In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(without color)incolorosin color
- Ethene is a colorless gas that can be collected from natural gas and crude oil.
- Carbon monoxide injuries and deaths occur when levels of the tasteless, odorless and colorless gas build up in poorly ventilated spaces where a carbon-based fuel is burned.
- It is a colourless gas produced by the decay of organic matter such as raw sewage, oils, and salt water.
- Carbon monoxide is colourless and odourless, and is produced when gas fails to burn completely.
- Chemically, nitrous oxide is a colorless gas with a slightly sweet odor and no appreciable taste at normal ambient temperature and pressure.
- Because carbon dioxide is colorless, odorless and disperses immediately into the air, few realize how much spills out of tailpipes and smokestacks.
- When it leaves the still, tequila, like most spirits, is colorless.
- The rare gases are all colorless, odorless, and tasteless.
- Carbon monoxide is a colorless, odorless gas that can poison you if you breathe too much of it.
- Coconut oil is a colorless to pale brownish yellow oil with a melting point starting at 26 § C.
- Sarin is a clear, colorless, and tasteless liquid that has no odor in its pure form.
- Radon is a naturally occurring colourless, odourless gas that is emitted from rocks containing minerals rich in the transuranic elements.
- This colorless, solid cream works to temporarily fill in lines and large pores, and leaves a soft, opalescent finish that feels very silky.
- At normal room temperatures and pressures ammonia exists as a colorless gas that is lighter than air and has a characteristic pungent odor.
- At atmospheric temperatures, ozone is a colorless gas with an odor similar to chlorine that can usually be detected at a level of about 0.01 parts per million.
- At room temperature and standard pressure ethers are colorless, neutral liquids with pleasant odors.
- Radon condenses to a clear, colorless liquid at its boiling point and then freezes to form a yellow, then orangish red solid.
- Phosphine, generated from aluminum phosphide and water, is a highly toxic, colorless gas with a fishy or garlic-like odor.
- Some other liquids may be clear and colorless, but water is unique!
- At room temperature, formaldehyde is an extremely reactive colorless gas with a suffocating odor.
- In its pure state, nicotine is a colorless, oily, acrid liquid.
- The distilled essential oil is colourless or tinged very pale yellow so it does not stain.
2(dull)(life/person) anodino(life/person) gris
- Everything is a uniform shade of grey, built out of old power station parts and conduits, populated by drab, colourless people.
- She knew that without Davie her world would be colorless and dull.
- A couple of seasons of too much talk, too many colorless characters, and not enough action have left the show in limbo.
- Visually, it's as exciting as a soap opera: flat and colourless.
- Seldom in world history can so much power have been wielded by such an apparently colourless character.
- His family life was dreary; his married life colourless.
- His colorless mediocrity exemplifies why I lost interest in the team.
- It's so colourless, so dull, so hellish here, a very poor substitute for what I've lost.
- Life without restriction is, colorless, jaded, and uninspired.
- They have a talented squad, but their performances are so often colourless and mediocre.
- Beyond that, her soprano is strangely colorless, and her projection of the text flat and matter-of-fact.
- The world seemed dull and colorless, and gray as Paula's despairing heart.
- The country has had a coalition government of right and left parties for some time, which has increasingly been criticised for being too colourless and weak.
- What we saw that day was colourless, dull and unimaginative.
- Worse, his singing continues to be monotonously loud and colorless, without a trace of grace, style, or musical shape.
- Unlike many of the colourless characters in golf, there is much more to him than putting and winning tournaments.
- It has been characterised as an era of colourless politicians, ill-judged initiatives in foreign policy, tentative reforms, parliamentary corruption, and economic weakness.
- Depression is not beautiful and romantic; it's dismal and colourless and sad and boring.
- This does not mean that his account is bland and colourless, but he is striving for scholarly objectivity and clarity as far as that is possible under the circumstances.
- Did this man whose entire life has been spent as an office worker in dull and colorless businesses in rural Pennsylvania just suddenly have a Walter Mitty fantasy that happened to come true?
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