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chapter 4

vocabulary words

TermDefinitionsentence
Greenhouse gases The greenhouse gases are those which cause depletion to ozone layers, which act as barrier from harmful rays of sunlight. Naturally occurring greenhouse gases have a mean warming effect of about 33 °C (59 °F).
Activists a person who campaigns to bring about social or political changes. The environmental activists did not agree with the new factory being built.
Inconceivable Not capable of being imagined. Not that one had anything to do with the other, but the technology of surrogacy would have been inconceivable back then.
Carbon footprint The amount of carbon dioxide Concerned about their carbon footprint, the planners had all decorations shipped to the venue in hybrid vehicles.
Climate a weather conditions prevailing in area in general The climate in Texas was very hot with a nice breeze while the climate in Ohio was very cold
Harvesting to collect or to pick Due to the forecast of heavy rain, the farmers are working day and night, harvesting their crops.
Convert cause of change in forms or in character My money was convert from dollars to nepalese rupee.
Preserve to maintain The girl asked one of my friend to preserve her place in line while she ran to the bathroom.
Depletion reduction something or to impoverishment After I made my sandwich, my jar of peanut butter was completely depletion.
Inhabitants a person or animal that live in The inhabitant of the house was upset when I walked in without knocking.
Insulate to cover or protect something
Conserve to protect something thats is especially an environmentally place or things
Composting to make into compost
Incentives a things that motivates or encourages one to do something.
Pollution things that have been infection or poisonous.
Toxic harmful or injurious
Capitalist a person who is rich and who use money to invest in trade or industry for profit.
Revitalization the action of imbuing something with new life
Degradation a process of degrading or being shame
Stakeholders a person with an interest or concern in something especially a business
Created by: shrijanatamang