In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- For the ceiling, he ‘proposed a series of convex surfaces,’ lowered toward the front.
- Carve out squares of curving surfaces, concave and convex.
- Ridges on the convex surface are not as well developed as those on the flat surface.
- Galileo's telescope had a convex object lens but a concave eye-piece.
- Through the convex lens these frozen moments in time are of the other ‘side’.
- Powerful images captured through a convex lens are frozen in time.
- From the level of tooth one to tooth five, the lateral surface is slightly convex.
- The exterior walls were composed of concave and convex red bricks.
- Surprised, Jeana turned to look at her reflection in the mirror with the convex surface.
- It weighs 440 g. One surface is smoothly convex and may have been used as a grinding stone.
- The steroid treatment consisted of three implants per ear inserted subcutaneously on the convex surface of the ear.
- The water column was lowered over the dry grains until the convex surface just touched them.
- With water the surface is concave, with mercury it is convex.
- Light enters the human eye via the transparent cornea, the eye's front window, which acts as a powerful convex lens.
- Sometimes, highlighted down the middle where the trees grew tall, the surface could look convex.
- The tongue normally offers a convex surface to the roof of the mouth: for an r-sound, the tongue surface is often hollowed out and the tip raised.
- This particular beach is many miles long and shaped like a new moon, a convex curve extending into the Gulf of Mexico.
- Go for a nice belly in the blade - a nice convex curve seriously improves cutting.
- He likened this to asking an artisan to explain how the convex surface of a peg can possibly fill that of a concave hole.
- While the pillows are still partially molten they are compacted together so that they display convex upper surfaces and downwards-facing cusps at their contacts.
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