In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- After doing several areas, dry off excess moisture with soft absorbent cloths or towels, which can be laundered and reused.
- Some furnishings are made of absorbent materials that make them ‘sinks’ for other pollutants.
- Lining the jambs between the inner and outer window with a soft, absorbent material such as felt will result in even greater noise reduction.
- The bottom of the cage was covered with absorbent paper; this paper was soaked with distilled water three times per week.
- Green campaigners say home laundered cloth nappies save parents money and they are made mostly from natural fabrics while disposable nappies are made of paper pulp, absorbent chemicals and plastic.
- Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus and protective suits laid sheets of absorbent material on the slick to soak up the chemicals.
- In the mid-1860s, he succeeded in mixing it with an inert absorbent material.
- This is the style of germination test best suited to the home garden, since all you need is a paper towel (or similarly absorbent paper product) and a zip-lock bag.
- Clothing should be light-colored and lightweight and limited to one layer of absorbent material to facilitate evaporation of sweat.
- Blot excess oils with an absorbent paper towel or terry cloth rags.
- In a bag of platelets or plasma, the psoralens break down after a day, and an absorbent resin wafer in the bag removes the byproducts.
- For successful printing, you need paint of the right consistency (not too thick, not too thin), absorbent paper and plenty of newspaper to cover your floors!
- He took out the bacon from the skillet and placed it on three sheets of absorbent paper towel.
- Layer very wet, sloppy materials (fruit wastes, etc.) with absorbent ingredients such as sawdust or shredded dry leaves.
- If necessary, wipe your lens with a dry, lint-free absorbent cloth.
- Before laying your liner, compact the soil and cover it with a layer of sand or an absorbent material such as old carpeting or newspaper.
- Cloth diapers are made of an absorbent material, such as cotton.
- The first material is acrylate, a highly absorbent material that gels with exudate fluid and is capable of absorbing up to 300 times its own weight.
- Lay an absorbent cloth soaked in hydrogen peroxide directly over the stain; put an ammonia-saturated cloth on top of this.
- Hensen says absorbent fibres successfully soaked up the bulk of the oil that covered the dam like a sheet last week.
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.
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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.