In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1ángulo masculinean angle of 45°/a 45° angle — un ángulo de 45°
- angle of approach — ángulo de aterrizaje
- Located where the bisectors of a triangle's three angles intersect, the incenter is the center of the largest circle that can be inscribed inside that triangle.
- The line must have clean-outs with tight fitting caps every 75 feet or less, or where the line has angles greater than 45 degrees.
- The angles between two intersecting straight lines are equal.
- I found it, I measured it, and, well, I'm sorry, people, but an obtuse angle of 134 degrees just ain't a corner.
- The shear angle is the angle of intersection between the tangent to the waveform at position s and the tangent to the waveform at the base of the flagellum.
- Extension involves the triceps muscle, and when fully extended the arm should be in a straight line - the elbow angle at 180 degrees.
- The better the defender's peripheral vision, the closer the angle between man and ball approaches 180 degrees.
- Bend your elbows at 90-degree angles and keep them close to your body.
- Bring the weights back down until your elbows form 90-degree angles.
- The ICC experts say Muralitharan bends his arm to an angle of 14 degrees, and is proposing to allow a bend of up to 15 degrees.
- Some others may have been produced by sapping or sub-surface flows, giving shape to short stubby channels that join at 90 degree angles.
- The curve value is the number of degrees formed by the angle of intersection of these perpendiculars.
- For the three line locus we are given a point P and three directed lines a, b, and c drawn to meet at given angles, three fixed straight lines.
- The vertical time axis is the product of time and the speed of light so that world lines of light rays leaving the origin make a forty-five degree angle with each space axis.
- Both slopes intersect resting plane at angles varying between 50 and 70 degrees.
- The lateral axes (first order shoots) diverge from the main trunk at angles of 80 degrees.
- Three hollow rays diverge at angles of 120 degrees from the central part.
- Reticles are in the second focal plane, so as power is changed the angle subtended by the space between lines varies.
- Finally, objects subtending an angle less than 5 degrees cannot be detected irrespective of the L-receptor contrast value.
- Figure 1 shows elevation angles for latitude 82 degrees north.
- The south front of the curtain, overlooking the crag, is tower-free but the south-east angle is projected outside to create a sort of bastion.
- On the other side of campus, the sun beats on new red-brick buildings with modern angles and minimalist steeples.
- Tonight of all nights you can expect bars and restaurants to bedeck every angle with TVs and those TVs to be tuned into the national elections.
- She examined the floor and all angles of the doorway and ladder, looking for any kind of plausible explanation.
- Because corners or other defined angles are the hardest ones to fit, select stones for those areas first and set them in place.
- There are no angles or corners in the enclosure with which to orient yourself.
- The walls had rounded angles with semicircular projecting bastions for artillery with an entrance on the south side.
- It was all tan brick and glass, the epitome of modern chic with sharp angles and vaulted ceilings.
- Exposed structure, unusual angles, and leaning walls give the building a noninstitutional energy.
- As he turned an angle of the building, he heard a sound as of a door gently closed, and saw in the darkness, indistinctly, the figure of a man, which instantly disappeared among the trees of the lawn.
- Looking at Tony Bevan's work almost makes your own neck ache, such is the empathy one feels with the contorted angles and distorted structures of his heads.
- Scrim joints at internal and external angles (except where coincident with a metal bead).
- If the nest is lined with soft or rotting bits of wood secured in the internal angles, the pair will derive endless pleasure from reducing it to crumbs.
- Even so, Leroy has created a lovely hotel, and one that's quite unlike any other - a mix of wacky curves and angles, secret spaces and roaring log fires.
- The sharp angle breaks up the structure, making it feel lighter.
- With its metal projections and angles, wooden recesses and thin walls it has a serendipitous quality.
2.1(position)ángulo masculineseen from a different angle — visto desde otro ángulo
- a high-/low-angle shot — una toma desde un ángulo superior/inferior
- He moved the camera to a lower angle as I switched positions.
- For someone like me, who has to bring his eyes very close to the monitor to read the text, the low viewing angles will pose a problem.
- The game uses both first- and third-person camera angles to view the action.
- I spent years memorizing every strategy, learning how to read gun angles, bullet projections, all of it!
- Also, the colour of the denomination numeral shifts between gold and green when the banknote is viewed at different angles.
- You can solve most background problems by moving the subject, the camera or changing the angle of view.
- Steven McDonnell added a free before he scored a great individual point from the tightest of angles in the right corner of the pitch.
- They used to come at teams wave upon wave, using the width of the field to vary the angle of assault and building up such speed and crispness in their passing that when the time came for an incursion it would be a sudden thrust.
- The camera angles were outstanding and provided one of the most intimate viewing experiences you will ever find for a show of this magnitude.
- For example, the left-hand image above is a photograph of a flat wall of a building taken from an angle.
- Despite the team's expressed desire to create new forms in snow, the structure from certain angles had a traditional igloolike appearance.
- It's composed of shots of the interior of the building from various angles, with a natural sound track; it's a nice, simple film.
- Horizontal and vertical viewing angles are also fairly poor, with the screen looking washed out at you move up and down and going dark as you move to the side.
- In bright sunlight, the blocks and shadows play curious visual tricks on the eye as you view the structure from different angles.
- The sphere was scanned with a 1 mm step size, and the THz image was obtained for 18 different projection angles.
- Some of this can be alleviated by changing the camera angle - the overhead view being the most useful.
- He's a master of visual flash, positioning cameras at myriad angles to enhance every car crash, explosion or close-up gun shot.
- The mirror deflects a laser beam by rapidly switching its angle of orientation, building up the picture pixel by pixel.
- They had probably seen planes hitting buildings from a dozen angles.
- The silk medium makes a filter effect on the pieces; viewing from angles other than directly in front ‘smudges’ the paintings.
2.2(point of view)perspectiva femininepunto de vista masculinethey studied it from the political angle — lo analizaron desde el punto de vista político / con una perspectiva política
- we need a new angle on the subject — tenemos que darle un nuevo enfoque al tema
- For me, I guess the core reason was ‘fascination’ - things firing my imagination and integrating that with my angle on approaching the world.
- I have a weird angle on things and people find it odd.
- But, to the extent that I had any angle on this issue, it was from interviewing current and retired career officers over the last year.
- If his latest drama promises to take a new angle on a popular political debate, his other new stage work, The Don, is, he believes, his most controversial.
- There followed a novel which was praised by Taki in the Spectator for its angle on the Western malaise.
- Diana also points out a different angle to consider.
- Do you reject this idea because you've thought through the issue, considered it from various angles, possibly testing it and then rejecting it?
- Try approaching the issue from many different angles.
- And then I thought, well, this is a different angle on it.
- I approached reproductive health issues from two angles.
- It might help us get a new angle on what we have here in Saltaire as well as finding out more about the other World Heritage sites.
- I knew people like Liam in the children's home, it gives me a fresher angle on him than most have.
- Clay considers a new angle on the control of community structure.
- But we approach a lot of issues from different angles and different viewpoints, and I respect him for that.
- Another angle on this comes from a writer called Johann Christoph Arnold.
- Intel has a strong commitment to employee wellbeing and approaches the issue from two angles.
- Whatever the issue of the day's, he's got an angle on it.
- For the historically minded, the Glenbow Museum offers a different angle on those good old boys of Canadian art, the Group of Seven.
- When the subject matter is childhood itself, everyone has an angle on it, be they a child or an adult: it doesn't matter which end of the telescope you look through.
- In Masters week it comes into its own; a special supplement is produced every day with every conceivable angle on the great tournament on its doorstep meticulously covered.
2.3slang (scheme, ploy)he knows all the angles — se las sabe todas informal
1(direct)(shot/pass) sesgar(lamp) orientar(lamp) dirigir
- Chris angled the overhead microphone toward his lips.
- The basketball players didn't keep their feet parallel; they angled them toward the outside.
- She angled her stride directly to him, and before he could get even a ‘Hello’ past his lips she slapped him across the cheek.
- ‘We're on our way,’ Valo said, angling the freighter towards a huge starship.
- They walked through the main corridor and deeper into the headquarters for three minutes before Vanessa started angling him towards another corridor.
- Then, angling her flashlight to direct the beam ahead of her, she carefully inspected the wall to her right until she found a hole the size of a nickel disguised in the carvings.
- Once in place it was very secure and, as the screen can be angled in any direction, it was easy to see.
- When the show went out about 6 weeks later I was surprised at just how much they had angled those cameras onto the people in our group.
- After more vertical drilling at the same location next summer, the main hole will be angled off toward the northeast to pierce the fault zone itself.
- And don't angle that camera up to those high ceilings - I haven't figured out how to get up there with the roller brush yet.
- A sudden sound cut him off and he angled his gaze towards the curtain that Aja yanked open.
- You need to angle the branches towards a prop, whether it be a fence, wires or another plant.
- Hold a pair of dumbbells loosely in your palms and angle them slightly toward your head.
- I angled the visor toward the other fellow's hands.
- Jacinta turned away from Brooks, shifting her body in the chair to distance and angle herself physically away from him.
- She looked at me sidelong, angling her head towards me.
- She rolled her eyes and wondered why she even asked when she saw him standing a little further away, angling his camera for a shot.
- Stone did as instructed and angled the helicopter toward the aircraft's last known location.
- You should also slightly angle the sitter's chair so that one shoulder is closer to the camera and get the subject to turn their head to face the camera again.
- ‘Try putting your foot a little more toward the edge and angle it a bit,’ the guy called.
2(bias, slant)the story was angled to show their actions in the best possible light — el artículo estaba sesgado a favor de su gestión
- his column is angled at a middle-class readership — su columna está dirigida a lectores de clase media
- It is a luxuriant depiction of competition: from the tops of the trees down to the river's edge, the canvas crackles with jostling leaves angling toward the morning sun.
- One of the spiny legs went into the air, angling down for him, but he moved his sword, made with the strange black stone from the Dragon Hills, and easily cleaved it off mid-joint.
- Adriana judged they were moving eastward, by hints of the sun that angled down through the high canopy of branches.
- Her red hair gleamed in the light of the late afternoon sun angling down into the courtyard.
- The cab chose a proper moment to angle into the parking area where they were standing.
- As the two bay mares dueled in the lane, Finery angled to the outside following a ground-saving trip midpack and kicked home in the final strides to edge Madeira Mist.
- Through the telescope that morning, I could see the surface of the Moon receding, curving back, angling away from the Sun and around the lunar horizon and out of sight.
- He angled out into the lane and easily collared the leader, then proceeded to extend his lead down the stretch for his third Group / Grade 1 victory of the year.
- Northern Quest moved up on the inside through the turn, then angled out for running room as he quickly consumed Exciting Fanfare's lead.
- But when the soap-opera sun rose, it angled to the left.
1(fish)pescar (con caña)
- If you like to go fishing, chances are you've angled for trout.
- This piece of kit is obviously designed for world-wide distribution and seems to be the ideal tool for all lure anglers whether they angle in salt or fresh-water.
- Stepping back in time, Edison broke a bamboo fishing rod while angling near Rawlins and that night he threw it on the campfire.
- Even so, carp anglers have been theorising on the use of ‘specials’ for as long as people have angled for cypry, and the carp bait industry is huge.
- Normally tranquil Morden Hall Park has been beset over the past months by fisherman angling in the River Wandle, even though a by-law bans fishing because of conservation reasons.
- For the urban poor, the storm waters bring a unique opportunity to angle for fish in the swollen canals criss-crossing the city.
- At sea three more fatalities occurred from people angling from boats and rock fishing off our coastline.
- Salmon and sardine would be better fish to angle for.
- When possible, the field crew angled in the vicinity of the fish they were tracking, and on several occasions captured striped bass in this manner.
- Afterwards, Pa pointed out a good spot and Adam settled down on a large rock to angle for catfish.
- Sports fisherman Tomas Plattig, who has been angling on the Capilano for 25 years, said he became concerned this week after noticing the shopping carts in the river.
1anglo masculineangla feminine
- This explanation sounds plausible, but we need to be wary of assuming that the Danes and East Angles still thought of themselves as fundamentally different from one another.
- The collapse of Roman rule in the early fifth century ended urban life, as groups of Germanic Angles, Jutes, and Saxons carved the country into tribal enclaves and later created the heptarchy.
- The name of the country and the term ‘English’ derive from the Old English word for one of the three Germanic peoples that invaded the British Isles in the fifth century C. E., the Angles.
- To the south, in England, heathenism still reigned in the various kingdoms ruled by the Jutes, Angles, and Saxons, and pagan gods were worshipped.
- We could then be clear whether the ‘aboriginal’ British are the Picts, Scots and Welsh, or whether such recent immigrants as Angles, Saxons, Danes and suchlike also qualify.
- In the eleventh century, the Scottish kingdom was a politico-ethnic patchwork of Scots, Picts, Angles, and Britons.
- The Angles eventually took the remainder of England as far north as the Firth of Forth, including the future Edinburgh and the Scottish lowlands’.
- The Angles held Gregory in particularly high esteem, and traced their conversion to his missionary efforts in 597 A.D., even though Roman Britain had seen Christianity hundreds of years earlier.
- Yet Angles and Saxons were settlers from the continent, and for 250 years before the Norman Conquest Britain and Ireland were subject to more invasion and settlement from Scandinavia.
- But her report says the citadel ‘puts Stirling firmly on the map at a time when Picts, Scots, Britons and Angles ruled their separate kingdoms in the four quarters of mainland Scotland’.
- The Romans, the Angles, the Normans - and, more recently, the industrial revolution - all left their mark.
- His great-grandson Edward began as king of the West Saxons, became king of Mercia after the death of his sister who ruled there, and took over the kingdom of the East Angles after a series of military campaigns.
- In an attempt to track the genes associated with common diseases, the University of Oxford is conducting a new project to find genetic links to invading populations of Vikings, Saxons and Angles.
- The Angles, Saxons, Danes, Frisians and other invaders intermarried with the existing Romano-British Celts, Romans, Jutes, Gauls, Greeks and Lombards.
- I have always understood the Angles, Saxons and Jutes were Germanic tribes who moved to Britain following the retreat of the Roman Empire.
- The tribes we're following - the Angles, Saxons, and Jutes - lived on the coast of West Germany and Denmark and spoke various Frisian dialects.
- The story of Yorkshire dialect began in earnest in the fifth century AD with the arrival on these shores of the Angles, Saxons and other Germanic migrants from what is now northern Germany and southern Scandinavia.
- From these and other scraps came the long-accepted story of the Anglo-Saxon takeover of Britain: of raids by Angles, Saxons, and Jutes from north Germany and Denmark, followed by piecemeal settlement and conquest.
- These fierce and savage warriors actually consisted of Jutes, Friesians, Angles and Saxons.
- With the departure of the Romans, the British Isles were invaded by a succession of warlike peoples from the European mainland, including the Angles, Saxons, and Jutes; there were also persistent Danish raids.
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