In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- On a basic level, the destruction of these austere cuboid monoliths on our skyline has provoked us to reflect on what buildings mean.
- In the middle was an empty coffin, a cuboid altar, and a table decked with chalice, knife, and holy scourge.
- There are cuboid watermelons and giant tomatoes, as well as little vignette inserts punctuating the picture - a fruit fly, a strand of human DNA, a repulsive overbred lapdog framed in a prize-winning blue rosette.
- Using 22 welded tubular steel cubes each measuring 3 x 3 x 3 m to support an aluminium walkway, he elaborates on the basic concept of linked cuboid forms.
- The crisp, cuboid geometry of the new parts forms a stage set for the daily dramas and intimacies of workplace life.
- Beige PCs look like they have a long and healthy life ahead of them, just as long as Intel and the others don't start developing cuboid cases all of a sudden.
- Has anyone commented on just how cuboid his head is before?
- I slept along with the locals in perfect safety on the roof of a cuboid house.
- Cytologic evaluation of the brushing material demonstrated clusters of small cuboid cells consistent with an endometrial origin.
- From basement to attic, the house was designed down to its last detail: from the hand-stencilled walls, wallpapers and latticed panelling, to curtains and carpets, fitted furniture, china and cuboid planters.
- It is a tall cuboid volume wrapped in slate which actually sits in the pool, its dark, enigmatic mass giving the disarming impression of floating on water.
- Ankara State Security Court is a vast, cuboid slab of concrete.
- Even if the shape of animal teeth is unfamiliar, a roughly cuboid or distinctly conical structure with a covering of hard mineral and what could feasibly be roots is likely to be a tooth.
- She actively asks the viewer to join in, inviting people to place objects from handbags and pockets into the cuboid structures she has built.
- They designed a contemplative cuboid acoustic space made of a lattice of timber elements creating an enclosure that breathes yet insulates the inhabitants from the outside world.
- A neighborhood of such severe cuboid houses would probably feel sterile and lifeless.
- The adjacent space is for the most part consumed by Black Stone, an enormous cuboid construction constructed from strips of tyre nailed to an armature.
- Other bus drivers, allocated the lesser job of driving some characterless new red cuboid, waved at our driver with unconcealed jealousy.
- Reykjavik buildings, especially, seem to be total shapes: pyramids, prisms, intersecting glass and copper cuboids.
- Arthur half-slid, half-scrambled through the stainless steel cuboid towards the warm light.
- He didn't know how long he had been standing there, stacking the cuboids one on top of the other.
- They describe the pedestal as an intentionally incomplete cuboid.
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