In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1aproximadomy calculations are approximate — mis cálculos son aproximados
- An autopsy will be performed to find out the cause and the approximate date of death.
- When is the approximate best time to get an accurate body fat percentage reading?
- How close to the approximate truth for many men would that scenario be in terms of their emotional maturity?
- Our measures confirm that they selected their verbal response on the basis of an apprehension of approximate number rather than on an exact count.
- Finally, to check the adequacy of the model, we present a more general model, together with a simpler approximate estimation procedure.
- In this article, we present an efficient approximate method for realizing coalescence times under more general patterns of population growth.
- Their approximate street value was estimated at $500 million.
- You can also adjust three bars, like a graphic equaliser, controlling how recently the page was updated, how popular the site is and whether it is an exact or approximate word match.
- He has collected nearly 30,000 entries and provided exact, equivalent or approximate words in Urdu.
- Runways, on the other hand, tell pilots the runway direction to the nearest approximate compass heading.
- The four will be commissioned as Army major generals for an approximate two-year term while serving intermittently in this role.
- If we can have exact numerical computation, why would anyone choose approximate arithmetic?
- The potential energy surface in the active site was generated using the approximate valence bond method.
- We are told that each curtain needs to be the width of the track or pole, but this is only an approximate measurement as curtains are made to the nearest half width of fabric.
- It was not possible to say when exactly death had occurred but it was open to the jury to return an approximate time of death.
- Some Nordic countries even offer subsidized childcare services and compensation that is approximate to the actual loss of earnings.
- The location they display for Metro stations bears only an approximate resemblance to the actual location of the station itself.
- The Germans knew the approximate location, even though they could not be exact in that difficult terrain.
- The Bible itself repeatedly refers to 40 years as the approximate life of a generation.
- However, even after we adjusted for these additional factors we still found an approximate doubling of risk of death from cancer among people with widespread pain.
1to approximate to sth — aproximarse a algo
- his description approximates to the facts — su versión se aproxima a los hechos
- The sound expert said that what the officer heard through the microphone he wore was equivalent to what reached his ears independently and approximated to the real sound in the studio at the time.
- The only thing approximating to a real dessert was baklava, a particularly mean and thankless example of its kind being dry, almost syrup and nut-free.
- For only with our talk about ‘flat,’ we have the idea that these locutions are only convenient means for saying how closely a surface approximates, or how close it comes to being, a surface which is flat.
- This comparison approximates to the form that a national screening programme might take compared with the current position of no routine screening.
- The latest sea-surface temperature charts indicate that the entire central and eastern Pacific Ocean, along the equatorial band, has a warm water anomaly approximating to about one degree Celsius.
- This of course is science's strength, rather than its weakness, its ability to self-correct and approximate ever closer to a possible underlying truth.
- Environmentalists hold to their own indispensable tenets about the stewardship of nature, the core of which approximates to ‘The earth is all we have, and its resources must be sustainably nurtured.’
- This ersatz-Elizabethan mock-up, approximating to some incomplete and sketchy idea of the original, provides an anodyne facsimile of Elizabethan experience, from which the roughness, stench, and hazard have been removed.
- Unfortunately, issuing buyers with a figure that approximates to an auctioneer's opinion on the lowest possible value a property might be worth is arguably even more vague and misleading than the much-derided system it would replace.
- Some artists have been content to paint in colours approximating to local colours, giving the objects in their pictures as nearly as possible the colours which they are seen to have in ordinary everyday vision.
- The presumption of innocence simply does not arise: nothing approximating to guilt is being alleged.
- The alloy is called Inver and it is used extensively in clocks, tapes and wire measures, differential expansion regulators, and in aluminium pistons with a split skirt in order to give an expansion approximating to that of cast iron.
- It approximates to a three-way split, with members almost equally signed from Scotland, the six counties and Dublin.
- You may have something approximated to armed insurrection or civil war, perhaps on the ground.
- But where a contract is made in a specialised business by two practitioners in that business I think a somewhat different standard is indicated, approximating to that of the reasonably informed practitioner in the field in question.
- But the picture now looks much more benign, and approximates to my previous more moderate assumptions.
- Many Roman towns in Britain had street plans approximating to the classical rectangular grid pattern, and the cross-road alignment of junctions would have helped traffic to flow smoothly.
- What is more, the closer a nation approximates to the American model - a highly advanced and technologically developed form of modern capitalism - the greater the rate of mental illness amongst its citizens.
- Theatre is never real, even which it approximates to reality, let alone when it is Expressionist, or Absurd, or Tragic.
- The normal workings of the rugby world are put on hold in the week before an international, but as soon as something approximating to business as usual resumes tomorrow morning, the inquest which has been brewing all week will begin.
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