In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- When the cast electrodes of air-melted steel are remelted under vacuum and deoxidized with carbon, the product has significantly improved purity.
- Aluminum, on the other hand, not only deoxidizes the steel, but also refines the grain size.
- A second limey slag is used to remove sulphur and to deoxidise the metal in the furnace.
- When the molten metal reaches 1260 o C, either calcium boride or lithium should be plunged into the molten bath to deoxidize the melt.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.