In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The cornea and lens of the eye ensure that the light rays are focused on the rods and cones of the retina.
- An animal's brain distinguishes among colors by comparing the signals it receives from cones containing different opsins.
- This test evaluates the cones of the retina and the visual cortex.
- Rods are responsible for vision in low light and cones are responsible for color vision.
- Color blindness is caused by problems in the pigments of the cones in the retina.
- The production of pollen and seed cones was studied in five branches chosen at random on each individual.
- Note that this is a strobilus with possible homology to the ovule-bearing cone of conifers.
- Opened cones need to be tumbled as some seeds adhere to the cone scales.
- After pollination, cones and seed take between 1.5 and 2 years to mature depending upon the elevation and environmental factors such as temperature.
- A diversity of seeds, cone scales, and bracts occurred in each deposit, often in abundance.
- Today caterpillars and weevils feed on roots, stems, leaves, reproductive cones, and seeds of cycads.
- The large, nutlike seeds found between the scales of the cones are no delicacy, being starchy and bland, but provide a useful food to many peoples.
- But that's good news for the tree, since fire opens its serotinous cones to release the seeds, starting the process over again.
- Amongst other fossil conifers cones were shed rapidly after pollen dispersal.
- Pinaceae are Monoecious with small pollen cones and larger seed cones with spirally arranged scales.
- At least one prolific deposit produces complete stalks with short shoots attached and also produces cones and seeds of associated conifers and cycads.
- At the end of summer, squirrels store unopened conifer cones on hoarding sites (called middens) located centrally on the territory.
- With this interpretation, the entire axis of ovuliferous Cordaianthus can be modified without major rearrangement into the conifer seed cone.
- Conifer cones, cone scales, cone seeds, and tiny scaly conifer stems are found at a number of short-shoot sites.
- Then, after a few more years. it needs fire to release seed from cone, reduce mature tree to ash to nurture the sandy soil, and then rains to ensure vigorous renewal.
- Crossbills and squirrels both feed on the seeds of conifer cones - a dietary triangle that sets the stage for intriguing evolutionary interactions.
- From the Monterey pine belt to bristlecone country, conifers yield cones whose tawny beauty is worth celebrating.
- Included are partial remains of large trunks up to 33 cm wide and over 8 m long, variously disarticulated foliage, cones, and seeds.
- The scales of the cone are thin, obovate and have rounded edges.
- An average of 91 trees within 75 m of the seed traps produced cones.
- The shape of the area of influence is an inverted cone, with the cone's vertex being the nose of the vibrator.
- First we should note that conic sections to Apollonius are by definition the curves formed when a plane intersects the surface of a cone.
- In the first 57 propositions in On the Section of a Cone Serenus examined triangular sections of right and scalene cones made by planes passing through the vertex.
- If the planes pass through the vertex of the cone, the conics are said to be degenerate, otherwise they are not.
- To be precise, it has to pass through the cone surface
1.2(of volcano)cono (volcánico) masculine
- Its form may imitate volcanic cones such as can be seen in the Tuxtla Mountains only 100 km to the west.
- The mountain is a cone of ice and limestone on a granite base, and the peak is considered by most climbers to be more difficult to reach than Everest's.
- Various architectures connecting extrusive mud volcanic cones to their underlying source layer have been described, ranging from bulbous diapirs to steep diatremes and narrow vertical pipes.
- In 1949, both basanite and tephrite were ejected during a single, 5 week long eruption that formed monogenetic cones and lava flows on the volcanic island of La Palma, Canary Islands.
- Phreatomagmatic to strombolian cones, which are the first eruptive vents of the horizontal series, are intercalated at the contact.
- The summit cone of Ben More is magnetic and compass readings can be misleading.
- These views include the horizon, the ocean and the astonishing volcanic cones of the four Glasshouse Mountains on the coastal plain.
- Scoria is the most common material in most volcanic cones.
- That error is encouraged by the mountain's cone shape and real volcanoes nearby - as at Sibley Preserve.
- Flying into Guatemala City before dawn, I saw a volcano on fire, glowing lava streaming down its cone, reddening the darkness.
- Monogenetic volcanoes are small and occur as scoria cones, tuff cones and rings, and maars; they form from single, typically brief eruptions.
- This is a living reef resting on an extinct volcano cone which comes up about three kilometres (two miles) from the ocean floor.
- The cones are composite because they consist of alternating layers of ash and frozen lava.
- At the center of the tableau was the volcano's cone and its steaming crater.
- Even steam emanating from a volcanic cone is newsworthy.
- The signature volcanic cone awaits at the bottom.
- Then a few cones of mountains to the north, a few more at great distance to the south.
- When magma moves beneath a volcano, such as when the magma chamber fills prior to an eruption, there is swelling of the volcanic cone above.
- South is the desert and further south-east are more mountains with desolate plateaux and volcanic cones and craters.
- Extinct volcanic cones are very much a part of the Auckland landscape.
1.3(for traffic control)cono masculine
- Jay slows it down a bit, takes out a few road cones and laughs.
- But the piston restricts the amount the gate can open, so the gate is be propped open halfway by a bright orange traffic cone.
- At around 10 pm a man was driving along Ballyvally Road at Mayobridge when he found the road blocked by cones.
- My pillow was my bag, and I had ingeniously propped a board between a traffic cone with a crack up the side, and a milk crate.
- Video footage showed him throwing up to a dozen missiles and a traffic cone at police in the White Abbey Road area during his 35-minute involvement.
- However, the three times British champion crashed on the way out of the Quays after a TV motor bike crew accidentally flipped a traffic cone into her machine.
- In several incidents of violence, Mr Bennett and Mr Burns were punched, kicked, struck heavy blows with a baseball bat and assaulted with a traffic cone by the gang.
- On another occasion a man driving towards Otley from Bradford had a traffic cone hurled at his car in the same spot.
- Moving on toward the production control area, Duncan stops to indicate a red traffic cone sitting inside a square taped on the floor.
- The men, both in their 20s and wearing baseball caps, punched the victim in the face before ramming the pointed end of a traffic cone into his face.
- There are also several planks of wood, a traffic cone, a section of mesh metal fence and a shopping trolley.
- A bright orange traffic cone now marks where the lead sculpture once stood.
- Problems with new traffic lights at the notorious Welcome Bay roundabout have resulted in road cones and a temporary ban on right turns from Ohauiti Rd.
- Cross Street, off Victoria Road, had been turned into a dumping ground for temporary road signs, cones, bollards, and even an electrical generator.
- DID YOU ever wonder about the sudden appearance of parking cones strewn across the roads around town diverting traffic in all directions?
- Upon the traffic cone, written in black permanent marker, was a large ‘D'.
- It follows the recent discovery of a device hidden in a traffic cone in Northern Ireland which was intended for a member of the security forces.
- He said that placing cones in the road, obstructing other vehicles from parking, was illegal and would be dealt with accordingly - depending on the seriousness of the obstruction.
- The traffic cone has been removed from it, and without a shadow of a doubt, it is an accident waiting to happen, and then it will be too late.
- It is thought the gunman had moved road cones from work being done in Watling Street, to block the left hand side of the road, forcing the woman driver to slow down and move to the right.
2cucurucho masculinebarquillo masculine Chile Mexicobarquilla feminine Venezuelacono masculine Colombia
3(in retina)cono masculine
4Botanypiña femininecono masculine
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