In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(ornamental)(border/frill) decorativo(border/frill) ornamental(frill/border) de adorno
- Infinity pools (where the edges overflow with water) blur the boundary between swimming pool and decorative water feature.
- Second, their masses of small white, bell like blossoms are as decorative as any purely ornamental shrub.
- The well maintained communal gardens that surround this scheme include a number of water and decorative features.
- The same is true of Lewis's imagery, It is decorative, pleasing and attractive.
- The decorative glass panels feature figures such as St Gregory, St Jeronimus, an unknown Bishop and an unidentified Saint.
- Pour dip into a decorative serving bowl and place on serving platter.
- A significant feature is that decorative timberwork hides the simple beam construction and the use of steel for the beams.
- The ornaments in this work are not simply decorative, but generative.
- A small 1970s television sits in one corner - seemingly more of a decorative feature than anything else.
- And because fruit trees and bushes can be beautiful and decorative, you don't have to set aside part of your garden as a growing area.
- It will feature decorative landscapes and cuisine from a variety of Southeast Asian countries.
- It is incorrect, however, to use the phrase to indicate the purely decorative or ornamental qualities of a painting.
- It is decorative as well as fruitful and will make an attractive feature on any patio.
- It is painted in yellow and period features include decorative coving, a centre rose and a cast-iron fireplace.
- Even today, the huge stones from 19th century are still sought as decorative garden ornaments.
- Occasionally it was used as a decorative feature on American furniture with solid drawer fronts.
- Buttons ceased to be purely decorative and began to feature regimental designs.
- There are two bedrooms, the largest of which features high ceilings and decorative coving, while the bathroom has a wooden floor.
- The furniture all contributes to this as well, with its trim lines and lack of heavy decorative ornament.
- The company has a service center for applying studs, stones and decorative ornamentation in Mexico.
2Artthe decorative arts — las artes decorativas
- Born in Glasgow, Cottier was the pioneer of Scotland's original tradition of artistic and decorative interiors.
- One Irish artist reaping the benefits of our rekindled love affair with decorative excess is Clodagh Hendy.
- Today, she works full-time as a decorative artist and has recently moved to Tadcaster, where she runs her business.
- Individuals and small artistic teams are rapidly coming up with new decorative finishes.
- Works by relatively unknown artists should be collected now for their decorative value only.
- Olenin was especially interested in the drawings as models for artists, and they were soon to bear decorative fruit.
- He sat me down and produced a packet of colour transparencies of the work of someone I had never heard of, a decorative artist named Felix Kelly.
- After training as a decorative artist he worked successfully at Drury Lane, London, as a scene painter.
- There is too much of everything, as the artist further patterns the paintings with decorative details.
- Sandstone is now extracted in limited quantities for decorative and artistic purposes rather than for construction.
- Angelopoulos and Drew were both easel and mural artists who were familiar with different kinds of decorative finishes.
- Artist Chris Topp has helped fix the decorative cross he created to the front of Archbishop Holgate's School in York.
- By then he had been taught the elements of design by his father, a jobbing decorative artist.
3Buildingthe house is in good decorative order — el interior de la casa está en buen estado
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