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MOBILFUNKMAST
Mobile phone masts are the foundation of the communications revolution.
FOTOKOPIERER
In almost any office you will find a photocopier with a line of people waiting to use it.
TASCHENRECHNER
The electronic calculator was designed to make calculations simpler
INGENIEUR
By becoming an engineer you can help solve problems.
KERNKRAFT
Nuclear power provides electricity for a significant percentage of the population.
EINGEBAUtT
The kitchen has a built-in microwave.
ANRUFBEANTWORTER
Here is a list of humorous telephone answering machine messages.
ENERGIESPEICHERUNG
With an energy storage system we could distribute energy to the electric grid.
SCHLECHT FUNKTIONIEREND
How to repair a malfunctioning DVD-player.
FEUERUNGSANLAGE
If your furnace doesn't function properly, you should replace it.
BENZIN
The British word is "petrol", the American word is "gas".
REPARIEREN
Tips and guidelines on how to repair a washing machine.
AUSPUFFGASE
Exhaust fumes can have a harmful effect on people with asthma.
KÜHLMITTEL
Many stores have stopped selling ozone-depleting refrigerants.
DAMPF
The museum displayed a collection of miniature steam engines.
KRAFTSTOFF, BRENNSTOFF
Fuel is any material which is burned as to obtain energy.
BREMSE
The government put on the brakes on reforms.
ENERGIEERZEUGUNG
Power generation through nuclear power stations is not exactly safe.
VERBLEIT
At the filling station you should avoid refueling your car with leaded petrol.
STECKDOSE
Is this electric socket safe to use?
BESCHLEUNIGEN
How do you accelerate your computer?
FAXGERÄT
A fax machine allows you to transmit pieces of paper to someone else instantly.
ANREIZ
The government offers incentives for buying smaller cars.
NACHLASSEN
You shouldn't falter in your efforts to conserve energy.
STROM
The Electric Chair: A lethal electric current goes through the body.
MECHANIKER
If you car has just broken down you need to find a car mechanic.
ELEKTRISCHE ENERGIE
Coal will continue to be the dominant fuel used for electric power.
AUSSTOß, EMISSIONEN
It must be our goal to improve air quality and reduce vehicle emissions.
AUTOWERKSTATT
A garage manages the servicing and maintenance of your car.
ÖLRAFFINERIE
The oil refinery disaster was the worst industrial accident in decades.
TIEFGEHEND
The project requires profound research.
HERUMPFUSCHEN MIT
He has a love for hunting and tinkering with guns.
FREISPRECHEINRICHTUNG
Before using your hands-free car kit in a vehicle, please read the instructions.
NAVI
A number of road accidents have been attributed to SATNAV systems.
PROBELAUF
A trial run is a preliminary test of how a new system or product works.
HAUPTSCHALTER ABDREHEN
Electrical appliances should be turned off at the mains.
EINBAUFERTIG
Buy our ready-to-install surveillance video camera.
UNVERMINDERT
Demand for alternative energies continues unabated.
REPARIEREN
He showed me how to fix the Christmas lights.
STECKER
Parents should block their children's access to electrical plugs.
KOMMUNIKATIONSMITTEL
We have developed a communication device for disabled people.
WERKZEUG
A bad workman always blames his tools.
ENTDECKUNG
The discovery of radioactivity was the start of the nuclear age.
MONTIEREN
You won't need many tools to assemble this bookcase.
SPANNUNG
Ohm's law is the relationship between voltage (V), amperage (A) and resistance (R).
TECHNISCHE LEISTUNG
Scientists have gained more experience with the technical performance of biodiesel.
FACHAUSDRUCK
Actually I don't even know the technical term for this problem.
KERNKRAFTWERK
Activists blocked all entrances of a nuclear power station.
TECHNISCHES DETAIL
Where can I obtain information regarding the technical features of webcams?
DEMONTIEREN
"How to dismantle an Atomic Bomb" is a song you can download.
STAU, RÜCKSTAU
He drove well below speed limit, causing a long tailback.
KOMPLIZIERT
He helped us explain the inner workings of this complicated engine.
TANKSTELLE
Located on the main road, this service station dates from 1938.
KRAFTSTOFFVERBRAUCH
Our gas mileage tips can help you reduce the amount of gas you use.
HYBRIDAUTO
The development of hybrid cars was long overdue.
ERFINDUNG
Invention of the Year: the e-reader!
BENZINFRESSER
Higher taxes for gas guzzlers are considered.
ZÜGELN, REDUZIEREN
Can we curb our appetite for gasoline?
ENERGIEQUELLE
Waste material from plants is a renewable energy source.
KATALYSATOR
The catalytic converter is located in the exhaust system of a car.
VERBRENNUNGSMOTOR
Do you understand how an internal combustion engine works?