In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(sample)femenino muestramasculino espécimenfemenino muestrafemenino muestrade muestraspecimen copy — ejemplar de muestra masculino
- specimen signature — espécimen de firma
- Urine specimens had been obtained and tested by the nursing staff.
- Sperm banks arose to store indefinitely thousands of specimens in a single location.
- Ray then spent thirteen years travelling around Britain and Europe collecting specimens and studying animals.
- The police officers required the respondent to provide a specimen of breath for a roadside breath test.
- Scientists use these reference specimens to help identify and characterize agriculturally important fungi.
- Fill out a specimen ballot paper in your constituency.
- Are there any medical reasons why a specimen of blood cannot or should not be taken by a doctor?
- Another corner of the display showed zoological specimens, minerals and ores, and surgical instruments.
- Specimens of blood or urine are the alternatives…
- The animal remains seem to represent only dissection material and were not used as specimens for display.
- He ventures above ground into wintertime Philadelphia to collect animal specimens.
- Studying specimens in the field may be limited due to time, budget, and weather constraints and making review difficult.
- The glazed shelves lining the walls were designed to house Alexander's mineralogical specimens and books devoted to the subject.
- Its displays cover millions of specimens, including fossils, meteorites, mammals, plants, minerals, and insects.
- He took a blood specimen from the appellant and the specimen was divided into two samples.
- From April onwards, we potter about outside, spotting gaps where we might plant another beautiful specimen,
- Their work has brought them into contact with some macabre, yet scientifically fascinating, specimens.
- The expected value of analysing a single plant specimen, is the expected revenue less the costs.
- A few test specimens might well be arriving at the lab in the next few weeks.
- They will report on the foods they eat and give biological specimens for testing.
- Miss Rossiter provided a specimen of urine to the surgery for analysis.
- I require you to provide a specimen of breath for a breath test.
- The question in the specimen paper required the students to discuss the social criticism in The Big Sleep and other texts.
- The volunteers gave blood and urine specimens at each lab visit.
- Borack shows the specific cases holding mammals, birds, paleontological specimens, fish and reptiles.
2(individual item, example)ejemplar masculinoespécimen masculinothe healthiest specimens are chosen for export — se escogen los ejemplares / especímenes más sanos para la exportación
3humorístico(person)espécimen masculino humorísticohe's a strange specimen — es un bicho raro coloquial
- She was the perfect specimen: thin arms, long legs, pouty lips.
- I remember thinking he was the most perfect specimen I've ever seen.
- He's a perfect American specimen.
- I've known most of the world's most perfect physical specimens over the course of the last 30 years.
- She was born a perfect female specimen.
- The blurry embodiment of a male specimen was making his way towards Audrae now.
- Why I chose to surround myself with perfect specimens I do not know.
- I was never a perfect specimen of boyhood and always got chosen last or next to last.
- Too bad he is a member of the Underground Society, but he is still a perfect male specimen!
- Here's another female specimen who's in love with him.
- They had to be perfect physical specimens able to handle enormous amounts of stress.
- Out of the doorway came the most perfect specimen of male youth I had ever seen out.
- It took me a second to home in on that perfect specimen of manly-buffness.
- He was like the perfect specimen of man… but he wasn't perfect for me.
- My best guy friend was definitely not what you would call the ideal male specimen.
- Critics were perplexed by this seemingly perfect specimen, and swiftly termed her bland and banal.
- With Bianca's perfect figure, every single male specimen was bewitched by her.
- You embody the perfect friend, the perfect companion, the perfect physical specimen.
- I just think it's weird that after going out with the finest specimen that the female race has to offer you can settle for less.
- She was the most perfect female specimen in the whole damn world.
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