In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(recreation) esparcimiento masculino(recreation) distracción femenino(rest) relax masculinowhat do you do for relaxation? — ¿qué haces para relajarte / descansar?
- chess is her chief relaxation — el ajedrez es su principal forma de esparcimiento / de relax
- This is a time of rest from sorrow and relaxation after a period of anxiety.
- After a weekend of miserable torrential rain and high winds people across Kerry would do almost anything to escape the country for a few days of rest and relaxation in the sunshine.
- Hargreaves has a funny notion of relaxation - the foursome used their free time to build their own recording studio.
- Then it was off to Bondai beach for a little rest and relaxation and to sample the Christmas turkey by the sea before hiring a camper and setting off into ‘the bush’.
- Combining this with a period of relaxation, perhaps by reading something light, meditating, or taking a hot bath can also help you get better sleep.
- He evidently preferred not to take sabbaticals in order to keep his summers free for writing and relaxation.
- Fiji and the Solomon Islands are much better known for relaxation than tension.
- This doesn't mean you can't enjoy some daily rest and relaxation.
- Yet wine tends to bespeak a lifestyle of luxury and relaxation, of the enjoyment and appreciation of the creation of the vintner.
- Families en route to Belize can tailor make a holiday that combines rest and relaxation for the parents with fun and education for the children.
- A three-week rest and relaxation period, originally scheduled for Geraldton, will now be held in Carnarvon before the ship sets sail for the Mid West again.
- It is due to ignorance, confusion and anxiety that parents subject their children to a strict schedule, denying them rest, relaxation and enjoyment.
- There is always lots of free time for relaxation and to explore the local area.
- While you may be eager to begin this period of rest and relaxation, don't be in a rush to jump in the car after a long day of work.
- The summer vacation is always a period of enjoyment, relaxation and fun.
- To help improve the quality of these attributes, a series of exercises should be undertaken in conjunction with a good and healthy diet, plus adequate rest and relaxation.
- Everywhere you go there is the customary welcome drink, a pick-up to take you to a standard room for rest and relaxation before the pilgrimage.
- In the summer, the most popular forms of relaxation are trips to the beach at Lake Sevan and picnics in the countryside, where they roast meat and vegetables over open fires.
- Nothing is guaranteed in this sport - at least the scenery and relaxation is great and they're free!
- This provides time for independent work, if students and professors choose, and is a more manageable amount of rest and relaxation.
2(of muscles, rules, vigilance)relajación femeninobefore noun relaxation classes — clases de relajación femenino
- The contraction and relaxation of cardiac muscle results from the depolarisation and repolarisation of myocardial cells.
- The depth and rate of breathing are controlled by special centres in the brain, which influence the nerves that cause contraction and relaxation of the muscles of respiration.
- Music, massage, imagery, progressive muscle relaxation, biofeedback, and therapeutic touch are a few examples.
- This muscle relaxation causes your throat tissues to sag.
- The efflux of potassium ions hyperpolarizes the cell membrane, resulting in vascular smooth muscle relaxation.
- The relaxation of the sphincter muscle lasts for 5 to 10 seconds.
- I wouldn't be surprised if the thin eating champs were born with weak pyloric sphincters, or exhibit higher capacity for smooth muscle relaxation.
- People with heartburn have either chronic weakness of that muscle or inappropriate relaxation of the muscle.
- It should be noticed that contraction of the smooth muscles results in relaxation or detumescence.
- One study evaluated paced respiration, muscle relaxation, or biofeedback control in 33 menopausal women with frequent hot flashes.
- In addition, you might try other strategies, such as progressive muscle relaxation, acupuncture and acupressure.
- Biofeedback and progressive muscle relaxation training demonstrated some decrease in hot flushes.
- Dr. O'Neill could have provided valuable assistance especially with respect to uterine relaxation before and during the manoeuvres to free the fetus.
- Stimulation of a beta receptor causes muscle vasodilation, bronchial relaxation, and cardiac acceleration.
- Some athletes routinely use biofeedback, muscle relaxation techniques, meditation, yoga, and stress management techniques.
- More structured techniques, such as progressive muscle relaxation and neutral guided imagery may be more suited for these individuals.
- Time management, biofeedback, or muscle relaxation techniques also may help.
- These may include muscle relaxation, yoga, biofeedback and deep breathing.
- Nitroglycerin causes relaxation of vascular smooth muscle in both arteries and veins, although the effect on veins predominates at low doses.
- Junctin is an important membrane protein that can influence the contraction and relaxation of the heart muscles when it merges with calcium ions.
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