In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(beam)rayo masculinoa ray of hope — un rayo / un resquicio de esperanza
- he's a little ray of sunshine — es un sol
- Light rays pass through the cornea and the lens and focus on the retina.
- She stopped when she saw the first ray of sunshine on the ground of the cave.
- The sun is out now, and the floors are lit by the rays streaming though the window.
- Through the breaks in the trees, Jocelyn could see the moon's ray shining down to the forest floor.
- There was a slight ray of moonlight visible far above his head.
- The shadow moved forward into view, the moon's rays shining dimly upon it.
- The stars were glimmering across the night sky and the moon's rays shone upon her.
- The sun was low in the sky as the soft, warm rays hit her from the east.
- The first rays of light that passed her eyelids were very dim.
- This means rays of light passing through will bend toward the center of the lens on entry.
- The rays of dawn were tipping over the horizon.
- The bright rays of sunshine streaming through her window were not at all comforting to her.
- A Camera Obscura is when an inverted image is created by rays of light passing through a pinhole into a dark space.
- His hair was of a brilliant blond mingled with the rays of silver moonlight.
- Through studying the transformation of light rays passing through glass objects, he created the effect of movement of form.
- Stunningly beautiful golden rays of sunlight crested the horizon and he smiled at the warmth.
- He raises the crown into the golden rays of summer sunshine streaming through the windows.
- I can't move, I'm so enraptured by the way the last luminous rays of light dance over his glowing skin.
- She saw the first rays of sunlight push their way up from the horizon, and sighed.
- The sun was out and Cay could feel its warm rays touching his back.
- It is always wise to make a sketch of the system, including the ray bundles for the on-axis and off-axis imagery.
- All coding elements redirect light so that no ray, besides the on-axis ray, travels toward the traditional geometric focus point.
- They had caught a manta ray and said it was good eating.
- The large lagoon and break in the reef attract many species, including dugongs, whale sharks, dolphins and manta rays.
- Tropical fish haunt its few coral reefs, and whale sharks and giant Pacific manta rays feed on its plankton.
- Thornback and blond rays are most often seen, with brill, plaice, sole, flounder and even turbot on occasion.
- On the second dive we spot a manta ray and an enormous grouper.
- Groupers, jacks and barracuda seek refuge in the wrecks, while large marble rays cruise the sandy flats.
- The freshwater sawfish, a ray, is related to stingrays, skates, sharks, and other fishes with cartilaginous skeletons.
- Thus, the tails of rays may develop barbs & stingers, with or without toxic secretions.
- Participants will dive amidst one of Europe's largest collection of sharks, as well as 2000 other fish, rays and conger eels.
- Like other rays and sharks, sawfish grow slowly, mature late, and have only a few young.
- Meanwhile a manta ray passed overhead like a modern stealth bomber.
- Turning, we saw a spotted eagle ray descend the reef wall and glide over the plateau.
- On average fully half of the animals caught on long lines can't be sold and are thrown away - manta rays, sea lions, sea birds.
- And it doesn't get much more unusual than having mantra rays and starfish witnessing your wedding day.
- Whale sharks, manta rays and even grey whales are almost common.
- No plankton means no basking sharks or manta rays but it also means exceedingly good visibility.
- Even the migration pattern of species such as whale sharks, manta rays, turtles and whales has a bearing on when to go.
- But such incidents are not common, he says - fishers usually cut their lines to allow the venomous rays to swim away.
- Otoliths range in size from one-tenth of an inch to one inch long and are found in the heads of all fishes except sharks, lampreys and rays.
- Moving on to the southern end of Koh Pi, these two fishermen landed two 5 lb queen fish, a sand ray and a barracuda.
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