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Unit 9 Agreements


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air quality
the level of particulates, gases, vapors, pollens and micro-organisms in the air
break in
to enter a building illegally
circuit
to go or move around; make the circuit of
economic downturn
a drop or reduction in the success of a business or economy
extend
to make (something) to be longer, wider, or cover more area
foreseeable
one that can be seen beforehand; known in advance
guarantee
to make oneself answerable for (something) on behalf of someone else who is primarily responsible
handling
the manual method or process by which something is used (moved, carried, transported, etc.)
intruder
to thrust or bring in without invitation, permission, or welcome
leak out
to leak something secret for other people
light sensor
a device that triggers a light and turn it on when the ambient light is insufficient
loan
the act of lending money; a temporary use of money
motion detector
a device that detects movement in a room and triggers a light switch to turn on
notify
to inform (someone) or give notice to
overhaul
to make necessary repairs on; restore to serviceable condition
perimeter fence
a structure that surrounds an area to prevent access
pinpoint
to locate or describe exactly or precisely
prohibitive
sufficing to prevent the use, purchase, etc.; serving or tending to prohibit or forbid something
proposal
the act of offering or suggesting something for acceptance
put forward
to propose for consideration
radio-enabled sensor
a battery-powered switch that 'wakes up' in order to transmit or receive a signal
regardless
without regard for; in spite of
run down
in a state of poor condition
scalable
capable of being scaled
simultaneously
to do a few things at the same time
smoke detector
a device that senses burning particles or smoke smell and triggers an alarm
struggling
advancing with effort
subsidy
a grant or contribution of money
supply
to make up, compensate for or satisfy
tackle
to undertake to handle, master, solve, etc.
thermostat
a device that measures temperature and triggers a switch to turn on or off
turn on
to cause to begin the operation activity (lamp)
unforeseen
to not know in advance; sth unexpected
wireless system
system in home or company without cable
sensor
a device that measures a physical quantity and converts it into a signal which can be read by an observer or by an instrument
tripod
a portable three-legged frame
rigid
not pliant or flexible
shape
an imaginary form
capable
having the ability
arise
to come into being
fresnel lens
a type of compact lens
amplifier
an electronic device that can increase the power of a signal
reference temperature
the temperature at which the vapour pressure of the cargo corresponds to the set pressure of the pressure-relief valve
alloy
a mixture of metals or a mixture of a metal and another element
light catcher
a small, reflective glass or nacre piece that is hung indoors at windows to "catch the light" from a nearby source
strain gauge
a device used to measure strain on an object
consisting
to be made up or composed of
thermocouple
an electrical device consisting of two dissimilar electrical conductors forming electrical junctions at differing temperatures
cooling
process abating temperature
complex
composed of many interconnected parts
impedance
the complex-valued generalization of resistance
surveying
the science or scientific method of making surveys of land
theodolite
a precision instrument for measuring angles in the horizontal and vertical planes
angle
the space within two lines or three or more planes diverging from a common point
electroplate
a process that uses electric current to reduce dissolved metal cations so that they form a thin coherent metal coating on an electrode
melting
a physical process that results in the phase transition of a substance from a solid to a liquid
coat
a layer of a certain substance, usually paint
flatten
to make flat
audible
able to be heard
legal team
a group of people dealing with a problem or task
discount
a reduction in the usual price for something
deadline
the time by which something must be finished (for example task)
proviso
a clause or statement, as in a law (agreement, or contract) by which a condition is introduced
prior warning
an announcement made before something happen
commencement
the beginning of something
unforeseen circumstances
something what unexpected happens
stipulate
to specify in terms of agreement
breach
an act of disobeying or violating a law or promise
terminate
to (cause to) come to an end
pro-rata
in proportion
bancrupt
a person found by a court to be unable to pay debts and whose property is divided among creditors
legal action
the act of using lawyer on a court to settle the disagreement
aforementioned
mentioned earlier
notwithstanding
in spite of
hereinafter called
afterward in this document, statement, etc.
incentive
something that arouses someone to action
subcontract
a contract by which one agrees to provide services or materials necessary to complete another's contract
airport executive
people who have the most powerful position on the airport
flooding
a great flowing or overflowing of water, esp. over land not usually submerged
penalty
a punishment for breaking a law or violating a rule
withhold
to hold back
surveyor
a person whose occupation is surveying
assess
to judge or decide the amount, value, quality, or importance of something