In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Architecturearco masculinepointed/round arch — arco ojival/de medio punto
- On it was erected a triumphal arch in Augustus's honor.
- The new bridge had to span the river with a single arch, without intermediate columns interrupting the water's flow or passage of river traffic.
- The first treasure the society fought to preserve was the monumental arch at Euston station, a supreme example of Greek revival architecture.
- The city grew up around its Roman monuments, which include a semicircular theatre and a triumphal arch.
- Instead, right from the beginning, arches were used to span spaces and to support the weight above.
- No attempts were made to solve the problems of spanning large distances by the use of the arch, vault or dome, which were by this time common in other parts of the world.
- The new stadium's most dramatic feature will be a 133-metre high arch, visible across London.
- Compressive form-active structures are also produced in metal, usually in the form of lattice arches or vaults, to achieve very long spans.
- His successes are commemorated in a number of grandiose effigies, triumphal arches, vast frescoes and victory columns.
- As the walkway passes between great arches in the wall, and outside to ground level, it turns into a glass balustraded bridge.
- Slim metal ribs flare out and up from the spinal arches to support the copper-clad roof, its overlapping scales resembling a giant turtle shell.
- In the late third century the site was levelled, including the triumphal arch, and a larger Saxon Shore fort constructed in stone, the walls of which now dominate the site.
- Behind the column is the vast triumphal arch that joins the two wings of the General Staff Building.
- The triple arch on Bridge Street, which spans the main road into town from Lurgan and Gilford, is similar to one photographed in the same place in 1933.
- Medina structures with Arabic-style arches and crenellated walls are usually found in the oldest parts of town.
- Each of the five roof arches is flexed across its width, turning it into a stiff double curvature shell.
- The areas outside were enclosed and equipped with triumphal arches and calvaires - essentially Crucifixion scenes on poles, set about with extraordinarily rich biblical scenes.
- The arches supporting the weight above still held as strong as the day they were built.
- Within the city, notable monuments include a splendid arch and a screen of gods of late second or early third century date.
- The station's main entrance is characterized by three elegant arches that are supported on huge Ionic columns.
- The lower frame is modelled as a triumphal arch flanked by bound captives.
- The scale of the triumphal arch is gargantuan and this is reinforced by its highly simplified architectural detail.
- The result brings to mind support structures for vaulted arches (for instance Gaudi's Sagrada Familia).
- According to a newspaper report, the first arch spanned the River Severn on 2nd July 1779.
- That feature most symbolic of entrance, the triumphal arch, is to be found only at the foot of the Capitol, where the ancient texts place it.
- It was also reported that at numerous places on the road from Levens Hall to the entrance to Kendal, several triumphal arches and other forms of decorations were on show.
- Even in the church, a carved stone head of uncertain origin was found buried in a wall above a window arch in the building's north transept.
- Some of the arches are cut through walls while others support curved ceilings (vaults).
- Most of them were monuments to Leopold himself: triumphal arches, palaces, seaside resorts, museums, parks, royal châteaux and even golf courses.
- In Roman baths and on triumphal arches there were other ways of expressing height.
- The reverse commemorates the building of his triumphal arch, which still stands in Rome beside the Coliseum.
- Pusading's ornamental arch has a pair of stone lions and the stone wall facing them was apparently built to block their vision.
- The Corinthia consists of two curving towers, one slightly taller than the other, linked by a cavernous reception area topped by a triumphal arch.
- The two main parabolic arches of the bridge create two continuous, tilted, tied arches as the support spans for this unique steel structure.
- Formerly senior lecturer in classics at Royal Holloway, Peter Howell is writing a book on triumphal arches.
- The system uses the timeless forms of arches, domes, and vaults to create single and double-curvature shell structures that are both strong and beautiful.
- The primary structure of steel arches was chosen to span a cavernous underground cistern, part of the city's drainage system, and avoid underwater foundations.
- An impression of the original statue group on top may be gained from the chariot groups on the triumphal arch in the relief on the south.
- The room was rectangular, and there were murals of columns supporting Gothic arches on the walls within.
- The simple lessons of the making of an arch, a wall, or a column form the architect's most fundamental vocabulary.
2(of foot)arco masculinehe has fallen arches — tiene los pies planos
- Slowly work your way up your foot - the top, the ball, the arch, the heel; up your leg to your hip… and then do the other side.
- Sitting on the ground with your knees slightly bent and your legs out in front of you, place a towel around the arches of your feet, then hold an end with each hand, arms bent.
- Your weight should be neutral, balanced over the arches of your feet.
- The arches of the feet are maintained by strong ligaments which are prevented from stretching by muscles in the legs.
- Flat feet, low arches, and loose ligaments also contribute to the formation of bunions.
- No one really knows what causes these sudden, painful muscle spasms in the calf, the thigh or the arch of the foot.
- This is true of many people with low arches or flat feet.
- Most of it's standard - obviously if you spend a lot of time crouched over, you'll have a sore back - but I'm slightly worried that the arches of my feet hurt.
- When excessive, high arches or flat feet can cause compensatory rotation in the tibia and other mechanical stressors in the legs, leading to pain and predisposing to injury.
- Start off by massaging your entire foot - heel, arch and toes.
- A foot with a high arch, on the other hand, will have a large indentation and a very narrow band connecting the ball of the foot to the heel.
- Stretching the two big toes toward each other and the little toes away from each other strengthens and lifts the three arches of the foot.
- The demonstrators don't appear to have high arches or ridiculously small feet either as, alas, do I.
- She also had a procedure to create arches on each foot because she was born without any.
- Also, as people age, their feet become longer and wider, the padding on the heels and balls of the feet thins and the arches tend to fall a bit.
- Raise your right heel as you gently press your metatarsal arch (where your toes join your foot) into the floor.
- He himself had suffered for years with falling arches in his feet and had been recommended to use orthotics in the soles of his shoes.
- In contrast, the A. afarensis bone resembled that of the flat-footed apes, making it improbable that its foot had an arch like our own.
- If the bridge between the heel and the front foot is less than one-third the width of your heel, you have a high arch - your feet are begging for cushioning.
- The shank is 3/4 length, which helps the bones in my feet because my arch can sit on it and I don't have to work so much.
1(eyebrows) arquear(eyebrows) enarcar(back) arquear
1(form arch)formar un arcoher eyebrows arched — arqueó las cejas
2(follow arched trajectory)pasar trazando un arco
1(mischievous)(look/smile/remark) malicioso(remark/smile/look) pícaro
- If my arch tone suggests some skepticism about his sincerity, it's not meant to.
- There are arch literary allusions, plenty of knockabout energy, and two complementary personae on show.
- The quick, dark eye, with its beautifully formed eyebrow, seemed to presage the arch remark, to which the rosy and half-smiling lip appeared ready to give utterance.
- Near is particularly adept at the arch delivery typical of his uptight businessman in the early scenes.
- I can't really think of a clever dismissal or arch comment to make about this.
- Two years ago, such an observation was appropriately arch, zeroing in on the silliness of such campaign press stunts.
- I attempted to hide my emotions, but an arch remark escaped my lips.
- They have made six shimmering albums packed with arch observations, yet their world remains small, their vision unique.
- It was said with a pleasantly arch tone, neither serious nor sarcastic.
- Instinctive, impulsive melodies meet melancholia and melodrama in gay tales of arch commentary and frank observation.
- It appears my habit of arch sarcasm might be a mistake.
2(superior)(tone) de superioridad
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