In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1Architectureespina de pez feminineespina de pescado feminine
- Both are available in planks, strips, or patterns such as herringbone or basket weave.
- To achieve a mod herringbone pattern, three panels of diagonal white and black stripes are pieced together for this 5x8-foot Sedona rug from Colonial Hills.
- Scandatex is made from glass, woven into hessian or herringbone meshes.
- The veins look like most deciduous trees - there's a middle straight vein and subdividing branches that interlock (unlike the herringbone banana leaves).
- The branches are parallel to one another, and the aggregate resembles the skeleton of a fish or the fabric pattern known as herringbone.
- When trying to widen a space, square tiles should be laid in a diamond pattern and rectangular tiles should be laid in a brick or herringbone pattern.
- More baffles, in a herringbone pattern, will also be placed on the face of the weir, causing the speed of flow to be reduced, which will make it easier for the fish to swim up and over the weir.
- The 60's inspired schoolgirl suit in herringbone or tweed gets a modern edge thanks to Marc Jacobs.
- Blended checks, speckled materials and colourful herringbones amid reversible two colour fabrics all make impact.
- You can't go wrong with a pair of dress pants in tweed, herringbone, or wool or cotton with stretch.
- The usual order was for pine, fir, cedar, oak, walnut, beech - anything, as long as it was wood and could be tortured into intricate designs of diagonals, herringbones, diamonds, checkerboards.
- The lot has 54 spaces arranged in a herringbone pattern.
- This fall you'll see rich fabrics such as wool, tweed and herringbone in colors like burgundy, navy, brown, and beige.
- A dog-leg staircase which has the original wrought-iron railing leads to the first floor landing with herringbone parquet flooring.
- He looked up, hardly able to see her through the herringbone patterns that coruscated in front of his eyes.
- ‘In the old days in a bad rainstorm, the farmer went out with a hoe and cut herringbones off the side of the road, so the water would go off the side instead of washing out the middle of the road,’ Lanoie said.
- Satin is used in a host of applications, while the fashionable tweed and herringbone patterns in wool fabrics likewise seek sheen.
- If color is not your thing, opt for texture: ribs, herringbones, lace, and jacquards.
- For classic country casual, mix suede and leather upholstery with tweeds and herringbones; Wesley-Barrell is an expert in this field.
- And look to menswear-inspired tweeds, checks and herringbone patterns for added panache.
1.2(on fabric)espiga feminineespiguilla femininebefore noun a herringbone pattern — un diseño en espiga / en espiguilla
2(in skiing)feminine tijera
- Giving up on V-1, I resorted to a herringbone climb.
- All the downhill momentum I was banking on didn't last; it was sucked away in my first step up the hill - back to herringbone.
- Ski instruction, taught to officers by civilians, included herringbone climbing, kick turns, pole-jumping over logs and snowplows.
- When the hill gets too steep, the snow too deep, or the herringbone too tiring, it is time to side step.
- The herringbone uses the edges of the ski to grip the snow when the wax or waxless pattern is inadequate to the job.
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