In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(small and neat)compacto
- Excellent marksmanship is one of the key skills required of the marshals, who work in very compact spaces often tens of thousands of feet in the air.
- Be assured, this latest XJ is compact enough to fit into a normal-size garage, and can easily cope with the tight spaces of multi-storey car parks.
- It's also compact enough to tuck neatly into an entertainment center or tabletop without being too obtrusive.
- The device would fit all sizes of pram or buggy, including three-wheelers, and was compact enough to fit into the overhead lockers on aeroplanes.
- They provide the right set of features in a compact form for the right price.
- In a compact space, a narrow painted wardrobe or corner table and chairs can serve as a unique area of interest within the space.
- Previous models have combined loads of features and award-winning compact designs - albeit at a hefty cost.
- Samantha and Todd share a compact space that provides a chair and computer station for each of them at a gracefully curved, solid cherry desk.
- The human brain keeps experience and memory and everything else that makes its owner who they are, in a nice compact space.
- For travelling it is carried split in a padded carry case, which is compact enough to fit even a small overnight travel bag.
- Not for the extra features, or the compact size, but for the simple fact that they look killer on a computer screen.
- Dark colors are dramatic but will make a compact space seem smaller.
- When it rained or snowed, the little carbine was compact enough to fit under your slicker and to tuck up under your arm.
- It had to be compact enough to fit in the tight shelf space reserved for impulse buys at the supermarket.
- The compact machine has many features that can benefit packagers of pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, and small device parts.
- A compact version of a space ship floated right outside the doorway.
- The gear-driven design also makes the unit more compact than other similar components.
- These two-dimensional examples give us an idea of how to build the more difficult three-dimensional, topologically compact spaces.
- He found the parking garage and drove nonchalantly to the fourth floor, where he found a compact space between two larger vehicles.
- There were around 80 teenagers in around their mid-to-late teens, all dancing on a wooden floor in a compact space.
2(tightly packed)(soil) compacto
- These cones normally migrate together in a compact mass.
- When the weather is cold, they cluster into compact balls and shiver, warming the hive.
- Because it is only 1 micro m wide, we can make a much denser, more compact, device.
- In this heightened world, everything needs to be compact and tight.
- He said that pasta's dense, compact nature means that it is digested more slowly than other starches.
- Its texture ranges from dense porcelain-like to a compact granular material composed of minute crystals.
- Rugosa roses make up a dense, compact hedge at the end of the garden without distracting from the sea view.
- Below this mass, these dense, compact objects are supported against further gravitational collapse by fermion-degeneracy pressure.
- We snuggled together around the fire we had built, all together in a compact ball around the small flames.
- Its tiny, bell-shaped, cobalt-blue flowers, each with a very delicate white border, form a compact cluster.
- Then it's sent to a bale press, which compresses loose cotton into compact, dense bales.
- Near the port area is compact Ladadika, a cluster of squares and streets which formerly comprised olive oil warehouses and markets.
- It is true that the Paris region area is denser and more compact than are common world cities (such as London).
- Therefore, the shell wall is not compact or dense and is, in fact, poorly defined.
- The centroid linkage method was utilized because of the way it can maximize compact clusters composed of similar cases.
- The towns that were affected were mostly small communities of brick houses, a compact commercial area, a church or two, a school, and maybe a health clinic or a hospital.
- This theme is carried through to the interior with a lower seating position, aluminium trim elements, a higher centre console and a compact instrument cluster.
- Furthermore, in cultivated soils, dense compact subsoils frequently underlie the loosened topsoil.
- To protect the environment, all the villagers built their houses in a compact area.
- The protein units appear to be packed in a compact hexagonal way and from the position and distribution of the spots it is possible to derive some structural parameters.
3(concise)(style of writing) conciso
- Overall this book is a wealth of information in a compact, easily understandable form.
- Chapter 2 has a this-happened, then that-happened quality that defies a simple and compact summary.
- Poetry is a dense and compact literary medium and its impact in rousing the soul needs no emphasis.
- Those who wish to read an overview of cancer of the lung will find this concise and compact book very useful.
- A compact summary of his ideas is difficult to pull off.
- Now, let's turn to the split rumours, which he has provided a compact summary of.
- As a result, this complete yet compact book is crowded.
- His writing is compact, there is description and dialogue here, but nothing extraneous to the plot, or plots, of which there are many.
- The utility of compact expression is short-lived.
- Soon, we have witnessed a compact summary of the scientist's obsessive quest to develop a genetically modified human being.
- This is a compact, intelligent, plainly written and well organised account of the elements of the craft of writing fiction.
1(soil/snow) compactar(soil/snow) comprimir
1also powder compact(container)polvera feminine
2also compact car
UScoche compacto masculine
3formal(agreement)pacto masculineacuerdo masculine
1(agreement)pacto masculineacuerdo masculine
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