In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(for tea, coffee)lata femininebote masculine Spain
- If you happen to be a reader of the Guardian's letters pages, you'll probably know about the recent exchanges over uses for 35 mm film canisters.
- Pill bottles or film canisters make excellent storage containers for seeds.
- What they didn't know was where all of the canisters of bacteria were stored.
- The contents of the canisters were liquid chemicals that were highly dangerous.
- Each of the canisters contain forms for residents to fill in their medical history, including any allergies or regular prescriptions and next of kin.
- The Scarecrow is walking through the plant, stopping to pause and check the labels on various canisters of chemicals.
- Small coffee cans, peanut jars, or even those little black film canisters, all make decent containers.
- It has two tin-lined oak canisters, which now contain period news cuttings and letters supporting its history.
- Sweet and savory dainties packaged in appealing canisters, baskets and bags are at the heart of the Christmas bazaar.
- It could be immobilized in canisters and stored in the Yucca Mountains.
- Each canister contains enough for applications on 13 pairs of cross country skis.
- Firefighters were forced to retreat when they realised that the building contained acetylene canisters, gas bottles and diesel barrels.
- Then, to add insult to injury, canisters of deadly chemicals began to be washed up in the area.
- Seam rippers and thread nippers slip nicely into empty prescription pill containers or film canisters.
- No longer do you need to transport 50 kilograms of film reels in canisters.
- Sure enough, hidden beneath the bench is a 35 mm film canister containing two pencils and a sheet of paper.
- And 40 homes in Oldham had to be evacuated after a fire at a garage in Barry Street, where oxy-acetylene canisters were stored.
- The metal canisters were cylindrical and each one was a little smaller than a tobacco tin.
- With this scheme elderly and vulnerable people can have important information about themselves stored inside a canister to assist rescuers called in an emergency.
- Therefore, none of the stored projectiles or canisters contain lethal chemical agents.
2Military(de humo, metralla etc) bote masculine
- I could run out of mine tomorrow; just like I suppose Buck ran out of his that previous night, one foot doing what years of canister and grape shot had not.
- The most common canon was called the Napoleon and used both grape shot and canister ammunition.
- When we got her stern to us we raked her hotly with plenty of grape and canister.
- Police fired tear gas canisters at the crowd, including the council workers' wives, many with babies strapped to their backs.
- The ammunition encountered by the soldiers was called canister, one of the war's most deadliest rounds.
- Thus ambushed, the pickets were made to run a gauntlet of police firing teargas canisters and rubber bullets at close range.
- Riot police and soldiers fired canisters of tear gas at the protesters as they entered the parliament compound.
- At 10 A.M. the police fired the first seven canisters of tear gas into the crowd.
- The introduction of the rifled musket in the 1850s with ranges greater than canister altered the role of field artillery.
- Lasky admitted charges of possessing a CS gas canister and possessing a weapon adapted to discharge a noxious substance.
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