In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Similarly, Indian women are the only ones who weave on backstrap or stick looms, while both Indian and Ladino men weave on foot looms.
- Their elaborate fabrics, woven on looms from cotton and alpaca wool, are known today because they were used in a type of mummification process.
- A few mills had looms on the property, but most weavers wove at home.
- If this works, wiring will be woven into the fabric on the company's looms and then sensors will be attached after the garments are completed.
- They set up their looms and spinning wheels in a back-to-the-future type stunt to raise awareness of their crafts.
- During the 19th century a number of machines such as looms and lathes became increasingly self-regulating.
- They supply traditional spinning wheels and looms, the cafe is set in the historic Mill House, hand crafted products are sold in the shop and the food in the cafe is all handmade.
- Two of the most prestigious silk cloths are also woven on looms fitted with a flying shuttle.
- Textiles were traditionally produced on large looms in a time-consuming process but this is rare today.
- The hill tribes of Cambodia weave their traditional colorful clothing on homemade looms.
- Soft and light, the sari is woven on specially designed looms.
- Entire families worked together, weaving their magic on spinning wheels and looms.
- By the eve of the Revolution, eighty to ninety percent of rural households owned spinning wheels, and almost half owned looms.
- Downstairs were the looms and the spinning wheels, the floor covered in scraps of cloth and piles of wool.
- We know that they hunted animals with bows and arrows and that they wove textiles using looms.
- Both men and women weave, using different types of looms.
- Women prepared and preserved food, made medicines, and used spinning wheels, looms, and needles to turn wool and flax into clothing.
- I told him a bit about the fabric: how it was derived from cotton spun on mechanical looms, but I didn't explain the details of the process.
- I pulled up everything I could find on the laptop pertaining to weaving, textiles, looms and spinning.
- Weaving is a traditional art, the cloth being woven on narrow looms.
1(be imminent)avecinarsein the face of looming tax increases — en vista de la subida de impuestos que se avecina / que se viene encima
- In the meantime however, an unholy war looms close at hand.
- Another giant threat looms for public sector workers.
- A bigger threat may loom on the media landscape.
- Indeed, even if trouble appears to be looming, the share price may have already factored it in.
- He saw a great crisis looming and announced judgement and the opportunity to repent.
- Exams were looming at the end of the academic year, which Chig knew he was bound to fail.
- Once well-deserved celebrations waned, the daunting task of finding a space loomed large.
- Fail to budget properly, managers are warned, and insolvency looms around the corner.
- The deadlines loomed closer, and I did nothing to prepare for them.
- When ticket sales are poor and disaster looms he promises something a little extra.
- However he does acknowledge that global warming is looming as a significant threat to the reef.
- "There is a housing crisis looming and we're just about in it.
- With the elections looming large, his government is fighting to keep energy prices under control.
- But she didn't return to art as an adult until a crisis loomed.
- Despite police alerting people on the new rule, uncertainty loomed large on city roads till afternoon.
- "Oh no, we have to be going, " Nicholas said, the threat looming in his mind.
- My sense is that the probability of such an event looms nearer and grows larger with each passing day.
- However, those same predictions can whip us into frenzy if the fateful deadline looms ahead.
- But with a general election looming on the horizon, the ruling group will not risk division in its ranks.
- The Bureau of Meteorology warned authorities on January 15 that a disaster was looming.
2(look threatening)the mist cleared and the mountain loomed high above them — se levantó la niebla y la montaña surgió imponente ante ellos
- A man's shadow loomed out of the darkness in front of her; he held a stubby candle.
- I saw the large ski lodge looming out of the darkness before me.
- The manor house loomed large in the distance, a shadow in the sky to block the stars.
- The air was cold, and damp with the promise of rain, as clouds still loomed dangerously overhead.
- Against the dull, grey sky, a selection of dark shapes loomed before Blaze.
- A dark shape loomed before him and he fell backwards, giving a yelp of dismay at his outline.
- Before I could reply though, a figure loomed up in front of us.
- Mountains loom in the distance and Bilbo thinks they must be near their destination.
- Before I lost consciousness, I saw a dark figure looming in the distance.
- There was always some haunting sadness about her, like a shadow looming darkly behind her.
- Clouds loomed ominously over the beach on Saturday, but the rain stayed away.
- They stood outside the door and looked at the great dark castle looming ominously before them.
- We followed in that direction and suddenly the great white clock loomed large, lit up and glowing against the darkness.
- A mountain loomed up ahead and Wiley knew she couldn't steer the plane around it.
- As we swam to the first buoy, we noticed strange shapes looming up at us from beneath the surface.
- A mountain loomed up in the distance as she began to slow down once more.
- They saw the flashes of lightning within the dark cloud looming ahead of them.
- There was a silhouette emerging out of the mist, looming like an ocean liner.
- After a few hours of driving an extremely large mountain started looming into view.
- By nightfall the tall dark handsome pines loomed ominously overhead.
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