In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1feminine verjafeminine cancela Spainmasculine portón Southern Conemasculine portónfeminine tranquera Latin America
- Paths, steps, walls, gates and fences draw the eye as well as the foot.
- After only a few minutes they stopped in front of a large gate in a fence around what might have been a military base.
- However, every footpath near my home has fallen trees, drainage problems, walls down, broken fences, gates and stiles.
- He said he saw a little girl crying outside the barbed wire fence by the front gate of the former palace where he works.
- The landscaped courtyard is enclosed by stone walls and wrought iron gates to the front and rear.
- With the front gate closed, the family house became a fortress.
- There are stone benches, wrought-iron fences and gates, wall fountains, pots, pillars, and antique baskets.
- She hit a button on the wall and the front gates swung open.
- It's been converted, of course, but when you go to bed at night you still close the barred gate on the front of your cell and bunk down.
- Here the paddocks were divided by stout post and rail fences with wooden gates.
- The front security gates open and close using hydraulic pressure, which is more efficient and reliable than electricity.
- The gunmen in all cases were greeted with hospitality and obeyed requests from the owners to close gates, not break fences or frighten animals.
- Andrew drove up to the front gate; the gate was closed, but there was a check-in station.
- He walked down to the front gate and closed it, listening to it click.
- The dwarves immediately start cutting stone blocks and constructing a wall across the front gate.
- The city was separated into blocks of houses surrounded by high wooden walls and gates that were closed at night and guarded by a gate-keeper.
- The wall, the gates, the closed garage doors give the place an isolated feeling, which the builder marketed as security.
- Make sure fences, walls and gates are in good repair, so children cannot slip through holes onto busy roads.
- They stopped in front of a cattle gate in the fence surrounding a pasture about a hundred yards across.
- Many walls, fences and gates have to be clambered over.
1.2(to castle, city)puerta feminineportal masculinethe Pearly Gates — las puertas del paraíso
1.3(controlling admission)entrada feminine
1.4(at airport)puerta (de embarque) feminine
- If we are unfamiliar with a particular gate or taxi route, ground controllers are more than willing to help out with directions.
- With a strange combination of excitement, anxiety and eagerness, I rushed toward him as I saw him outside the gate at the airport.
- The flight was cancelled and the aircraft returned to the gate.
- She'd been on his mind since he lost sight of her as he stepped from the terminal through the gate at the airport.
- The group searched four airport departure gates and, after they could not find the man, returned to the checkpoint to retest the machine.
- At the gate of Kabul airport the first thing that catches the eye are the big colorful advertising banners with images of men and women laughing.
- The type or size of aircraft assigned to each gate plays into the equation.
- A stewardess was stationed at the airport departure gate to check tickets.
- Most airlines allow cell phone use when a plane is on the ground or at an airport gate.
- The reflective silence was not broken until we reached his gate at the airport.
- The last shortlisted hopefuls will discover their fate at the airport departure gate.
- I decided to brass it and head for the departure gate without a boarding card.
- An exception would be a cargo operator flying parts for an airline, where the pilot would taxi right up to the airline gate to drop off a part.
- They all continued walking through the airport towards their next gate.
- She waved one last good-bye to her parents who were standing on the other side of the security gates at Kennedy Airport.
- He rolled out of the airport gate for a test drive, and I never saw him again.
- The small group stood together at the departure gate at Sheridan Airport.
- Some arriving planes waited two hours to get to a gate while departing aircraft queued up to be de-iced.
- They all carried two bags each and all walked in through the gates at the airport.
- The change means passengers will no longer be able to get their passes from airline personnel at gates right before they board.
1.5(of lock, sluice)compuerta feminine
2masculine cajón de salidafeminine puerta de salida
3.1(attendance)público masculineconcurrencia feminineentrada feminine Spain
- The cup games will raise some income but gate money is shared with their opponents.
- However, the gate money will come as a big boost for the club, who have already racked up £1,600 in competition winnings.
- During the schism, and ensuing confusion, the money from the gates was down, so the church decided to get rid of one of its heads.
- Sports drew most of their revenue from gate money, but tended to set admission prices well below what the market could bear.
- The Sharks can't survive on current gates and the hope is that by playing on Friday evening will open up the game to a new audience.
- All gate money raised at the event will be presented to the Army Welfare Society for use of disabled soldiers.
- Our gate money has gone into lawyers' pockets rather than into the development of the game.
- They are currently lying seventh in the crowd table with an average gate of 8,662.
- Chelsea can do it purely on finances of course but without the security that consistent large gates, large turnover on merchandise and overseas appeal can bring.
- One, a bigger gate means greater admissions and therefore a greater return on the money.
- The most disappointed people at Heywood Road were those working hard behind the scenes to boost gates and revenue at the smallest ground in the Premiership.
- At that time, they were at the bottom of the Fourth Division, with big debts and low gates.
- The gate money from the match will be shared between both clubs.
- Not only are there sell out crowds in the Premiership but the Nationwide Leagues have been enjoyed increased gates over the last season.
- By the very nature of their popularity, certain people can act as role models for the young, lend their good name to charity or simply add thousands to the gate of a sporting event.
- It developed into a panel of professional bowlers who visited about 50 Lancashire greens a year, and who were paid a percentage of the gate money.
3.2recaudación femininetaquilla feminine
4Geographypaso masculinepuerto masculine
1Britishhe was gated for a week — le prohibieron salir por una semana
- The prospect of 10 million gates in a device is stunning.
- A couple of years later, scientists said they had created logic gates, another component of microchips that are used to form the basic circuits in computing.
- These two gates are simply combinations of an AND or an OR gate with a NOT gate.
- Computers operate with semiconductor switches known as logic gates that perform binary algebraic processes to yield an output of either zero or one.
- Fundamental to these operations are electronic gates for handling Boolean logic.
- Things get a little more interesting if we use a circuit with two gates, as in figure 2.
- Imagine a Linux computer with up to millions of gates of flexible logic immediately around it.
- That is, the output of a gate is fed back into the input.
- To use them, however, we need to implement them in physical reality so that the gates can perform their logic actively.
- The logic gates used in the typical computers we know and love today were designed using classical laws of physics.
- Each logic gate inside a cell must have a distinct repressor assigned to it, or else the gates would interfere with one another.
- If you are so inclined, see what you can do to implement this logic with fewer gates.
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