Better than my life. 11. Vocabulary and technical terms

Vocabulary and technical terms

Ancient = very, very old. Ancient Rome, ancient Egypt,…

E-anger: Anger = when you are angry
E- sadness : Sadness = when you are sad
E-hunger: hungry= when you want to eat
E-loss: loss= when you lose somebody you love, he or she dies or goes away
E-reunion: reunion = meeting again after a long time. You can meet your school friends 20 years later, and that is the reunion. (Re = again, union = coming together.)
E-happiness: happiness = when you are happy

Binary code = a form in which computers understand programs. It’s difficult for people to read, looks like abracadabra of symbols. Needs disassembling to make it readable.

Bot = an outside program. Very often it is another character in the game.

Disassembling = a process of making binary code readable for people.

Environment = everything around us: houses, streets, roads, rivers, forests,…

Experience = what you know from before

Frightened = afraid

Grab = take, take suddenly

Hammer = a tool for driving in nails. (Молоток)

Hello, you lot! = Hello to all of you. Informal greeting said to a group of people.

Maiden = a girl

Memoflash card = a card or a kind of hard disk. You have programs on them

PDA = Pocket Digital Assistant = a pocket computer

Posh = fashionable, very modern

Sadness = when you are sad

Severe = strict

Skyscraper = a very tall building, like in New York

Stunner = a special gun used in computer games.

Sword = an old weapon of knights, looks like a big long knife

Think-send = use telepathy in a digital world. You send messages in your thoughts. Actually, computers register electric impulses from your head and send them where you want

Visual = what you see with your eyes, a picture, often on a screen

Weapon = any gun, bomb, knife, ….

4-D = four dimensional.

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