In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(wall/layer) exteriorouter garments — prendas exteriores feminine
- the outer islands/regions — las islas/regiones más alejadas / distantes
- Skinflint walkers can walk on by the gatehouse and follow the deep ditch that runs outside the high outer curtain of 14 th-century walls.
- Their downslope change in symmetry suggests that a thin outer layer of competent salt buckled.
- I knocked on the outer door of the porch - no answer.
- Here, there would be such a huge number of electrons and positrons created that the radiation would be trapped, except for a thin layer at the outer edge of the gas.
- He also admits he might be running out of countries since his brand of humour touches only ‘a very superficial outer layer’ of each place.
- This allows small ‘pouches’ of the inner layers to be forced outwards through the outer layer.
- As red giants age, they eventually cast off the outer layers of their surfaces.
- Made of what is called cortical bone, the outer shell is remarkably thin.
- Be sure the outer layer of clothing is tightly woven, preferably wind - resistant, to reduce body-heat loss caused by wind.
- The outer edges are white, barred with black, with a dark center.
- And while this reconstructs the outer skin layer, it does not reconstruct the pigments and pores in the skin.
- The retinal pigment epithelium, which is the outer layer of the retina, fails to carry out its function as a result of which there is accumulation of the breakdown products.
- Collectively, these observations suggest that the thin outer layer is a primary feature of the sclerite wall.
- In the next few weeks the roof, outer cladding and external works will be added.
- The results may look simple, but the shape has in fact been gently molded to flatter, and the edges sheared and overlapped to offer glimpses of the neck and brow through the outer layers.
- As they clattered into the street outside I heard voices of slaves, and the outer door creaking open.
- She came to a stop outside the outer door to the king's privy chamber, swallowing hard.
- There is evidence that beneath a thick outer layer of ice the moon is covered in liquid or slushy water.
- Using a potato peeler, remove any harder outer layers (larger stalks need thorough paring down; thinner stalks don't need much at all).
- The ear of a mammal is divided into three regions: the external or outer ear, the middle ear, and the inner ear.
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