In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(in radio, lamp) pila femenino(in car, motorcycle) batería femeninothe battery is flat — la batería está descargada
- battery-operated racing cars — coches de carrera a pila(s) / que funcionan con pilas
- battery charger — cargador de pilas
- While the new electrodes have not yet been tested in fuel cells or batteries, Liu expects they will significantly boost energy output.
- These engines also could provide electrical power instead of relying on solar cells or batteries.
- The electricity that we get from power outlets and batteries can power all different kinds of devices.
- At low speeds, the car uses only the electric motor powered by batteries.
- An electromagnet starts with a battery (or some other source of power) and a wire.
- You can see why there is so much excitement around fuel cells right now - fuel cells solve the battery problem.
- The product is advertised to operate using static electricity only and requiring no batteries or other power sources.
- The cells in a car battery generate electricity with a chemical reaction between a lead plate and a lead dioxide plate that are bathed in acid.
- A quartz watch powered by a battery is constantly powered and tells accurate time all the time and do not need time adjustment.
- Standard batteries can power digital cellphones for several hours of transmission or days of standby operation.
- If there is no electrical hookup, it can use the energy from a car battery, solar cell, or bicycle generator.
- The batteries that power the electric motor cost thousands.
- The redox reaction in the battery is the source of the electrical energy; batteries are voltaic cells.
- Some analysts foresee fuel cells replacing batteries in consumer electronics and other applications before long.
- However, the short and unpredictable life spans of existing chemical batteries means that new power supply solutions are needed.
- Clocks go faster or slower over time, batteries and power sources go dead, or important time changes, such as daylight saving, can be forgotten.
- For short missions, power can be provided by batteries or fuel cells, which produce power from chemical energy.
- If there's no electricity, how do you get the energy to power the batteries for the cameras?
- Hidden within cell phones, laptops, and digital cameras, lithium-ion batteries increasingly power the world.
- Compared to batteries, fuel cells will be smaller, much lighter and instantly rechargeable.
- Regiments would have an organic six-gun artillery battery and a reconnaissance troop.
- The mortar platoon is the personal artillery battery for the battalion commander.
- Anti-aircraft fire required tables that were far more detailed than those used by field artillery batteries.
- Numerically, each of its three cavalry squadrons has the equivalent of a tank battalion, a mechanized battalion, and an artillery battery.
- Wouldn't an artillery battery or a couple of guns have required troops to defend it?
- The first unit that they saw was an artillery battery on the other side of an open field.
- This consisted of 10 regular and 18 irregular regiments of cavalry, 74 regiments of infantry, and 22 artillery batteries.
- Ocean carries an artillery battery and can be used to supply the paratroopers, who are at present lightly armed, with more weapons.
- The number of rapidly deployable mobile batteries used on each mission by the Army will depend on the operational requirements.
- The task force later lost the howitzer battery, separate infantry platoon, and engineer platoon.
- I also compare between women who serve in an artillery battery and women who serve in an infantry company.
- The fire support battalion will consolidate the two mortar platoons of the original battalions into batteries.
- There are no heavy battalions or massed batteries in this picture.
- Meanwhile the enemy had with astonishing rapidity brought a number of powerful batteries of artillery into position behind the Marre ridge, on the western bank of the river.
- The disappearance of the classical front line required that artillery batteries fight as infantry in the defense of their guns.
- However, the Panzer Regiment destroyed a motorized column and an artillery battery before the French could withdraw.
- The artillery batteries ' duties quickly changed to extending, improving and maintaining a brigade-sized defensive perimeter.
- Having readied their batteries for war, commanders now had to deal with preserving the peace.
- It was not uncommon for a brigade to have a cavalry troop or artillery battery as part of its organic makeup.
- Even in engaging artillery batteries, the aim was primarily to wipe out the crews.
3Agricultura(conjunto de jaulas instaladas para la explotación avícola intensiva) batería femenino(eggs/hens) (before noun) de criadero(eggs/hens) (before noun) de bateríabattery farming — cría intensiva femenino
- These days it's all factory farms and abattoirs and battery chickens, but in the old days farming was much more personal and friendly.
- Many of today's farming techniques are not natural, regarding GM crops, battery hens and such, but many of us do not think of these as wrong.
- To teach our young people in a school like that, to be reared like battery hens, would be folly.
- Here in Australia, approximately 10-million battery hens are caged for life.
- Most birds reared for food are grown in battery farms, and so are kept indoors anyway.
- One answer to this objection is that most farmers have their hens securely locked away in battery cages with a floor surface the size of a piece of A4 paper so they are none too vulnerable to fox attack.
- So nobody in Europe is now allowed to do that, and we also have legislation which is going to result in the phasing out of battery cages for laying hens.
- Now thousands of battery farm birds in Scotland are set to escape the chop thanks to a rescue service being set up by an animal lover.
- With laying hens confined so closely in battery cages, the possibility of cross-contamination between animals must surely be very high.
- Egg-laying hens are confined to battery cages.
- Switzerland's elimination of battery cages increased the Swiss egg industry's profitability and its acceptability to consumers.
- But, if animal welfare is the aim, Parliament should be legislating on intensive animal farming methods and battery chickens raised in windowless warehouses.
- Farming hundreds of thousands of fish in tiny cages makes battery hen operations look positively organic by comparison.
- Newer European battery cages with manure belts provide a system for daily clean out of manure.
- The European Commission recently announced an end to the cramped conditions suffered by hens housed in battery cages.
- If it's really about animal cruelty, why aren't we banning battery hens?
- The foundation has been protesting over the past 30 years against the selling of eggs from battery cages.
- Despite this, battery cage egg production has increased over the last 50 years.
- Vegetarian, vegan, and animal-rights movements have prompted Sweden to become the first E.U. member to outlaw battery cages for hens.
- It is calling on politicians to support legislation to ban battery cages, which it says cause great suffering to hens.
4(array, set)a battery of tests — una serie de tests
- a battery of questions — una sarta de preguntas
- he is advised by a battery of lawyers — lo asesora un verdadero ejército de abogados
5(with physical harm) lesiones femenino(without physical harm) agresión femenino(without physical harm) violencia femenino(of wife, child) malos tratos masculino
- The guy has previous convictions for kidnapping, battery and assault.
- That would be a criminal action, namely assault (rather than battery which includes physical contact).
- In most cases of battery or actual bodily harm the causal connection will be plain, but cases involving drugs have presented difficulties.
- Now he awaits trial for first-degree murder, attempted murder, and aggravated battery.
- Kantor has listed three of them in her complaint: assault, battery, and intentional infliction of emotional distress.
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