In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(construct)(car) montar(car) ensamblar(model/kit) armar
- She had helped him assemble a massive machine in their underground warehouse of a lab over the past six months, and finally it was ready.
- The engines are assembled and tested at upgraded facilities at NASA's John C. Stennis Space Center in Mississippi.
- She is assembling electrical components, placing round parts into small square boxes on her kitchen table.
- These appear to be special designs or component parts for assembling such designs.
- For over half a century, kits have been sold that enable military history buffs to assemble scale models of military ships, aircraft and vehicles.
- The first phase of the project revolved around infrastructure and assembling the machine.
- The technique involved in creating the art is more akin to assembling a model kit than painting an artwork.
- Together they will painstakingly assemble the kayak, which will eventually become part of a teaching exhibit at Glenbow.
- He couldn't figure out how to assemble an engine of the magnitude he needed, so he'd have to steal a working model from the museum.
- Since the mid-1980s, Costa Rica has become a center for factories that assemble garments, electronic components, and other goods for export.
- Clean the top of the sink, then, if necessary, assemble the new faucet according to the manufacturer's instructions.
- He built his own cars, assembled his own engines, tuned them, and drove them.
- Then he started drawing on file board paper by cutting, shaping and assembling them into a complete automobile.
- The only problems I had in assembling the brake rigging and other parts was the tight fit of the tabs into their slots due to being painted.
- Also, it can wait for a customer's order before assembling a machine, which means it can operate with an extraordinarily lean production system.
- About 200 workers, mostly women, sit at the machines in clusters assembling khaki pants.
- She had never actually assembled the machine but there were four similar parts that she was dealing with.
- The efficient causes were the blueprints drawn by engineers and the labor of men and machines that actually assembled the physical materials and put them into place.
- Instead the wearer will buy them flatpacked from a vending machine and assemble them instantly with a deft bit of folding, tucking and the odd tug on a cord.
- Here you'd have to assemble your own wheels from piles of valves, tyres, rims and hub caps.
2(get together)(people/team) reunir
- Around 50 women assembled outside the theatre and shouted slogans against the film, which was being screened at the theatre for the past 10 weeks.
- On Sunday the crowd assembled again, for another demonstration.
- It is clear from the affidavits of counsel who appeared for the appellant at his trial that considerable efforts were made to assemble expert evidence for the defence.
- Later, the actors assembled outside the court.
- In the past, the police waited before making arrests until at or near the point of a terrorist attack, so that they could assemble enough evidence to make the case stand up in court.
- A very large number assembled outside the church and took part.
- Director David C. Thomas assembles the surviving members of the group to tell their story, and remarkably has a treasure trove of home movies, concert and TV footage to illustrate every stage of the group's existence.
- She lives with her daughter and together they have assembled the world's premier collection of housecoats and caftans.
- The crowd assembles for the auction with hands firmly in pockets.
- He gazed out into the sun-bathed crowd assembled in front of the stand in the clearing in Donadea forest.
- We have surely assembled enough evidence about the slush pile.
- My team assembled outside the testing room at about a quarter to, so I hurried over to keep them from waiting too long.
- Another 5,000 worshippers can assemble outside the church building.
- As darkness fell, police scuffled with some of the several hundred demonstrators who assembled outside the palace.
- Most of the rest of the passengers assembled outside at the beginning of the platform, waiting for the general boarding call.
- A very large crowd assembled on the square to see the ceremony.
- Most approaches to teaching portfolios define them as a collection of materials, assembled by a faculty member, that document or reflect teaching performance.
- We want to continue this investigation to a point at which we have assembled the kind of evidence that we believe provides the basis for prosecution.
- A Fundraising committee was also assembled and new members are more than welcome to join.
- ‘What I have said to people is, over the coming weeks and months we will assemble this evidence and then we will give it to people,’ he told Sky News.
- Please have the employees assemble in the area outside the building and I will explain this rare phenomenon to them.
- And even when they are stirred into action, it then takes a further ten minutes to assemble them all together.
- One needs courage to go on assembling the evidence in the face of the risk that such accusations may turn out to be well-founded and the discipline's subject-matter may evaporate.
- A task force of diverse administrators, faculty members and alumni was assembled to research the problem and propose solutions.
- Then we come to the new boys, on whom no jury has yet assembled enough evidence to make a decisive case in whatever direction.
- A large crowd assembled in front of the teashop.
- If such comparative evidence could be assembled, it would probably support the traditional view of a higher concentration of such companies in the South.
- In fact, he jokes, if the city really wants to build a courthouse that won't go over budget, it should let him assemble a construction crew of young offenders.
- It would take another eight years for the FBI to assemble the evidence to accuse him as a counterspy and place him under arrest.
- Every evening at about seven-thirty crowds began assembling outside the General Post Office to watch the departure of the Royal Mail coaches.
- This is taken before the rally, when the crowd is starting to assemble.
- ‘A large and growing body of evidence has been assembled effectively pointing to her innocence,’ he claimed.
- Their methods were, however, relatively unsophisticated: the point was to assemble a mountain of evidence that would serve as a bulwark against their enemies.
- A tremendous crowd assembled outside the French Embassy shortly after the news was made known.
- A posse of students assembled in the gallery outside the music room.
- The young people go to the individual's neighborhood, put up posters describing the crimes and then assemble outside his house.
- The next day a crowd began surrounding the hall until as many as three thousand persons assembled outside.
- At the end, it said: ‘a large crowd assembled outside the church to see her departure.’
- We pay the gardaí, not very much, to assemble evidence so that people accused of crimes might be tried in our courts.
- Despite seemingly convincing evidence, his expensively assembled defence team secured a not guilty verdict.
3(gather)(evidence/facts) recopilar(facts/evidence) recoger(collection) reunir(collection) acumular
- From that it creates program code it can then assemble into executable machine code.
- At high speeds, assembling each byte correctly in reference to the clock becomes more difficult, particularly for parallel connections where the clock is running on a separate line.
- Now that I had assembled the software, I created the compressed filesystem.
- We plan to assemble a program that combines the method described here with a kinematics method to permit fulltime operation.
- Sequences were verified manually and contigs were assembled using the computer program Sequencer v 4.0.
1(gather)reunirsecongregarse formalthe meeting had not yet assembled — los asistentes a la reunión aún no se habían congregado formal
2assembled past pthe assembled spectators — el público asistente
- she addressed the assembled meeting/guests — se dirigió a la concurrencia/los invitados allí congregados
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