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1

Great amounts of light eliminating shadows

Floodlight

2

A combined radio set and gramophone

Radiogram

3

An airport pad for helicopters

Heliport

4

A global network of millions of interconnected computers

Internet

5

A television braodcast

Telecast

6

Any page on the internet

Webpage

7

A brass instrument with a reed

Saxophone

8

Electronic mail, the transmission of messages via communication networks

Email

9

Faster than the speed of sound

Supersonic

10

Tape on which television pictures can be stored

Videotape

11

An extra gear above the normal top gear of a vehicle

Overdrive

12

Film of recent events shown in picture theatres

Newsreel

13

A kind of analgesic

Aspirin

14

A moving staircase

Escalator

15

A camera producing an instant paper photograph

Polaroid

16

Small adhesive bandage

Band-aid

17

Airship

Zeppelin

18

Transparent wrapping material

Cellophane

19

To search the internet using the google search engine

Google

20

Type of floor covering

Linoleum

21

Portable audio player

Walkman

22

Portable insulated container for food and drink

Esky

23

Shop with washing machines available for public use

Laundromat

24

An instrument for measuring the amount of alcohol in blood

Breathalyser

25

Odd, weird, unconventional, strange

Bizarre

26

Set of twelve

Dozen

27

Mocking, gently amused

Quizzical

28

Four-legged reptile

Lizard

29

Problem or toy designed to test ingenuity

Puzzle

30

The Devil

Beelzebub