In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- There is a procedure to do that with minor power lines - that is, those of less than 100 megavolt amperes and 110 kilovolts.
- VA Tech will supply the autotransformers, rated at 240 megavolt - amps and 276 megavolt-amps, until the end of 2005, and the contract includes an option for the supply of strategic spare transformers.
- He indicated that existing methods require either megavolt accelerators to fuse deuterium or ‘a special radioactive tritium target and hence government licensing.’
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.