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Transparent Wood Could Transform Buildings
A new material process has made wood almost invisible
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ap-pli-ca-tions

ways of using something


n.应用

com-plete

to finish, end 


v.完成

com-plet-ly

totally, entirely


adv.完全

com-po-nents

the parts that make up a whole


n.组件

con-struc-tion

something built by hand


n.施工

de-sign-ers

people who plan the look and how things will be made

 


n.设计师

e-lec-tro-nic

using small chips and circuits to control electricity


adj.电子

e-lec-tron-ics

electrical devices using transistors, microchips, and other components


n.电子产品

fan-cy

complex or intricate / feel a liking for something


n.v,花俏/幻想

hot-spot

special areas to click on to see more


n.热点

ma-te-ri-als

the matter from which things can be made


n.物料

rough

having an uneven or irregular surface; not smooth or level


adj.粗暴

sci-en-tists

experts in science, people who study science


n.科学家

so-lar pa-nels

 panels that make electricity from the energy of the sun

 


太阳能板

trans-pa-rent

letting light pass so things can be seen through it

 


adj.透明

ash

the powdery residue left after the burning of a substance or emitted by a volcano


n.灰

bi-o-de-grades

breaks down or decays, rots


v.生物降解

chem-i-cals

form of matter


n.化学制品

hot-spot

special areas to click on to see more


n.热点

in-su-la-ting

keeps in heat and keeps out sound


n,v.绝缘

lig-nin

a material in cell walls of plants making them stiff

 


n.木质素

locks

a short piece of a canal in which the water level can be raised or lowered/a fastening (as for a door) operated by a key or a combination


n.锁/闸

ox-ide

a binary compound of oxygen with another element or group


n.氧化物

plas-tic

man made material such as pvc or nylon


n.塑料

re-search

looking for knowledge


v.调研

re-search-er

person who searches for knowledge


n.研究员

com-plete

to finish, end 


v.完成

com-plet-ly

totally, entirely


adv.完全

en-vi-ron-ment

place where something lives


n.环境

e-pox-y

plastic made from heat-setting chemicals

 


n.环氧基树脂

fu-el

material like oil or coal that is burned for heat


n.汽油

hot-spot

special areas to click on to see more


n.热点

in-su-la-ting

keeps in heat and keeps out sound


n,v.绝缘

pro-blem

something that might be harmful, needing to be solved


n.问题

re-quire

need


v.要求

re-quire-ments

things that are needed or wanted


n.要求

re-search

looking for knowledge


v.调研

re-search-er

person who searches for knowledge


n.研究员

rough

having an uneven or irregular surface; not smooth or level


adj.粗暴

cur-rent

right now / a flow of water in the ocean


adj,n.当前/潮流

de-sign-ers

people who plan the look and how things will be made

 


n.设计师

ex-pand

to spread out, increase in size


v.扩大

fin-nal-ly

in the end


adv.最后

hot-spot

special areas to click on to see more


n.热点

i-ma-gine

make a picture in your head

 


v.想像/推想

mar-ket

to sell / an area of business, the place where things are sold


v.n,销路/市场

re-search

looking for knowledge


v.调研

trans-pa-rent

letting light pass so things can be seen through it

 


adj.透明