Vocabulary lesson 99

urban (adj.) relating to a town or city.
- More than 16% of the urban area consists of forest, recreation and green spaces.
conventional (adj.) based on or in accordance with what is generally done or believed.
- The second is that the iPad doesn't work like a more conventional gaming device
dehydration (v.) lose or cause to lose a large amount of water.
- I was eventually admitted to hospital after I lost my vision due to dehydration.
diagram (n.) a simple drawing which consists mainly of lines and is used, for exampel, to explain how a machine works.
- The diagram of the form represents the expansion and recovery of lost territory.
column (n.) 1. an upright pillar, typically cylindrical and made of stone or concrete, supporting an entablature, arch, or other structure or standing alone as a monument. 2. a vertical division of a page or text.
- We had stupidly been looking at the wrong column of figures.

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