In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(of racket, bat etc) empuñadura feminine(of bicycle) puño masculine
- For a double challenge, release the handgrips and just rest your hands on the handles for balance, not support.
- You twist the handgrip to pivot left or right, lean the platform forward to go faster, and rock it back to slow down or stop.
- The arrow should be placed in the centre of the bowstring with the shaft resting on the bow just above your handgrip.
- Stopping is accomplished by squeezing the handgrips, with the brakes operating in an on-off fashion.
- Bayonet mounts, flash suppressors, and ventilated handgrips were some of the requirements that were previously necessary to ban a weapon.
- I long to own a sword of my own, with handgrips made of sharkskin and a blade that I have sharpened to a point where it could cut through this cherry blossom tree in two swipes of the blade.
- Ergonomic, non-slip rubber handgrips make for easy holding.
- They leap at the door, pressing release buttons, the magnetic cuffs whipping back from the cables onto their handgrips.
- During the summer months, they can help you keep a better grip on the handgrips when your hands begin to sweat from the heat.
- The surgeon uses handgrips and foot pedals to control the three robotic arms that perform the actual surgical procedure.
- Never squeeze handgrips tightly but maintain a loose comfortable grip (a tight grip elevates blood pressure).
- To operate the by-wire systems, drivers brake and accelerate using two handgrips, which glide up and down for steering.
- It features an 8-inch touch-navigation screen and rubberized handgrips that vibrate for heightened effect.
- In operations during hours of darkness, enemy positions were marked using the 9mm laser mounted on the handgrip of the 9mm pistol.
- For instance the tailgate top window is hinged providing an opening for smaller items to be loaded, while the tailgate itself has good handgrips.
- The proportions were odd, with cut-down stocks and a smaller handgrip to accommodate shorter trigger fingers.
- A brass plate on the underside of the handgrip handle reads: Patented Dec.8, 1883.
- You twist the right handgrip to accelerate and grip the bike-style brakes to stop.
- The genius part is that height and rebound are fully adjustable courtesy of handgrips, you don't need tools to give the tortured undercarriage some breathing space on the road.
- Instead of that wheel, you may find a pair of handgrips.
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