In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Physicsgravedad femininethe force of gravity — la fuerza de la gravedad
- The ball will fall to the floor due to the force of gravity pulling it down.
- Life on earth has evolved in the accelerative force of gravity, which attracts all material towards the centre of the earth and gives a mass of material the characteristic which we term weight.
- Objects exert a force of gravity because they have mass and the more mass they have the stronger the force of gravity they exert.
- Physics has found only four forces in nature: gravity, electromagnetism, weak nuclear, and strong nuclear.
- Certainly, every type of matter we have ever encountered feels the attractive force of gravity.
- He played this part with gravity and dignity, and in an understated style which set off the flamboyant persona of Henry VIII.
- His service in the Senate, while not describable as stellar, has featured some important moments of gravity and responsibility.
- That said, it was well researched and balanced with just enough savage irony to break the gravity with levity.
- An air of gravity and solemnity pervaded the president's remarks as a stunned nation listened by radio.
- The word Glasgow means Dear Green Place, but the grey Scottish sky adds gravity and seriousness to already formidable architecture.
- Velazquez painted a face of preoccupied gravity, of someone with great concerns.
- It bestows on cricket though a gravity that goes way beyond just two teams of 11 fit young people playing a game against each other, doesn't it?
- They did not treat the occasion with the gravity and dignity it deserved.
- Her tone betrayed the gravity of her thoughts, and he gave her a peculiar look.
- This was a rather new experience for them, as elves are regarded as serious creatures, who contemplate things with an utmost gravity and never laugh out loud.
- A woman in a grey dress and white apron, holding a little girl by the hand, approached, and spoke with gravity and great sweetness.
- ‘But we're very influential and important people,’ I say, with great mock gravity.
- His drawings are very much like the way he spoke, with gravity, irony, and with unexpected turns of humor.
- Rivka, Regine and Vera are older, mature characters who bring to the film both the weight of experience and the gravity of thoughtfulness.
- He exuded dignity and gravity and he was courteous to counsel and witnesses alike.
2.2(of person, expression)gravedad femininecircunspección feminine
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