In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Sunlight seeped in through several globules of glass that had grown here and there across the amber dome.
- Not only could fat be wrung out of the bread, there were dark foreign objects within its matrix, which upon further investigation turned out to be little globules of maple syrup.
- Little globules of fat had congealed on the stew's surface, and it was quite cold.
- Although the softest condition is obtained when the large globules of cementite are embedded in the ferrite, a smooth machined surface is difficult to obtain due to tearing.
- Membranes that keep the globules of fat apart in the milk were softened and then broken, and the fat began to coagulate.
- There are huge globules of food hanging off his nose and chin.
- Placing a gentle hand on the woman's chin, Chase brought her face upward so that he could stare into those beautiful eyes filled with globules of tears.
- In one hand he held a long paint brush from which globules of paint were threatening to drop while his arm supported a palette kept in place by a thumb through a hole.
- As she mechanically began spooning hot globules of oatmeal into her mouth, she caught sight of Periwinkle and another teacher walk in through the Arts Wing hallway.
- Milk is another colloid, consisting of microscopic globules of fat dispersed in water.
- Sparkles of light flared where kinetic energy was converted to light and heat and globules of metal.
- My mother used to render a sublime schmaltz, drawing forth globules of fat and the skin thereunto attached from well-bred chickens.
- We cleaned a sandy beach three times that week and always the tide brought more black globules of oil.
- All eyes were turned to the sparkling showers and shimmering globules of light that dimmed and disappeared as they touched the ground.
- He observed that under a microscope luminous blue/green globules are released by decaying food.
- These cells are generally globose and larger than epidermal cells, and contain many large globules of oil, a consistent feature of all sections examined.
- Even very small globules of fat can scatter light, giving the ice cream the opacity that customers associate with high quality.
- Let's face it, fat - be it the visible white lines of marbled steak or globules of fat hidden in ground beef - adds flavour and moisture.
- Little globules of sweat glistened off his bare chest as he began to raise his hands in triumph.
- It is hardly surprising that astrologers should associate the planet Mercury with mental agility: the shining globules of this liquid metal form and reform so quickly, as fast as thinking.
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