In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- The clatter of hammers, drills and sanders drown out the voices of the workers.
- Normally, firing an assault rifle was like holding a pneumatic drill.
- Doctors say his symptoms are typical of the hand-arm vibration syndrome seen in industrial settings when people repeatedly use tools such as chain saws and drills.
- If you choose terracotta or concrete pots without drainage holes, using a drill that has a special masonry bit works well.
- Two drills and other hand tools were taken from a white transit van parked in Layer Road, Abberton.
- The solution was then mixed thoroughly into the liquid supplement using a cordless electric drill with a paint stirring attachment.
- Though all the passengers may be very careful not to damage the hull, if one of them takes a drill and begins drilling holes under his own seat, the ship will sink, and all will drown.
- Modern tunnels are usually round because drills make round holes, but generally, those dug with spades have arched roofs because arches are strong and are better for holding up rock.
- It's funny, my grandfather's tools were objects that have been around in one form or another for hundreds if not thousands of years, like hammers, drills, screwdrivers and nails.
- A mammoth 126-tonne drill continuously sheers salt away from the rock face and on to a conveyor belt to be taken for crushing.
- A complete system often can be installed using an electric drill and other ordinary hand tools.
- They took lawn mowers, strimmers, chainsaws, as well as drills and tools totalling about £3,000.
- She could hear the beat of a diesel engine and bursts from a pneumatic drill.
- I had my cordless drill with attachments, flat tip screwdriver and a claw hammer.
- A workman below was using a pneumatic drill to break up some concrete which had already been laid.
- No tools more complicated than a handsaw, drill, hammer, and screwdriver are needed.
- The drills were boring huge holes in the cavern walls, and hundreds of thousands of the glistening jewels were spilling out into several mine carts.
- Mothers kept a grim vigil yesterday while workers with power drills bored through slabs of concrete and fallen masonry at a high school in a desperate search for 15 trapped schoolchildren.
- Most of the project requires basic wood-working tools - a circular saw, a saber saw, an electric drill, a hammer, and a nail set.
- Use an electric drill to punch holes of various sizes in vegetable and coffee cans.
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1.3Dentistry torno masculineDentistry fresa feminine
- My dad's a dentist who uses drills, explorers and sucking tubes.
- It's difficult to be in the dentist's chair, hearing the whine of the drill, and be grateful for everything that teeth do for you.
- Your dentist will remove any decay or old filling from the tooth with a drill.
- Then your dentist removes any decay using a drill.
- Some of the surrounding bone can then be removed with a drill to lift the tooth out in one piece.
- A cup of tea a day will keep the dentist's drill away.
- A similar thing happens to many humans - as soon as you detect the excruciating high-pitched whine of a dentist's drill, it sets your teeth on edge.
- Laser technology, too, is developing and in time may replace the drill in restorative dentistry.
- Special mineral toothpaste then helps the tooth to repair itself without the need for fillings and, more crucially, the dentist's drill.
1.4Mechanics Miningperforadora femininebarreno masculine
1.5(drill head)broca feminineDentistry fresa feminine
- They disdain combat re-enactment, opting instead to show authentic training skills, precision marching and parade ground drill, to Latin commands.
- Reorganisation, forays, drill and discipline marked the ensuing winter months.
- My classmates at West Point were matched with one another so that, aside from classes and ranks for drill or parade, whites and blacks were seldom in close contact.
- He sought to use military drill and discipline for the religious and moral improvement of the boys.
- The major shook our hands as if relieved from the duty of explaining drill and ceremony and invited us to stand in the detail formation.
- The perfection of the troops' training was revealed when a display of parade-ground drill helped to extricate the army from a trap in the Balkan mountains.
- Boys and young men with pretend guns were being given military drill and taught blood-curdling, screamed chants.
- Every Monday night, I put on my uniform and head for reserve drill.
- Each team was also assessed on drill, dress and bearing for the Regimental Sergeant Major-Army trophy, won by the SA team.
- The hours of perfecting drill and ceremony and sitting in large lecture-style classes have been slashed.
- The climax shows all the friends in military uniforms doing drill.
- Training of farmer militiamen involved mainly military drill and volley fire, often on the village green or nearby field.
- She recalls once, when Gary was only 5, how she came home from weekend drill and a friend remarked on her uniform.
- Instead, parade ground drill became a means of teaching soldiers about the value of organized, unitary action.
- Military drill and discipline, as well as seamanship are still part of the book.
- Observers of the operation were awed by its precision and discipline, which some likened to military drill.
- We marched outside after being taught basic military drill.
- This alerts us to the idea that military drill embodies a number of values.
- As a soldier-worker he has drill, inspections, and guard duty, and does work such as road building and dredging.
- Further training included briefings, company drill and the opportunity for the volunteers to walk through the period encampment and talk to the re-enactors.
2.2schoolejercicio masculinespelling drills — ejercicios de ortografía
- This drill is designed to develop leg strength.
- In this mode, the computer can be used to teach the learner through tutorials, drill and practice, games, simulations or a combination of any of these strategies.
- Athletes practice techniques, run through drills, and even do a little weight training in order to stay at the tops of their games.
- After two hours of repeating the same drill over and over again, it was time for riding.
- Practice this drill on skates and then on the ski slopes.
- Wearing full pads during one of the drills, he ran forward to mow over the biggest of the three blockers.
- And Coach Mackie does every drill and exercise with his players, not because he has to, but because that's the way he has always done it.
- The drill can be practiced daily, especially early in the season.
- Both versions of this drill will help you develop excellent control and concentration as well as just getting loosened up.
- I use this drill to practice staying behind the ball.
- The players then took the court for agility and sprinting drills, followed by a vertical leap measurement.
- Do 20 repetitions of this drill on your left leg and then repeat it on your right leg.
- Thus, problem solving and analysis replace drill and practice, and calculators replace paper-and-pencil computation.
- By repeating this drill, the swimmer should be encouraged to complete the second kick in order to generate enough power to recover the arms.
- Within an eclectic array of language activities, drills and other such exercises have their place.
- Once these two-handed exercise drills are mastered, the athlete is progressed to one-handed drills.
- A problem-solving approach was effective with another student who had problems with math drill and practice.
- The basketball coach or the music teacher needs no convincing regarding the value of drill and practice on fundamental skills.
- For example, a soccer player may return to the field and practice ball-handling skills and passing drills.
- We ran lateral agility drills like linebackers, over and around a line of duffel bags.
2.3(rehearsal)fire drill — simulacro de incendio masculine
2.4British (correct procedure)what's the drill? — ¿qué se hace?
- I don't know the drill for making a claim — no sé qué se hace / qué hay que hacer para presentar una reclamación
- Cargo pants are available in all kinds of fabrics, from cotton drill to pale pink satin, and, frankly, they're none the better for it.
- Four years ago, I bought a beautiful purple trench coat in heavy cotton drill.
- The fabrics include drills, denims, discharge prints, and embroidered material.
- In the British army, khaki uniforms exist in a variety of shades and cloth, pale khaki drill for wear in hot climates and dark khaki barathea for the service dress of Guards officers being two examples.
- Virtually every book published is a library-bound hard cover edition, side-sewen and reinforced with cotton drill.
- Curriculum and uniform remain firmly those of the English public school of the 1930's, with khaki drill and the works of John Buchan still very much de rigueur.
- The firm makes denims, drills, general protective clothing and gaberdines.
- The bags are made of heavy cotton drill and have a top cover that's easily removable for washing.
- Dressing utility does not mean cotton drill in shades of khaki, thanks to the innovation of our favourite denim lines and designers.
- White drill and other cotton materials were available for men's shorts and shirts, and African tailors would quickly run up any required clothes on their hand or treadle sewing machines.
- They are issued their DFCE kit, which includes a uniform of khaki drill.
1(hole) hacer(hole) perforar
2(metal/wood) taladrar(wood/metal) perforar(wood/metal) barrenar
3Dentistry(tooth) trabajar con la fresa(tooth) limpiar con la fresa
5she drilled them in the use of the passive voice — les hizo practicar la (voz) pasiva
- to drill sth into sb — inculcarle algo a algn
- it was drilled into him that ... — le habían inculcado que ...
1Miningperforarhacer perforacionesto drill for oil/water — perforar en busca de petróleo/agua
1(furrow)hilera femininesurco masculine
- Choose a sheltered, sunny spot with a fertile, well-drained soil and sow the seeds in 1in-deep drills.
- Parsnips are not available as seedlings in garden centres, so sow seeds directly into drills in the garden bed according to the instructions on the packet.
- These last few days they are blessed with the fine weather which dried out the drills and ridges and left the soil fine and easy to work.
- If it is very wet and you must sow, add some fine sand to the base of the drill.
- Select an easy-to-grow variety, such as ‘Joi Choi’, and sow the seeds in ½ in-deep drills.
- In the early days of the industry, that aspect was quite labour intensive as the seed was sown by hand into fertilized drills.
- If they aren't too terrible, you might be able to reseed them with the use of a no-till drill or pasture renovator.
- Hoe drills with wider row spacing are preferred under dry conditions because they can build a bigger furrow and plant deeper.
- The fine straight lines radiating outward are remnants of the little furrows left by a seed drill or an air seeder.
- Grass drills can be calibrated to meter different types of seeds and seeding rates.
- Both wheat and soybeans can be planted with the same drill.
- Deep tillage or applying anhydrous ammonia with knives can dry out the soil, so it could be impossible to place the seed in firm moist soil, even with a hoe drill.
- Three legumes were seeded in late February 1995 with a no-till drill.
- Many European farmers put the drill behind a harrow with a basket roller to avoid this stand loss.
- The floater or air seeder then spreads seed much faster than a drill.
- We could spend a lot of time talking about precision adjustments for plows, tillage implements, grain drills, and combines.
- They also wonder if they should use a planter or a drill to plant these crops.
- The seed can be broadcast and harrowed, lightly disked, or seeded with a grain drill.
- However, many producers in Nebraska don't own a drill and use their corn planter to plant soybeans after the corn is planted.
- In order to sow the seed, you could use a grain drill.
- You might also consider getting a no-till drill and direct seeding the hay into the field.
- The selection of medium or small seed when using a grain drill will improve metering and stand uniformity.
- Others operated the plows, seed drills, binders, and other implements hitched behind the engines and tractors.
- All planters, drills and air seeders need to be cleaned out.
- Adjust the drills to place the seed one-quarter of an inch deep.
- Seeding with a disc drill in a loose seedbed almost guarantees disaster and should probably be delayed until there is moisture.
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