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VOCABULA

RY: Words
Related to
Technology

Technolo
gy

Words

Outmoded (Adj) = Not in fashion;


unfashionable, no longer usable or practical;
obsolete: outmoded machinery.
e.g = Even though the 8-track tape was of higher quality than a
cassette, it soon became outmoded.

Redundant (Adj) = characterized by verbosity


or unnecessary repetition in expressing ideas; prolix.
e.g= Maria has a redundant style.

Retro (Adj) = Of or designating the


style of an earlier time.
e.g
=
Tomorrow
well have a retro
party! The theme is:
the 80s.

Revolutionary
(Adj)
=
Radically new or innovative;
outside
or
beyond
established
e.g = It is not procedure,
exactly a
principles.
revolutionary
technology,
but still it is still a pretty
useful piece of equipment.

State-of-the-art (Adj/Noun) = The latest and most


sophisticated or advanced stage of a technology, art,
or science.
e.g = I do not understand those state-of-theart phones, I just want something simple that
I can call people on.

Innovative (Adj) = something new or different


introduced: numerous innovations in the high-school
curriculum.
e.g = The new iPhone is very innovative.
People will want to buy it on the day of
release.

Magnitude ( noun ) = Greatness of


size or amount / size; extent;
dimensions
e.g =
The same magnitude

in
employment
may
bring
the
construction
of
the
magnetic
levitation train network.
Infrastructure
(noun) = the fundamental facilities and
systems serving a country, city, or area, as
transportation and communication systems, power
plants, and schools.
e.g = The country's stark income
inequality means that rural areas
suffer
from
a
lack
of
basic
infrastructure

Switch (Verb/Noun) = A device used to


break or open an electric circuit or to divert
current from one conductor to another.

e.g : Doing some research before making the


change to solar power will help you determine
whether, when and how to make the switch.

Idio
ms
switch something off =
stop the energy flow,
turn off.
e.g: The light's too bright.
Could you switch it off.
switch something on =
start the energy flow,
turn on.
e.g: We heard the news as
soon as we switched on the

I n i t i a t i v e ( n o u n ) = An
introductory
act
or
step;
leading action.
e.g = We are a collection of
volunteers and starting a
new initiative in a community
in the same niche.

Enhancement (noun)
= An improvement that
makes something more
agreeable.
e.g = He was concerned
about the enhancement of
the human condition.

Outdated (adj) = No longer in use or


fashionable; antiquated.

e.g : Last Friday we discovered a warehouse with


really outdated computers; maybe those were the
headquarters of a secret organization.

Breakthrough (noun) = Any


sudden or significant advance,
development,
achievement
in
scientific knowledge.

e.g : Newsflash! The Scientific Community


will
be
accepting
the
amazing
breakthrough accomplished by a German
doctor in the cure of cancer.

Grid

(noun)=

horizontal and
uniformly spaced.

A network of
perpendicular lines,

Plug (verb/noun)= To connect or to insert a piece of


device into another. / N: A device that can be connected
to
e.ganother.
: Didnt it start when you turned it ON? Maybe you should plug
it, dont you think?

Idio
ms
into

To plug oneself
something: to become
attached or connected with
something.

Pull the plug on sth/sb:

To terminate the functions of


sth / To put an end to
someones plans.

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