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
- 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 gatemasculine cajón de salidafeminine puerta de salida
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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