In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Even though it has a great many potentially implosive elements stacked against its success, it is actually a very good, very intense action thriller.
- But none of these assessments really responds to the way this novel repeats, elaborates, and extends Rushdie's earlier representations of explosive and implosive life shapes.
- This process uses implosive energy to do the work of compression.
- It has through its expertise in metallurgy and design diversified through research and product innovation into various fields such as implosive fittings for overhead transmission lines.
- We propose to continue, and hopefully complete, development of an implosive seismic source which can be used on the seafloor.
- And aside from an overwrought moment or two, all four actors turn in gracefully subtle and passively implosive performances.
- The actor Oliver Reed who played Gerald in the 1969 film had an implosive presence onscreen.
- This paper describes the basic principals behind this new technology and compares the implosive method with the hydraulic method.
- The scene is utter heartbreak and further clarifies Tracy's underlying implosive anger.
- He looked as if he was about to collapse from an implosive impact.
- The pressure is implosive; few players make the transition to tennis star without losing a sense of perspective.
- It describes an implosive economy of violence in which only an outsider could intervene: it is an economy running on poverty and isolation (not an ontological ‘male’ malevolence).
- The hydraulic press doesn't present the fire or safety hazard the implosive sleeve process does.
- There are several advantages in using an implosive source for seismic imaging beneath the seafloor.
- In other words, what interests them are not explosive climaxes, where phrases erupt and spew forth Vesuvius-like, but something more quiescent, thoughtful and indeed, implosive.
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.