In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(passage around)recorrido masculinevuelta femininethe circuit of the islands takes 3 hours — el recorrido / el tour de las islas dura tres horas
- the moon's circuit of / around the earth — la órbita de la luna alrededor de la tierra
- the athlete ran six circuits of the track — el atleta dio seis vueltas a la pista
- The helicopter flew a final circuit and then the show was over.
- Since 1995, the flight circuits have been directed to the north, north-west and south of the base.
- The direction of travel around a circuit is decided by the instructor.
- Little buggies do circuits round the island as golfers try to discover what's going on.
- I finished my circuit of the town, now also wanting to buy an antiquarian book.
- Blood flows in a circuit between the heart and the lungs.
- He finished a circuit around the main square.
- The walk route is a 1km circuit around the park, so you can do as many laps as you like.
- It sticks doggedly to its line through numerous fast circuits round large roundabouts.
- At present, long haul international freighters are losing capacity because of the need to carry extra fuel to fly circuits around Perth in case the weather is poor.
- She had just finished her circuit of the room, when she realized that nothing else had caught her eye.
- In the real tour, 11 circuits of the Champs Elysees are expected to climax in a mass sprint for what has become one of the most prestigious victories in professional cycling.
- We have a witness who was driving a circuit route around this part of the Island.
- The planes end up flying circuits around Perth to burn up fuel or to dump fuel on arrival.
- They'd make a few circuits of the church so we all got a good look.
- Grunting, he picked up one sack, bearing it with him as he finished the circuit of the booths.
- We boarded the Moorsbus at Cropton, leaving the village buzzing with a group of 30 or more ramblers off to do a local circuit.
- On your fourth flight you fly solo and by then you're pretty confident in flying circuits.
- The race finishes with a circuit race in the centre of Dublin next Sunday.
- The circuit was almost finished, and I was second.
2.1Lawdistrito jurisdiccional masculineterritorio jurisdiccional masculine
- Six tourism circuits will be identified for development to international standards during 2002-03.
- The country was divided by Henry II into six judicial circuits for the purpose of bringing royal justice to all regions.
- The commissioners were major lay and ecclesiastical lords with only small landholdings in the shires of the circuit.
2.2(series of dates, events)circuito masculine
- Ever since Tiger Woods entered the golf circuit, the sport hasn't been the same.
- From Sundance to Venice, each film has trodden the path of the festival circuit.
- As for the live circuit, nothing beats getting yourself out to a comedy club and checking out new talent first hand.
- A growing theatre company is developing its circuit of rural venues by bringing a piece of contemporary dynamite to local stages.
- There are actual tour circuits where, twice a month, people will host a show in their homes.
- She secured the coveted title of Sports Personality of the Year based on her outstanding performances on the international circuit last year.
- He wouldn't want his name to be slandered on the party circuit for being a closed-minded homophobe.
- No strangers to the tour circuit, these boys have been doing the rounds for several years.
- The youngster has become firmly established on the showbiz circuit in the past year.
- It was one of the biggest shows to tour the country music circuit; the line up was impressive.
- Cliff diving is an international sport with a world circuit contested by competitors from as far afield as Iceland and Brazil.
- Her brief career has been dotted with some creditable performances in the domestic circuit.
- Since then, she has toured the European circuit.
- The race accompanies the Berlin Marathon, a major event on the running circuit.
- The Rotherham-born actress started work on the cabaret circuit as a singer touring the north of England.
- In addition to her fairground business, she sells smuggled liquor to the inns and public houses on her circuit.
- He said: ‘We've spent years getting the circuit ready for this event, proving we could run it’.
- The comedian has been a regular performer at major venues on the national circuit.
- The films will be introduced by the acclaimed Italian director, whose movies have done the rounds in international film circuits.
- He studied literature and drama before working the cabaret circuit.
3Electricitycircuito masculineparallel/series circuit — circuito en paralelo/serie
- When there is a path that goes from the negative to the positive terminal, you have a circuit, and electrons can flow through the wire.
- The battery forces electrons to flow through the circuit from one terminal to the other.
- Basically, LEDs are just tiny light bulbs that fit easily into an electrical circuit.
- The electron from the hydrogen goes through the electrical circuit to the cathode to make water.
- Engineers added the new circuits for the electric air conditioning.
- Lithography tools are used to draw the lines of a circuit on to a semiconductor wafer.
- He had learned that an inductance coil was a closed circuit with no current of its own.
- With the exception of sound, electricity is the only other kinesis that requires a circuit or path to get to a destination.
- The very small particles stream through wires and circuits creating currents of electricity.
- They claim that the company owes other telecoms operators about £1.25 million in fines for the late delivery of telecoms circuits and leased lines.
- If a fuse is in the supply circuit, it will do its job and blow out, opening the circuit and stopping the current flow.
- Increasingly, aluminium circuits were restricting the flow of electrical current, creating signal delay between the millions of transistors inside a chip.
- In an electrical circuit, the number of electrons that are moving is called the amperage or the current, and it is measured in amps.
- When air is brought into contact with the second electrode, current flows through any circuit linking the two electrodes.
- In the accident identification system, there are circuits to determine when there is an abnormal movement that indicates an accident.
- In every circuit, voltage, current and resistance are exactly proportional, mathematically speaking.
- When the charges connect, effectively closing a circuit, electric energy flows along that jagged path.
- Power electronics technology uses electronic circuits to convert and control electric energy with optimum efficiency.
- Mauchly's interests were in electrical engineering and he looked for ways to develop electrical circuits for computation.
- For electric circuits on a nanoscale, further components are needed in addition to tiny wires.
- The local phone company lost one of its major switching centres, with some 200,000 lines and three million circuits.
- The control circuits take mere nanoseconds to decide how the laser light must be modulated.
- Applied as very thin films, they create a fabric of nanotube ropes that can conduct electricity in circuits.
- Thanks to wireless integration, roughly 20 more lighting circuits became programmable for use in lighting scenes and pathways.
- The components of the circuit are checked against specific parameters.
- When you pick up a handset it generates a loop current in the circuit.
- She cannot list the major components in an electrical circuit even though they were described in the chapter.
- A control circuit is coupled to the sensors and receives the signals.
- A battery is only one source for an electric circuit.
- My grandfather had died in 1913 installing electric circuits when he, my father, was a baby.
- In the ordinary telephone system, each time we make a call, we have to establish a circuit between our phone and the phone of the person we would like to talk with.
- The chips would be made from silicon or plastic, using microscopic machinery which can fit electric circuits on to objects too small to be seen by the naked eye.
- The heating element includes heating segments connected together in an electric circuit.
- Follow the path of the circuits back a bit to see where they connect up to solder points.
4(motor racing track)autódromo masculinepista feminine
- With me in the passenger seat, Mark took me around four laps of the circuit.
- I like the Hungaroring, as it's quite a different track from the rest of the Formula One circuits.
- He had never raced at the circuit before and his performance was excellent.
- I am very pleased to have crossed the finish line on my home circuit in front of all the celebrating mechanics.
- The winner and their guest will be flown to the circuit by helicopter, where they will be able to watch the race from the best seats in the house.
- My goal here is to learn the circuit as fast as I can and obviously try to finish the race.
- It is also a circuit designed for Formula One cars as it is very smooth.
- Talladega is still the fastest track on the circuit.
- The crowd then briskly moves to the trackside to watch the start and follow the colours of their jockey around the circuit to the finish line.
- On the circuit, 600 meters from the finish line, there was a cobblestone section that we passed over every loop we made.
- Powering his way around the circuit he finished with three and a half lengths to spare.
- Road racing was popular on the continent but in Britain it was banned, leading to the development of closed circuits on private land.
- Hislop couldn't afford to take his family to the tour's race circuits with him to cultivate their interest.
- There used to be a kart circuit opposite the market and that was the only place I raced for the first three years.
- Having raced bikes for the past 22 years, this vastly experienced rider made short work of the circuit and fellow riders.
- Imola is a nice track and a special circuit to open this part of the calendar.
- After the first two days of testing, the official drivers swapped circuits.
- The track actually consists of 5 separate circuits, including a 2.5km oval and a 1.2km drag strip.
- The runners had a six-kilometre circuit, within which Mosley finished in 20 minutes, 27 seconds.
- Bardon flew around the circuit in an impressive time of 29.84.
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