In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Triangles provide stability and curved shapes soften the contours of objects.
- We want to shape the contours of the research setting, by presenting the latest developments and by mapping the terrain of future exploration.
- He was so perfectly shaped that all she wanted to do was trace the contours of his musculature and well formed face.
- We take for granted the unique shapes and contours of ourselves, as easily as we forget, or perhaps don't consider, our ancestry.
- The images were precisely to scale, the contours actual traces of the plants themselves.
- No independent existence for women outside of the patriarchal system that shaped the contours of their lives was possible.
- Previous generations of humankind have revelled in the shape, the contours of the female form, but now, women seem to be being educated towards a near-parody of what nature originally intended.
- The painter believes that he is going beyond shapes, contours and colours.
- The rooms have shapes and contours that seem determined to disorientate, although the overall effect is striking and seductive.
- He traces the trajectory of the city's industrial growth and its rising immigrant population, describing how these processes in turn shaped the contours of class formation.
- There is an almost abstract flavour to his creations - speedy outlines and contours take shape on the canvas as he moves about in a blur.
- Events may have been shaped to fit the contours of a film script, but the emotional truth of the situations is vividly authentic.
- But Rosa's life is also a very modern one, its broad contours shaped by global economic forces and its details modified by individual needs and personal enterprise.
- A thick fluffy pillow was shaped to the contours of her head.
- As feminist theorists in the 1980s and 1990s proliferated differences in order to better represent the contours of twentieth-century life, science kept pace.
- It's the shapes rather than the contours which attract us in Piero's painting.
- Angles and curves, shapes and contours fascinate young minds.
- I traced the contours of it for a moment, wondering how much longer their dewy, life-like coloring would last.
- Intensity modulated radiotherapy is a developing new technology which can produce an even distribution of radiation dose within a target volume which follows the contours of an irregularly shaped tumour.
- Open linear shapes are the contours of nurses' stations, curved forms the sine waves of various organ-function monitors.
- A built-in Mathematica algorithm was used to fit contours to a lattice of values calculated by numerical solution of Equation 11 and Equation 12.
- It is noteworthy that this map closely matches the petrographic contours of the geological map.
- When I buy a house I get out the maps and study the contours, rejecting anything where there's the slightest chance of flooding.
- On a map without contours, two communities cut off from one another by an impassable mountain may appear as close neighbours.
- The contours show that the steepest gradients surround the Earth and Sun, with the five Earth Lagrange Points located in equilibrium regions with relatively gentle gradient.
3also contour linecurva de nivel femininecota feminine
2(railway/road) construir siguiendo las curvas del terreno
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