In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1Aviation Aerospaceaterrizaje masculine(on water) acuatizaje masculine(on sea) amarizaje masculine(on sea) amerizaje masculine(on moon) alunizaje masculine(field/light/procedure) (before noun) de aterrizajeto make a good/bad landing — hacer un buen/mal aterrizaje
- forced/emergency landing — aterrizaje forzoso/de emergencia
- landing wheels — ruedas de aterrizaje
- Within the hour, we were letting down for a landing at Casablanca on the Atlantic coast of Morocco.
- Hauling scientists and supplies to the stations gives aircrews a chance to practice icy take-offs and landings and get a feel for being on the ice.
- I taxi back for two more take-offs and landings, the last with the left engine at 15-inches and 1500 rpm to simulate an engine failure.
- They take short cruises to perfect their take-offs and landings.
- We were an emergency landing strip, and we had emergency landings.
- I needed to determine if the water was too deep to attempt a safe landing.
- Over the next several years, I remember it experienced two wheels-up landings from hard landing practice with students.
- So why is it that even pilots with tens of thousands of hours still make less than perfect landings?
- Trading speed for altitude, Art got the racer up to about 50 feet and managed to make a safe landing at the airfield.
- I started whistling, as I lined the capsule up with an open magnetic bay, and prepared to bring it in for a perfect landing.
- Tailwind landings have you flying down final at an excess groundspeed, but at a given angle of descent.
- Aircraft landings were limited from May to September.
- This seems to cause fairly consistently reasonable landings and the landing Toll out is still only 500 yards or so, even not using brake.
- Then, with a shove he is off, gliding across 10 metres of slippery plastic, making a messy landing in the soapy water at the end of the run.
- Fishermen are tired of bouncing about on rough seas and need a break with more settled water and good landings.
- My sigh of relief when the pilot executed a perfect landing and brought the vessel to a safe stop was as deep as anyone's I reckon.
- And in a combat glider, where there was only one chance to land safely once the pilot committed to a landing, there was no turning back.
- There was no good place to land now with the wheels up, nor could I make land and make a safe landing on the ground in downtown Toledo.
- There are restrictions on how much crosswind is permitted for an autopilot to make a landing.
- The airport handled 246,000 take-offs and landings last year, a number forecast to hit 314,000 in 20 years.
1.2Military Nauticaldesembarco masculinedesembarque masculine
- Canada's military played a key role in the D-Day landings, code named Operation Overlord, with about 18,000 troops storming ashore at Juno Beach.
- We have just witnessed the anniversary of the D-Day landings where British troops lost there lives fighting for freedom of speech, and some councillors say you won't listen to other people's opinions.
- This crust was to disrupt enemy landings long enough to allow the arrival of local reinforcements.
- This year marked the 90th anniversary of the landing of Anzac troops in Gallipoli.
- In the days following the D-Day landings, Allied troops carved a tenuous foothold on the coast of Normandy.
- Operationally the landings in November were a complete success, politically a disaster.
- This weekend, the world will remember the courage and sacrifice of the Allied troops at the D-Day landings in France.
- The classic example was the Allied air attacks on the French rail network in 1944 to interdict German troop movements that might interfere with the Normandy landings.
- Another service will take place on Juno Beach, at which the Queen will make a speech commemorating the role of Canadian troops in the landings.
- The island's white sand beaches are bordered by razor wire and concrete structures that are supposed to prevent enemy troop landings.
- Unfortunately, there is no official list of those Australians who served on the ships and landing craft during the D-Day landings.
- The landing took place on August 6th and involved the landing of 63,000 Allied troops.
- It will also commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Normandy landings, and many veterans' groups are already lined up to take part in a special event.
- The total number of Allied troops involved in the landings was 65,000, a little more than half the strength of the French forces in North Africa.
- As a landing on an enemy coastline entails, everything we needed had to be carried with us.
- In the Second World War Germany planned a landing of troops in Sligo as part of an invasion of Northern Ireland.
- Her orders were to ‘generally run amok’ and create a diversion away from the allied landings.
- The original squadron served with distinction in the Mediterranean at Sicily, the Salerno landings and the invasion of southern France in 1944.
- Mr Walker was on board when it took part in troop landings in Sicily, Salerno and Anzio.
- Deployed to New Guinea in 1944 she bombarded Japanese positions in the Admiralty Islands and took part in the landings at Sek Island.
1.3(of cargo) descarga feminine(of troops) desembarco masculine
2(on staircase)rellano masculinedescansillo masculinedescanso masculine Southern Cone Colombia
- Concrete flooring at the stair landings, stained an earthy gold, and the liberal use of slate and steel, bring the basement out of the 19th century.
- She walked up the stairs from the landing to the main floor.
- The man still continued down another flight of stairs from the landing of the second floor.
- These make interesting corner or centre compositions which can occupy the pride of place in living rooms, lobbies, staircase landings, and so on.
- I started to re-decorate our landing, stairs and hallway in mid-January.
- If you live in a building with communal areas such as the hall, stairs and landings in a block of flats, make sure everyone knows that you are selling, and gently remind them to collect their post and help keep the front garden tidy.
- Upstairs, the bedroom and bathroom accommodation is located off a spacious landing with ceiling access to an attic storage area.
- The building itself, however, was a solid concrete structure of staircases, landings and corridors with many rooms leading off them.
- Communal areas such as gardens, entrances, staircases and landings are all generously proportioned.
- A wooden staircase leads from the landing to the attic at the top of the house.
- Stairs rise from the landing to the attic room, which is floored and panelled in wood and features two velux windows and a good amount of eaves storage.
- There were rooms now; doors lined the landing and staircase.
- If the gap between railings on a stairway or at the landing is wide enough to crawl through you should rig a device to stop kids from doing so.
- He stepped across the threshold of the tunnel and onto a landing of a flight stairs.
- She was told the caretakers would provide a basic service including sweeping and mopping where necessary of halls, landings and stairs and cleaning of accessible windows.
- We'd go through the main door of the museum, then we went down the first lot of stairs to a landing and then there was another flight.
- He lead up the flight of stairs to a small landing and then proceeded down a large, well-lit corridor decorated with huge tapestries.
- Stairs lead from the landing to the attic level, which has two rooms.
- Stairs lead from the landing to the final room in the house, a circular space which is currently being used as a home office but which could also make a teenager's den.
- Stairs lead from the landing to the attic room at the top of the house.
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