In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1onduladocorrugated cardboard — cartón corrugado masculino
- On the pitched and gabled roof she swept debris from the channels of the corrugated tin.
- This is one of the drawbacks to corrugated metal culverts as well.
- In towns, more houses are built with imported materials such as concrete block and corrugated iron.
- The shed, which contained the forge, was not a very well built structure, being made entirely of corrugated iron sheet, but it was sturdy enough for what it was used for.
- In 1954 I straightened out a piece of corrugated cardboard with a surface area of a square meter.
- Further on you see more permanent structures of wood or corrugated iron.
- Neumann proved this with many of his very realistic settings, where he uses secondhand cloths or materials like carton or corrugated iron.
- Mask an iron roof or corrugated asbestos roof with an evergreen climber.
- Thinking that the cub was unable to stand because of the smoothness of the concrete floor of the cage, the zoo staff made a corrugated surface for Chandu to stand on.
- The material was part of the corrugated material which made up the roof of the old function hall.
- These shacks are made of cement, unlike their cardboard and corrugated iron counterparts in South Africa.
- Some rural people have adapted their houses to modern building materials, using bricks or cement blocks and corrugated iron or tin for roofs.
- Far below glittered a blue pie-slice of Mediterranean, corrugated by wind, with the leaning red sails of fishing craft.
- Laying the bottles on the kind of corrugated tin or iron used for roofs works particularly well.
- Some people play washboards with their bare fingers on the corrugated surface.
- They have no land or houses, just low, corrugated iron structures that serve as houses.
- The strategy was, however, beginning to unravel as demand for corrugated materials slumped in the past two years.
- This canopy is patched together of blackened corrugated steel, curved in a low arch against its structural inclination.
- It's in a corrugated metal building that used to be a garage.
- On the edges of the cities families huddle together in corrugated iron shacks, and the streets are ankle-deep in water during the rainy season.
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