L15- Natural phenomena , agriculture Flashcards Preview

Vocabulary For IELTS Advanced - Cambridge > L15- Natural phenomena , agriculture > Flashcards

Flashcards in L15- Natural phenomena , agriculture Deck (8)
Loading flashcards...
1

erupt

to explode or burst out suddenly:
At the end of a hot summer, violence erupted in the inner cities.
Since the volcano last erupted, many houses have been built in a dangerous position on its slopes.

2

strike
struck

to hit sb/sth hard or with force:
The ship struck a rock. * The child ran into the road and was struck by a car. * The tree was struck by lightning.

3

torrential

torrential
Torrential rain pours down very rapidly and in great quantities.سیل اسا

4

aftershock

a small earthquake that happens after a bigger one:
The area suffered a series of aftershocks measuring up to 6.3 on the Richter scale.

5

tremor

a small earthquake in which the ground shakes slightly:
an earth tremor * (figurative) The scandal sent tremors through the political establishment.

6

thunder(n,v)

the loud noise that you hear after a flash of LIGHTNING
when it thunders, there is a loud noise in the sky during a storm

7

dense

difficult to go or see through:
dense fog
a dense forest

8

severe

شدید