In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- A flexible rubber matrix forms when a small amount of diene is added to the mix.
- The frame should be rigid, not flexible and the springing as firm as a mattress.
- The gray matter you see cradling the iPod above is some type of flexible rubber stuff.
- A moment later, he had exposed four wires and a flexible pneumatic conduit.
- This means that flexible pipe can be bent to a much smaller radius of curvature than rigid pipe without exceeding its elastic limit.
- Soft hydrophilic contact lenses, made of flexible plastic are larger and cover the entire cornea.
- A flexible bronchoscope was used to locate choke points.
- Those who come to Yoga learn ways to breathe, stretch and become more flexible.
- The flexible rubber sole is unrestricting, enabling great movement of the entire foot.
- Do this when the branches are about 6in long and flexible enough to bend at right angles.
- A catheter (a thin flexible tube) is then inserted through the urethra into the bladder.
- The answer may be in making them slightly flexible, so that gently bending them makes them work.
- The radiator was fitted and the fan wires will be run through the plastic flexible conduit.
- He may have several thin flexible tubes put into him.
- Your balancing reflexes can't kick in unless your leg muscles are strong enough and your joints flexible enough to respond.
- Thankfully an eardrum is a flexible tissue stretched taut over the inner ear.
- Catheters are thin flexible tubes which are inserted into the bladder to allow urine to be passed.
- The highly flexible, strong tubing was developed specifically for medical device applications.
- Both aerobic and strength training can actually make you less flexible if you don't add stretching exercises.
- The body of a sea-lion is so flexible that it can bend over backwards and just about touch its nose to the tips of its back flippers.
2(system/approach/arrangements) flexibleto work flexible hours — tener horario flexible
- you have to be more flexible — tienes que ser más flexible
- The hospice's very flexible approach to providing care and support to the entire family is working well.
- The airline has a fairly flexible approach to the extra weight of diving gear.
- The waitresses said another reason they are happy at Hooters is that their work schedules are very flexible.
- The report argued that management practices should be more flexible to allow laboratories to be more responsive to market forces.
- But such measures are expensive, and don't seem flexible enough to deal with the problem.
- And then, at that time, your life becomes flexible.
- Therefore, the most successful programs were those that were attuned to the future and flexible enough to respond quickly.
- The basins will be moveable depending on light and weather to keep the space as flexible as possible.
- While not flexible enough to adjust for all situations, the quiz is a useful gauge.
- But for a company as big as Microsoft, staying flexible is anything but simple.
- In the meantime, I'm trying to keep the organization as flexible as possible.
- To stay flexible, I recommend keeping the investment in the parents' name.
- The basic game system is flexible enough to permit many variations.
- What youngsters needed, Shirai decided, was a school that would be flexible enough to meet their changing needs.
- The plans should remain flexible to accommodate changes in patients' needs and circumstances.
- I think the notions of international comity are sufficiently flexible to allow a development in that direction.
- HP also says that businesses have to be flexible to adapt to change.
- However not all the papers were flexible enough to incorporate additional commentary into their coverage.
- In short the party of change must now show itself flexible enough to change its own central strategy.
- Because we kept our schedule flexible, we were able to return to the plaza again and again.
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