In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- We have greatly limited sulfur emissions from electricity generation, thereby reducing risks from acid rain.
- Has the Minister received any advice recently about Government planning for more electricity generation?
- It will be the job of wind engineers to tailor designs to specific wind regimes to maximize electricity generation.
- Renewable ‘green’ power will definitely be playing an important part in electricity generation in the years to come.
- Much energy will be spent making energy, such as electricity generation and the process of liquefying natural gas.
- His secondary goal was to use the area as an incubator for business generation.
- Previously described protocols were used for isolation of mitochondria and generation of cytochrome spectra.
- This cooperative interaction influences both the magnitude and kinetics of force generation in skeletal muscle.
- All are capable of intensifying oxyradical generation in vivo and depleting tissue antioxidant stores.
- We rely very heavily on fossil fuel generation of electricity and renewable energies provides a very, very clean alternative.
- Scotland's vast renewable energy sources will certainly have some direct contribution to make to electricity generation.
- The main example I chose was the use of nuclear power for electricity generation.
- Oil was in turn followed by gas, increasingly used for electricity generation, which brought power and light to households throughout the world.
- ‘It makes absolutely no sense to burn coal for electricity generation,’ he said.
- One of them is the reserve electricity generation that we have already mentioned, and I am pleased that action has been taken about that.
- In the longer term, it says that there is an available resource from renewables to account for half of the UK's electricity generation.
- We are not allowed to use coal in our electricity generation.
- With the higher demand last year, he said its power plants had used less natural gas in electricity generation.
- Patents are meant to reward the inventors but also to promote progress through the generation of useful new products.
- I can't understand why you would question me about whether this is really for electricity generation.
1.1(people of similar age)generación femininethe postwar generation — la generación de la posguerra
- the older generation — la gente de más edad
- she belongs to a different generation — es de otra generación
- He's won an adoring young following, after being championed by lads' magazines and a new generation of actors.
- After the political somnolence of the McCarthy era, the ban the bomb and civil rights movements awakened a new generation of young activists.
- We must ensure quality care for future surgical patients by developing a new generation of perioperative nurses.
- It will be operated by the English Golf Union and is designed to help develop the next generation of champions capable of winning on the world stage.
- But a new generation of young activists were drawn into politics by the struggle.
- It launched the careers of a new generation of Scottish actors.
- At 34, she is a rising star in the first generation of private property developers in more than half a century.
- Against that background a new generation of activists, inspired by the global outlook of the anti-capitalist movement, is turning to ideas of mass struggle.
- His appearance as Hamlet at the Old Vic Theatre in London established him as one of the most talented actors of his generation, ideally suited to the great Shakespearean roles.
- It only scratches the surface of what will result as new methods of communication develop and future generations of users emerge.
- But the anti-capitalist movement represents, above all, the entry of a new generation into political activity.
- She is more concerned, however, with the new generation of Scottish actors who have gone straight to Hollywood, bypassing the Scottish stage.
- What makes him stand out even among a generation of excellent young actors?
- He fitted so comfortably into the role of misfit that it became a template for a whole generation of actors.
- Subsequent versions of Linux and their source code have been freely available over the internet, attracting a new generation of software developers.
- Then came the rise of the anti-capitalist and anti-war movement which has galvanised a new generation of activists and enthused many others.
- The movement saw the emergence of a new generation of activists.
- And what is most objected to by the new generation of human rights activists has been precisely the demand for neutrality.
- The goal is to develop a new generation of soldiers using robot technology.
- Has New Zealand spawned a generation of video-game developers?
1.2(in families)generación femininesecond-/third-generation Americans — estadounidenses de segunda/tercera generación
- Mothers, fathers, brothers and sisters, family members of all generations have been lost.
- This study found the traditional knowledge of healing and use of medicinal plants is disseminated through generations by family members.
- As you know, there have been four generations of family members running the company, and that generational growth is what we look for.
- Michael was a member of an old and respected family and is the last member of his generation.
- The book is set in the 1960s and tells the story of four generations of one family living in a rambling old house.
- She has been able to identify the condition in as many as three generations of a single family.
- A 26-year-old man was jailed for life and two others jailed for 18 years each for their parts in an arson attack on a house which left three generations of the same family dead.
- It descended through three generations of a family from Deans, New Jersey, and bears the names of three family members pinpricked on the frame.
- Both were built with the aim of teaching the younger generation to love family members.
- The passing of a beloved relative is always sad, but there is something especially poignant about the death of the last member of a generation in a family.
- Over 50 family members from three generations crowded in for the party.
- Members of three generations of a family died in their car when sandwiched between the lorries.
- For this family, religion provides a band that connects family members across generations.
- Groups at the march ranged from union activists to medical students wearing their white coats to three generations of family members.
- People recognize members of previous generations of family or local figures as well as regions, counties, and hometowns.
- In other words, several members of different generations of the same family are affected with a higher than normal frequency.
- That dining table is a place where mom's going to prepare the Thanksgiving Dinner for two or three generations of family members and share and create memories.
- She is the last member of her generation of a respected family.
- For the project, the children spoke to members of older generations, either older family members or friends to ask about how life was when they were children.
- A large compound with brothers and their wives will always be bustling with family members of several generations and children of many ages.
1.3(type)generación femininea new generation of civil servants/politicians — una nueva generación de funcionarios/políticos
- first-/fifth-generation computers — computadoras de primera/quinta generación
1.4(length of time)generación feminine
- Substantial urban change is generally expected to span prolonged periods: decades, generations, centuries.
- Over five generations, family members have lived through the boom and bust cycles of life on the land.
- He himself feels this comes from a generation back when members of both sides of his family were blacksmiths.
- Our youth are growing up in a generation where motivation is a politically correct term parading as selfish bias.
- It was tended by a single family for six generations before it became part of the collection.
- Not only are policemen getting younger, but people are living longer - ten years more on average than a generation ago.
- For generations, people have grown up with the constant message that life is good, and they have internalised it.
- Even as courts have, over the past two generations, grown more dismissive of hunches, there has been a counter-revolution in the cognitive sciences.
- His village had grown garlic chives for generations, but the land could not keep up with the population.
- It will be generations before anything grows back in vast areas of the Park.
- Many churches have little memorials to families who have been members for generations, or who have been particularly generous of their time and treasure.
- This has been my family's house for generations!
- Do foods produced from today's high-yield crops have the same nutritional quality as those grown in generations past?
- He believes it could be impossible to replace the stock his family took three generations to breed and he could still be out of pocket.
- Eventually, over a period of many generations, the remainder of the brain capacity will be utilised.
- A school yard game that's been around for generations seems to be growing in popularity and killing kids.
- For countless generations, children have grown up to take over the farm work, never knowing or expecting to know how to read or write.
- The trauma the abused person experienced will spread to other family members for generations.
2(act of generating)generación feminine
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