In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(due to humidity) neblina femenino(due to humidity) bruma femenino(due to heat) calima femeninoa haze of dust/smoke — una nube de polvo/humo
- The many fine haze layers extend several hundred kilometers above the surface.
- Conditions were perfect - dry, bright and with just enough haze to give the countryside an atmospheric glow.
- The entire valley was in a sea of thick haze, as it usually was in autumn or winter storms.
- Atmospheric haze makes each layer of progressively distant peaks appear lighter in tone and color.
- Through the slight early morning haze, I could make out taller buildings to the left.
- The haze is caused by high concentrations of small particles known as aerosols that are usually less than a few micrometers in diameter.
- The aerosols and particles in the haze are affecting rainfall.
- There will be some slight haze and some light, low cloud.
- Polarizers are most commonly used to darken blue skies in outdoor and scenic photographs by cutting through atmospheric haze.
- You may not get a view of the volcano's sulfuric craters because of cloud cover, fog, and haze.
- Darkness and haze can obscure the visual cues we need to maintain orientation.
- After a few days of bad weather, the absence of haze was a welcome sight.
- The sky was clear below 20,000 feet, with haze limiting visibility to 5 miles.
- A NASA study found some clouds that form on tiny haze particles are not cooling the Earth as much as previously thought.
- Dusk was setting in, and the horizon completely was obscured in haze.
- In winter high levels of haze are common.
- One problem you will encounter at high altitudes is an excess of ultraviolet light, which results in atmospheric haze.
- The fog had lifted a little, and was being replaced with haze.
- A reading might indicate little or no cloud cover, but haze or fog may have been present.
- These pictures were fuzzy because of the dense haze of the moon's atmosphere.
2(daze)I was/my mind was in a haze — estaba aturdido
- in her drunken haze, she didn't see me — estaba tan atontada por la borrachera que ni me vio
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- It is not an extracurricular activity to have fun and haze new employees.
- It used to be that veterans hazed rookies by making them sing their school songs.
- They weren't hazing me, they were teaching me the rite of passage.
- Candidates are not harassed, hazed, or otherwise coerced into quitting at any time.
- True, just about every university in the world hazed its freshmen.
- Unbeknownst to him, the mean frat boy jackasses are hazing him something fierce, for their own amusement.
- We get the feeling of belonging to the fraternity without needing to be hazed.
- A Marine who doesn't quite measure up is hazed by two fellow Marines at the Corp's base in Cuba.
- Maybe we should start sending over these guys who've hazed in fraternities.
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