In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
2(judge, assess)(character) juzgar(character) evaluar(possibilities/effects) evaluar
1(instrument)indicador masculinea pressure/temperature/depth gauge — un indicador de presión/temperatura/profundidad
- oil/fuel gauge — indicador (del nivel) del aceite/de la gasolina
- How do we measure democracy or gauge our transformation over the last ten years?
- Researchers also recorded the subjects' body mass index - a measure used to gauge obesity.
- The enzyme's angular torque profile under load can be gauged by measuring the average curvature and the stochastic fluctuations of actin filaments.
- To gauge the right quantity of the stabilizer, consult the instructions on its can.
- The consultation process is part of a Government exercise to gauge public support for a directly elected regional assembly for Yorkshire and the Humber.
- They attempted to gauge sediment deposits over that period by measuring core-layer fluctuations in the ratio of barium to calcium.
- That portrait paradigm measured an image's accuracy by gauging its success in representing the precise topography of its subject's face.
- Doctors are now better at using indirect measures to gauge pain and the effectiveness of treatment, and self controlled analgesia and epidural anaesthesia have been adapted for use in children.
- The length of his contract is measured in years, but his popularity and competence are gauged from game to game, on a sliding scale that depends largely on what hot coaches are on the market.
- When taken together, these two measurements can help people who engage in addictive behaviors gauge their progression into addiction.
- The researchers relied on a measure known as body mass index to gauge obesity.
- Radar gun readings gauge the raw ability of pitchers, but no such measure exists for hitters.
- The researchers note that their study only measured eye movement, and did not directly gauge a driver's concentration or attention.
- You can only gauge how well any tool works by putting it into action.
- This approach of measuring user performance helps us gauge the quality of our improvements through successive rounds of refinement of the architecture.
- A measure of the popularity of this district can be gauged by the bookings.
- While the report speaks glowingly about the positive economic spinoffs of a healthy arts community, measuring a city's culture isn't the same as gauging the impact of, say, its manufacturing sector.
- Targeted mostly at men, the program gauges fat loss through waist measurement, not weight, and encourages lifestyle changes, such as eating differently and exercising more.
- The correlation between size - as measured by fanbase - and stature - as gauged by success - used to be universal.
- What's the best way then to measure particle pollution so that we can gauge the full impact of diesel exhaust?
- It's also a valuable and necessary means of measuring the facility department's performance and gauging areas where improvement may be needed.
- In the end the party was a success, and I gauge that on a few measures.
- Not in recent memory has it been so difficult to gauge the prospects for going public, but a veteran entrepreneur helps clear things up.
- It wasn't just the rain that made me less than enthusiastic as I listened to the speeches and tried to gauge the mood around me.
- The big decisions can wait until the summer after he has had a chance to gauge the situation.
- Since then sociologists and pollsters have returned periodically to gauge the mood of Middle America.
- The measure of what I say can be gauged from our treatment of our emigrants.
- Under that model, teachers, students, and schools are gauged by how their test scores measure up.
- The toughest part of their work is the futility of using quantitative measurements to gauge performance.
- Usually she could gauge his moods but this was an extreme situation.
- Armed with information he could gauge the situation, perhaps simply buying cheap or, more subtly, offering new violins for old.
- No longer, then, do we call upon the great books or teachings of western culture to measure our words or gauge our actions.
- Whips try to gauge the mood of members, assess how they will express their unhappiness with party policies, and cajole, bully, or conciliate the potential dissident.
- These types really reflect different ways of gauging the validity of a measure of a concept.
- Leaders should then take the process one step further by setting specific goals - the measures for gauging whether or not they're getting close to fulfilling their mission.
- But as an election is less than a year away, most political activists will prefer to save their energies for gauging public mood and speculation about who will be bed down politically with whom thereafter.
- They sat gauging the situation by their mother's expression.
- By what measures do you gauge your endorsement?
- I had now learned to gauge her emotional moods like a seismologist reads a Richter scale.
- It looks as if our ‘leaders’ are listening to the poor, that they are using the opportunity provided by electioneering to gauge the public mood.
- We looked for a scale or some measuring instrument and eventually found a makeshift stick to gauge the quantity left.
- It isn't a tangible quantity; it can't be measured or gauged.
- It had 400 full-time people working in the water and soil division, gauging the rivers and measuring the flows.
- The machine gauges the coin's weight and dimensions very quickly.
- Wendy pulled out a tape measure and gauged the distance between the side of the dryer and the wall.
2(measurement)calibre masculinefeminine galga
3(measure, indication)indicio masculinean accurate gauge of popular feeling — un fiel indicio del sentir popular
(width of track)entrevía feminineancho de vía masculine Spaintrocha feminine Southern Conenarrow gauge — trocha angosta
5US(of shotgun)calibre masculine
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