英検1級vocab @enjoy.eネット英会話

. Ecosystem noun (ek-oh-sis-tuhm)
a system involving the interactions between a community of living organisms in a particular area and its nonliving environment
Example: The whole purpose of the ecosystem is to sustain life.

2. Expand verb (ik-spand)
to increase in extent, size, volume, scope, etc.
Example: You can expand your knowledge by reading and studying.
Note: expandable (adj), expandability (noun)

3. Satellite noun (sat-l-ahyt)
a device designed to be launched into orbit around the earth, another planet, the sun, etc.
Example: The first successful American satellite was launched in January 1958.
Note: The first artificial Earth satellite was Sputnik 1, launched by the Soviet Union in October1957.

4. Lessen verb (les-uhn)
to make less or reduce
Example: Quit smoking so that you can lessen your risk of cancer.
Note: How can you personally lessen the effects of global warming?

5. Spot verb (spot)
to detect or recognize; locate or identify by seeing
Example: I spotted my hiding son under the table.
Note: adjective - spottable, unspottable

6. Spacecraft noun (speys-kraft)
a manned or unmanned vehicle designed to orbit the earth or travel to celestial objects for the purpose of research, exploration
Example: An upgraded Russian unmanned spacecraft successfully linked up with the International Space Station on Sunday on its second attempt to test a new docking system
Note: Synonym: spaceship

7. Archaeologist noun (ahr-kee-ol-uh-jist)
a person who studies man’s past by scientific analysis of the material remains of his cultures
Example: The archeologist was equipped with the tools for proper scientific expedition.
Note: Archeologists have one of the harder roles, but they can become powerful late in the game. They are often called Arcs for short.

8. Cells noun (sel)
Biology. a usually microscopic structure containing nuclear and cytoplasmic material enclosed by a semipermeable membrane and, in plants, a cell wall; the basic structural unit of all organisms
Example: A healthy cell does not turn into a cancer cell overnight.
Note: A cell is the basic unit of all living things except viruses.

9. Species noun (spee-sheez)
distinct sort or kind
Example: There are many species of spiders in Africa.
Note: The term can be used to refer to any group of related things: “This species of novel has become quite popular in recent years.”

10. Atmosphere noun (at-muhs-feer)
a general pervasive feeling or mood
Example: I like the atmosphere in my parents’ house. It’s cozy.
Note: What is the atmosphere in an Olympic game?