In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(for clothes)feminine secadoramasculine tendedormasculine tendederospin dryer — secadora (centrífuga) feminine
- tumble dryer — secadora (de aire caliente)
- Then I returned to the laundry and found the dryer was done tumbling, but the heating element had failed.
- I'm thinking I'll cut the laundry shelf in half, get the dryer mounted on the wall and put the dishwasher underneath it.
- There are two washing machines and two dryers and all users pay.
- The adjoining utility room has further storage units and is plumbed for a washing machine and dryer.
- Many of the laundromat's washing machines and dryers are near the front of the building and appear to have avoided damage.
- According to the U.S. Department of Energy, electric clothes dryers use more energy than most other home appliances.
- Electrical dryers are expensive and unaffordable to most small farmers.
- We slept in twin bedded rooms, with sheets and duvets provided, and the bathrooms were stocked with soap, towels, hair shampoo and dryers.
- Mr O'Connor's support team are still looking for a washing machine, a dryer and a colour TV.
- The bathrooms are fully tiled while the fitted kitchens have a full range of appliances including washing machines, dryers and integrated hobs and ovens.
- Commander McQuade said that winter was a peak time for house fires because people were using heaters and dryers.
- Often-overlooked sources of interior heat gain are lights and household appliances, such as ovens, dishwashers, and dryers.
- Most newer refrigerators, dishwashers, washing machines, and dryers let you reduce the energy they consume.
- Gas dryers are less expensive to operate than electric dryers.
- All refrigerators, dishwashers, and dryers display an energy guide label indicating the annual estimated cost for operating the appliance or a standardized energy efficiency ratio.
- I've never really worked a washing machine or dryer before, so I wasn't quite sure just what to do.
- Kitchen items, clothes, washing machines, and dryers must be disinfected with bleach, and all surviving interior surfaces should be cleaned to prevent mold growth.
- In American homes, natural gas is used in furnaces, stoves, water heaters, clothes dryers, and other appliances.
- When I grew up in the 1950s, only the wealthy owned color TVs, clothes dryers, stereos, dishwashers and disposals.
- Maybe someday computers will last as long refrigerators, washers, driers or other home appliances - but not today.
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