Vocabulary 01/03/2012

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Vocabulary 01/03/2012
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2012-01-05 21:04:16
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  1. funnels
    fun-nels

    noun

    • -1. a smokestack, especially of a steamship.
    • -2. a flue, tube, or shaft, as for ventilation.
  2. plaques
    plaques

    noun

    A flat piece of wood, metal, or stone with writing on it that usually honors a person or event:

    Plaques on the sunken ship honor the people who lost their lives.
  3. shipwrecks
    ship-wrecks

    noun

    • -1. A wrecked ship: The Titanic is the most famous of all shipwrecks.
    • -2. The destruction of a ship, in a collision or because of a storm:

    A shipwreck may happen during a storm at sea.
  4. survivors
    sur-vi-vors

    noun

    -Someone or something that has stayed alive:

    The rescue ship picked up the survivors from the lifeboats.
  5. unsinkable
    un-sink-a-ble

    adjective

    -Not capable of being sunk:

    The ship was so big that people thought it was unsinkable.
  6. voyage
    voy-age

    noun

    -A long journey to a distant place, usually made by ship or airplane:

    Our voyage by ship lasted six days.
  7. wreckage
    wreck-age

    noun

    -The remains of something that has been damaged or destroyed:

    The wreckage of the ship was found on the ocean floor.

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