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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- This self-watering plant pot's main feature is a medical drip feed.
- This is often used by bikes which have a drip feed to the chains.
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- For four-and-a-half years he wore a tiny backpack at all times, being drip-fed vital drugs into his heart every four minutes to keep him alive.
- That was a sensible price for what is an interesting, but very early stage, company whose second big product - a syringe pump, able to drip-feed drugs into the body over long periods - is even more exciting.
- Every five days he is taken to hospital to be drip-fed.
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