In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- His favorite is a remote touch pad near the back of the boat that allows the Balls to control the stereo without having to leave the comfort of their floating water toys.
- Low oxygen conditions develop beneath water hyacinth and the dense floating mats impede water flow and create good breeding conditions for mosquitoes.
- Until Katrina, Mississippi law required that casinos be located on water in floating barges.
- Both parents help build the well-concealed nest, which is a floating platform of weeds anchored to emergent vegetation in shallow water.
- On either side of it, the city seemed to give way entirely for the airway; it hung, suspended, like a floating river cutting through a steep, shining landscape.
- As I have said before rearing a family when you spend all your life on floating water weeds is a hazardous business.
- Aquatics with floating leaves, water lilies included, also need yearly attention.
- He may favor a floating leaf of water plantain (which is plentiful in our creek).
- At a glacial terminus in quiet water, floating ice melts slowly and often drops exotic rocks and sediment far out on a lake bottom.
- One of its striking features will be the use of water to create a floating deck for relaxation.
- They're well watered and under floating row covers with wire hoops, all securely fastened to take the wind we've been having.
- She tossed a floating toy into the water for her dog to fetch over and over.
- It consisted of quick images of rushing water and occasional floating message bottles with the overlaid pulse of surf breaking on shore.
- At the moment there is deeper water and reasonable floating weed cover in one area, so the Jacanas have not left.
- It was mounted about three meters above the water on a crude and rickety floating platform.
- In the murky water were hundreds of floating chests of tea.
- Less obvious has been the relocation into deeper water of floating marinas and the extension of launch ramps.
- As a safety precaution, you can add a floating cattle water trough heater, which has a built in thermostat, to keep at least a section of the pool from freezing solid.
- Numbers hit by global warming and loss of nest sites; floating water plantain is increasingly under threat from the re-opening of canals to heavy traffic.
- A kookaburra flies between the clusters of trees with buoyant, floating wing beats.
2.1(currency/exchange rate) flotante
- According to the fifth demographic census, there was a floating population of 120 million in China, mostly young people.
- Some analysts said the reason for the sharp rise in robberies was due to an increase in the floating populations of some large cities and more illegal drug use.
- The school's foreman Xu Panzhong prefers to call it ‘school for children of the floating population.’
- The mine ended as a failure, and to settle a floating indebtedness all movable equipment was sold in 1865.
- The Health Bureau also said it would provide free TB inoculation for some groups among the students, the elderly and the floating population.
- Experts said that with social development, the floating population has increased, placing a lot of pressure on the social order.
- Commercial complexes coming up in the area, specially on main roads, have brought with them a large floating population and also vehicles.
- The larvae spend several months as floating zooplankton before settling down onto the reef.
- For, they are eager to see the floating population streaming in at the time of political meetings, since it leads to a surge in their business transactions.
- Further, with a chunk of the floating population in the city being rural people, it is just impossible to expect them to follow road rules strictly.
- Mr Leese said the area had a large floating population which had the potential of masking the activities of anyone who wanted to remain unnoticed.
- However, the education programme is a difficult task because of the large floating population and frequent international comings and goings.
- He is now leading a Ford Foundation-sponsored project on education of the floating population which kicked off earlier this year.
- The commercial complexes that will surely follow the residential buildings may have a floating population of about 5,000.
- To the floating population of Tibetans, this ‘Benson Town Auntie’ is any-time mom with plenty of tender care to dispense.
- The United States, Australia and China's Hong Kong have the world's largest floating populations.
- An open-air debate with Solomon Pappiya as the moderator, near bus stands and public places in rural areas, is meant to target the floating population.
- There is already a floating population of 100 million or more migrants seeking work in cities.
- While surfing the Internet to check on the floating population, police found that Li was renting a house in the district.
- The Spring Festival is the biggest festival for family reunions, drawing many of the floating population and workers to their homes in other provinces.
2.2(assets) circulante(debt) flotante(debt) a corto plazofloating capital — activo circulante masculine
3(population) flotante(voter/vote) indeciso BritishMedicine flotantefloating (decimal) point — punto flotante masculine
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