In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- Is it acceptable that many inks smear with even the slightest amount of moisture or grease from the fingertips?
- Dew can give everything around you a cover of moisture, making it look as if light rain has fallen.
- As the air rises it cools and the moisture contained within it condenses into clouds and eventually it rains.
- It is likely that settlement is due to the variation in moisture content in the soil.
- This chart underestimates the amount of moisture in the upper surface of the soil.
- I hauled myself out of the water and scraped excess moisture off with the blades of my hands.
- In other areas, it is usually slowed by water moisture in the atmosphere.
- As we grow older, we all lose collagen, and therefore moisture from our skin.
- Lions can survive for long periods without water, obtaining moisture from prey and plants.
- They keep for a long time, because of their low moisture content, but eventually turn powdery.
- The quickest and easiest way to conserve moisture in the garden is by cultivating.
- As the place fills up, the extra moisture in the air condenses on the roof.
- Two kernels per spike were collected for determination of dry weight and moisture content.
- Do not apply sealant to a damp wall, as it will trap moisture in, causing further problems.
- Loosen the surface of the soil to allow moisture to soak in, then water well.
- Place them on a plate or a towel and salt liberally to draw out excess moisture.
- Arums will grow in sun or shade but do best in a cool leafy soil that retains moisture yet doesn't become water logged.
- Still there is the chance of more rain and moisture laden air on Tuesday and Wednesday.
- A careful note is kept of temperatures and moisture content and the process is adjusted as necessary.
- Soil differences are usually related to changes in soil moisture and availability of water.
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