In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(string, rope)cuerda feminine(of pajamas, curtains) cordón masculine
- Tie-backs are a decorative effect using a cord, chain, rope or cloth to secure the draperies back away from the window.
- The bungee jumpers now use special harnesses and strong elastic cords.
- This makes packing a lot simpler, and it allows the user to customize the lengths of the cords to the particular purpose - cutting down on tangling and bulk.
- Add a tag, and tie with a length of color-coordinated cord.
- They bound our hands and feet with parachute cord and duct tape.
- He rapped on the door once, and it opened to reveal a wizened old woman carrying a cord with knots in it.
- Alaine nodded and began rummaging round in the small dark brown suede money pouch she wore on a loose thin strand of black cord around her waist.
- Take one of the center cords and thread it through the middle hole of the covers and pages from the front of the book and thread the other center cord through the book holes from the back of the book.
- I pulled out a strand of 550 cord and started to tie his hands up and connect them to his waist.
- To keep the deer from munching on the daylilies out front, they put a single strand of white cord along the entire length of the split rail fence.
- A length of cord or wire, or a light batten tacked across the legs of the bow, is all that is really needed to hold the shape.
- Suddenly he was behind me, a length of white cord stretched tightly between his two hands.
- Dangling and/or string-like things such as shoelaces, cords, gold chains and dental floss also make excellent toys.
- Thread one end of the doubled cord through the top holes of the front cover, all the pocket pages and the back cover.
- She has been placed in a room on her own in the medical wing of the prison and has had the cords of her dressing gown and pyjamas removed along with her shoe laces.
- Now, bind your thumb below the knuckle, a handkerchief works well but any rope or cord will do.
- Round his neck, he wore one single piece of jewelry; a silver ring tied through with a simple black, thin strip of cord.
- It lacked a cover; instead, a cord fastened together leaves of heavy black paper.
- Yang makes his own sandals out of heavy rope laced with plastic cord.
- Make sure you make a hole to thread cord or ribbon through before drying in a very low oven or just leaving in a warm place for a few days before spraying.
- He spread the backup tent among two sturdy branches, tying it fast with strong cords and camouflaging the bottom with Namir's help.
- The boy paid no attention to the boy in the glass case, and continued to restrain the girl with cords and chains of some sort.
- Pierce small holes through the hands, and string the clowns together with thin silver cord.
- Cut the string or cord to the desired length, and thread it through the first bead.
- They lace their boots with heavy-duty parachute cord and wrap extra cord around their ankles.
- She looked down at her fingers, which were slowly twisting the length of blue cord from the market around one finger.
- Eventually she chose a length of blue cord, and paid for it.
- Also, the rails carried black cords with black tassels hanging down, giving a sombre effect to the wooden coffin clamped to the trolley platform.
- Ryan, thinking quickly, snatched the crossbow along with a coil of thin cord attached to the side of the saddlebag.
- It is simple enough to tie loops into a length of cord but you need those loops to stay open.
- It was also off the shoulder, but strong cords and ribbon assured it would stay in place.
- The cooled glass goes to the finisher, who adds beaded ribbon, hemp hanging cords or votive candles.
- Form a large ball of the soap around a 16 inch loop of cotton rope or cord to for the ‘soap-on-a-rope’ look.
- The stylist will make tight cornbraids with your own hair and stitch the wefts (extensions come sewn onto a fine cord or base) into it.
- Intertwined around it are four strong cords, the material undefined.
- A pendant light, hung from a cord or chain, typically offers task or general lighting for a table or counter.
- Wrap tassel drapery cords around the pillow and tie them to the chair.
- Then she took a tangle of rope, tied all their legs together, and wove a long cord through those bonds.
- Mary stands within a rayed mandorla, dressed in a mantle fastened by cords, over a gown.
- In your marketplace they traded with you beautiful garments, blue fabric, embroidered work and multicolored rugs with cords twisted and tightly knotted.
1.2US Electricitycordón masculinecable masculine
- Many works are connected to the wall by wires or electrical cords, which generate an invisible but dynamic source of energy in her work.
- Cameras and lights were crowded around him; electric cords snaked around the floor.
- Use the appropriate sized power cords to carry the electric load.
- Annie twirled the phone cord around her fingers as she spoke slowly to the Real Estate agent.
- This may include modifying the environment by moving objects such as electrical cords or furniture to reduce tripping and falling.
- The door opening on to Winchester Road had been kept open for some of Monday as an electrical cord was run out for workmen outside.
- Phone and electrical cords snake from it, down inside the wall.
- Prevent falls by keeping floors clutter-free and electrical cords tacked down.
- And the electrical cords to which they were attached burst into flames.
- He shows no qualms about exposing the mechanical underpinnings of a piece, making the power cords and electrical transformer integral parts of the work.
- At the gallery, thick black electrical cords lay slack along the floor, connecting these polyluminous personages to their respective wall sockets.
- Three rings then four; I twirled the phone cord around my finger.
- Walking around the work we noticed that an electric cord ran from inside the castle but wasn't plugged in.
- Each lamp has an electrical cord that leads from the top of the star.
- So the last thing he wanted was a big-screen TV and a mess of electrical wires and cords invading the calm.
- Secure all electric cords out of your pet's vision range and reach - including those used for decorating purposes.
- Check electrical cords and keep them out of reach.
- She was used to the slight buzz of the electrical cords, but these wires hummed.
- Always unplug the power cord before cleaning the unit.
- A photograph of an electric cord running across a red wooden floor with yellow skirting board and white wall looks just like one of his simpler paintings.
- The spinal cord is severed at the cervical vertebrae.
- The tendon is a cord that attaches a muscle to another body part.
- Tendons are the thick, fibrous cords that attach muscles to bone.
- The epithelial component showed tubules and cords of cuboidal cells with pink cytoplasm and small oval nuclei.
- Epidural spinal cord compression from metastatic cancer is common and serious but potentially treatable.
- Arrows indicate the position of the ventral nerve cord in the ventral hypodermal ridge.
- In summary, umbilical cord torsion is an uncommon cause of intrauterine fetal death.
- Heart valves are made up of flaps of thin, strong, tissue attached to the heart with fibrous cords.
- A cluster of nerve cells within the cord or brain is called a nucleus.
- Thus, 103 cases consisted of a fetus attached to the placenta by an intact cord.
- The displacement of the ventral nerve cord coincided with that of body wall muscles in mutants.
- Some of the endothelial cells formed uncanalized cords.
- After being cultured for four days, the heart cells migrated toward the center of the gel to form a dense cord of tissue that extended between the two tethers.
- The other way is to inject collagen or fat to plump up the cords and bring them back to youthful suppleness.
- MRI is recommended when patients have suspected spinal cord compression or other neurologic symptoms.
- Tendinitis is inflammation or irritation of a tendon - any one of the thick fibrous cords that attach muscles to bone.
- Any preoperative symptoms of axillary web syndrome, such as palpable or visible tissue cords, pain, or limitation of range of motion, were documented.
- As they do this, they travel through a gap in the muscles of the abdomen, which then closes around the cords by which the testicles are attached.
- The interfollicular area and medullary cords were heavily infiltrated by mature plasma cells with a sheetlike arrangement in some areas.
- A breech delivery or one with an umbilical cord around the neck is considered a sign of good fortune.
2.1(fabric)pana femininecorderoy masculine South Americacotelé masculine Chile
- Confirmation comes when the photo-shoot of the duo comes in - Susannah has her bosom stuffed into the very same cord jacket.
- The shop has interesting cord and velvet options, which can translate easily from day into evening.
- I dressed up in a long skirt and black cord jacket and we went shopping first.
- Updated in wide chunky cord, team with a wrap skirt and chunky polo neck.
- The countryside was a major theme with rustic cord jodhpurs, pedal pushers with buttons at the knee, checked shirts and Aran sweaters.
- Afforded showed the latest in military, cord, denim and smart fashions for the stylish man.
- A superior cord trouser, not in the usual cotton, but in a wool-rich cord, for a more natural feel and extra warmth.
- Yes, I was that person who wore purple cord dungarees and a purple jumper, like some ghastly walking advert for Cadbury's Dairy Milk.
- He was wearing yellow brown shirt and beige cord trousers.
- Look for green and peach in denim or cord with chevron stripes and floaty dresses.
- These maternity cord trousers have the same cut as our award winning jeans, with a comfortable under bump fit and soft front waistband.
2.2cords pluralClothingpantalones de pana masculinepantalones de corderoy masculine South Americapantalones de cotelé masculine Chile
3(measure of firewood)medida para cargas de leña
- One and a half cords of wood burned down to a twenty-four foot path of coals glowing at a brisk 1,000 degrees when Willey first stepped on it.
- Will you go through more than 10 cords of wood in a year?
- The camp hosts sold cords of wood, posted the daily high- and low-tide schedules, stocked a rack of brochures, and answered questions.
- Several cords of wood were stacked under a car-port roof and also they had a large, brick barbecue with a handy, half-gallon of kerosene in a plastic container.
- To produce 1,000 copies of an average-sized book, you need about one cord of wood.
- P T Barnum tells a story about how his grandfather tricked a woodchopper into cutting up a cord of firewood for him.
- Usually we put up about five finely split cords of wood, at least three to make syrup and the rest for our wood stove-fireplace.
- The full bale's width of insulation from the ground to the skylight allows us to burn barely two cords of wood a year for all our cooking and heating needs.
- Alone at home in the evening, after splitting a goodly portion of a cord of firewood I am hungry, but tired.
- The in-kind payments included cords of wood, hauling hay, a hat, plowing, shoemaking, as well as wheat, flour, corn, and coffee.
- Dominick entered the kitchen with a heavy cord of wood, his thick arms bulging under the load.
- I told them I need soldiers, guns, and a few cords of wood.
- As well, in 1992 it secured a contract for delivery of 3,500 cords of pulpwood to a mill in Bucksport, Maine.
- Today I got two cords of seasoned wood delivered, and I started tossing it in the barn.
- The carriage it was mounted on was chained to the ground while they were still stacking cords of wood nearby.
- Firewood is generally sold by volume, the most common measure being the cord.
- From these estimates he struck an average of about thirteen for the number of cords of wood needed by a single family.
- The Solins have harvested some 10,000 cords of pulpwood and 200,000 feet of saw timber in the last two decades.
- At Frog Moor Plantation, a standard expectation of one and one-half cords of wood per day was established for most slaves.
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