In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1to dowse for water — buscar agua con una varilla de zahorí
- Here are two examples - one from Australia, the other from Germany - that involve dowsing to supposedly locate or provide information about alleged archaeological sites.
- Watching the display, Appelbaum sweeps the antenna slowly, left to right, up and down, dowsing for the source of the signal, which seems to be emanating from an upper floor of a hotel.
- Since at the time I could not dowse with a pendulum, I had no way of confirming if I was successful.
- I can tell you of Ph.D. physicists who believe that they can dowse, and who endorse dowsing rods and free-energy machines.
- This gentleman, a Sea Bee, claimed that he could dowse for gold!
- I think I might have to resort to dowsing for it (I'm serious!)
- In the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine appears this article, which asks, ‘Can homeopaths detect homeopathic medicines by dowsing?’
- I also have no doubt that when practiced by someone with a good practical knowledge of field archaeology, dowsing with rods can sometimes hit the jackpot.
- Now we move on to the main feature, dowsing for water.
- Periodically, a player will get to dowse for water.
- I know mechanics who dowse to determine mechanical problems in cars, and other machinery and maintenance workers who use dowsing to find underground water lines, leaks, and electrical problems.
- Ms. Byron: your article on the woman who claims she can dowse, interests us greatly.
- Last week as I was walking back from lunch with a physicist friend, he pointed out a guy about 50 feet away from us, who was using two long thin sticks to dowse for who-knows-what.
- Do not worry, young Alouette, you may be lost now, however just take the pendant and dowse, it will show you the way.
- Now he happily dowses for earth-radiation with a pair of rods.
- He also uses a crystal to dowse for poisons and blockages in the body, using clients’ nail clippings.
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