کهن ترین عکس هوایی
ساعت ٤:۳۱ ‎ب.ظ روز دوشنبه ٢٢ مهر ،۱۳۸٧  

عکس هوایی

کهن ترین عکس هوایی موجود در روز 21 مهر 1٢٣۵ (13 اکتبر 1860) در ایالات متحده از بالن هوایی که در آسمان شهر بوستن ماساچوست گرفته شد. این تکنیک اکنون بصورت عکس برداری از سطح زمین یا ویژگی های جوی آن یا هیدروسفر آسمان با بکارگیری از دوربین های کارگذاشته شده برروی هواپیما، موشک و یا ماهواره هایی در حال گردش دور زمین کامل شده است.

aerial photo

The oldest extant aerial photograph was taken on this day  in the United States from a hot air balloon floating over Boston, Massachusetts. The technique has evolved into photographing the Earth's surface or features of its atmosphere or hydrosphere with cameras mounted on aircraft, rockets, or Earth-orbiting satellites and other spacecraft



 
آخ جون عمو شدم
ساعت ٦:٠٢ ‎ب.ظ روز شنبه ۱۳ مهر ،۱۳۸٧  

 

 

سامان ناز من

ورودت به این جهان زیبا را خوش آمد می گم

 

سامان = راه و آیین



 
هزاروصد واژه
ساعت ۸:٥۱ ‎ق.ظ روز یکشنبه ٧ مهر ،۱۳۸٧  

 

 

 

١١٠٠ واژه ای که باید دانید

6th Week

 

 

Day Three:

 

1.      The paradox is that Javert's inexorable pursuit of Jean Valjean was both laudable (ستودنی، قابل ستایش) and despicable (نکوهش پذیر).

2.      The affluent storeowner disparaged (انکار فضیلت کردن، پست کردن) the efforts of his small competitor, saying that he could always tolerate that kind of rivalry.

3.      To aid in digestion, you must masticate (جویدن) each piece of meat one dozen times.

4.      In an acrimonious letter, her father described the project as a complete fiasco (شکست مفتضحانه).

5.      Once he sought the limelight, but now he eschews (اجتناب کردن) all the interviews.

 

 

Today's Idiom:

The lawyer wanted to open up the case, but his partner advised him to let sleeping dogs lie. (to avoid stirring up old hostilities)

 

 

 

Day Two

 

1.   The children in Shakespeare's plays are so precocious (باهوش) that they all sound like grandparents.

2.   Edith gave only perfunctory (سرسری) attention to the new millennium, skipping our New Year's Eve party.

3.   The Wright brothers didn’t become distraught when a skeptic deride (تمسخر کردن، استهزاء کردن) their work.

4.   When I correct my kid brother's math errors, he is perverse (درخطا، گمراه) enough to insist he is right.

5.   To the chagrin (آزردگی) of many taxpayers, some citizens seem to cheat the government with impunity.

 

 

Today's Idiom:

 

My red-letter day came when I was chosen as senior class president.

 

 

 

Day One:

 

1.      Some prisoners planned a disturbance while others would sally (یورش بردن) toward the gate.

2.      Under duress from the tax officer, the beggar admitted that he was truly affluent (دولتمند).

3.      To the consternation (بهت و حیرت) of the sergeant, there was paucity of volunteers for the dangerous mission.

4.      It's feasible (امکان پذیری، شدنی) to build an electric auto, but wouldn’t you need a terribly long extension cord?

5.      When we could discern (تشخیص دادن) the city lights, we knew we were safe.

Today's Idioms:

 

You might swallow his promises, but I'm from Missouri.

5th Week

Day 4:

 

1.      The border guards allowed the doctor to cross the frontier with impunity (بدون مجازات).

2.      It isn’t easy to elicit (بیرون کشیدن، استخراج کردن) answers from a sleepy class on Monday morning.

3.      Dentists appreciate patients who can tolerate pain.

4.      She hoped that we would not construe (تفسیرکردن، تعبیرکردن، استنباط کردن) her decision to run for office as a thirst for power.

5.      The dictator's pernicious (destructive, زیان آور، مهلک، کشنده، مضر) rules failed to intimidate the leaders of the underground.

 

 

Today's Idiom:

 

When the famous poet Dylan Thomas visited the United States, he was lionized (to make a big fuss over someone) wherever he lectured.

 

 

 

Day Three:

 

1.      The bank teller's egregious (فاحش، بزرگ، برجسته، انگشنما) error was difficult to correct.

2.      We tried to ignore her acrimonious (تند، زننده، سوزان) comments, but took considerable constraint.

3.      Duplicity (دورویی، دورنگی، تزویر، ریا) is the stock in trade of all adroit counterspies.

 

4.      Although it was a creative writing class, the teacher complained about the paucity (اندک، قلت، کمی، ندرت) of talent there.

5.      The soldiers were distraught (پریشان حواس، شوریده، ناراحت) to learn that their furloughs (he's home on furlough, مرخصی سربازی) have been canceled.

 

 

Today's Idiom:

He always gives me a straight answer and never tries to pass the buck (to evade responsibility)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Day Three:

 

1.      The bank teller's egregious (فاحش، بزرگ، برجسته، انگشنما) error was difficult to correct.

2.      We tried to ignore her acrimonious (تند، زننده، سوزان) comments, but took considerable constraint.

3.      Duplicity (دورویی، دورنگی، تزویر، ریا) is the stock in trade of all adroit counterspies.

 

4.      Although it was a creative writing class, the teacher complained about the paucity (اندک، قلت، کمی، ندرت) of talent there.

5.      The soldiers were distraught (پریشان حواس، شوریده، ناراحت) to learn that their furloughs (he's home on furlough, مرخصی سربازی) have been canceled.

 

 

Today's Idiom:

He always gives me a straight answer and never tries to pass the buck (to evade responsibility)