In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- While this is a great tool, I'd like for Adobe to reform their Free Transform tool and Free Distort filter into a single tool that allows users to distort objects within a rhomboid (as in Photoshop's Free Transform option).
- At age four I was in grade Prep at South Caulfield Primary school differentiating between circles, triangles and rhomboids, as well as tethering the big world of toilet training (I was a year younger than most of my contemporaries).
- It is an open-face rectangular box with three lattice-work rhomboids suspended inside it, and six lattice-work sticks protruding from it.
- Another visually interesting dessert is the kalamay na ure, which looks like a glowing purple rhomboid, a sweet pasty thing made with purple rice.
- Cppd crystals are smaller rods, squares, or rhomboids and are difficult to identify with light microscopy.
- The spaces between the segmented squares and rhomboids appear as white lines, for example.
- Between the two sat a white, benchlike rhomboid that mimicked the shape of the chamber, creating the effect of one surreally distorted ‘white cube’ within another.
- This magic blue rhomboid will put you back on track.
- These works feature flat surfaces with bold lines that suggest interlocking cubes, rhomboids and other 3-D shapes.
- In fact there is ample evidence that Euclid is using earlier textbooks as he writes the Elements since he introduces quite a number of definitions which are never used such as that of an oblong, a rhombus, and a rhomboid.
- The witness states that she looked carefully at the spheres as they made figure-like shapes in the air, first a rhomboid and then an arrow.
- They are pleomorphic and are most typically rhomboid shaped, although long or short rods and small squares are also seen.
- It was parallel and modern and ran level with lines of mountain, it was squares to be bisected and parallelograms and rhomboids.
- Pfizer named its golden goose Viagra and packaged it in a rhomboid, sky-blue pill that became as iconic as the twin arches of a certain burger franchise.
- Macfarlane's opening gambit - a clutch of mock-Masonic mystery doors, prismatic shapes and curious cones and rhomboids, is like the start of some kind of spiritual whodunnit.
- It is not an easy show: a dozen works on paper, single coloured trapezoids, subtle curves and rhomboids, hung sparely in a stark white interior.
- Tortilla chips in the shape of a rhomboid instead of a triangle?
- Originally painted as a trompe-l'oeil log cabin, following his debut as scenery artist for a local panto, Dornan's villa was later decorated in colourful rhomboids.
- Its arrangement of forms - a bulky, white rhomboid with curved sides that is balanced unsteadily on a dark rectangle - at first floats freely as a pure, nonrepresentational abstraction a la Ellsworth Kelly.
- I was about to start drawing rhomboids and then stabbing the sharp part of the compass through the paper.
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.