In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- Unfamiliar objects, camera gantries, floodlights and trails of wire stimulated considerable interest among the population of boarding students staying at the school.
- The gantries also carry cameras that record numberplates.
- Then he was suspended upside down from an overhead gantry for some minutes.
- After all three were seen on the lines and sitting on the rails, two climbed a signal gantry and interfered with the equipment.
- One psychic described an airfield with a gantry and crane at a set of coordinates that placed it at the Soviet nuclear test site at Semipalatinsk.
- Meanwhile, Railtrack has announced that a signal gantry in the new-look Leeds station has been installed at the wrong height.
- All three types of equipment are on gantries which have gone up on roads around Leeds.
- Sweeping past in endless succession were a forest of smoke-stacks, cooling-towers, pylons, transformers, scaffolding, flood-light towers and railway signal gantries.
- This fixed-reactive component has an overhead gantry to which a frame is attached, and ride motions are fed through the axles and into the frame.
- A gantry crane lifts the containers onto the ship.
- With the gantry crane on site, the new turbine is being unloaded and moved to its foundation.
- He cites examples of spaces in New York's Chelsea and SoHo districts, where sinks and hooks remain as testament to the past lives of a space; and the gantry and crane at Tate Modern.
- Do you know how much business you can lose without a gantry crane?
- One of the key components of an improvement in the port's ability to handle goods, particularly containers, would have been the provision of a gantry crane.
- The massive stanchions that had supported the crane gantry rails in the past now support the new steel-framed structures.
- Miniature traffic lights on the overhead gantry turn from red to green and drivers simply drop their clutches and bury their accelerator pedals.
- I have looked carefully at what is now proposed, which is generally a matter of relatively small traffic signs and modest cameras, rather than gantries such as some have supposed.
- Roadside gantries and enforcement equipment take up valuable road space and they could be difficult to install in a city with high urban density.
- The productivity of the terminal is expected to go up substantially once the gantry cranes are refitted by the fourth quarter of 2005.
- Calatrava's tower seems the more absurd because it is to be close to the mighty gantry crane of the defunct Kockums shipyard.
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- Surface wind at the time of the rollback of the gantry surrounding the Boeing Delta II launch vehicle was as high as 36 knots.
- The shuttle launch gantry is equipped with seven 1,200-foot-long sliding wires, each attached to a basket similar to those used for hot-air ballooning.
- It will also be integrated and assembled in the mobile gantry on the launch pad and not in a final assembly building.
- The second stage of a Delta II rocket is prepared for its shift to vertical alongside the gantry at pad 17A at Cape Canaveral Air Station.
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