In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(on coat, jacket)capucha feminine
- They all wore cloaks with the hoods low on their faces.
- The Ku Klux Klan, founded in the United States in 1866, wore white hoods and cloaks and carried burning crosses to terrorise people as part of their white supremacy policy.
- I had bought a cloak that had a hood so I could hide my face.
- On the rare occasions he has been out in Glasgow's city centre after dark, he has been wearing a duffel coat with a huge hood to hide him from unfriendly eyes.
- He stood there in a black trench coat with a black hood over his face.
- He stepped back into the snow, putting the hood of the coat over his head.
- The figure wore a black cloak with the hood pulled over his or her face, making it impossible for the young man to see any distinct features.
- Today it was a long black trench coat with a hood that shaded his face from view.
- The man with the gun, clad from head to toe in black clothing and wearing a balaclava underneath the hood of his coat, asked for money.
- Snow was starting to settle on her shoulders and on the top of the hood of her coat.
- A man in a dark cloak with a hood stood beneath the trees.
- The attacker, whose face was covered by a hood, grabbed her from behind in the dark alley.
- Right in front of her was a group people in cloaks, their hoods pulled over their faces to hide themselves, no doubt.
- He wore a baseball cap, light-coloured jogging bottoms, trainers and a big woolly duffel-type coat with a hood.
- I put my coat on and my hood up so the police officer wouldn't recognize me.
- They wore duffel coats with the hoods up.
- Ignoring the name, I slipped on the coat and tugged the hood over my face.
- Besides, she had a black wig, black sunglasses, and a black coat with a hood.
- She was dressed in a dark cloak, with the hood pulled over her head.
- When he checked the scene, he discovered the body of an elderly woman, dressed in a dark, oilskin coat with the hood up.
- ‘Cool,’ she said as she put on a coat with a hood and started walking towards the door.
1.2(pointed)capirote masculine(of monk) capucha feminine(of monk) capuchón masculine(of monk) capillo masculine
1.3(on ceremonial robes)(con capillo) muceta feminine
- It was Graduation day at de Montfort on Thursday, with hundreds of young people wearing their gowns and colourful hoods, and dozens of doting parents taking pictures.
- Excited graduates walk up and down, parading their finery of gowns, hoods and mortarboards seemingly oblivious to the fact that these are colonial trappings.
- During the afternoon ceremony, master's degrees were conferred on 510 new graduates wearing brightly colored hoods denoting their major.
1.4(in falconry)capirote masculinecapillo masculine
- Hoods are used to keep the bird calm during transport.
- It's the same principal falconers use when they put a hood over a falcon's head.
- There is a falcon hood - the brown leather dome, crowned with a tuft of feathers, is brittle like a little skull - and an envelope contains a watch.
2.1(on chimney, cooker) campana feminine(on machine) cubierta feminine
- Many extractor hoods have lights, which can be useful for spotlighting your hob.
- Heavy insulation of the tank and hood helps maintain operating temperature and reduce energy requirements.
- For example, on most bath fans and kitchen exhaust hoods, the damper is located on the housing of the fan unit, right at the point where the vent pipe attaches to the housing.
- And all range hoods require occasional cleaning or replacing of the grease-covered metal filters.
- The primary purpose of a laboratory hood is to keep toxic or irritating vapors and fumes out of the general laboratory working area.
- In the real case, it is likely that combustion products would have been removed by the extraction hood, even after the fan had failed.
- Range hoods and fans remove grease and moisture from cooking, and so collect dirt.
- The rooms appear to have been used for some sort of scientific purpose - there are special fountains for washing eyes, and ventilation hoods in every lab.
- When using a large apparatus inside the hood, place the equipment on blocks, when safe and practical, to allow air flow beneath it.
2.2US Motor Vehiclescapó masculine
- The front and rear bumper beams are aluminum, as are the hood and the wagon's tailgate.
- He was able to break free of Adrian's grasp and jump up onto the hood of the vehicle.
- The body panels, including the doors, the fenders, the hood and the tailgate are of course among the most vulnerable.
- The front hood of John's jeep was seriously dented and crushed in.
- He laughed, and Kim followed him back past the cars with hoods up and tires removed.
- The engine is installed at a low angle in the vehicle leaving the hood more than three inches of deformation space before it hits the engine.
- One drawback about the folding hard top is that you can't get luggage out when the hood is folded down.
- She screamed as she toppled onto the hood of the still-advancing vehicle.
- For example, aluminum is used for the hood, front and rear bumper beams, and rear suspension knuckle.
- When she didn't move, he crossed in front of the hood and opened her door for her.
- Ever since I picked up my car from the mechanic the other day, there's been a rather irritating noise emanating from under the hood.
- I leaned across the hood of the vehicle and gazed through the tinted windshield.
- One person actually rolled over the hood and got caught between the hood and windshield.
- Aside from giving your car a new look, swapping hoods and other body parts can help your vehicle run more smoothly and faster.
- Josh was leaning against the front hood of his black BMW, Jamie leaning out the window on the right side.
- The roof was caved in, the passenger side was crushed, the windshield was blown out and the hood was twisted and distorted.
- Parts of the vehicle, including the hood and bumper, were found 45 metres down the road.
- The small electronic parts under the hood and in the dashboard are especially susceptible to water damage.
- If the toy you choose has a clip, it will enable you to attach it to the front of the pram hood above the baby's head.
- She had just turned the key in the ignition when there was a loud bang as something landed on the front hood of the truck.
- From hoods to hubcaps, mirrors to spoilers and even wheels, these cars feature a sleek design combined with affordable pricing.
- Our hood was crumpled and the fender was dented, but the engine continued to run.
2.3British (folding cover)capota feminine
3(of cobra)sombrerete masculine
- In breeding plumage, the adult has a dark hood with a black eye and bill.
- To ward off trouble, cobras can rear up, and they have hoods that expand out like a half umbrella to make themselves appear bigger and scarier than they actually are.
1(gangster)matón masculine informalmatona feminine informal
- It's also a gangster film more interested in innocent bystanders than hoods or the police who chase them.
- He cruises the hood in a BMW.
- Up and Down opens with a couple of hoods smuggling a truckload of Indian refugees into the Czech Republic.
- She also is fascinated by the hoods and low-lifes that Nick looks up as he meanders his way through the task of finding Clyde Wynant.
- I love the lack of pretense in East Boston, which is why now I still visit the old hood because it's still home.
- His connections to senior criminal organisations and well-placed hoods are known to police.
- Check them out, and if they play live in your hood go see them, you won't be disappointed.
- You might not have a hood, but you will always have neighbors.
- The Pepper Street gang, of which Jackie was the acknowledged leader, was not a gang of drug-selling hoods.
- They had ghastly visions of the boys in the hood heading for their neighborhoods next.
- This British crime drama tracks a group of young hoods who try to swindle local crime boss Dad Savage.
- At the two minute mark, the first action scene begins as hoods try to carjack Will Smith's Porsche.
- But to King's supporters, none of this justifies slashing services in the hood.
- They all look like hoods and he knows they will be hoods their whole lives.
- When it comes to robbing us blind, the Armani-clad criminals in corporate boardrooms have it all over the hoods on the street.
- He has gone into hiding and a peculiarly Jamaican chaos has erupted as everyone - police, local yardies and hoods from afar - are after him, trying to track him down.
- In this Golden Age, the heroes were neither cops nor outlaws, doctors nor housekeepers, ranch-owners nor lawyers, spies nor mafia hoods.
- It's a film that focuses on ethics, be they pure or prurient, and how criminals and hoods can still require a sense of justice and fair play.
- But his violent past finally catches up with the hood turned husband and father in this rumination on America's predatory predilection to use force.
- They look like mafia hoods and molls - all grey hair, badly fitting dark suits and chin stubble.
- It's a great honour to street hoods who slave away, pulling off heists so the upper bosses can get a cut of the profits, but to me it's just another society.
- Time and again, in areas where hardened hoods tread warily, I see lost tourists in leisurewear by Tommy Hilfiger and accessories by Gucci.
- On the other side of this pending transaction Rocky's heavy handed hoods were less than enthusiastic about doing business with operators like them.
- And if you're in the hood, make sure to come to the fabulous party tomorrow night.
- If you live in the hood, or are passing through Russian Hill and need to check mail on your laptop, Nook would be a worthy, comfortable place to stop.
- The police speak of a rising tide of knife crime, where everyone from misguided schoolkids to inner-city hoods are apparently arming themselves with flick knives, pen knives, machetes and swords.
- Eventually the idealistic plans of keeping peace in the hood morphed into a criminal element never seen before in Los Angeles.
- And after mentioning last week that we had thieves in the hood they came back again.
- I also included a few other pics of places that are changing, or opening in the hood…
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