Doğal Felaketler - Natural Disasters

01/27/2010 15:16:55

verb

to anticipate: to expect, to predict, to sense something before it happens (beklemek, sezmek).

to collide: to come together with great or violent force, crash (çarpışmak).

to persevere: to keep going or to endure despite obstacles or discouragement; to maintain a purpose (birşeyde ısrar etmek, sebat etmek).

to hail: rain down small pellets of ice or frozen vapor (dolu yağmak).

to starve: be without food or water for a long period of time (açlık çekmek, açlıktan ölmek).

noun:

blizzard: severe snowstorm (tipi, şiddetli kar fırtınası).

eruption: a sudden, often violent, outburst (patlama, püskürme).

famine: starvation, great hunger (kıtlık).

flood: an overflowing of water; an excessive amount (sel).

impact: a strong influence, effect (güçlü etki).

catastrophe: extremely harmful thing, disaster, calamity( felaket).

drought: lack of rain (kuraklık).

tornado: a violent wind which twists round and round causing destruction (kasırga, hortum).

earthquake: trembling of the earth (deprem).

landslide: a slide of a large mass of dirt and rock down a mountain or cliff (toprak kayması, heyelan).

avalanche: mass of falling snow (çığ).

hurricane: strong tropical storm (fırtına , kasırga, bora).

precipitation: snow, rain, or the like, or the amount of such matter to fall on a given area in a given amount of time.(düşen kar ve yağmur miktarı).

thunderstorm: a brief electrical storm usually accompanied by heavy rain and high winds.(gök gürültülü fırtına).

tsunami / tidal wave: an exceptionally large ocean wave, especially one caused by an underwater earthquake or volcanic eruption (depremden veya volkanik patlamadan dolayı genellikle okyanusta meydana gelen dalga).

pollution: contamination, dirtying (kirlilik).

global warming: gradual increase of the average global temperature (küresel ısınma).

adjective:

hazardous: dangerous, risky (tehlikeli, riskli).

massive: enormous, immense (büyük ve ağır).

epidemic: affecting many people at once (salgın).

EXERCISES - ALIŞTIRMALAR

Two metro trains
 
in Rome in 2006.
There is a severe
 
in Uganda and it is two years since they had a harvest.
Scientists warn of bird flu
 
.
The forecast is for dry, cloudy weather with no
 
expected.
The heavy rain has caused
 
in many parts of the country.
The belief that animals can anticipate
 
has been around for centuries.
How can we help all the
 
children in Africa?
If the drought continues, deaths will occur on a
 
scale.
 
is the increase in the average temperature of the Earth's near-surface air and oceans since the mid-twentieth century.

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