In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(of telephone)micrófono masculine
- When he surfaces he pushes up his mask, spits out his mouthpiece and shouts happily to those left on board: ‘There is gold down there!’
- You'll likely use a metered-dose inhaler - a hand-held device with a mouthpiece - to take inhaled medications.
- Remove the mouthpiece cover and place the spacer over the mouthpiece at the end of the inhaler.
- They feel more comfortable using earphones and mouthpieces.
- I was surprised to find that my snorkel had melted almost down to the mouthpiece, leaving a stump that would have allowed me to dive in two centimetres of water.
- It is not a matter of law whether a fresh mouthpiece should be used for each breath test.
- To use a dry powder inhaler, it is important to close the mouth tightly around the mouthpiece of the inhaler and to inhale rapidly.
- Dry powder inhalers require you to place your lips on the mouthpiece and inhale more rapidly than you would with a traditional metered-dose inhaler.
- MDIs are designed with a mouthpiece that maximizes deposition of the medication in the small airways when used properly.
- Your jaws get achy and when you take the mouthpiece out your teeth no longer fit in your mouth, and you can hear every breath you take and it sounds like you're gasping for air, which you are, because water is splashing into your tube.
- The nicotine inhaler system uses a cartridge and mouthpiece that offer vaporized nicotine that is absorbed across the oropharyngeal mucosa.
- If you don't have a spacer tube, place the mouthpiece of the inhaler unit about 2 inches in front of your open mouth.
- Couriel and colleagues asked children to use a snorkel mouthpiece, and make no mention of distraction techniques.
- At the other end of the tube is a mouthpiece or mask which you breathe in and out of.
- To use a dry powder inhaler, close your mouth tightly around the mouthpiece and inhale very fast.
- The driver blows into a disposable mouthpiece for each test.
1.3US Sportprotector (de dentadura) masculine
- They put in their mouthpieces and rammed their gloves together and made intimidating faces as best they could without laughing.
- Kariya also began wearing a mouthpiece and a safer helmet, and he began a routine of exercises to strengthen his neck, which he still does today.
- Just last season he found a way - a shock-absorbing mouthpiece - to protect himself.
- Make sure your protective equipment (pads, helmets, mouthpieces, etc.) fits properly.
- Your protective vest should be serviceable and your mouthpiece and gloves should be in good condition.
- Molded to your child's teeth, the night guard is similar to the protective mouthpieces worn by football players.
- All players were encouraged to wear a mouthpiece, but compliance was variable.
- I haven't worn a mouthpiece since I was in junior high school because I couldn't talk with it in.
- For a start, we can expose the hypocrisy of Murdoch and his media mouthpieces.
- International law provides for the breaking of patents ‘in an emergency,’ and this is what Canadian Government mouthpieces have cited as the reasoning for their decision.
- What if the public figures out we are mouthpieces for the Labour Party?
- Their mindset makes them natural (often unwitting) mouthpieces for powerful vested interests bent on suppressing the ill effects of profit-motivated endeavours.
- Though they frequently support articulated Department of Defence positions, they are not mere mouthpieces.
- Isn't it time the designated mouthpieces of the political-financial complex wiped that look of incredulity off their faces?
- As soon as he saw me, he caught me by my collar and scoffed at me: ‘When did you become the mouthpiece of capitalists, young man?’
- This is a situation of gross exploitation of workers by businesses and their political mouthpieces.
- I think our compatriots in the press are mouthpieces for governments.
- Unfortunately they are fettered and shackled, and have become mouthpieces and lackeys of whoever wants to promote a message.
- The BBC is an independent public service broadcaster, not a government mouthpiece.
- But again like Lloyd-Webber, Strauss was already Vienna's mouthpiece and much could therefore be forgiven.
- And history has examples of how universities, by becoming mere mouthpieces of government, have aided and abetted dictatorships.
- The first case is quite Orwellian in that the media, especially the state-owned media, serves as governments' obedient mouthpieces.
- Harlan is no mere mouthpiece, however; she has a tale of her own to tell.
- The characters could easily remain unfeeling mouthpieces spouting ideological positions, but Dobbin brings out the humanity of each one, making all of them in some way sympathetic.
- I was never going to betray my country or become a propaganda mouthpiece for anyone.
- Some news outlets that were once government mouthpieces are now more independent, especially those in the northern border states.
- You are not there as a mere mouthpiece.
2.2US slang (lawyer)picapleitos masculine informal derogatory
- The corporate-controlled media excludes any genuinely critical voices, narrowing what passes for public debate to squabbles between well-paid mouthpieces for various factions of the American ruling elite.
- These are some of the preposterous ‘solutions’ and responses to the terror attack offered by corporate mouthpieces.
- It's very clear that those six stories differ from stories where a person speaks through a mouthpiece, like a lawyer or a family member.
- The difficulty is that first of all you never buy a mouthpiece, otherwise the judges couldn't do what they do impartially.
- The developers have their mouthpiece lawyers in the city council meeting every morning while the rest of us are making love or rhyming words… how you gonna fight that?
- Their Australian mouthpiece refers to their copyright control of that VeriChip device and their PLD systems.
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