In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Anatomyarticulación femininehis shoulder was out of joint — tenía el hombro dislocado
- the blow put her elbow out of joint — se le dislocó el codo con el golpe
- An artificial hip joint consists of three parts, the ball, the bearing and the cup.
- Then follow with some easy stretching to warm the joints, muscles and connective tissue.
- Her right leg is wasted and her knee joint is swollen, shiny and huge in comparison to the other.
- The soft tissue structures around the joint play a vital role in the stability of the shoulder.
- The most freely moving joints are the synovial joints.
- She presented with a history of a painful right ankle joint since childhood with no history of injury.
- Pathogenic cold may also cause a common cold with symptoms of sore aching joints and headache.
- The symphysis pubis is the joint that connects the two coxal bones at this area.
- You may feel very hot and have painful inflamed joints.
- Cortisone remarkably relieved inflamed, swollen joints after just a few days of use.
- The ligaments are tissues that connect the bones at the joints.
- Cut at an angle to create shapes the length of the first joint of your index finger.
- First of all, because the body produces higher levels of hormones, the connective tissues around the joints soften.
- To help his recovery, Johnson had injections in December to lubricate the joint.
- The exercise will move stiff shoulder joints and stretch muscles in the waist.
- The shoulder is a ball and socket joint and the most mobile joint in the human body.
- Our results showed that beginners were characterized by strong couplings between the joints of the lower limbs.
- You want to be able to get the distal joint of your trigger finger onto the trigger.
- His elbow and shoulder joints ache, but he still labors through the workouts.
- In addition to being held together by ligaments, synovial joints are also stabilized by the muscles around the joints.
- Like those of the shoulder, hip and knee joint replacement rates are only increasing.
- Tantalum is used for sutures, and steel in artificial hip joints.
2.1(point of joining)unión femininejunta femininefeminine ensambladurafeminine uniónfeminine junta
- Builders are often sloppy with the mortar joints between bricks when they know they will be hidden behind plaster.
- The door is made with simple but strong half-lap joints, using just a few basic hand tools and a circular saw.
- The mortar joints between the bricks also have their own color and texture.
- After old caulk is removed, new caulk can then be applied to all joints in the window frame and the joint between the frame and the wall.
- Tape the joints with drywall tape and finish the patch with joint compound.
- For any other grout joints with other types of tiles we would use a sanded grout which holds up better when the grout lines are wider.
- Set the tiles using plastic spacers to maintain desired grout joints.
- He noted that the mortar joint between the top of the brick and the underside of the plate was solid.
- Look for loose joints or other structural problems with the system, and repair them as needed using pop rivets.
- If the color isn't acceptable, we'd suggest you seal just the joints using a foam paintbrush to apply the material.
- Then run the round part of your hammer handle or screwdriver shank tightly up the joint to seal any gap that may be left.
- Thanks to a new joint and crossbar arrangement for the car's load-bearing structure, the bodyshell stiffness is increased by 25 percent over its predecessor.
- The thickness of perpend and bed joints varies considerably, and perpend joints do not line up.
- The new content includes masonry anchors, control joints and roof copings.
- Splits are also common at joints within the expansion joint cover itself.
- Or, you can seal the joint with duct tape placed lengthwise all along the seams and end joints.
- He soon knew every inch of the 1400 parts of the bridge and spent years filing the multitude of dovetail joints which hold the construction together.
- The most effective joints for moisture resistance are concave, v-shaped, and weathered joints.
- Seal joints between the wall and your new tub with silicone caulk as protection against water seepage.
- For outdoor use, most manufacturers recommend that the joints be sealed with a non-acidic silicone glue.
- The counter flashing, which overlaps the base flashing, is imbedded and sealed in the chimney's masonry joints.
- The joint between the door frame and the exterior and interior walls can be as much as an eighth of an inch gap.
2.2(part that joins)empalme masculineconexión feminineempate masculine Colombia
3Cookinga joint of lamb/pork — un trozo de cordero/cerdo — para asar
- the Sunday joint — el asado del domingo
- And since the joint of meat was large enough to feed a family several times over, there was almost a routine to the week's menus.
- Half-past one on the dot, after my dad had returned from the pub, the joint of meat would be ceremoniously carved.
- A few minutes earlier I had placed a basketball-sized joint of beef in the fork of a tree five feet off the ground.
- If you have ever hacked into a joint of meat you will know it is difficult to cut through bone.
- She would get a huge joint of beef or lamb for about two shillings and they would put 2lb of sausages in for free.
- Turn the meat and cook until the joint is evenly browned and crusted all over.
- Jane was in the kitchen cooking a joint of beef ready for when Daddy got home.
- Large stew pans, shown full of joints of meat, had straight sides and flat bases.
- West Country lambs are particularly large, and the joint is packed with meat all the way to the top of the chop.
- Large meat joints or whole poultry need special care.
- These included not only the normal range of meat joints and poultry, but also whole cattle and sheep.
- And then I plainly saw, both with wonder and delight that the joint of meat did, in some places, shine like rotten wood or stinking fish.
- The key to successful spit-roasting is to keep the coals at an even temperature, placing more coals, little and often, until the joint is cooked.
- Deglaze with the sherry vinegar and cook until reduced by half, then return the pork joint to the pan.
- Lukoszevieze brandishes a meat cleaver and brings it down on a substantial joint of meat.
- The Italians had a great idea when they hit upon the idea of cooking joints of meat and pasta in the same pot.
- Large pieces of tuna may be braised like joints of meat.
- For me, an ideal meal would be a joint of lamb cooked in the Aga at home, with plenty of fresh vegetables from my garden.
- Meat pies, joints of mutton, and other hearty foods are most likely to be served.
- It's Christmas, the joint of beef is on trial, and you are about to make the best gravy of your life.
4informal(place)this is a crummy joint — esto es un antro / un tugurio de mala muerte informal
- don't wreck the joint! — ¡no hagan destrozos!
- nice joint you've got here — no está mal tu casa (/ apartamento etc. )
- Bloggers are blessedly uninfected by the musty Establishmentarian Air that permeates joints like Elaine's.
- Harpo learns how to live alone, and builds a juke joint in their old home.
- They plant the seed of a revolutionary idea for the hamburger joint - a drive-through window like those found in banks.
- For proof, check out the entertainment joints springing up across the city.
- Swing originated in the juke joints and rent parties of Kansas City, Chicago and Harlem.
- The pub city has taken a hit with the 11.30 pm deadline imposed by the Police Department on entertainment joints.
- In the wild, snakes are as ubiquitous as fast-food joints in a city.
- The warm couple who run the joint reserves a section for celebrity habitués, although these are nowadays outnumbered by the varieties of soup.
- But such attention to detail seemed to clash with a laminated menu, which made me think of tacky burger joints and sad little cafes.
- Bars and juke joints have given way to day-care centers and fast-food joints.
- As the number of entertainment joints in the resort has skyrocketed in the last three years, punters are increasingly choosy.
- Outlaws is a big club hidden behind mattress warehouses and burger joints.
- It's funky, she says, and not a theme park or a burger joint, and the food is good.
- We all decided to go to another burger joint in town.
- The furniture is composed of pink and blue plastic, the sort of material only found in fast food joints.
- How can I insist she keep working at burger joints and fund-raiser telethons?
- One of the stores was a burger joint based on Al, the big-nosed restaurateur of ‘Happy Days’ fame.
- Enjoy lunch from the best fast-food joint in town - your kitchen!
- One of the most mouth-watering of their creations is the oily chili sauce that covers the joint's bite-sized dumplings.
- Besides, familiar faces from the silver screen and even the small screen, there will be a lot of glitterati at these burger joints.
5informal(of marijuana)porro masculine slangchurro masculine Central America informalcanuto masculine Spain slangtoque masculine Mexico slangvarillo masculine Colombia slangpito masculine Chile slang
- Anyone caught carrying up to 500 cannabis joints is likely to escape trafficking charges under Home Office proposals published yesterday.
- Here a man was sent to jail for possessing enough cannabis to make 2 joints.
- She pulled a joint out of her cigarette box and looked around to make sure nobody was watching.
- Many of the anti-dope medical trials have been totally flawed because they focused on people smoking cannabis joints containing tobacco.
- Last November, Ming sent cannabis joints to Dáil politicians through the post.
- He made a good deal of money turning the plants into joints, and selling them to the local teenagers.
- I felt the best thing to do would be to learn to roll joints, and buy my own cannabis.
- With that she rips a piece off the page and uses it for her joint.
- They have also stated that cannabis is in fact less addictive, and less carcinogenic than the tobacco used to roll the joints.
- He admitted being ‘stoned’ after smoking two or three joints of cannabis, which he claimed affected his judgment.
- But Njoh was spotted smoking a cannabis joint at the carnival and was stopped and searched by police.
- But smoking a cannabis joint is not the same as smoking a normal cigarette.
- Dr Corrigan said the crucial factor was the combination of cannabis and tobacco in joints resulting in ‘the worst of both worlds’.
- Blue rolls another joint and the air grows sweeter.
- I have smoked some joints, of course, especially during my crisis period.
- Nick had been silently moving around the room, gathering cigarettes and joints.
- They think they can walk around town smoking a joint and nothing will happen.
- Every day after school, she'd smoke a joint of marijuana and then proceeded to prank call my house.
- Benjamin said that they drove in Chris' car to Savernake Forest where between them they had smoked two or three cannabis joints.
- He didn't normally smoke cigarettes, only joints, but this was not a normal moment, so he took one.
6the joint — la guandoca Colombia informal
1(initiative/decision/action) conjuntothey are joint heirs — son coherederos
- joint first prize — primer premio compartido
- it was a joint effort — fue un trabajo de equipo / realizado en conjunto
- they came joint second — llegaron juntos en segundo lugar
- joint author — coautora
- joint committee — comisión mixta
- joint interest — coparticipación
- joint owner
- joint partner — co-socio
2(combined)the joint influence of heredity and environment — la influencia del medio ambiente conjuntamente con / sumada a la de la herencia
- our joint resources amount to ... — en conjunto disponemos de ...
1(chicken) cortar en trozos(chicken) cortar en presas Latin America(lamb) descuartizar
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