In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The Pakistani government said during the raid in which the six were caught, authorities found 330 pounds of high explosives, detonators, transmitters, time switches, arms and ammunition.
- As well as targeting known criminals in the area, police are providing discounted safety locks, personal attack alarms, time switches and low-energy bulbs.
- Later, they gathered at a farm, where he saw someone making time switches for bombs, using alarm clocks mounted on pieces of wood.
- The photoperiod was controlled by a manually operated black-out facility in the poly-tunnel, and by automatic time switches in the cabinets.
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