In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(sound)bip masculinepitidito masculine
- Vocals are tucked in the back, submerged in reverb as blips and bleeps and chiming guitars send the whole thing home.
- Warp speed, back to the sounds of 80's pop and those jittery keyboard blips!
- To see him pull off all the blips, bleeps, loops, and hisses using only his vocal cords is definitely something special.
- Then a small blip of sound came from the screen and Lucas pulled back.
- If you're into funky, minimal blips and bleeps, check these guys out, they are the bomb!
- No excess noise was audible, and sound flowed continuously, free of blips or other interruptions.
- He's got the groove going and he paces his compilations like an expert DJ, but his blips and bleeps sound awfully derivative.
- Or they could take their chances in the street with the taxis, zooming madly, beeping their horns in staccato blips as warnings.
- Beeps, blips and pings are the everyday sounds that we live with, thanks to our push-button gizmos and fast-paced lifestyle.
- All their core sounds are here - wispy synthesizer melodies and bleeps and blips.
- Further, the circuitry behind that speaker was equally lacking, as, in most cases, the system could not produce anything beyond the extent of beeps and blips.
- A blip of noise signals contact, then a low, droning hiss fills the speakers before the music begins.
- Previous emphasis on speed is now being replaced by ambience laced with moments of electronic blips and beeps, free jazz, noise, no wave and tinges of psychedelia.
- It lives up to the hype, delivering blips, bleeps and beats.
- It was a high-pitched blip that, once again, she never knew the devices were capable of.
- Eventually, the song peaks at a crescendo and dies away into atmospheric buzzes and computer blips.
- Videogames began as a few blips and bleeps racing across a screen.
- A blip sounded off signaling the entry of an intruder.
- Is the future to be filled with soft glitchy vocals over clicks, blips and bleeps?
- In the earliest games, we made do with blips and bleeps; now, we have MP3 soundtracks to rival DVDs, and incidental sounds recorded from real life.
2(on radar screen)señal luminosa feminine
- The radio wave reflections are essentially no different than airplane blips on a radar screen.
- The three blips on the radar screen were moving closer and closer to the ambush.
- While we were on the plane with them, they saw two blips on their radar screen.
- ‘Told you everything would work perfectly,’ Eldon replied as they watched the radar blips disappear.
- A bunch of ‘wacky’ characters watch blips on a radar screen.
- They watch the blips on the screen representing the planes break into two and fly off.
- He failed to see the whole, seeing only the details, which he spotted like blips on a radar screen.
- In the darkened operations room below decks, grey overalled officers and sailors watched an approaching blip on their radar screens.
- The radar operator watched carefully as the blip on his monitor representing the Renegade crawled into the system.
- Imagine looking at the blips on the monitor of an air traffic controller in Las Angeles, multiplying those radar blips by 100-then zooming in on the flight path of a single aircraft.
- It's like hearing reports from Alaska radar stations of peculiar blips on the screen.
- Learning to identify what the blips on the screen represent can take some time.
3(irregularity) accidente masculine(problem) problema pasajero masculine
- Should there be a correction, though, it most likely will only be a minor blip on the downward plunging trend lines.
- Let's hope it's just a temporary blip in a smooth operation.
- It puts in perspective some of the temporary blips in that relationship.
- He won't be very pleased about being marked down but someone as talented as him will treat it as a minor blip.
- I am very happy, the temporary blip of sadness I felt the other day has long passed…
- Another explanation, and this one is more reassuring, is that people aren't responding to the temporary inflation blip caused by higher petrol prices.
- You are looking for general, overall upward trends, not short-term blips.
- It's easy to dismiss the jump in inflation as a temporary blip.
- But road statistics are volatile, and experts say the 16 per cent drop in deaths last year could prove to be a blip rather than a trend.
- Is it a permanent rebound or just a temporary blip?
- Consumer credit may introduce temporary blips in the economy, but it is not a secure building block.
- The combination was lethal, but I just dismissed it as a temporary blip at the time.
- They're just a minor blip in the general scheme of things.
- Yet they are but minor blips in an otherwise beautiful musical landscape which really ought to be discovered.
- But I hope this is just a blip, a temporary moment of blurred decision, out-weighed by my usual clarity.
- Universities across the country are expecting a dip in the number of applicants next year, although this is expected to be a temporary blip.
- It has been there for hundreds of years, and a temporary blip in the finances is no excuse for throwing it all away.
- Time will tell if this is just a statistical anomaly or a blip in a downward trend.
- It looks like the situation in London is little more than a temporary blip, as property prices continue to rise across the UK.
- The drop last year is likely to be a small blip in a general upward trend.
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