In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(to garden) verja feminine(to garden) cancela feminine Spain(to garden) portón masculine Southern Cone(to field) portón masculine(to field) tranquera feminine Latin America
- The wall, the gates, the closed garage doors give the place an isolated feeling, which the builder marketed as security.
- She hit a button on the wall and the front gates swung open.
- The dwarves immediately start cutting stone blocks and constructing a wall across the front gate.
- The gunmen in all cases were greeted with hospitality and obeyed requests from the owners to close gates, not break fences or frighten animals.
- Many walls, fences and gates have to be clambered over.
- After only a few minutes they stopped in front of a large gate in a fence around what might have been a military base.
- With the front gate closed, the family house became a fortress.
- The landscaped courtyard is enclosed by stone walls and wrought iron gates to the front and rear.
- The front security gates open and close using hydraulic pressure, which is more efficient and reliable than electricity.
- Make sure fences, walls and gates are in good repair, so children cannot slip through holes onto busy roads.
- Andrew drove up to the front gate; the gate was closed, but there was a check-in station.
- They stopped in front of a cattle gate in the fence surrounding a pasture about a hundred yards across.
- He walked down to the front gate and closed it, listening to it click.
- Here the paddocks were divided by stout post and rail fences with wooden gates.
- However, every footpath near my home has fallen trees, drainage problems, walls down, broken fences, gates and stiles.
- 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.
- 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.
- Paths, steps, walls, gates and fences draw the eye as well as the foot.
- He said he saw a little girl crying outside the barbed wire fence by the front gate of the former palace where he works.
- There are stone benches, wrought-iron fences and gates, wall fountains, pots, pillars, and antique baskets.
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
- Most airlines allow cell phone use when a plane is on the ground or at an airport gate.
- The type or size of aircraft assigned to each gate plays into the equation.
- He rolled out of the airport gate for a test drive, and I never saw him again.
- They all continued walking through the airport towards their next gate.
- A stewardess was stationed at the airport departure gate to check tickets.
- The last shortlisted hopefuls will discover their fate at the airport departure gate.
- 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.
- If we are unfamiliar with a particular gate or taxi route, ground controllers are more than willing to help out with directions.
- 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.
- 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.
- I decided to brass it and head for the departure gate without a boarding card.
- The small group stood together at the departure gate at Sheridan Airport.
- The reflective silence was not broken until we reached his gate at the airport.
- She waved one last good-bye to her parents who were standing on the other side of the security gates at Kennedy Airport.
- With a strange combination of excitement, anxiety and eagerness, I rushed toward him as I saw him outside 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.
- 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.
- Some arriving planes waited two hours to get to a gate while departing aircraft queued up to be de-iced.
1.5(of lock, sluice)compuerta feminine
2starting gate(in horse racing) cajón de salida masculine(in ski competitions) puerta de salida feminine
3.1(attendance)público masculineconcurrencia feminineentrada feminine Spain
- 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.
- All gate money raised at the event will be presented to the Army Welfare Society for use of disabled soldiers.
- 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.
- One, a bigger gate means greater admissions and therefore a greater return on the money.
- The gate money from the match will be shared between both clubs.
- 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.
- They are currently lying seventh in the crowd table with an average gate of 8,662.
- At that time, they were at the bottom of the Fourth Division, with big debts and low gates.
- 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.
- 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.
- The cup games will raise some income but gate money is shared with their opponents.
- 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.
- Not only are there sell out crowds in the Premiership but the Nationwide Leagues have been enjoyed increased gates over the last season.
- However, the gate money will come as a big boost for the club, who have already racked up £1,600 in competition winnings.
- Sports drew most of their revenue from gate money, but tended to set admission prices well below what the market could bear.
- Our gate money has gone into lawyers' pockets rather than into the development of the game.
3.2also gate moneyrecaudación femininetaquilla feminine
4Geographypaso masculinepuerto masculine
- 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.
- That is, the output of a gate is fed back into the input.
- Computers operate with semiconductor switches known as logic gates that perform binary algebraic processes to yield an output of either zero or one.
- 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.
- Fundamental to these operations are electronic gates for handling Boolean logic.
- To use them, however, we need to implement them in physical reality so that the gates can perform their logic actively.
- Imagine a Linux computer with up to millions of gates of flexible logic immediately around it.
- The prospect of 10 million gates in a device is stunning.
- Things get a little more interesting if we use a circuit with two gates, as in figure 2.
- The logic gates used in the typical computers we know and love today were designed using classical laws of physics.
1he was gated for a week — le prohibieron salir por una semana
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