In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(schoolboy's, jockey's, soldier's) gorra feminine(nurse's) cofia feminine(judge's) birrete masculine(cardinal's) birreta feminine(cardinal's) solideo masculinebaseball/golf cap — cachucha feminine Mexico Colombia Venezuela
- cap and gown — toga y birrete
- In the hallway outside, I was handed a mask and cap.
- Protheroe, in padded dressing gown and tasseled cap, laughed and rose to greet his friend.
- Men often wear a long white robe called a jallabiyah, with either a small cap or a turban as a head covering.
- Cover head in plastic cap or plastic wrap and cover with a warm towel.
- I hugged both of my parents before securing my black back over my shoulder, pulling my newsboy cap lower over my face and hurrying to my gate.
- The main beach, on the other hand, is a huge sweep of golden sand that attract hundreds of day trippers and is patrolled by lifesavers in distinctive red and yellow caps.
- Women's bright caps were worn flat on the head and had flaps on either side.
- The ‘Venus of Willendorf’, for example, has a mere knob of a head, her face obscured by what has been interpreted as a cap of curls.
- So I would sweat like crazy in a yellow rubber swim cap while Lee Ann Billings and Jamie Reader dipped their blonde hair in and out of the cool, chlorine tainted water.
- Opened in November 2001, it's run by two brothers with similar close-cut reddish beards, ethnic clothes and close-fitting caps.
- The flat cap was a feature of British life through most of he last century.
- Very few of them, no matter how poor, are bareheaded: the men wear flat caps, bowlers, straw boaters, trilbies, toppers, the women shawls or floral hats.
- The man was quite tall and he and the woman were both wearing jeans, wellington boots and flat caps.
- They rode sturdy Mongolian ponies, wore distinctive fur caps, and carried sabers, pistols, and rifles.
- This simple item could be opened and worn on the head, creating a three-dimensional cap out of flat strips alternating with empty spaces.
- The clothing line will include running and cycling shorts, shimmels, caps and swimsuits in technical fabrics that breathe and wick away moisture.
- Johnny is going to have to do a hell of a lot more than put on a ski cap in order to get you off, you know!
- Then, in the 1950s, a traveller notices bay cat fur on two ceremonial caps being worn by Dayak tribespeople.
- I stood there alone and watched as four men entered dressed in donkey jackets and flat caps.
- Each year they moved to the next level getting different colour ribbons and swimming caps.
- I get back to Lancashire quite a bit - my family's still there - and I don't think I've seen anybody in a flat cap up there since about 1975.
- And if I have to sit wearing a swimming cap covered in electrodes to show willing, OK, so I will.
- Mr Binns said the style of dress worn by those photographed, particularly the flat caps and bow ties, would be in keeping with the late Victorian era when Whitby was well established as a resort.
- He is the old bloke with the flat cap and the transistor radio, isn't he?
- For the cricket lover, there is no sight to compare with that of two middle-aged men, wearing lab coats and flat caps, coming down the pavilion steps with measured tread.
- He even turns a flat cap and Barbour into something of a fashion statement, the kind of thing that could well catch on in Shoreditch or Manchester.
- Virtually all the working men wear flat caps, while the managerial staff wear bowlers.
- He wore a flat cap, old woolen trousers, and a brown shirt that was several sizes too large for him.
- Disillusioned dairy farmers in Yorkshire could soon be turning cowboys and switching their flat caps for Stetsons if they take up an offer to relocate to South Dakota.
- There is a nudist part of the beach at Playa de Inglis and what amused us as we walked along there was to see elderly ladies bathing in the sea in the nude yet still wearing caps or other headgear to protect their coiffures.
- Those early wheelmen didn't have bicycle helmets, but they did wear close-fitting long-visored caps.
- If you can get your hands on a vintage hair dryer - the kind you find in thrift stores that look like a shower cap stuffed into a round suitcase, you won't regret it.
- Outside the grand clubhouse at the Legends course, at the heart of Château Elan, you almost expect chaps to be wandering around in plus-fours and flat caps.
- If you think you can pull off any look, then I suggest you try on this chalk-stripe driving cap.
- Keep long hair pulled back or placed in a cap for added protection.
- The technique was commonly used for different kinds of headgear, such as caps, hoods, bonnets, hairnets and snoods, as well as for stockings, mittens, collars and sashes.
- More Americans were showing up every minute, bearing flags and ball caps and yellow bracelets, ready to howl and shout and taste history.
- Most men covered their heads with flat wool caps or skullcaps or turbans in a variety of sizes and colours.
- Rochdale bobbies on the beat switched to flat caps four years ago but continued to wear helmets at ceremonies.
1.2British Sport(hat) gorra que se da a un jugador seleccionado para un equipo nacional(player) jugador de la selección masculine(player) jugadora de la selección femininehe won five caps for Wales — integró la selección galesa en cinco ocasiones
- The other Watsonians back to impress was full back Nash, a Scotland under-19 cap last season and a player with impressive speed.
- The current crop is short on caps and confidence, with many areas of weakness for the Irish to exploit.
- Dominic Matteo and Neil McCann are also established caps who have been short of chances to impress Vogts.
- In her career, Atkins won 249 caps for England and represented Great Britain in three Olympic Games, winning a European gold medal and an Olympic bronze at Barcelona.
- A former Leeds Met student, Mr McGeechan won 32 caps for Scotland before coaching the national team and the British Lions.
- The 6ft 6in lineout specialist, who won two caps in New Zealand last summer, had been under pressure to stay in Scotland.
- There is plenty of experience, too - most of the team have over 50 caps.
- Former England coach Hoddle brought Le Tissier into the national side to win his eighth cap at home to Italy for a World Cup qualifier in February 1997 but he has never been picked since.
- Of the nine keepers to have had more than 20 national caps, four are known by their surnames and four by their first names.
- Ian Botham won 103 Test caps for England, taking 383 wickets and scoring 5,200 runs with an average of 33.54.
- He won his cap for the Portuguese national side at an early age.
- Ben Addison, a Scotland under-21 cap last season, saw his powerful running and good angles earning him three tries.
- He won 76 caps and scored 30 goals, despite the disruption caused to the game by the 2nd world war.
- Easily the most experienced of England's current players, the Yorkshire-born Seaman is 38 years old and was winning his 73rd cap yesterday.
- Though not possessing as many national caps as their rivals, the Havies boast quite a bit of talent.
- It gives them a motivation to become a national cap and an international Test cricketer.
- Hughes earned 62 caps for the national team and led Liverpool to a string of honours while at the Anfield club.
- He won 55 caps and scored 30 goals (a national record he shares with Kenny Dalglish).
- Although his career has been interrupted by various injuries he won five international caps and is an Australian tourist.
- Both new caps fullback Peter Gibson and lock Paul Barker admitted to being a little nervous before flying out with the team yesterday afternoon.
- The former AC Milan star was a fixture on the Italian national team for nearly a decade, earning 64 caps and appearing in two World Cups.
- Baggio completed a full 90 minutes and showed flashes of the ability that won him 60 caps for the Italian national side.
- Given that both these sides carry a full complement of potential Scottish caps this can't have been the most pleasant 90 minutes viewing for Vogts.
- Head coach Gavin Walsh is a New Zealander who won an A team cap for Ireland, and now works for a stonemason in Glasgow.
- He and his dad Terry will be paired up as change bowlers, with the attack expected to be opened by two new caps, Paul Hart of Spring View and Steve Holt of Clifton.
- Since bursting on to the scene with Ajax, Davids has played in four Champions League finals, winning with the Dutch team in 1995, and has won 73 caps for his country.
- The Cameroon midfielder, who joins international teammate Lucien Mettomo at Maine Road, has had an eventful career since winning his first cap at 17.
- Bobic, who has 19 German caps, has signed a loan deal from Borussia Dortmund until the end of the season with a view to its becoming permanent.
2.1(of bottle) tapa feminine(of bottle) tapón masculine(metal) chapa feminine(metal) tapa feminine(of pen) capuchón masculine(of pen) tapa feminineradiator cap — tapa del radiador feminine
- gas / (British) petrol cap — tapa del depósito / tanque de gasolina
- This includes bottle caps, tin covers or aluminum foil - these are some of the items service technicians commonly find in clogged or broken disposals.
- Here consumers take caps off the plastic bottles, dump any liquid from the bottles into a bucket, and bag the bottles.
- Garbage had to be sorted out - plastic bags, lids, bottle caps, etc.
- Plastic jugs and bottles can be placed in the bins marked for glass, and for both plastic and glass, it is good to rinse out the bottles and remove the caps.
- I opened my notebook and picked up my favourite black pen, and tapped the cap against my teeth, thinking about what I wanted to write.
- Childproof caps on medicine bottles are a safety feature but they require some thought by adults in order to use them properly.
- Very, very carefully pour a tiny bit of vermouth into the cap of the vermouth bottle.
- She pointedly puts the cap on her camera lens and walks with him.
- Instead of tiles or concrete the shop's floors were covered with dirt and bottle caps.
- Removing the cap to the acid bottle, she gingerly covered it with eight layers of carefully folded foil, sticking the foil down with a piece of duct tape.
- I mean, if my cat can be happy batting around a bottle cap, surely I can find something to be happy about too.
- I leave so the staff can have their turn: theirs are the empty plastic milk sachets, torn bits of paper from the waste-basket, cardboard boxes, bottle caps.
- First they collected bottle caps, beer mats and can rings.
- I couldn't unscrew the cap of those little bottles with one thumb if my life depended upon it.
- The plastic cap fits on the bottle and locks when a small ‘key’ is pulled from it.
- Someone cleared their throat, and Artemesia straightened up, snapping the lens cap onto the camera.
- The ingredients were on the bottle cap, which everyone tossed away.
- A museum in its Shunde headquarters displays a few plastic bottle caps along with a small, rusting electric fan that looks like a relic from the bottom of the sea.
- In the rush of setting everything up for a shot you would be surprised at the number of people who set the camera recording with the lens cap still on.
- Nic and I were only trying to use our side of the doorknob to get the caps off two bottles of Heineken.
2.2British (diaphragm)diafragma masculine
- Some couples find a diaphragm or cap to be an intrusive method of contraception, because fitting them can interrupt sex if you haven't inserted it beforehand.
- HIV positive women can use diaphragms and cervical caps for birth control, with spermicidal cream or jelly.
- Because of cervical abnormalities, diaphragms and cervical caps may be difficult to fit.
- There are also three types of cap: vault, cervical and vimule, although new varieties such as a silicone cap are becoming available.
- The cervical cap is not recommended for use in parous women.
- Find out from this factsheet by the fpa how contraceptive diaphragms and caps work, how effective they are at preventing pregnancy and their advantages and disadvantages.
- In the first instance the cap or diaphragm needs to be fitted by a doctor or family planning nurse, to make sure it's the right size and is positioned correctly.
- Barrier methods of contraception include diaphragms, condoms and cervical caps.
- The cap or diaphragm had been developed in the 1880's but its availability had been very much limited as people were kept in the dark as to its very existence.
- Clean diaphragms and the caps of spermicide applicators after each use.
- IUDs, diaphragms, and cervical caps are just plain disgusting.
- Diaphragms and caps are barrier methods of contraception.
3.1(of mushroom, toadstool)sombrerete masculine
- M. rachodes has white spores and white gills on specimens of all ages, and the stern stains orange to red when cut near the junction with the cap.
- Enoki mushrooms are pale and fragile, with slender stems and tiny caps.
- The mature cap is metallic green in color, but it varies from light yellow to greenish-brown.
- Although the colour of the cap is quite variable, the blackening should serve to distinguish it from other similar looking fungi.
- In the autumn, they came and gathered mushrooms from the few tree stumps she'd deigned to leave in her garden, mushrooms with caps of white, yellow, brown and even blue.
- Five tall, slender mushrooms with yellow stems and glowing orange caps reach through the decaying foliage toward the sky as ants burrow underground.
- Count the gills under the cap - or in the case of a boletus, the holes.
- If possible, please show the gills beneath the cap.
- The surface of the cap of each fungiform structure is either tangential, or slightly inclined, to the surface of the carapace.
- Coral mushrooms do not have caps but instead have a fruiting body of branched clusters.
- When you're buying loose mushrooms, choose those with smooth, unblemished caps, firm gills, and a clean aroma.
- The cap & stem that we commonly eat is just the fruiting body.
- The C. deceptive should have pale pinkish spore print, adnate to decurrent gills about the same colour of the cap, which should be pale brown or greyish with incurved margins.
- And at the base of the cerebrum, emerging like the stalk from a mushroom cap, is an elongated structure, the brain stem.
- A bird hippocampus sits on top of the brain, rather like a mushroom cap.
- Larger mushroom caps of course are better and you can be creative with your stuffing choices.
- Spoon into pepper and tomato halves and over mushroom caps.
3.2(of tooth)(natural) esmalte masculine(artificial) funda feminine
- Disney agreed to raise the caps on pension benefits and put a limit on yearly hikes in health benefits that are deducted on a weekly basis from paychecks.
- Then, Bodine suffered a concussion and a broken collarbone and needed eight caps for his teeth because of a practice crash at Michigan.
- He promises to impose spending caps and offset spending increases with mandatory spending cuts or tax increases.
- While your dentist might still recommend an apple a day and be able to fit natural-looking caps, the latest orthodontic innovations concentrate on stopping decay before it has a chance to do any damage.
- The best solution I can think of is the wage cap which operates in Rugby League.
- Tendring's share of this year's council tax bill has been set at a level which could lead to a Government cap on spending
- The package here offers students no up-front fees, loan forgiveness at 25 years, no real rate of interest, a generous grant and bursary system and a cap on the fee itself.
- Congress can show a commitment to this by raising or eliminating the cap on wages taxed for Social Security.
- Daly is also pushing for the Shannon board's borrowing cap to be raised from €20 million to €100 million in the legislation.
- To achieve this, the survey promised to raise caps on foreign direct investment and open up more sectors to global capital.
- To some extent, they conceded, both standards would impose a cap or ceiling of some sort.
- Her whole jaw was bruised, her cap for her tooth cost £404.
- With a cap on spending during elections, ministers are using the extra perks to beef up their campaign without declaring them as expenses.
- The bonus money received from the performance pool would not count against teams' salary caps.
- It also raised the cap on foreign direct investment in private banks to 74 per cent from 49 per cent.
- He was omitted because of the cap on team strengths in the competition, but will ride tomorrow in what looks a lost cause against the champions.
- He has just called for a constitutional cap on state spending and made clear his distaste for new taxes.
- While not the same as rigid price caps, bid caps place limits on the prices that energy suppliers can offer to municipalities and companies.
- Even putting a cap on the price spent on it makes more sense.
- In the hope of ending speculation about the rising cost of the project Magahy proposed in May 2001 that a cap be imposed.
- He was complaining about the absence of a cap in campaign spending before the formal election period, even though it was his party that exploited this loophole prior to the last election.
- This time around, spending caps may not be enough.
- Failing to negotiate a cap on investors' legal fees could leave you with a huge bill.
4.1fulminante masculinepistón masculine
4.2(for toy gun)fulminante masculine
- We started selling snap caps a little over a year ago.
- So, before you buy that cap gun or bouncing ball for your child, take some precautions.
- Like many boys he had been fascinated with guns when a young child and had the usual cap guns and nerd guns.
5(upper limit)tope masculineto put a cap on sth — poner un tope a algo
transitive verbcapped, capping
- After capping it, the bottle should be shaken for 20 seconds.
- For maximum battery life, it's suggested the gun be worn concealed, and the sight be capped with the provided cover when not in use.
- He said that there have been discussions to change the technology of capping the wine bottles but so far the cork has remained.
- She sighed and capped her pen, setting it on top of her notepad.
- Bottles are capped with an aluminum foil seal, which is sent through a chute that catches the lip of the bottle.
- When I capped the pen and folded the paper R. asked with surprise, ‘You're done?’
- The men placed toilet bowl cleanser and aluminum foil in a plastic bottle and then capped the bottle before leaving the Lakeland restaurant.
- Philip poured the liquid from the cup into a bottle, capping it afterwards.
- I capped the pen and put it down, considering whether or not I should just rip up this poem and forget I ever wrote it.
- The bottles are then capped and placed in the cool cellars of the winery for up to 2 years.
- Merlin capped his pen and set his journal on the office desk in front of him.
- Gabrielle carefully closed The Anthem, stood up as the bell rang, capped her pen and stuck it into her jean pocket.
- He thanked me absently, capped his pen, and we all walked out into the quiet night, substantially calmer than last week.
- Cameron closed her Bible, shut the notebook, capped the pen, and then put everything away before leaving to go downstairs with me.
- Each bottle was then capped and ready for display.
- Evander took another drink of water and capped the bottle.
- Fill the bottle halfway with warm water, cap it and shake to mix.
1.2(mountains/hilltops) coronar(mountains/hilltops) cubrir la cima de
- The entire intricate construction covered more than one hectare of land, and the towers soared some 30 meters high, jauntily capped by Catalan flags and banners.
- They built it not long ago, big and ugly, with a massive sloped roof rising up to the top of the bell tower, which is capped with a fat building-block cross.
- Designed by Simpson & Ayrton, and built of reinforced concrete by Owen Williams, it was memorable for its twin towers, capped with exotic, New Delhi-like domes.
- They found the rare element iridium in the thin clay layer that caps the rocks of the Cretaceous era.
- Pod and dome are linked to a glazed reception pavilion capped by an oversailing fabric roof.
- The radiocarbon-dated feature that produced the wild rice was located at the bottom of an undisturbed Late Woodland midden that had been capped with a layer of sterile sand.
- The plateau surface is mostly capped with resistant sandstone over less resistant shale and limestone layers intermixed with some sandstone layers.
- Designed by French architect Roger Taillibert, the stadium was one of the first sports stadiums in the world to be capped with a plastic dome roof.
- Mt Fuji has been on show for a month or so now, pollution notwithstanding, and so on the windy days it is standing proud and erect in the distance, capped with the usual white dome of snow.
- Almost perfectly intact, it was a circle of pillars capped with an ornate dome.
- The Lawrence County Courthouse, composed of stone and brick, has three stories surmounted by a massive tower in two stages capped by a segmental dome and cupola.
- As a temporary repair measure, English Heritage had the crater in the centre of the hill packed with polystyrene and capped with a layer of chalk.
- The one-story library headquarters platform caps the building.
- Reclamation dredging is nearing completion and all reclaimed land will then be capped with a layer of rock, imported from a nearby quarry.
- The controversial hole in the ground will be capped with a layer of clay when planning permission runs out in December and landfill operators begin what they call ‘restoration’ of the site.
- The Earth has an iron core surrounded by a dense layer called the mantle, which is capped with a thin rind of rocky crust.
- It was a massive eight-sided chamber capped with a dome.
- She was a beautiful lilac colour and her tail was luxurious, although not so luxurious as my own, and her long face was capped with two perfectly shaped ears.
- There would be a layer of soil that was capped with a layer of stones that was capped with a layer of soil and so on.
- A new jumbo monopitch supported by heavy steel trusses caps the building and introduces light through clerestory glazing.
1.3(oil well) tapar
2.1(outdo)they were always trying to cap each other's jokes — estaban siempre tratando de contar un chiste mejor que el del otro
- cap that! — ¡a ver si tú puedes hacerlo mejor!
- The Reds, however, were not finished and they capped a memorable afternoon with a fifth try in the final minute when Darren Treacy forced his way over from close range.
- This development caps a highly successful period for the Royal Armouries in Leeds which has seen a 66 per cent increase in visitor numbers in six months.
- Staveley's Rob Jebb capped a magnificent season on the fells, fulfilling one of his dreams by winning Saturday's Ben Nevis race.
- Katie Heginbotham from Barrows Green triumphed at HOYS to cap a memorable season.
- Yesterday's closing activities capped the end of a week-long, jammed-packed schedule of events.
- Instead, his victory capped a memorable night for the Buck family.
- The team capped a great season by finishing seventh in the tournament.
- Dan Potter will cap a wonderful personal month tomorrow when he is crowned the Knights' Player of the Month for August, as voted for by Evening Press readers.
- The colt's success capped a memorable Epsom meeting which also saw Casual Look win the Oaks, giving trainer Andrew Balding a Classic success in his first season as a trainer.
- Michigan finished 10-2 and capped its season with an overtime victory over Alabama in the Orange Bowl.
- Keane capped a memorable 2004 by being named the best breakthrough act, as well as best British album for the brilliant Hopes and Fears.
- Record-breaking runner Paula Radcliffe has been awarded the prestigious Women of the Year Outstanding Achievement Award, capping a memorable weekend for her.
- It caps a disappointing 12 months for South Africa in which it also lost its grasp of second place in the ICC Test Championship.
- York got eight points to cap a fine qualifying season.
- It caps his 38-year ascent from a lowly clerk to the second leader of the former British colony since it returned to Chinese rule in 1997.
- The Kiwi-born pop star caps a roller coaster 12 months with her first UK tour, which started on Tuesday.
- York and District Indoor Bowls club capped a fine season as their men completed a hat-trick of victories in the county leagues, writes Ian Clough.
- While Rovers sweeper Luke McAnelly capped a fine season by winning the man of the match award, coach Al Duroux refused to single out any star performers.
- Andrew Johnson was named the Crystal Palace Player of the Year for the second successive season last weekend to cap off a memorable campaign.
- It capped a memorable first season in charge for Wetheriggs manager Andrew Ridley, his assistant Bob Norman and coach Paul Renwick.
3(set upper limit)(expenditure) poner un tope a(expenditure) limitar(council) (in UK) poner un tope a los gastos de(council) (in UK) limitar los gastos deto cap defense spending — poner un tope a / limitar los gastos de defensa
4BritishSporthe's been capped five times for Scotland — ha integrado cinco veces la selección escocesa
5Dentistryto have a tooth capped — ponerse una funda / una corona
- In bearing the pain he ground his teeth so hard that 11 of them had to be capped or replaced after the race.
- It's in a tooth that's capped and had a recent root canal filling.
- You finally settle on the pleasant face on the screen - the big hair, bright power suit, capped teeth and colorful talons - blandly reading the news.
- Take the dentist I went to when I needed to have my teeth capped a while ago.
- He greeted his opponent's return to action with a snapping inside out kick on the end of a timely upward leap, thus snapping Johnson's head to one side and at last drawing blood from the pierced cavity of a crooked gold capped tooth.
- If they've got bad teeth, you'll cap the teeth, if they need a makeover, you give them a makeover.
- Four root treatments had been carried out and a damaged tooth had been capped.
- Coals flashed Marcus a grin, so full of perfectly capped teeth, so taut at the lips, so fleshy at the gum line that for a split second the image of a shark in an expensive wool suit was unavoidable.
- Typically it's over $100 for a checkup, $444 to get my bottom teeth capped, and having all four of my wisdom teeth taken out is going to cost around $2000.
- He was short and fat and had next to no hair, several of his teeth were capped with gold.
- As I rider, well, let's just say, I'm glad most of my teeth are already capped.
- My teeth have been capped and bleached to sparkle with a false warmth when I contort my features into what you call a smile.
- All but her front incisors are capped with some very red gold, it's either very red gold or it looks coppery.
- The scenes that are presumably supposed to depict camaraderie are hilariously forced; three sets of perfectly capped teeth clenched into rictus grins of barely suppressed hatred.
- He showed his cupped hands to Bligh and they were full of engraved tinder boxes, rings, broken teeth capped with gold.
- Behind the jowls the expertly capped teeth shimmer.
- He's paid out good money to have his teeth capped and cauliflower ear sorted.
- Miss Meters smiled, flashing her chipped teeth, revealing that the two front ones had been capped with bronze.
- capital letter
- capital city
- Common Agricultural Policy
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