In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The shoulder is a ball and socket joint and the most mobile joint in the human body.
- You want to be able to get the distal joint of your trigger finger onto the trigger.
- First of all, because the body produces higher levels of hormones, the connective tissues around the joints soften.
- An artificial hip joint consists of three parts, the ball, the bearing and the cup.
- Tantalum is used for sutures, and steel in artificial hip joints.
- She presented with a history of a painful right ankle joint since childhood with no history of injury.
- The symphysis pubis is the joint that connects the two coxal bones at this area.
- Her right leg is wasted and her knee joint is swollen, shiny and huge in comparison to the other.
- Our results showed that beginners were characterized by strong couplings between the joints of the lower limbs.
- The most freely moving joints are the synovial joints.
- You may feel very hot and have painful inflamed joints.
- The soft tissue structures around the joint play a vital role in the stability of the shoulder.
- Then follow with some easy stretching to warm the joints, muscles and connective tissue.
- The ligaments are tissues that connect the bones at the joints.
- Pathogenic cold may also cause a common cold with symptoms of sore aching joints and headache.
- His elbow and shoulder joints ache, but he still labors through the workouts.
- Cortisone remarkably relieved inflamed, swollen joints after just a few days of use.
- Cut at an angle to create shapes the length of the first joint of your index finger.
- Like those of the shoulder, hip and knee joint replacement rates are only increasing.
- The exercise will move stiff shoulder joints and stretch muscles in the waist.
- To help his recovery, Johnson had injections in December to lubricate the joint.
- In addition to being held together by ligaments, synovial joints are also stabilized by the muscles around the joints.
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- The door is made with simple but strong half-lap joints, using just a few basic hand tools and a circular saw.
- Tape the joints with drywall tape and finish the patch with joint compound.
- The counter flashing, which overlaps the base flashing, is imbedded and sealed in the chimney's masonry joints.
- Seal joints between the wall and your new tub with silicone caulk as protection against water seepage.
- Look for loose joints or other structural problems with the system, and repair them as needed using pop rivets.
- He noted that the mortar joint between the top of the brick and the underside of the plate was solid.
- 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.
- The joint between the door frame and the exterior and interior walls can be as much as an eighth of an inch gap.
- 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.
- For outdoor use, most manufacturers recommend that the joints be sealed with a non-acidic silicone glue.
- Builders are often sloppy with the mortar joints between bricks when they know they will be hidden behind plaster.
- If the color isn't acceptable, we'd suggest you seal just the joints using a foam paintbrush to apply the material.
- Or, you can seal the joint with duct tape placed lengthwise all along the seams and end joints.
- Then run the round part of your hammer handle or screwdriver shank tightly up the joint to seal any gap that may be left.
- The most effective joints for moisture resistance are concave, v-shaped, and weathered joints.
- The new content includes masonry anchors, control joints and roof copings.
- Splits are also common at joints within the expansion joint cover itself.
- Set the tiles using plastic spacers to maintain desired grout joints.
- 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 mortar joints between the bricks also have their own color and texture.
- The thickness of perpend and bed joints varies considerably, and perpend joints do not line up.
- 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.
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3Cookinga joint of lamb/pork — (para asar) un trozo de cordero/cerdo
- the Sunday joint — el asado del domingo
- Jane was in the kitchen cooking a joint of beef ready for when Daddy got home.
- 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.
- Lukoszevieze brandishes a meat cleaver and brings it down on a substantial joint of meat.
- A few minutes earlier I had placed a basketball-sized joint of beef in the fork of a tree five feet off the ground.
- Large meat joints or whole poultry need special care.
- Meat pies, joints of mutton, and other hearty foods are most likely to be served.
- Deglaze with the sherry vinegar and cook until reduced by half, then return the pork joint to the pan.
- 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.
- Half-past one on the dot, after my dad had returned from the pub, the joint of meat would be ceremoniously carved.
- She would get a huge joint of beef or lamb for about two shillings and they would put 2lb of sausages in for free.
- West Country lambs are particularly large, and the joint is packed with meat all the way to the top of the chop.
- Large stew pans, shown full of joints of meat, had straight sides and flat bases.
- Turn the meat and cook until the joint is evenly browned and crusted all over.
- It's Christmas, the joint of beef is on trial, and you are about to make the best gravy of your life.
- 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.
- Large pieces of tuna may be braised like joints of meat.
- If you have ever hacked into a joint of meat you will know it is difficult to cut through bone.
- The Italians had a great idea when they hit upon the idea of cooking joints of meat and pasta in the same pot.
- 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.
- These included not only the normal range of meat joints and poultry, but also whole cattle and sheep.
4informal(place)this is a crummy joint — esto es un antro / un tugurio de mala muerte informal
- don't wreck the joint! — ¡no me tiren la casa (or el bar etc.) abajo!
- nice joint you've got here — no está mal tu casa (or apartamento etc.)
- Swing originated in the juke joints and rent parties of Kansas City, Chicago and Harlem.
- Besides, familiar faces from the silver screen and even the small screen, there will be a lot of glitterati at these burger joints.
- For proof, check out the entertainment joints springing up across the city.
- It's funky, she says, and not a theme park or a burger joint, and the food is good.
- Harpo learns how to live alone, and builds a juke joint in their old home.
- In the wild, snakes are as ubiquitous as fast-food joints in a city.
- Outlaws is a big club hidden behind mattress warehouses and burger joints.
- Bloggers are blessedly uninfected by the musty Establishmentarian Air that permeates joints like Elaine's.
- The pub city has taken a hit with the 11.30 pm deadline imposed by the Police Department on entertainment joints.
- But such attention to detail seemed to clash with a laminated menu, which made me think of tacky burger joints and sad little cafes.
- One of the most mouth-watering of their creations is the oily chili sauce that covers the joint's bite-sized dumplings.
- How can I insist she keep working at burger joints and fund-raiser telethons?
- 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.
- One of the stores was a burger joint based on Al, the big-nosed restaurateur of ‘Happy Days’ fame.
- The warm couple who run the joint reserves a section for celebrity habitués, although these are nowadays outnumbered by the varieties of soup.
- They plant the seed of a revolutionary idea for the hamburger joint - a drive-through window like those found in banks.
- As the number of entertainment joints in the resort has skyrocketed in the last three years, punters are increasingly choosy.
- Enjoy lunch from the best fast-food joint in town - your kitchen!
- Bars and juke joints have given way to day-care centers and fast-food joints.
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- Many of the anti-dope medical trials have been totally flawed because they focused on people smoking cannabis joints containing tobacco.
- I felt the best thing to do would be to learn to roll joints, and buy my own cannabis.
- I have smoked some joints, of course, especially during my crisis period.
- They have also stated that cannabis is in fact less addictive, and less carcinogenic than the tobacco used to roll the joints.
- But smoking a cannabis joint is not the same as smoking a normal cigarette.
- Blue rolls another joint and the air grows sweeter.
- With that she rips a piece off the page and uses it for her joint.
- But Njoh was spotted smoking a cannabis joint at the carnival and was stopped and searched by police.
- He admitted being ‘stoned’ after smoking two or three joints of cannabis, which he claimed affected his judgment.
- He didn't normally smoke cigarettes, only joints, but this was not a normal moment, so he took one.
- Nick had been silently moving around the room, gathering cigarettes and joints.
- Here a man was sent to jail for possessing enough cannabis to make 2 joints.
- Anyone caught carrying up to 500 cannabis joints is likely to escape trafficking charges under Home Office proposals published yesterday.
- Every day after school, she'd smoke a joint of marijuana and then proceeded to prank call my house.
- He made a good deal of money turning the plants into joints, and selling them to the local teenagers.
- Benjamin said that they drove in Chris' car to Savernake Forest where between them they had smoked two or three cannabis joints.
- She pulled a joint out of her cigarette box and looked around to make sure nobody was watching.
- Dr Corrigan said the crucial factor was the combination of cannabis and tobacco in joints resulting in ‘the worst of both worlds’.
- Last November, Ming sent cannabis joints to Dáil politicians through the post.
- They think they can walk around town smoking a joint and nothing will happen.
6US informal(prison)the joint — la cárcel
1(initiative/action/decision) 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 — coautor
- joint committee — comisión mixta
- joint interest — coparticipación
- joint owner — copropietario
- joint partner — co-socia
- A couple wanting to buy the same house would need a joint income of more than £60,000.
- Profits from the new joint venture will be shared by ADM and Farmland.
- We have managed to reconcile all of our major disagreements, and we present this as a truly joint text.
- The work was done on the property for the benefit of the two owners as joint tenants.
- The joint statement specifically named Taiwan as a mutual security concern for the first time.
- In a joint statement, they described his action as a " betrayal".
- The trio's new joint venture intends to bid for other inter-city rail franchises in Britain.
- However, the new joint agreement with Fujitsu covering the development of future Solaris servers really grabs the attention.
- Mr. Ladisa seeks an order for joint custody of all three of his children.
- Make joint custody a reality instead of a meaningless scrap of paper.
- The Polish Government came to the rescue through a joint shipping company to transport materials China needed.
- There was a joint satellite session each day with speakers, panelists, question-and-answer sessions, and workshops in each city.
- The Memorandum contemplated joint custody with Evan having his primary residence with Ms Howey.
- A joint communique is also expected to be signed.
- Legal title to the property was taken by the parties as joint tenants.
- That bank building will house a branch as well as joint headquarters functions.
- When joint custody works well, a child has a sense of balance and unity.
- Onward movement is accomplished when joint forces leave the staging area and move to assigned areas of operation.
- When the house is in joint ownership, a will can ensure that the surviving spouse will inherit only a right of occupancy.
- For example, if a husband and wife have an estate worth £500,000, they could take a joint share in their house and divide their investments.
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 …
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- The jointed body was pinned to itself in a sort of fold.
- If cattle are removed at jointing, there will be very little yield loss.
- Having found a butcher to joint it we started to skin it but we then discovered its problems - a missing front foot and a stinking gangrenous shoulder.
- He sends his fat cattle to a local butcher to be slaughtered and jointed, then sells the meat.
- Patterns of jointing meat vary between countries depending on the methods favoured for cookery.
- You can use a router to cut mortises for hardware, to joint and trim lumber, to create recesses for decorative inlays, and much more.
- Made of 2in-thick slabs of precisely jointed oak, it spirals up, entirely self-supporting, without even a central pillar.
- Traditional timber buildings in Bhutan are jointed together using no steel fasteners.
- The students rev faster as we thump across the unevenly jointed highway.
- Alicia exclaimed, ‘Do you think that we're double jointed!’
- The hide will have to be jointed, preferably under the hand grip.
- Other dolls, Lily and Jane, made in Germany, had jointed arms and legs, eyelashes, eyes that opened and shut and real hair.
- As I set about planing, jointing, gluing and sanding the pieces, I also began a creative argument with the wood.
- The one bit I didn't enjoy was the double jointed contortionist, who actually dislocated his shoulder and elbow on stage.
- Most common rules were available in either boxwood or ivory and were jointed and trimmed with either brass or German silver.
- The timbers are often cut and dressed by hand, jointed and interlocked in the traditional way, and fastened throughout with wood pegs.
- Nitrogen should be applied by April 15 or before jointing.
- The industry defines collectible teddy bears as hard, not floppy, and fully jointed (meaning arms, legs, and head are moveable).
- Self-bows are those which are made fully of wood, either a single stave, or a pair of shorter staves, usually jointed at the handle, giving a single length.
- Be certain that the edges are properly jointed with no space between the boards.
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