In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Coins are made using various alloys of metals like nickel, copper and zinc.
- Silver fillings are actually made of a combination of metals including silver, tin, copper and mercury.
- In modern times, bronze is an alloy of copper and any metal except zinc.
- These were supplanted by blocks into which metal (usually copper or brass) was inlaid.
- Sweating flushes toxic metals, such as copper, lead and mercury, and removes excess salt, a benefit for those with mild hypertension.
- As my predicted recovery of the American economy gets speed, the world will buy more of our diamonds, gold, copper and uranium again.
- How much did they allocate to the people whose land contained the copper?
- Some of the material is pure, but much of it contained a little copper.
- During the Bronze Age Ireland had a significant metal industry, and exported artefacts in bronze, copper, and gold to Britain and the Continent.
- For example, tobacco plants can absorb heavy metals, mercury, copper, and lead.
- Men usually work with metals such as copper, brass, and aluminum to craft decorative plates, wall hangings, and utensils.
- Creep is the slow flow of a non-ferric metal like copper, brass and lead under force.
- Over the centuries the techniques of making all forms of metal ware: pewter, copper, brass and bronze, iron and steel, have varied.
- Radiation, lead, and other heavy metals, such as copper and mercury, could hurt the baby.
- Laboratories in larger wineries may also be equipped to test for mineral elements such as iron, copper, sodium, and potassium.
- Unlike aluminum, copper metal is fairly easy to obtain chemically from its ores.
- And don't install dissimilar metals such as copper and steel in the same wall.
- In addition, fruit juices are rich in essential minerals like iron, copper, potassium, sodium, iodine and magnesium.
- Jason Mernick is a California-based artist who works with metals such as copper and stainless steel.
- It is high in vitamin A and the B group vitamins as well as copper, magnesium, potassium and phosphate.
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- The manager of the shop arrived to find the lock smashed, and the money, all silver and coppers, all gone.
- They also took £120 in coppers his family had been saving to spend on holiday.
- Crystal stared miserable at her polystyrene cup, which contained only a few coppers and one ten pence piece.
- She had fifteen coppers, twelve silvers, and fifty gold pieces.
- The boy replies, ‘I never handed money into a man's hand in my life, nor I'm not going to do it now,’ and he flings his purse of coppers over a hedge into the woods.
- You find a space and trip along to the ticket machine, only to discover that you have come out with only a ten pound note and 26p in coppers.
- Myra had taken in lodgers as a means of increasing her income and had started taking in laundry to make a few more coppers to help feed her growing family.
- Abbey skipped up to the house, a silver bit and four coppers jingling in her apron pocket.
- Taking the price off the clothes you're wearing there, now that should come up to about two silvers and five coppers.
- Bess is paid ten coppers a week, and is provided with room and board.
- Villagers will also be searching for their loose coppers to make up a mile of coins.
- Amazingly, people started to put money in the box - just coppers and five pence pieces, but still more than we'd expected.
- Fifty some coppers met her questing fingers, seven more added once her count was complete.
- Coniston folk are busily mining their pockets for coppers in a bid to save one million pennies to install disabled facilities at the village's public toilet.
- Alexa gave her half of the coppers and one silver and stored the pouch into the lower side pocket of her khakis.
- If you have jars or bottles which contain coppers or foreign coins at home you could donate them to the project.
- He produced three shillings and a few coppers for the purchase of spirits saying that was all he had in the world.
- The entrance fee was one shilling, and we had to borrow several pails to hold the coppers and other coins that were paid in.
- I am about to try and persuade mum to take me to Sainsburys to change up all my billions of coppers for actual usable cash.
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- Leaves are changing color to intense reds and pinks, vivid oranges and yellows, and more subdued browns and coppers as they fall.
- There weren't many people in my school with copper coloured hair.
- In other colourful news, I've just had some reddish / copper lowlights put in my hair.
- Looking closely, there's a hint of copper colouring in the larger scratch.
- McKinnon has an explosion of curly, deep copper coloured hair around features that can only be called elfin.
- Under the large hood two copper eyes studied what was currently becoming clear to their vision.
- As to the colour, fine copper slices are placed in diagonal sections through the back and sides.
- At this stage tie in a length of copper or fine red coloured wire.
- The popular colours are beige, cream, brown and copper which are ideal for showing off the intricate work.
- Those orange copper eyes were penetrating his mind, telling him to stop where he was and face the creature.
- Her hair was curling and glossy and copper coloured.
- Ellis says the copper colour is typical of an English style ale.
- It then rises to show an identical backdrop, now stained with the colors of archaic art: coppers and golds, turquoises and deep blues, flashes of vermilion.
- We stopped a few times to photograph some of these views, especially the valley oases overshadowed by the colourful mountains, streaked with amber, brown, copper and deep purple.
- Striking copper coloured bark on the stems and trunk peels off in large pieces to reveal lighter new bark below making it irresistible to stop and touch.
- Two rules to remember: Keep lighter shades on top, and choose complementary colors like warm golds and coppers.
- There was quite a pile of copper coloured hair in a ring around the chair when she finished.
- All of the trees were gradually becoming painted with the familiar crimsons, coppers, golds, and bronzes.
- You will see copper complexions and the lighter shades of pale.
- The camera switches across to the other side of my mouth and focuses on a huge filling that gleams two distinct colours, copper and silver.
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- Search warrants in hand, the coppers nicked some computers, video game manuals, Blockbuster movie rental cards, DVDs, a microphone and a power cord.
- He must have been visiting someone there, a copper probably.
- He knew the house belonged to a copper because there was a uniform hanging up.
- Since Monday I have been counting the number of coppers, cop cars, dog handling units, malicious arrests and good-humoured stop-and-searches I've spotted in Hackney.
- Unless perhaps you were a copper going undercover.
- It sounds too much like a cop-out from the coppers, because the problem is so large that it takes up valuable police resources.
- Local communities want to see regular patrols - even though it is estimated that only once in every eight years will a copper actually pass a crime in commission.
- He's 43, been a copper for 25 years and has a pedigree of detective work, having covered ganglands, drug trafficking and extortion.
- This is a proper copper who has busted cocaine rings in the past.
- He added: ‘He arrived in an ambulance, was taken in by two coppers and left later in a police van.’
- Amazingly, the police had not bothered to place a copper outside the scene of an attempted murder.
- It's the police force, the good coppers working for us.
- North Yorkshire's top copper joined the police in 1975.
- And even against the increasing daylight we could make out that they were uniformed coppers, and that each of them was holding a push bike!
- How do you know the coppers won't know you weren't there?
- I told him if he tried to contact me I'd get an intervention order and he ranted and raved a bit but with the two coppers - sorry the two police officers - there he didn't dare do anything.
- Here are the latest thoughts from Victoria Police Assistant Commissioner Bob Hastings, who presides over the coppers manning the checkpoints.
- ‘So that's what he's calling himself now,’ said the junior copper, a mere Detective Sergeant.
- Another police car pulled up and another couple of coppers ambled out.
- It was just my luck that at that moment a police van with nine or 10 coppers in it drove by.
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