on the earth equidistant from the poles,
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sailor
/ˈseɪlər/
(noun). to work as a member of the crew of a commercial or naval ship
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calculate
/ˈkælkjəˌleɪt/
(verb). to judge the number or amount of something by using the information that you already have, and adding, taking away, multiplying, or dividing numbers
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angle
/ˈæŋgəl/
(noun). the space (usually measured in degrees) between two intersecting lines or surfaces at or close to the point where they meet
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naval
/ˈneɪvəl/
(adj). connected with the navy of a country
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sextant
/ˈsɛkstənt/
(noun). an instrument for measuring angles and distances, used to calculate the exact position of a ship or an aircraft.
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specific
/spəˈsɪfɪk/
(adj). clearly defined or identified
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lunar
/ˈlunər/
(adj). connected with the moon
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nautical
/ˈnɔtəkəl/
(adj). Of or concerning sailors or navigation
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almanac
/ˈɑlməˌnæk/
(noun). An annual calendar containing important dates and statistical information such as astronomical data and tide tables.
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reliance
/rɪˈlaɪəns/
(noun). Dependence on or trust in someone or something.
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crew
/kru/
(noun). A group of people who work closely together
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navigator
/ˈnævəˌgeɪtər/
(noun). A person who navigates a ship, aircraft, etc.
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measurement
/ˈmɛʒərmənt/
(noun). the act or the process of finding the size, quantity or degree of something
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heavenly
/ˈhɛvənli/
(adj). Of the heavens or sky.
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timekeeper
/ˈtaɪmˌkiːpə/
(noun). a person who measures or records the amount of time taken, especially in a sports competition.
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propose
/prəˈpoʊz/
(verb). to suggest a plan, an idea, etc. for people to think about and decide on
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error
/ˈɛrər/
(noun). A mistake
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lubrication
/ˌlubrɪˈkeɪʃən/
(noun). The action of applying a substance such as oil or grease to an engine or component so as to minimize friction and allow smooth movement.
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accurately
/ˈækjərətli/
(adv). in a way that is correct and true in every detail; exactly
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turret
/ˈtɜrət/
(noun). A small tower on top of a larger tower or at the corner of a building or wall, typically of a castle.
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stable
/ˈsteɪbəl/
(noun). a building set apart and adapted for keeping horses.
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revolutionary
/ˌrɛvəˈluʃəˌnɛri/
(adj). connected with political revolution
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competitor
/kəmˈpɛtətər/
(noun). a person who takes part in an athletic contest
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principal
/ˈprɪnsəpəl/
(adj). First in order of importance; main. >< secondary, minor
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contestant
/kənˈtɛstənt/
(noun). a person who takes part in a contest or competition
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mathematician
/ˌmæθəməˈtɪʃən/
(noun). a person who is an expert in mathematics
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instrument
/ˈɪnstrəmənt/
(noun). a tool or device used for a particular task, especially for delicate or scientific work
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adopt
/əˈdɑpt/
(verb). Take on or assume (an attitude or position)
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horizon
/həˈraɪzən/
(noun). The line at which the earth's surface and the sky appear to meet
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modern
/ˈmɑdərn/
(adj). of the present time or recent times
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figure
/ˈfɪgjər/
(noun). a person of a particular kind, especially one who is important or distinctive in some way
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ultimate
/ˈʌltəmət/
(adj). happening at the end of a long process
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escapement
/ɪˈskeɪpmənt/
(noun). A mechanism in a clock or watch
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detent
/dɪˈtɛnt/
(noun). A catch in a machine which prevents motion until released
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coordinate
/koʊˈɔrdənət/
(verb). to organize different parts of an activity and people involved in it so that it works well
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inconvenience
/ˌɪnkənˈvinjəns/
(noun). Trouble or difficulty caused to one's personal requirements or comfort.
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fluctuating
/ˈflʌkʧəˌweɪtɪŋ/
(adj). Rising and falling irregularly in number or amount.
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attempt
/əˈtɛmpt/
(noun). an effort to achieve or complete a difficult task or action.
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tremendous
/trəˈmɛndəs/
(adj). Very great in amount, scale, or intensity.
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alternate
/ˈɔltɜrnət/
(verb). Occur in turn repeatedly.
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adequately
/ˈædəkwətli/
(adv). in a way that is enough in quantity
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