In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(of wood) listón masculino(of wood) tablilla femenino(of other materials) tira femenino
- Its arms followed the curve of the seat, and the back had six to nine spindles or slats topped by a large crest rail.
- Children can move their own items on simple wood slats from station to station.
- In the meantime, other detainees loosened a metal slat in the fence.
- I smiled down at him, and continued pacing on the narrow whitewashed slats of the wooden fence.
- It seems pointlessly dense with renegade and overlapping wood slats, all cracked and sullied.
- Imagine a wooden door, they are the boards or slats that make up the door minus the paneled areas.
- In fact, instead of conventional wings, Smith went for 120 slats like a venetian blind.
- Blue lamps and a spotlight on the top are also protected by grilles and metal slats allow officers to look outside.
- There are usually bunk beds or thin mattresses on wood slats.
- Lying on our showcase bed we search the ceiling for a glint of a camera lens among the pipes and metal slats.
- His brows furrowed and he went back to hammering a wood slat on the house.
- It has two or three-inch fabric slats suspended between two pieces of sheer fabric.
- With a wall of painted wood slats, the space can be converted instantly into a gallery of hanging pictures.
- Houses had thatched roofs - thick straw piled high with no wood slats or sheathing underneath.
- The walls were paneled with word wood slats, and the floor was covered in dark yellow sand.
- You can plant the roses at the base of a fence and weave their canes between the slats.
- Overlapping slat design allows soft, indirect light to filter in.
- Between each thin slat of wood, there was a small gap.
- All of these windows are in infrared wavelengths, and they are narrow, like the gaps between the slats of a fence.
- One step forward and she realized she was balancing on a slat of wood.
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