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 wheel)cubo masculine
- With a great leap, he landed on the hub of the wheel and grabbed the flapping reins.
- Rocker arms and clutch hubs are examples of automotive production parts that are surface hardened by induction.
- In all cases these wheels appear to be solid wooden discs with a thickened hub.
- Now we are keeping that going, and working on some other parts that are new to us - pedals, cranks, hubs and wheels.
- The legs of the standard are apart sufficiently to take the outer end of the wheel hub, as shown.
- There is a farmer's tip/bonfire of burnt plastic, wool, stock mark spray, and wheel hubs.
- The front wheel doubles as a paddle wheel and has no hub but instead tracks along its rim.
- Dirt roads also eat the magnets, which activate the trailer brakes in the hubs of the trailer axle.
- If we do, there is the danger that the hub nuts will come off and then the wheels drop off.
- Instead, a few species are like hubs, with spokes radiating out to the other species.
- Key components, including the rotor blades, gearboxes and rotor hubs, will be built at the company's British base.
- Eventually though, I end up with shredded hubs, broken spokes and cracked rims.
- Ventilation is often achieved by using wheel hubs from clapped-out vehicles as protective grilles.
- The barrel of the cannon passed through the reduction gearbox and the propeller hub.
- Remove your wheels, and wipe them down, since the dirt gets lodged in the little nooks and crannies of the wheel hubs and spokes.
- What is the durability data for ceramic bearings in bicycle hubs?
- We stop to flip up our windshield, free the front axle hubs, and shift to high-range.
- The amount of power dissipated in even a standard steel ball bearing hub is quite small.
- Close inspection showed a catastrophic failure of two of the main wheel hub bolts.
- The hub of the wheel is also the largest single steel casting ever made.
2(focal point)centro masculinethe hub of the universe — el centro del universo
- The prosecution had opened the case that the defendants were at the hub and that others were the spokes of the conspiracy.
- Today, the area around the vast pond is the hub of commercial activity in the city.
- Clubs need to be innovative, family friendly and at the hub of local activity.
- Traffic was halted in business hubs in the central, southern and northern parts of the city.
- He said that he expected that the region would become an international hub of tourism.
- For centuries this quaint location has been a hub of activity; that of natural forces and that of man.
- Services can go out from a central hub, to the communities needing them, when they need them.
- This playgroup also acts a central social hub for mothers to make contact, share problems and ideas.
- He said Thailand simply attracted a lot of tourists because of its position as a hub of the region.
- The cable was one of the main links between Croydon and Telehouse, the telecoms hub in central London.
- The way is now clear to increase car-parking and make the centre the hub of Carlow town.
- We should find more hubs and semi - hubs in the discussions forums network then at other networks.
- Using this method an eight-wire connection runs from each machine to a central hub.
- Leipzig was one of the earliest book publishing hubs in both Germany and Central Europe.
- The Government High School becomes a hub of activities on Saturday and Sunday evenings.
- It serves to provide a central hub for documents and information related to biodiversity.
- The ground floor is the hub of the activity as it is the main banking hall.
- Even as she got older and became physically less able, she was still as sharp as a button and the central hub for all of us.
- They were the hubs around which the wheels of the villages revolved.
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