In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(slope)pendiente femininecuesta femininegradiente feminine Latin Americaa gradient of 20% / of one in five — una pendiente del 20%
- A hundred hand-cut granite steps were laid to negotiate the steep gradient leading up from the riverbank, to a walk back through the top of the bluebell wood.
- On the upper part of the mountain the gradient was so steep that climbers had to lean forward to prevent overbalancing.
- Its high mobility enables it to climb steep gradients and sizeable steps.
- Conditions were heinous, the largely off-trail section proving unrideable due to dense forest, boggy peat, streams, briars, bushes and steep gradients.
- The gradient is steep to begin with as the road goes through sharp bends.
- The drive up the two lane mountain road with excellent gradients is 13 km.
- Road sections which included steep gradients, major drainage structures and thick chip seal surface layers were normally excluded.
- For traffic driving east, the road descends down a gradient of 0.023 through a wooded area with trees overhanging the road on both sides.
- This is a proper offroad vehicle - it climbed steep gradients with ease, using the tiptronic manual gear selector, and descended safely without the need to touch the pedals.
- Narrow-gauge locomotives were relatively small, and steep gradients and sharp curves reduced train speeds.
- To go over the Andes by rail entailed very steep gradients indeed, and when I come to write about rack railways I will come back to them.
- Their gradients are not steep enough to make a driver slow down any more than he would anyway at a road junction.
- The Keoghs, realising that their present house, built as it is on a steep gradient, is most unsuitable for a wheelchair user, decided to apply for the transfer.
- As we left Girvan, with the sun shining, the wind blowing in its usual and helpful easterly direction, we climbed away from the town on a good open track which, despite the steep gradient, added to a sense of keen anticipation.
- I hurtle past people carrying bags of shopping going uphill; the gradient is so steep I fear they will graze their noses on the tarmac.
- A fountain and water channel will see water flowing in spirals down the steep gradient of the street.
- The rise in altitude from 6,000 ft to double that was reached via heartstoppingly steep gradients and hairpin bends.
- A clanking, wheezing locomotive went past the cabin climbing the steep gradient.
- By following the ridge of the city's hills, it provides tolerable gradients and avoids steep inclines, which proliferate in the city's side streets.
- Dangerous inclines, gradients and sharp curves add to the mess.
2Physics Mathematicsgradiente masculine
- We investigated the influence of temperature gradients between different mound heights on CO 2 concentrations.
- Differentiation is a method of working out the gradient of a curve - how quickly one variable changes with respect to another.
- We observed a gradient in the depth of the selective sweep, which becomes progressively deeper as you get nearer to the gene.
- In a moment we will demonstrate what the gradient of the curve at a point is, by examining a limiting argument.
- Let's choose the point x = 3, and try to decide what it means for the curve to have a gradient at the point.
- I assure you, however, I have accurately mapped the topological surface density and transitional energy gradients of the timeline in question.
- Distinct gradients in pressure were observed throughout the contact area.
- The abrupt changes in gradient visible in the graph are caused when the number of relevant genetic backgrounds i max changes from one integer value to the next.
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