Flashcards in L16- Energy efficient (energy, natural resources) Deck (16)
nuclear power station
wave power station
1 able to continue over a period of time:
That sort of extreme diet is not sustainable over a long period.
2 causing little or no damage to the environment and therefore able to continue for a long time:
A large international meeting was held with the aim of promoting sustainable development in all countries.
to use something completely:
How long will it be before the world's fuel supplies are exhausted?
I'm afraid he's exhausted my patience.
We seem to have exhausted this topic of conversation (= we have nothing new to say about it).
(of petrol / gas) not containing LEAD and therefore less harmful to the environment
Unleaded is cheaper than diesel.
to control or limit sth, especially sth bad
~ (on sth) something that controls and puts limits on sth:
curbs on government spending