In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(lifting device)gato masculine
- The object of this invention is to provide a light, simple and convenient jack by which to raise the wheels of automobiles, when not in use, so as to relieve the tires from the pressure due to the weight of the machine.
- Hans finished putting on the tire and returned the jack and tire iron to the trunk.
- Make sure you have a jack that will lift the trailer (with horses inside) or a wheel block to pull one trailer tire onto to get the other one off the ground.
- The airjack failed on the car, so he had to pit twice for tires, as the crew used manual jacks.
- In the unfortunate event of a flat tire, having a jack and a spare tire can lead to a simple tire replacement.
- Make sure you're using the jacks in the appropriate jacking points; otherwise, you could literally destroy a wing or cause other major damage to the plane.
- The operation involved the firefighters having to support the weight of the lorry with air bags and jacks and chopping back trees before cutting away parts of the car to free the casualty.
- With the suspension set to high, the jack needs only to lift the car fractionally to allow the wheel to be swapped.
- I tried calling some shops and was told by some that a 1.5-or 2-ton jack would be enough, since the jack won't be lifting the whole truck.
- Finally, lower the jack so the wheel is back down on the road.
- Using a hydraulic jack and a grip hoist, it took them an hour to lift the boulder.
- With hangar space at a premium, flight-deck control was not going to let a huge Hummer sit on jacks in the middle of the hangar bay for two weeks.
- A spaceship was lying on 4 jacks in the middle of the shed, patches of the hull and fried wiring lying around.
- Naturally, when I was safe on the ground with the airplane on jacks in a warm shop, the wheels cycled up and down without difficulty.
- The 45-pound hydraulic jack is used by this crew member to first lift the right side of the car for the tires to be changed before dropping it down to repeat the process on the left side of the car.
- His much-abused Firebird is up on jacks in the driveway a couple feet away, and a pair of legs - Georges's - protrude from underneath.
- With a jack, a couple of dollies, a tow bar, and a tractor, the jet was moved after 45 minutes.
- While most cars are spinning practice laps at Daytona International Speedway, Jeff Gordon's No.24 Chevy sits on jacks in its garage stall.
- The third roller is joined to an anvil divided into three sections, each having a hydraulic jack that activates the opening to eliminate stones that are too large.
- Once the jack release button is turned it takes about five seconds for the vertical ram to drop sufficiently so that it can be moved horizontally along the jack.
2(socket)enchufe hembra masculine
- Sir, it is impossible to plug an Ethernet card into the phone jack in your wall.
- Such a line-out jack requires you to buy expensive $50 fibre optic cables with two differently shaped ends, or an adaptor plug that will connect to common speaker wires.
- ‘Many of the older accommodation blocks have shared ablutions, shared laundries, limited or no storage, limited car parking, no telephone or TV jacks in individual rooms and are in urgent need of general maintenance,’ he said.
- My great plans for itinerency and lots of writing didn't take into account a lack of phone jacks in the places I've been staying.
- ‘You could put the cable modem where there's a TV jack and not have to actually add a jack where the PC is,’ he says.
- The computer had been in a box in the bedroom, and Amy had found the DSL jack in the kitchen near the table.
- They weigh 14 ounces and are powered by four AA batteries, with input capabilities for a radio or scanner, and an output jack for receiving or recording.
- Also, it's useful to remember that in the case of DSL, your broadband connection is available at every phone jack in your house.
- And while almost all of the others have recording facilities, this is the only one with a microphone jack in addition to the built-in mic.
- Bring all cables from various jacks into the junction box and connect the wires under the appropriately colored terminals.
- An earphone jack includes an insulative housing and conductive first, second and third contact members.
- Me: ‘Well, is the cable pugged into the back of the computer and into the data jack in the wall?’
- Not at all, I'm saying you need to have a line plugged into where it says line on your modem to the phone jack in the wall.
- In operation, this echo plug receives a signal from the speaker connection of a hands-free jack in a first wireless telephone and transfers the signal to the microphone connection of a hands-free jack in a second wireless telephone.
- The technician will reconfigure existing lines and telephone jacks, install additional jacks if required, and provide limited assistance with service set-up.
- The crowd instantly recognised Idioteque from the first few jittering beats and the sound of Greenwood randomly shoving jacks in and out of his analogue sequencer like a frantic telephone exchange operator.
- You can have landline and cell service from all the phone jacks in your home
- The wireless connection also avoids the inconvenience of interrupting an ultrasound examination to plug the ultrasound system into the network jack.
- The right side is home to an earphone jack, power socket and, under a cover, a USB 2.0 port.
- The audio is fed from the earphone jack into an auxiliary input on the vehicle's CD player, where it is amplified to on board PA speakers.
3.1(in French pack of cards) jota feminine(in French pack of cards) valet masculine(in Spanish pack) sota feminine
- The pile (anywhere from one card to a large number) may be taken by matching the value of the last card played or with a Jack, but it is not a foxtrot unless there is only one card in the pile when it is matched.
- Police in Xinyang, a city in Henan province, have produced a half million packs of cards with the pictures of ‘notorious suspects’ on aces, kings, queens and jacks in an effort to capture the criminals.
- If the player cannot match any cards and does not have a Jack or Joker in their hand (or chooses not to use them) then they must draw from stock pile.
- If the turn-up is a Jack, dealer scores one white chip at once; if the turn-up is the Joker, dealer scores one blue chip at once and the cards are immediately thrown in.
- Notice also that it is not legal for East to put the jacks in the front hand, because it would then not be possible to make a middle hand that was better and a back hand that was better still from the remaining ten cards.
- In Korea, young girls play a game of jacks, tossing small stones onto the ground, throwing a ball up in the air, and and trying to pick the stones up before catching the ball.
- Tharp compares the work to a game of jacks, one in which you pick up an increasing number of pieces with one hand while bouncing a ball in the other.
- The product that animates Harris's work life is Crazy Bones - packs of small, brightly hued plastic figurines that are used to play a variety of games similar to jacks or marbles or dice.
3.3(in bowls)boliche masculine
- Two teams get four balls each and aim to get them nearest the white ball or the jack.
- By rolling the jack and concentrating on the feel of it, you will find the real pace of the green and have a better chance of putting the first bowl close to the jack.
- Having gone into the last end at 13-13, Maureen Walker's last bowl trailed the jack for three shots.
- The only way to develop the skill of accurately estimating the distance from the bowl to the jack is to practise doing it and keep on until you gain consistency to within a few centimetres.
- Lawn bowling required four bowls for each player and a jack for a goal.
4Jack and the Beanstalk — Jack y las habichuelas mágicas
- Jack the Ripper — Jack el destripador
- before noun Jack Frost — helada
1(to steal)birlar informalafanarse informalvolar Mexico Venezuela informal
- De Niro's performance communicates his longing for normalcy so well that the movie doesn't need Bassett as the moral balance who tells him to quit jacking diamonds.
- They make the Evening News: they filmed a local gemstone store robbery in progress, a crime in which $10 million in jewels was jacked.
- I hope you don't think I'm jacking ideas from your life or anything.
- I was far from my normal spot next to the window, but didn't partially mind the getaway from Marie who always tried to jack my seat.
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