In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Rooms with windows facing south get the most direct sunlight, whereas rooms with northern exposures get none, and the same color might look much different in one than the other.
- Southern and western exposures are complemented by cool colors.
- Our windows have a southern exposure and get very warm during July.
- Where earliness is not so important, it is safer to choose a northern exposure that will retard flowering and lessen the danger from late frosts.
- It seems the trees in my neighbor's yard stood an excellent chance of blocking the television signal, which needs a southwestern exposure in the Northeast.
- Good sites include near the eaves of a building with southern exposure and close to water.
- South and west exposures dry out more quickly, making these areas ideal for your most drought-and heat-tolerant plants.
- Plant this feathery-leaf palm in a well-draining, organically enriched sandy soil with a southern exposure or in a courtyard.
- Southern and eastern exposures are the most desirable.
- Turn the plan slightly another way and you get southern exposures for the main living areas of the house.
- Vines are planted on high clay-limestone slopes, many of which enjoy a favourable west south west exposure.
- Lower dry biomass at the west and southwest exposures could be associated with higher respiration rates and earlier and longer stomatal closure in response to plant water deficits.
- He advises gardeners to place their butterfly boxes about four feet above ground and making sure they have a southern exposure in the wintertime.
- Keeping the bulb growing indoors over summer is also an option: kept in bright light, southern exposure is best.
- Where one is willing to risk frost injury for the sake of exceptionally early yields, one should favor a site with southern exposure and a light soil.
- Buildings that have a large percentage of glass often have problems with overheating in perimeter spaces, especially those with southern and western exposures.
- In the south, keep pots cool, positioned out of the sun, preferably with a northern exposure.
1.1(contact)exposición feminineexposure to sth — exposición a algo
- exposure to the weather — exposición a las inclemencias del tiempo
- he benefited from exposure to other cultures — el contacto con otras culturas le resultó positivo
- they've had minimal exposure to computers — han tenido poquísima experiencia con computadoras
- All employees subject to hepatitis B virus exposure must be offered vaccination against the virus.
- Pollution causes damage similar to sun exposure, leading to wrinkles and premature aging.
- Could it also be caused by exposure to radiation?
- To protect against all possible types of laser exposure, the physician and everyone in the room should wear protective laser glasses.
- The incubation period between exposure and onset of fever ranged from two to 16 days.
- The ozone layer is important to humans, who risk skin cancer and other health effects from high exposure to harmful ultraviolet rays.
- It is known that drinking too much water can be harmful, leading to exposure to toxins and pollutants in water.
- Many experimental studies of plants and animals, and clinical studies of humans have shown the harmful effect of excessive exposure to UVB radiation.
- The CT scanner will reduce patient exposure to radiation, offer more detailed images and improve the speed and accuracy of diagnosis.
- Occupational disease due to chemical exposure is a notifiable condition.
- The worker must avoid areas of high irritant exposure and wear adequate respiratory protection.
- In order to protect children from exposure to harmful vapors, the toy industry has discontinued the use of PVC to produce plastics used in their products.
- There are no known harmful effects from exposure to the magnetic field or radio waves used in making MRI images.
- If you work out at home, especially in a humid area such as the basement, your exposure to harmful substances could be much worse.
- These actions limited the exposure of the aircrew and team to hostile fire.
- It is nonsensical to claim that it is not the Government's role to intervene to protect people from harmful exposure to tobacco smoke.
- Blocking software does not protect children from exposure to a large volume of material that is harmful to minors within the legal definitions.
- To limit your exposure to potentially harmful pesticides, antibiotics, and hormones, buy organic ingredients whenever possible.
- The link between allergen exposure and asthma is not well understood.
- It is generally thought that where the total mass of dust inhaled is the same, intermittent exposure to dust is less harmful than continuous exposure.
1.2(to view)he objected to the exposure of so much bare flesh — estaba en contra de que se exhibiera tanta desnudez
- the exposure of earlier strata — el descubrimiento de estratos anteriores
- indecent exposure — exhibicionismo
1.3Medicinecongelación feminineto be suffering from exposure — tener síntomas de congelación
- to die from exposure — morir de frío
- The two most dangerous conditions that can result from cold-weather exposure are frostbite and hypothermia.
- Exposure has damaged the plaster ceilings, rotted joists, and peeled paint.
- A 14-year-old student was killed when he was hit by a falling tree and an elderly person died of exposure in the appalling weather conditions.
2.1(unmasking)she was threatened with public exposure — amenazaron con ponerla al descubierto
- his exposure as a drug dealer ruined his career — su carrera se vio arruinada al revelarse que era un traficante de drogas
2.2(publicity)publicidad femininehe has not had the exposure he deserves — no ha recibido la atención pública que merece
- The formation of a global media network at the event will ensure remarkable exposure for the participants.
- I am disappointed that the seminary succumbed to the lure of media exposure in orchestrating this event.
- Furthermore, the site acts as a server for local rap and hip-hop artists to make their music available for public download, creating exposure for new talent and material.
- There's a lot of street-level talent that hasn't received media exposure yet.
- When they do releases, they have four categories that affect how many theatres and what kind of exposure the film gets.
- They can do that without fear of exposure, you see, because these houses/societies are very, very secret.
- They rightly feared that the inevitable exposure of the lies used to justify it would expose the real lack of democracy that exists in the capitalist parliamentary system of government.
- There was a time when this exposure of ironies was revelatory.
- Either of these would make excellent narrative fodder, but I fear exposure through specific disclosure and the spectre of losing my job.
- He was blamed for this inappropriate exposure of secret material, and it had a detrimental impact on his reputation and mental state.
- This is a channel by film fans for film fans, credited with having brought many great films a wider audience, regular exposure and good publicity too.
- Initially the pickets were very optimistic that the dispute could be resolved quickly in the face of the embarrassing exposure of the employer's dirty tricks.
- These honors translate into higher box office receipts and greater exposure for our films.
- Inevitably, exposure awaits, and often exposure which will damage innocent people who will be besmirched, so audacious is the extent of the crime.
- Their methods of cover-up and provocation indicate a consciousness of guilt and a fear of exposure.
- Since I have financial obligations which would be decimated by any exposure, why should I put my anonymity at risk now or in the near future?
- The scandal brought about by public exposure has led to new, more competent leadership and even to accreditation, meaning that the lab now meets minimum standards.
- Fearing exposure and embarrassment if he were to assume a conspicuous role at the new arts agency, he turned down the appointment.
- The ex-agent is currently living in exile in France, where he has fled to escape prosecution for his exposure of state secrets.
- Their inability to speak up for themselves, their numbing inhibitions, their fear of exposure is the psychological residue of this catharsis.
- But within the C.I.A., the exposure of the undercover agent is now considered an even greater instance of treachery.
- I find it unbelievable that our city leaders do not support an event that will bring exposure, people, fun and money to the city.
- In return, they would receive considerable exposure at most Tour events throughout Europe along with other marketing advantages.
- He received national and worldwide exposure beyond the publicity gained locally.
- As well as giving these artists much needed exposure, the event is a fundraiser for the arts centre.
- Your business can grow only with the exposure that comes through the word of mouth.
- Their exposure as unashamed party girls destroyed their reputation in hometown Rotherham.
- The wine industry rarely spends money for such direct exposure - for instance by advertising.
- Do you feel the imbalance in terms of public interest/media exposure/sponsors involvement?
- In response to the embarrassing exposure of its brutal tactics, the military is seeking to blame the soldiers concerned rather than allow anyone to recognise how typical this episode is.
- We're not going to comment as it will only give this publicity-seeking woman even more exposure.
- Sadly the sport doesn't receive the media exposure it deserves.
- It's against this background that the novel explodes into murder, mayhem, sexual intrigue and the scandalous exposure of secrets in a splendid denouement.
- Staff members are more likely to censor themselves for fear of later exposure.
- For years, it was a one-way street for those who injected or ingested their drugs, the promise of victory far more tempting than the fear of exposure.
- The exposure these men get on the air is minimal; most of their commentaries are short enough to speak in 30 seconds.
- As a result, much of the information that the public receives comes from the media, or second-hand information based on media exposure.
- While it has received less public exposure due to its general anonymity, its treasures have not gone unnoticed by the scientific community.
- There's some brilliant stuff in there about social awkwardness, and the way we fear but crave exposure.
3.1(camera setting)exposición feminine
- As he experimented with special lenses and different exposures and paper, his photography became increasingly art-inspired.
- Automatic flash units can be used with any camera and have front-mounted sensors that set exposures by measuring the flash bouncing back from the subject.
- She will spend a day going through exposure, shutter speed, depth of field and how they are related.
- For about five years, she devoted considerable energy to photography, meticulously recording exposures and light levels as she became conversant with the medium.
- Later he said if he had known how dark the foreground area was he would have given the whole negative another stop of exposure.
3.2(frame)fotografía feminineexposición femininedouble exposure — doble exposición
4(aspect)orientación femininea house with a southern exposure — una casa orientada al sur
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