In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The painter believes that he is going beyond shapes, contours and colours.
- 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.
- The rooms have shapes and contours that seem determined to disorientate, although the overall effect is striking and seductive.
- It's the shapes rather than the contours which attract us in Piero's painting.
- 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.
- A thick fluffy pillow was shaped to the contours of her head.
- 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 images were precisely to scale, the contours actual traces of the plants themselves.
- We want to shape the contours of the research setting, by presenting the latest developments and by mapping the terrain of future exploration.
- I traced the contours of it for a moment, wondering how much longer their dewy, life-like coloring would last.
- He was so perfectly shaped that all she wanted to do was trace the contours of his musculature and well formed face.
- Events may have been shaped to fit the contours of a film script, but the emotional truth of the situations is vividly authentic.
- Angles and curves, shapes and contours fascinate young minds.
- Triangles provide stability and curved shapes soften the contours of objects.
- We take for granted the unique shapes and contours of ourselves, as easily as we forget, or perhaps don't consider, our ancestry.
- No independent existence for women outside of the patriarchal system that shaped the contours of their lives was possible.
- Open linear shapes are the contours of nurses' stations, curved forms the sine waves of various organ-function monitors.
- As feminist theorists in the 1980s and 1990s proliferated differences in order to better represent the contours of twentieth-century life, science kept pace.
- 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.
- 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.
2contours plural(curves)curvas feminine
- 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.
- It is noteworthy that this map closely matches the petrographic contours of the geological map.
- 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.
- 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
- Intrinsically feminine but contoured to the way that most women look, they are made on soft fabric.
- Of its many versions, there's one with a deeply contoured seat that looks frightening but is the most comfortable thing I've ever sat on.
- The layers can be stacked like 1-millimeter-thick pages of a book, and even contoured into desired shapes prior to heating.
- The outer edge is being cut to contour and then rolled into shape.
- Offer quality leather that is highly contoured or very soft to conform to a woman's body.
- The seats are cloth-covered, contoured, soft, with improved back support and fold-up armrests; and passengers in standard class have an extra two inches of legroom.
- With a few simple steps, you can transform this classically contoured design into a comfortable gliding rocker that will last for years to come.
- Its even more powerful appearance is reflected in a new frontal design with short body overhangs and a highly contoured rear end.
- All of his handles are contoured and rounded for the ultimate in user comfort, which has become his calling card.
- Incidentally, all the car's seats are contoured and similar to those shaped for motor sport, providing all-round support.
- The clip, which is contoured neatly into the pen, is also a new design.
- The high back of the chair was contoured specifically to his own back.
- The strong sense of stability is created by large-diameter wheels positioned near the extreme corners of the body and by boldly contoured shoulder lines that run from the headlamps to the rear of the body.
- Surgeons have advanced in technique to shape and contour the deeper facial tissues and resuspend them.
- In addition, they have a contoured back-supported seat that positions the user behind the pedals and 34 seat adjustment options for customization regardless of user height, according to the company.
- Workers need something contoured to fit them and their office aches and pains.
- To circumvent this, it will be helpful if the seats are designed with a contoured shape since it will reduce or eliminate pressure points.
- Each unit in the series has custom tubing shapes, contoured cushions and a lower profile, which combine to create a clean, contemporary look that is engaging to exercisers.
- Constructed of shatter-resistant plastic, the compass has an oversized, contoured knob and an adjustable nut to accommodate pens, pencils and thin markers.
2(road/railway) construir siguiendo las curvas del terreno
- These roads contoured steep slopes above streams, and the aspect measured was that of the prevailing slope.
- There were level parts contouring along the hillside where I sauntered past brilliant wildflowers or sharply aromatic herbs.
- The route continued contouring the south coast, the border regions, and the north coast on return to Dili.
- These spheres are then used to compute a three-dimensional density map which, when contoured, defines the surface of the gap region.
- It is important to note that these maps were hand contoured, and contour software packages were not used due to accuracy and availability of data in some units.
- Detectives can then see the results on screen as a contoured two or three-dimensional map which can help them to work out where the offender may be based.
- Data from the first and second PC and the geographical coordinates for each breed were combined and plotted as contoured geographic maps using a geostatistical griding method.
- A full colour photograph, contoured map and additional facts about the history, geology and wildlife of the area accompany each route.
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