In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(spot)punto masculinedot dot dot — puntos suspensivos
- You can look at the social atlas of Sydney and see twelve bright red dots on the map.
- Cells marked with similar colored dots moved collectively in the same direction forming domain-like structures on the collagen gel.
- Other colored dots and lines deliver additional data used in controlling the aircraft.
- Then suddenly the dot would disappear, and the task would change: now participants had to identify the spot where the dot disappeared.
- But then I look at the book more closely and spot the raised dots of Braille.
- I assume the ridges and dots marking the stones are designed to warn the pedestrian of upcoming hazards such as intersections and obstacles.
- The six green arrows point to the same spot on each of six light-traces; those marked with a blue dot are very faint, and need close examination to be seen.
- The line shows the spectral boundary which is obtained by connecting the loci of spectral lights, marked by the dots in steps of 10 nm.
- Gray dots on the colored lines show estimated positions of QTL peaks.
- Stanislav Nikirev uses millions of pencil dots on paper to depict the temple.
- Ruh verified this by showing me her arms which were almost completely spotted with red dots.
- Identical amino acids are denoted by asterisks, and conservative changes are marked by dots.
- Place the item flat on a work surface and mark a dot at the embroidery center.
- They can pull up a map of the area and see friendlies on it as colored dots.
- Mark the point that these two lines intersect with a piece of tape or a round dot.
- These also serve well as night sights with three tritium round dots, one on each side of the rear notch and one in the face of the front sight.
- First, the scientists used dots to mark near points and far points.
- To identify the focal male in each dyad, each randomly selected competitor was marked with a dot of white paint the evening prior to the trials.
- Experts also suggest to pay attention to the color spots and dots on your tires.
- Transfer any construction marks - notches, dots, etc. - to the garment pieces.
2(in Morse code)punto masculinedot dash dot — punto raya punto
- Perhaps the most famous coding is Morse Code, which converts letters of the alphabet into series of dots and dashes.
- People often speak or write Morse code using words ‘Dit’ (or Di) for a dot and ‘Dah’ for a dash.
- Today, when we think of telegraphs we think of electric telegraphs, we think of wires and Morse code and dots and dashes and telegrams and that sort of thing.
- Tapping out dots and dashes can sometimes be easier for people with physical or speech impediments.
- Morse Code uses a series of dots and dashes to transmit and receive messages.
transitive verbdotting, dotted
- Laurie kept the smile on her face, writing back in her signature handwriting where she dotted her i's with hearts.
- She doesn't look up; I watch the pen jab the paper with each letter she dots and crosses.
- How you connect letters, how you dot the ‘i’ and cross the ‘t’ all says something about you.
- A dotted half note has a dot behind it to make it three beats not two beats.
- Together with the consistent use of dotted and syncopated rhythms they become hallmarks of Skalkottas's musical language.
- Tom is still performing, taking time each day to keep up with his dotted quavers and four beat notes.
- Her handwritten letters come with the i's dotted and the t's crossed by George.
- Of course, letters of intent aren't official until head coaches dot the Is and double-cross the Ts.
- As discussed in the Textual Notes, below, attention needs to be given to rhythmic interpretation where dotted notes occur.
- It contains a recurring rhythm of sixteenth, dotted sixteenth and thirty-second notes that is difficult to discern.
- I mainly scribbled and doodled his name in bubble letters with little hearts dotting the i's.
2dotted past participle
2.1(line) de puntosto sign on the dotted line — firmar sobre la línea de puntos
- cut along the dotted line — corte por la línea punteada / de puntos
- She thought about this as stars began to dot the darkening sky.
- Younger, newer roots are dotted with small reddish-brown spots.
- After a brief struggle, we got some concealer on his face to cover up the freckles that dotted his nose.
- Freckles dotted her complexion, and her posture and carriage were beautiful from years of dancing.
- He also noticed the small and barely visible freckles that dotted the bridge of her nose.
- All around the globe, they are beginning to dot the land and the sea.
- The film exhibits some nasty damage and smearing in places, showing far more of its age than one should reasonably expect, with white flecks and odd watermarks dotting the transfer.
- Tiny freckles dotted her upper cheeks and her nose.
- Patches of blue slowly began to dot the gray sky.
- To camouflage spots, dip a clean cotton bud into a concealer that matches your skin tone and dot on the spot.
- He could count each and every freckle that dotted her nose.
- The twist-up pencil point lets you dot concealer exactly on the spot without hitting the surrounding skin.
- By six the predicted rain began to dot the windows.
- Some bits of plaster from the ceiling dots the shirt and her hair.
- As stars began to appear and dot the night sky, she decided to take up her books and move to the Library.
- The old, washed-out white tents began to dot the promenade like the annoying blight on my ixora plants.
- The carpet was probably once an off white color, but now it was gray and dotted with mysterious brown spots.
- Her face was dotted with faint freckles and she wore a pale pink blush over the faded spots.
- As the sun sinks lower into the abyss, the sea and sky soften to a dark wine, stars begin to dot the heavens, and black waves crash onto the shore, the scent of salt and evening flowers heavy in the air.
- Hypericum's leaves are dotted with translucent spots, making it appear perforated.
2.2(quaver/crotchet/minim) con puntillo
3(scatter, intersperse)salpicarher family is dotted about all over Europe — su familia está desperdigada por toda Europa
- Motorists found themselves searching for spaces at spots dotted around the centre.
- As you make your way west of Funchal and into the countryside, the landscape changes and the area is dotted with houses that cling to the side of hills.
- The route soon turns into hairpin bends where the area is dotted with tea estates.
- The park was dotted with children in uniforms, running from pillar to post, hastily jotting down squiggles in their little notebooks.
- Step back from the looking glass and the room is dotted with knick-knacks of Australiana.
- Various Catholic and Protestant churches dotted the area as well.
- This gets more interesting if you are learning to bicycle near one of those parks that dot every residential area.
- Scattered dead and living Porites coral colonies dot these areas.
- His heartland is the west of Scotland, particularly Glasgow, which is dotted with his Ashoka restaurants like a tablecloth flecked in korma sauce.
- A handful of gold shirts were dotted amongst the crowds as Australian fans turned out to join in the praise of Clive Woodward's squad.
- The Chesapeake Bay area is dotted with historic towns - ancient by US standards.
- This can be seen in the more than 500 villas dotting the area, mostly built in a European style.
- Officers will be dotted around the ground to spot known hooligans.
- What options face the smaller churches that dot the landscape of North America?
- Termite mounds dot the roadside, rising in vertical shafts to tapering points, each one a tiny architectural marvel, a many-towered Camelot.
- Evidence of campfires dot the area, obviously the ‘bushers’ like to be comfortable while indulging themselves.
- Some of the architectural gems are the many churches that dot the landscape.
- Instead, I've been conducting posses of excited children around the re-opened amusement parks that dot our area.
- Heaps of bananas, pumpkins, ash and snake gourds, cucumber, bitter gourd and brinjal dotted the market area.
- There are also 10 disabled fishing bays, as well as a number of picnic tables dotted about the scenic area.
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