In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- This phenomenon allows for a sectioning effect without using emission pinholes as in confocal microscopy.
- Laser fire sprayed, burning pinholes in the glass.
- In 1992, small pinholes were first discovered in the RCC panels of the Columbia.
- Any small pinholes or leaks in the system could allow pathogens into the pipeline where they could multiply with impunity
- The peephole was slightly larger than a pinhole, but you get the idea.
- A catalytic converter works by forcing engine exhaust into a honeycomb of pinholes which restricts the molecules and creates more heat so they oxidize.
- In the Middle Ages, pinholes in the ceiling of many early European cathedrals were used to tell time.
- I sometimes use vintage fabrics, and these tend to have flaws: small marks, fading, tiny pinholes are all typical of vintage fabric.
- Long streaks of bright blue grew from the many pinholes in the stone, and the red hair across the earth climbed to brush his elbows.
- A leaky gut is a condition in which the small intestine wall becomes inflamed and breached with tiny pinholes that leak putrid food particles into the blood stream.
- Cracks and pinholes can allow carbon monoxide and other exhaust gases to leak into the cabin, causing one part of CO per 20,000 parts of air to seep into a person's system.
- Put a few pinholes and pebbles in the bottom of the jugs, as the pebbles will keep them from blowing around when they're empty.
- Tape the foil over the hole in the bottom of the canister, so the pinhole is centered.
- Impermeable membranes can still get pinholes in them or tear.
- If there are any areas covered with black flashing cement, examine the cement carefully for pinholes or cracks.
- By light microscopy the capillary loops appear thickened and rigid with numerous small subepithelial spikes and pinholes noted on the silver stain.
- The ancients thought stars were pinholes in the night sky with Heaven's light showing through.
- ‘It was as if the earth was a black light bulb with pinholes in it and green lasers coming out: the Earth was on fire,’ he said.
- When the bag is deployed, the sealant forces the air to escape the bag through pinholes in the fabric itself instead of the seams.
- He then looked at Venus at night through the pinhole until the ‘star’ filled the hole.
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