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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- Volcanic activity is often so violent that it entrains (picks up) pieces of ‘country rock’, which are not of volcanic origin.
- The increased turbulence entrains bedload within the water column and carries it to the mouthbar, where it is deposited.
- Both were occasionally high near the fishway, suggesting that reverse flow might entrain nutrients or phytoplankton.
- Researchers have found that it is possible to use the large capillary pressures that are developed by fluids that are entrained within aerogels to produce an efficient pump that requires no moving parts.
- So that would have told you at least one of or both contained entrained hydrocarbons?
- I'm going to be getting up early tomorrow and entraining for deepest darkest Wales, where I will be spending an extended weekend with family.
- We entrained at the camp & came on to Alexandria & thence to the boat.
- At Paddington, her wedding party entrains in a private saloon for the journey to Shropshire, enjoying ‘the low, rich purr of a Great Western express’ as far as Shrewsbury.
- So, on Saturday morning I entrained for Brighton.
- I did distribute the brochures to about 20 people entraining, detraining, and meeting people at the station that day.
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