In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- It was a magnificent machine - black and heavy with cast-steel innards, nothing plastic there.
- Paul felt the electrical heat radiating from the dark pit of its innards.
- Its electronic innards were designed by engineers in Waukesha, in Hino, Japan, and Buc, France.
- The strings drone and yawn as if they were the innards of some great machine that makes everything turn.
- Each had a Pulsarian engineer working its innards from beneath the craft.
- The wallpaper snaked itself in silver and green ribbons across the screen as the mechanical chimes sounded from the innards of the computer.
- He took his laser pencils and disassembled the camera's innards.
- The Cord Company was so short of time to get to the Motor Show, they managed to produce 100 cars for shows, but none of them had any innards in the gearboxes.
- If anything, it would serve only to knock something in its electronic innards loose.
- The electronic innards were just fine, but I broke a plastic stud the frame mounts to.
- To get this kind of software up and running you have to get your fingers dirty, messing with the innards of Internet servers.
- The wedge-shaped pride of the Imperial fleet will be build out of aluminium, so we'd suggest that it just has to contain the innards of a Power Mac G5.
- However, it is those same batteries that can do untold damage to the electronic innards of today's cameras.
- He had a special key to do this and only he was allowed to fiddle with the innards of the machines.
- Wear-resistance is good for slides, cylinders of revolvers and innards.
- Trouble is, the counter top has to be taken down to give the gas man access to the innards of the boiler.
- Halfway between the wrist and the elbow, some of the android's metallic innards could be seen.
- But when you're done you can see the innards of the machine while you use it.
- Life is short-you can feel it slipping away while you scrabble at the fax machine's innards, ink cartridge in hand.
- The booklet gives you a run-down on the innards of your car engine and at the end, there is a test for your ‘automobile IQ’.
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