In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- This happens because the massive black hole gravitationally attracts any matter lurking near it and never lets it go.
- The ellipsis is a black hole: a void that attracts everything towards itself.
- Electronegativity is a way to measure how much an atom attracts electrons in a chemical bond.
- Magnetic interactions can also play an important role in attracting electrons to each other.
- The moon attracts every piece of matter on earth.
- The magnetic field attracts metal objects.
- Locally, there is a large amount of gas and dust attracted by the black hole's gravity.
- Computers cause static electricity and so attract dust and bacteria.
- Electronegativity refers to the ability of an atom in a compound to attract electrons.
- This is consistent with the fact that matter attracts matter through the gravitational force.
- The ‘weight’ of an object normally means the force that Earth attracts it with.
- A positively charged object attracts a negatively charged one and vice versa.
- The negative charge of the oxygen attracts the positively charged hydrogen ions through the membrane.
- The strong force also attracts protons to protons or neutrons to neutrons.
- An electronic cleaner produces negative ions that are attracted to the pollutants.
- The cloths are designed to create a static charge which attracts dust and bacteria and holds dirt until they are washed.
- He also noted that the force attracting two objects increased or decreased in a ratio of their combined sizes or mass.
- The positive ions are attracted to the negative electrode and vice versa.
- The two ions of opposite charge attract each other and an ionic bond is formed.
- Because it has a tacky surface, it attracts dust, which reduces its reflectivity somewhat.
2(draw, create)(interest) suscitarto attract sb's attention — atraer la atención de algn
- he does it to attract attention — lo hace para llamar la atención
- to attract customers / business — atraer clientes
- the film has attracted the highest praise — la película ha sido objeto de los mayores elogios
- it attracts a higher rate of interest — devenga un interés más alto
- The federal government has long shown no interest in attracting foreign factories to its shores.
- This year the race has attracted sponsorship from several sources, including Norwich Union Healthcare.
- The blunt message attracted a mixed reaction.
- Then again, nothing attracts support more effectively than excellence.
- The event attracts an estimated 10000 visitors.
- The museum is a giant step towards attracting tourism, and is gradually accomplishing this goal.
- While unable to stop the bill, he succeeded in attracting widespread attention to his cause.
- Pandit Ravi Shankar, apart from being one of India's finest musicians, also attracts much media attention.
- His government has set ambitious targets for economic reform and attracting foreign investment.
- The other approach is to attract foreign investment, which brings technology with it.
- Still, the nascent industry is attracting the interest of venture capitalists.
- Scotland has had tremendous success in the past in attracting investment by foreign firms looking for a foothold in Europe.
- The project is attracting widespread support.
- He will also be responsible for attracting new venture capital activities into Scotland.
- I'm always trying to find a first line that attracts attention, that pulls the reader in.
- The Lake District attracts thousands of foreign visitors each year.
- Ireland's success in attracting foreign investment is largely because of its low corporation tax rates.
- By day the city is charm itself, attracting thousands of visitors who revel in its beauty, history and shops.
- The funding will go towards attracting and training more health professionals for country areas.
- And Britain continues to lead its Continental rivals in attracting foreign investment.
- Frogs and newts have already been attracted to three new natural spring ponds at Abbey Meads School.
- Today's call for a weekly farmers' market in York is likely to attract widespread support.
- Some of these companies have attracted high profile venture capital funding.
- Each year the exhibition attracts widespread media attention.
- The good results have attracted a lot of attention from educationists.
- The statue immediately attracts the viewer's attention.
- The lake attracts thousands of visitors every year.
- The venture had failed to attract enough private funding.
- Bling is described as ‘jewellery which attracts attention because it is big and expensive.’
- If New Zealand wants to progress and prosper, we must attract foreign investment to this country.
- The use of effective language on a resume will attract the attention of an employer.
- Now, after three nights of music, the reaction from patrons has been superb and the music is attracting the attention of music lovers from all over.
- His striking hair often attracts the attention of the ladies.
- A lot of its activities either break even or lose money in order to attract visitor interest here.
- A combined project is more likely to attract senior management attention and support.
- It was following that announcement that the city council and its partners launched a strategy to attract inward investment.
- A terrible disaster like this attracts massive attention, on rolling television news stations and the Internet as well as in newspapers.
- The police report has attracted widespread media attention in Texas over the last couple of days.
- His interim report attracted much attention for the wrong reason.
- It is large enough to be conspicuous, and as it attracts attention, it also attracts speculation.
- China has no trouble generating income, and it has become more and more skilled at attracting foreign investment.
3(interest)atraerI'm not very attracted to the idea — la idea no me atrae demasiado
- I don't feel attracted to him — no siento atracción por él
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