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Ecuador Earthquake 2016
Earthquake strikes Ecuador
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des-per-ate

having a great need


adj.危急

earth-quake

shaking of the ground


n.地震

hos-pi-tal

a place to care for sick or hurt people


n.医院

hot-spot

special areas to click on to see more


n.热点

in-jured

hurt, harmed, damaged


adj.受伤

lice

small, wingless, parasitic insects that live on the skin of mammals and birds


n.虱子

rough

having an uneven or irregular surface; not smooth or level


adj.粗暴

shel-ter

take cover, hide from something


v.庇护

spe-cial

better or greater than usual


adj.特别

strength

being strong


n.实力/强度

sur-vi-vors

people staying alive after others die


幸存者

tem-po-ra-ry

only for a short time


adj.临时/暂时

bil-lion

a very large number, equal to 10^9


No.十亿

da-mage

hurt or cause harm


v.损伤

de-pends

rely on


v.依靠

dis-as-ter

something that causes great damage or loss of life


n.灾害/大难

fal-ling

dropping, going down


v.落下

hot-spot

special areas to click on to see more


n.热点

im-pact

a strong effect


n.影响

pop-u-la-tion

the people who live in a particular place


n.人口

da-mage

hurt or cause harm


v.损伤

earth-quake

shaking of the ground


n.地震

hot-spot

special areas to click on to see more


n.热点

i-mag-in-a-ry

not real, made up


adj.假想

vol-ca-noes

mountains formed from molten rock erupting from underground


n.火山

da-mage

hurt or cause harm


v.损伤

earth-quake

shaking of the ground


n.地震

e-ner-gy

strength needed to get stuff done


n.精力/能源

e-pic

long, grand or heroic


adj.史诗

fault    

a crack or break in the earth


n.故障

hot-spot

special areas to click on to see more


n.热点

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

oc-cur

happen; take place


v.发生

re-lease

to let go


v.发布

sur-face

the top, or the outer layer


n.表面/外观