DVD: Vokabelliste

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die Anwendung, -en; anwenden, wandte an, hat angewandt application [as in "software application" or application of a concept]; to apply [a concept/method/procedure]
das hochauflösende Fernsehen HDTV (high resolution television)
der Speicher, -; speichern; die Speicherung storage [referring to the space used], memory; to store; storage [referring to the act of storing something]
wiederbeschreibbar rewritable
ab•spielen to play (CDs, DVDs, mp3s etc.)
ab•tasten to scan (e.g. using electromagnetic or particle rays; literally means "to search by means of the sense of touch")
die Geschwindigkeit, -en speed, velocity
die Abmessungen (Pl.); die Maße (Pl.) dimensions, measurements
der Abstand, -¨e distance, interval [used for shorter distances, e.g. between molecules, people, cars; use "Entfernung" for longer distances, e.g. between cities, galaxies]
die Spur, -en path (used for paths that one could imagine "tracing" with e.g. a pen, or by following tracks, not for regular paths e.g. in a forest--for that, use "der Weg" or "der Pfad"), trace (i.e. something that indicates that someone or something "was there")
die Ebene, -n plane (as in "plane surface" in Math [surface (of an object) = die Oberfläche]), (conceptual) level, plain (expanse of flat land)
die Scheibe, -n disc [also means: slice; pane of glass]
streuen to scatter (light, seeds, salt etc.)
dicht; die Dichte dense (also means: "-tight" as in watertight/airtight); density
durchsichtig transparent
der Kopierschutz; schützen copy protection; to protect
   

vielseitig (most common uses:

  • vielseitig verwendbar/einsetzbar;
  • vielseitig begabt/talentiert;
  • sehr/nicht sehr/unglaublich/äußerst vielseitig)

versatile (most common uses:

  • usable in many different ways
  • multi-talented
  • very/not very/unbelievably/extremely versatile)
verwenden benutzen
künftig future (developments, expenditures, models, prime minister etc.); in future
bieten, bot, hat geboten to offer, to provide [also means: to bid]
entsprechen, er/sie/es entspricht, entsprach, hat entsprochen; entsprechend to correspond to; corresponding(ly) (also means: in accordance with, accordingly)
sowie as well as
vermeiden, vermied, hat vermieden to avoid
aktuell current [NOTE: "actual" = "eigentlich"]

NICHT IM QUIZ:

umfangreich extensive
die Auslöschung, -en cancelation [through destructive interference], obliteration
der Übergang, -¨e transition
nachgeschaltet refers to the "next" component in a series of components
die Ableseeinheit, -en "reader unit"
die Auswerteelektronik "auswerten" = to evaluate/interpret data ==> this is an electronic system that reconstructs the images based on the digital data stream
das Abspielgerät, -e player (for CDs, DVDs, mp3s etc.)
die Oberfläche, -n surface
wahlweise as desired; optionally
bei der Aufnahme during recording
die Richtlinie, -n guideline
die Fehlerkennung error code
Angaben über data/details about
der Bereich, -e region, area, sector (as in compartment/department; not in the geographic sense)
der Discaufbau the disc structure
hintereinander angeordnet arranged in sequence
in weiteren 16 Zeilen in 16 additional lines
zusammengehörend belonging together
nach einem ganz bestimmten Algorithmus according to a very specific algorithm
zudem in addition
auf*nehmen, er/sie/es nimmt auf, nahm auf, hat aufgenommen to record (music, pictures)