In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Technology Physicsrozamiento masculinefricción feminine(clutch) de fricciónthey tried to produce fire by friction — intentaron hacer fuego frotando dos palos (or piedras etc.)
- Divergence may result from friction with the Earth's surface.
- These substances reduce friction between the moving parts of equipment.
- Drag results mostly from friction between the moving wing surface and the air.
- The marbles are rounded and have less internal friction to resist shear.
- It didn't heat up from friction with the skin, and it protected against hard blows and blasts.
- If it wasn't for friction between the tyres and the road, driving a car would be like trying to drive on an ice rink.
- The rash is most commonly found where there is friction with clothes.
- Alloys based on tin, cadmium, copper, or silver are used to make bearings which reduce friction between two sliding surfaces.
- That will produce enough side roll to get the ball to hook once it encounters friction.
- The friction between my skin and the service weapon concealed at my waist became more and more unbearable, but I knew I was being targeted.
- That slows the ball down because of the increased friction the ball encounters.
- Shooting hard can cause the cue tip leather to loose friction with the cue ball, causing it to jump rather than spin.
- Space weather also has an indirect effect on satellites through increased atmospheric drag, or friction.
- The marks are caused by the speed of the car as well as other factors such as braking force, friction with the road and impacts with other vehicles.
- You need to apply a great pressure to finally break the static friction and start the grease moving.
- Less friction also reduces the stress imposed on the material.
- The breaking of the rope happened because of the friction with the steel plate on the pulley where the rope is fixed.
- This is because the cue ball can pick up top spin due to friction with the cloth.
- Naptha, often recommended, can ignite, just from a spark from friction or rubbing.
- Minimizing the load carried by half the pistons and connecting rods trims friction and reduces energy losses to the cooling system.
- Light rail uses up to 80 per cent less energy than buses as it encounters less surface friction.
- To reduce friction on the spheres, they are levitated by voltages applied to saucer-shaped electrodes.
- The mass of the block, the applied force, and the coefficient of friction can be altered.
- Ponsse notes that this arrangement provides an excellent grip on the tree stem and reduces friction.
- But the lateral motion reduces the rotational friction, so that the spinning persists longer.
- Any moving object on Earth experiences a force, called friction, which opposes its motion.
- As wind passes over the water's surface, friction forces it to ripple.
- The models are simple in that they do not take account of the effects of multiple faulting, of fault friction, or of erosion.
- The coefficient of static friction is typically larger than the coefficient of kinetic friction.
- After taping his stick, Huselius uses a sharp knife to cut the tape off the bottom edge of the blade to reduce drag and friction on the ice.
2(discord)tirantez feminineroces masculinedomestic friction — roces familiares masculine
- that is bound to lead to friction — sin duda eso va a provocar tirantez / roces
- Some of the scenes of domestic friction between family members are obviously written from recent experience, as they ring resoundingly true.
- The Arcot House is different from most royal houses in the country as there is no friction between the government and this former ruling family.
- He saw the Commonwealth Games as a means to an end, but admits even making it to New Zealand in 1974 caused friction between him and his coach.
- The transition generated friction between the school's old and new staffs and hurt those students whose school was being phased out.
- Naturally, there is some friction between the young men, but there are some unspoken truths and tragedies that lead to the family splitting up, for good.
- The issue has been a source of friction between the two sides.
- There had always been friction between my parents and me.
- The best content comes from creative friction between program makers and management.
- He also found tension and friction between those two over who was actually in control of the prison.
- But there is much friction between the five people on the base and the rescued explorer, who wants all the glory for himself.
- There has been friction between the two agencies, mainly over jurisdiction.
- There were reports about friction between you and the mayor.
- For the next half-century, differing interpretations of the treaty caused friction between the two countries.
- In reading this account, we come to realise that the fights and friction between different groups in the hospital setting are universal and ubiquitous.
- A ship carrying unknown contents fails to clue the viewer in to the urgency ostensibly causing friction between the characters.
- This could cause friction between landowners and visitors.
- One other troubling situation she confronted was friction between the cultural groups.
- Despite the occasional friction between the old timers and the young upstarts, all the dancers come together for the old favourites.
- All too often there can be friction between conventional farmers and organic producers, which is a growing cause of resentment.
- There was further friction between the companies.
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