Academic 14: bowl, brain, break, cabinet, cafeteria

1. bowl

– Part Of Speech: noun
– Meaning: A round, deep dish or basin used for food or liquid.
– Example:
+ a mixing bowl
+ a sugar bowl
+ This was mixed in a glass bowl with the liquid liver extract and then rolled into balls to be left overnight to harden.
+ Place the flour and salt in the bowl of a food processor.
+ The soups were equally good; the potato soup was thick and creamy and was served in a deep bowl with a generous helping of croutons.
+ She dished out the food into a bowl and placed the dirty dishes in the sink.
+ He has rapidly figured out that now the least whisker tickle on my cheek awakens me and food appears in his bowl without argument.
+ The room held an adequate bed with a small table and two chairs; a bowl of food and a pitcher of liquid sat on the table.
+ Put the egg yolk and sugar in a bowl and mix it well, then stir in the mascarpone and vanilla.

2. brain

– Part Of Speech: noun
– Meaning: An organ of soft nervous tissue contained in the skull of vertebrates, functioning as the coordinating centre of sensation and intellectual and nervous activity.
– Example:
+ In multiple sclerosis, the immune system attacks the brain and nervous system.
+ When this occurs, the swollen brain tissue will push the other contents of the skull to the side.
+ Primary brain tumours may arise from several different kinds of tissue.
+ Moreover, while dressing game, hunters expose themselves to the most infectious tissues, the brain and spinal cord.
+ Scientists have identified a gene variation that sparks heightened activity in our brain’s fear centre.
+ Stem cells are harvested from bone marrow, umbilical cords, the brain and spinal cord and other tissues.
+ The tumor was located in the pineal gland and was well demarcated from the surrounding brain tissue, especially from the cerebellum.
+ Each individual radiation beam is too weak to harm the brain tissue it passes through.
+ The movements your muscles make are coordinated and controlled by the brain and nervous system.

3. break

– Part Of Speech: noun
– Meaning: An interruption of continuity or uniformity.
– Example:
+ the magazine has been published without a break since 1950
+ To provide a break from their daily routine, they are taken for a visit to the zoo, park, coconut farms and theme parks.
+ Because of their short durations, the motor tests were not interrupted by breaks.
+ It also gives people a break from the grinding chores of daily life.
+ After a break of several months, he tried to ride a bike again and realised how unfit he was.
+ It’s just never been easy, and I’ve been bound to this child for six months without any break.
+ For some guys, it’s also a nice break from having to take the lead.
+ One table had an older family, taking a break from cooking at home.
+ It will be the 35th anniversary of the event being revived after a break of several years.

4. cabinet

– Part Of Speech: noun
– Meaning: A cupboard with drawers or shelves for storing or displaying articles.
– Example:
+ a cocktail cabinet
+ The blast smashed the windows of the store and of the apartment above it, and damaged glass cabinets in the store and the metal door to the storage room.
+ Here are photographs of a family elder on display in a glass cabinet.
+ There were file cabinets scattered in all sides of the room, and also drawers, cabinets, and tall shelves.
+ At the bottom of the stairs there was a cabinet with a cupboard underneath and a mirror on top of it.
+ They kept their treasures in albums or collector boxes and stored them in cabinets and drawers.
+ These then are displayed in white glass cabinets.
+ The walls were lined with racks and shelves and cupboards and cabinets holding an assortment of equipment in organized rows.
+ Have a think about the things in your cupboards and bathroom cabinets, and tell me this: Do you always buy the same kind of toothpaste?

5. cafeteria

– Part Of Speech: noun
– Meaning: A restaurant in which customers serve themselves from a counter and pay before eating.
– Example:
+ There were several cafeterias and restaurants inside, frequented by visitors and hurried workers alike.
+ She adds that the entire area of foodservice, including restaurants, hotels, cafeterias, and health care facilities, are now catching on to the aseptic phenomenon.
+ And in any case, isn’t it better in organisational terms to encourage them to congregate around the water cooler or in the restaurants or cafeterias which, one assumes, form part of this massively expensive complex?
+ They got all the food onto the trays and went out into the cafeteria to begin serving.
+ It is described as being a cafeteria and bistro serving simple food.
+ Every day, more than 27 million children line up in school cafeterias to be served lunch that might include cheeseburgers and fries, pizza sticks with marinara sauce, pigs in a blanket or perhaps triangle-shaped fish.
+ Federal law states that while irradiated meat must be labeled in grocery stores, it does not have to be labeled when served in school cafeterias, restaurants or hospitals.
+ Since last November, the local government prohibited the production and sale of traditional plastic bags and containers, which are primarily used in restaurants and cafeterias.
+ At that, she pulled out a can of root beer and one of the small cups of ice cream that the cafeteria served.

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