In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(unrelated)(decoration/detail/argument) superfluoextraneous matter — materia extraña
- to be extraneous to sth — ser extrínseco a algo
- ‘It is absent of any extraneous noises or acts that we would not associate with a normal aviation environment,’ Black said.
- This ability to block out extraneous input material is a natural security system we have developed.
- At the end of his speech Lord Hailsham dealt with two extraneous matters which he found to be irrelevant.
- It's not only the newspapers that are being made carriers for such extraneous material.
- Because the point is this, the occasion of qualified privilege will not attach to material which is entirely extraneous to the information which might be the subject of the occasion, as he has put it - as Justice McHugh put it.
- Asked if he was paying attention to extraneous noises, he said: ‘No.’
- Appendices enable the student to demonstrate due diligence without distracting or confusing the reader with extraneous material.
- Overall, the authors' main points are clearly presented and thoroughly explained and without the intrusion of extraneous material.
- All right, then - let me reiterate my initial post, with all extraneous material removed.
- One example of an extraneous element irrelevant to any story-based or character exposition occurs after Sergio returns from the airport.
- The use of the orchestra now seems relatively conventional - no tam tams, marimbas, electric guitars or any of the other extraneous noises that are so popular with the contemporary gang.
- Effective cleaning methods include presoaking and manual, ultrasonic, or washer/ decontaminator cleaning to remove soil and extraneous material.
- One trainer has been ordering his jockeys to take out the plugs - which block out extraneous noise during racing and are designed to encourage calmness - at particular points near the finish.
- As a student becomes more proficient, extraneous material can be added.
- Experts should speak to facts and ensure that their opinions are a neutral evaluation based upon those facts and not coloured by some extraneous or irrelevant information.
- Often the teacher gives extraneous material with nothing to reference.
- Please ignore any extraneous messages you may hear during this time.
- If the landlord made its decision for a collateral purpose, unrelated or extraneous to the lease, the refusal will be found to be unreasonable.
- A girl can distinguish between the cries of another infant from other extraneous noises long before a boy.
- Shotgun microphones are the most common in film-making, due to their ability to cut out extraneous noise and focus in on the particular subject.
- The computer has a program that distinguishes the call of the dickcissal from other bird calls and extraneous noise.
- A trial was coded as incorrect when the response did not correspond to the target word, while a spoil was coded either when the voice key was triggered by extraneous noise or when the voice key was not triggered by the participant's response.
- And Dan, in that videotaped beating you can hear the extraneous voices of witnesses, perhaps.
- One of his goals was eliminating extraneous engine noise.
- I haven't done any editing on it though except to leave out some clearly extraneous material.
- Trainees no longer have extraneous materials and can even have their name printed on their customised training manuals.
- It is unconvincing and essentially extraneous material.
- Part of the problem here surely goes to Sarris's editor, who should have been able to reduce the amount of extraneous material.
- At a very minimum the victim should have installed a firewall which can deal with the extraneous messages received.
- In most books you could cut some extraneous material and still leave the plot intact - and you'd still have a substantial sized book.
- Maybe after elections, when the passions will cool down the whole issue would be considered on its merits and demerits without bringing in extraneous and irrelevant issues.
- To the extent that extraneous material assists in identifying the purpose of the legislation, it is a useful tool.
- So well are all extraneous sources of noise kept under control that it is dangerously easy to exceed the motorway speed limit.
- After one hour, grains were sonicated in an ultrasonic bath for one minute to remove extraneous materials from the surface of the grains.
- A spokesman for Rochdale Council said they were now aware of the extraneous light and would deal with as soon as possible.
- Foreign coins and other extraneous objects go to one side.
- In the present case, the admittedly extraneous and irrelevant material is of a kind which has always attracted the law's anxious scrutiny.
- However, it is far more likely to be some extraneous folkloric material.
- Also, in gatherings it may be difficult to use, because of the impact of extraneous noise.
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