In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1masculine grupomasculine racimomasculine grupomasculine macizo
- Two of the squad, perhaps more accustomed to the city environment than jogging about in the sticks, got a little freaked out by the clusters of trees, and were separated from the main party.
- Among the many mysteries in the universe is the dark matter in galaxies and clusters.
- White lights entwined with silver ribbon draped the window sills, door frames, and banister, bunched with clusters of holly and mistletoe.
- The nashi grow in tight clusters of 8-10 fruits, and each cluster needs to be carefully dismantled and the fruits clipped off one at a time, then carefully packed.
- It is these adult shoots that produce the flowers and berries - clusters of tiny, nectar rich blossoms, followed by round, blue-black, yellow or orange fruits.
- This deciduous upright, open shrub has glossy, bright green leaves and short clusters of fragrant, clove-scented golden yellow flowers from mid spring onwards.
- Astronomers may see meteors produced by the annual Perseid shower, before pointing their telescopes at distant galaxies and star clusters.
- Berries start off green, closely resembling a small gooseberry, and hang firmly in clusters of three to five.
- Botrytis bunch rot is especially severe in grape cultivars with tight, closely packed clusters of fruit.
- The flowers are borne in large clusters of 15 to 24 units, with each unit maturing at different times although flowering during the same season.
- She rushed over to his cluster of trees, gripping one as she lurched forward, racing with her eyes to see what was the source.
- ‘For novices, I would say that the easiest way to form the wreath is by simply poking the clusters of greenery into the bound hay, newspaper or moss,’ says Elaine.
- Galaxies often congregate to form clusters of galaxies.
- Studies of two distant galaxy clusters have found that galaxies formed relatively early in the history of the Universe.
- A team of European astronomers, including several from the UK, have uncovered a super star cluster in our own Galaxy, the Milky Way.
- The deer continues moving past the cluster of grapevines I'm hiding in and now I can see her clearly.
- There exists a well-defined population of material aggregates in the Universe - planets, stars, galaxies, and clusters.
- A double star cluster in a satellite galaxy of the Milky Way is pictured above.
- By the end of that process, matter could move and coalesce on its own, forming planets and stars, as well as galaxies, clusters, and superclusters.
- Caroline also compiled catalogs of star clusters and nebulae.
- Small flowers in large, dense clusters are produced only in spring.
- Astronomical observations have confirmed more or less beyond doubt that stars, galaxies and clusters of super galaxies are receding from the earth and from one another.
- Astronomers have long exploited this correlation between age and color to study the ages of stellar populations in star clusters and galaxies.
- At the top of the stems there are tightly packed bracts of rich blues and purples surrounding clusters of purple-blue flowers in late spring and summer.
- This shrub bears clusters of white flowers in the spring.
- Many environmental factors may stimulate cluster root formation.
- These large dark clouds may eventually evaporate or, if there are sufficiently dense condensations within them, give birth to small star clusters.
- They are very hardy and produce large clusters of small flowers.
- Whole bunches or clusters of grapes are deliberately placed, with care to ensure that the berries are not broken, in an anaerobic atmosphere, generally obtained by using carbon dioxide to exclude oxygen.
- Blooms appeared in long clusters of densely packed white flowers.
- The centre of our galaxy lies within a cluster of stars in the constellation Sagittarius.
- The most easily visible part of galaxy clusters, i.e. the stars in all the galaxies, make up only a small fraction of the total of what makes up the cluster.
- An excellent example is the cosmological problem, since it contains scales of interest ranging from that of a single star to that of a large cluster of galaxies.
- Two vast cavities extend away from the super massive black hole in the cluster's central galaxy.
- Javion picked a beautiful purple flower from a small cluster of flowers, and offered it to me.
- They're searching for superdistant, ancient protogalaxies lurking behind huge clusters of galaxies closer to Earth.
- We sometimes use the word nebula to refer to galaxies, various types of star clusters, and various kinds of interstellar dust or gas clouds.
- We know what matter looks like today because we see galaxies, galaxy clusters, and galaxy superclusters.
- There is a higher proportion of elliptical and fast-rotating spiral galaxies in dense clusters than in small groups.
2Linguisticsgrupo masculineconsonant cluster — grupo consonántico
- This paper examines one aspect of second language syllable structure, syllable-final clusters, in the English of a Vietnamese L1 speaker.
- … if one chooses the Latin, French, or Italian language, since German is much more difficult because of its many closed syllables and consonant clusters.
- Let's say you're in a language that uses schwa to break up consonant clusters, but nowhere else.
- The software was unaware of complex character clusters associated with consonant/vowel modifiers in Indian languages.
- Thus, our strong emphasis on onset clusters succeeded in inducing a small but reliable transfer effect.
- The present orthographic system was introduced in the fourteenth century by the religious reformer Jan Hus, who instituted a system of diacritical markings to eliminate consonant clusters.
- Consonants regularly occur in strings or clusters without intervening vowels: initially, as in stain and strip, finally, as in fetch and twelfth, medially, as in dodging.
- I believe that the programme allows up to 9 consonants in a cluster, but only word-internally.
3Computinggrupo de terminales masculine
1(bunch)apiñarseagruparseto cluster around sth/sb — apiñarse / agruparse alrededor de / en torno a algo/algn
1all the hotels are clustered around the station — todos los hoteles están agrupados / concentrados alrededor de la estación
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