In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Físicatemperatura femeninoair/body/water temperature — la temperatura del aire/cuerpo/agua
- what temperature is the water? — ¿a qué temperatura está el agua?
- a sharp increase in temperature — un pronunciado aumento de temperatura
- his speech raised the temperature of the discussion — su intervención animó la discusión
- For a machine to attain full efficiency, temperatures of absolute zero would have to be incorporated.
- Man can't land on Venus, where the surface temperature is 800 degrees Fahrenheit, but a robot can.
- The temperature at which a substance melts depends upon the external pressure on the solid.
- Food should be kept in the fridge because mould cannot flourish at a temperature below five degree centigrade.
- These were based on the measurement of canopy temperature using infrared thermometers.
- With the outside temperature touching 43 degrees Celsius, the extreme heat policy was in force.
- The main challenges are swimming in temperatures below 60 degrees Fahrenheit and the high winds, he says.
- Only in the study of quantum liquids at temperatures close to absolute zero does experimental accuracy approach Heisenberg's limit.
- Heating a metal to temperatures below its melting point causes it to expand or increase in length.
- The Victorians usually used the Fahrenheit scale to measure temperature.
- Meteorologists compare the two temperatures when calculating humidity and dewpoint.
- With the proper enzymes present, biological temperatures suffice to allow reactions to proceed.
- As the temperature of a substance is increased, so is the kinetic energy of the molecules.
- Ideally you should use a meat thermometer to monitor the temperature as you cook.
- Refrigeration is the cooling of substances below ambient temperatures by extracting heat from them.
- After checking the time, he took out the thermometer and studied the temperature.
- He would record the temperature, atmospheric pressure, the degree of cloud cover, whether there was rain or snow.
- Show your child how to use a simple thermometer to take the temperature of the water.
- The boiling point of a substance is the temperature at which the liquid boils.
- He studied seawater luminescence and ocean temperatures while charting the path of the Gulf Stream.
2Medicinatemperatura femeninofiebre femeninoto have / run a temperature — tener fiebre / calentura
- he has a temperature of 102° — tiene casi 39° de fiebre
- to take sb's temperature — tomarle la temperatura a algn
- he has a very high temperature — tiene la temperatura muy alta
- If the ambient temperature exceeds body temperature, heat cannot be dissipated by radiation.
- They asked if she had a temperature and I replied that she did.
- For some reason, children's bodies are less able to control high temperatures and fevers and sometimes this seems to cause a seizure.
- The doctor will take your temperature and look at your abdomen.
- This will normally stabilize heat balance and body temperature, but represents the last defence against cold.
- She had a temperature and some flu-like symptoms.
- Until my fever broke on the evening of my first full day the nurses would take my temperature and change my ice packs every few hours.
- Your child has to sit still for a short time while you take his temperature.
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