In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Roads, railways, water supply conduits, power and communication lines, towns and cities were built to a high technical standard.
- In the city, 19 waterways currently serve as conduits for domestic waste water, and the quantity of phosphorus in Guangzhou's Pearl River has reached 1.4 times the standard amount.
- In higher plants tracheary elements are the main conduits for water transport from roots to leaves.
- These conduits permit the transfer of information both to and from the nucleus, and are vital to proper cell function.
- This causes problems around culverts, overflow pipes, and other water conduits.
- Constantinople was also crossed by water conduits that strode over valleys like giant bridges.
- In this case, the floor drain provided a conduit to the storm water sewer and a nearby creek or drain.
- When a bridge or water supply conduit has exceeded its carrying capacity for vehicles or flow, the system either breaks or malfunctions.
- They consist of a single piece of hardened steel, and their hydraulic fluid conduits are contained in the jacks' interiors, allowing for safer, more efficient operation.
- My plan is to seal it off with its own security system and then have somebody cut the water conduits.
- The arteries and veins are not merely conduits designed to convey blood passively to and from the capillaries.
- It is believed that run-off containing animal wastes entered water conduits from nearby farms.
- The patent is concerned with a process and equipment for laying pipes and other conduits in deep water.
- Embedded in the walls that led to the train platform lay ancient gravesites and water conduits discovered during the construction of the station.
- Over the centuries, monks and feudal retainers applied their skills to enlarging the earthen dam and installing wood or stone conduits to carry water to neighbouring fields.
- In scenes dating from the New Kingdom, must flows from the trough along a small conduit into a receptacle.
- In the conduit where the crust cracked, the magma crystallizes and forms a dike.
- The researchers showed that actin filaments and microtubules, structural elements that traverse cells like the ribs of an umbrella, could function as conduits for the spread of biochemical signals.
- A cave is a natural cavity in bedrock which acts as a conduit for water flow between input points, such as sinking streams or soil percolation water, and output points, such as springs or seepages.
- These karst cavities form as conduits for water flow between input and output points.
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