In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(cushioning)almohadilla feminineshoulder pads — hombreras feminine
- knee pads — rodilleras
- shin pads — espinilleras
- thigh pads — musleras
- After surgery, a pad or clear piece of surgical tape may be put across your eye to protect it.
- Fold a paper towel or cloth to make a thick pad, as large as the label.
- For edging, cutting in and painting flat trim, foam pads provide a convenient alternative to brushes.
- A squeeze bottle of water and a bucket, obviously for waste elimination, were nearby, and there was a thick pad of foam insulation for him to lay on.
- The basic material in both pads is soft and springy.
- Unlike road cars that usually use steel brake discs and an organic pad material, F1 cars use carbon discs and carbon pads.
- The pad is three inches thick, a third of which is closed-cell foam.
- Intervertebral disks are soft, cushion-like pads between the bones of your spine (vertebrae).
- It also has thick pads on its bottom and inside for optimal bowling-shoe protection.
- Preformed silicone heel pads designed to absorb shock and distribute weight can provide significant pain relief.
- Like before, after you have put the case where it is going to stand permanently, you can unfold the thick rubber pads to prevent any vibration of the case.
- Thick foam, gel pads, and extra linen increase the distance between the patient and electrode and should not be used.
- Cut the pad shapes to form placemats and arrange them on your table.
- In a second experiment, branchlets were excised from harvested broccoli heads and placed on moistened sterile pads inside plastic pillows.
- The pad shapes itself to your leg and the bottom can go inside a sock.
- The huge contact area and large gaps between the processor and the heatsink require a thermal pad or thick mesh-reinforced paste.
- First, the normal saline and sterile gauze pads needed for the dressings usually are inexpensive and readily accessible in health care facilities.
- Place the end of the plunger on a rubber pad or piece of rubber shelf liner on a table.
- If the person is bleeding, cover the wound with a gauze pad or a thick, clean piece of cloth and press on the wound hard enough to stop the bleeding.
- First you take an abrasive pad and roughen the material to provide a better gluing surface.
2(of paper)bloc masculine
- Sitting down in a soft looking patch of grass below a window, she pulled out her drawing supplies and opened the pad to a blank page.
- He pulled out several pads of spent drawing paper, some bound with twine, others filled with loose pages.
- Each was bound along the left ledge with the kind of rubbery glue used to bind a pad of writing paper and featured jokes and an occasional smidgen of story.
- While I still in my heart of hearts prefer to work with pencil and lined pads of yellow writing paper, I'm just as likely to sit in front of a blank screen and key in the words there.
- And they also spent some time either writing or sketching things on some pads of paper they now had with them here.
- Theo thanked the man as he handed her a small white sheet of paper from the pad he was holding in his tired hands.
- At one point, he noisily rips a sheet of paper off his pad.
- Before every number, Stipe ripped a sheet of paper from a pad with camp theatrical flourish.
- Just then his brother walked into the room; he quickly flipped the drawing pad to a blank page.
- He asked, poising his pen over a small pad of white paper.
- She turned to her paper pad with the little drawing of the street.
- Edella beams, but doesn't look up from her yellow pad of paper and little drawings.
- I tore a sheet of paper from the pad and began my message.
- Then I sit down at my desk and stare at a blank pad of paper until I can get myself going.
- Natasha left me with a pad of paper and some writing utensils, some colored wax, and I've taken to drawing.
- So she gently ripped out a sheet of graph paper from her drawing pad and started drawing again.
- He could sit down with a drawing pad and sketch out almost every movement of a game.
- He squinted and turned the pad of cloud notebook paper over, trying to read her handwriting.
- Emma sat at the edge of the forest with a pad of paper on her lap, a cup of water in the sand, a paintbrush in one hand and a plastic tray filled with colors in the other.
- Her hands fell limply into her lap and the drawing pad slipped to the floor, sheets of paper spilling out around her feet.
3.1dated slangfeminine casamasculine bulín River Plate informalmasculine apartamentomasculine bulín River Plate informal
- David, 48, a university professor, bought the two-bedroom Victorian terraced maisonette as a bachelor pad seven years ago.
- However it is ideal as a bachelor pad or as a starter home.
- Apparently, this well-heeled, green-fingered chap is so proud of the vastness of the garden at his country pad that he has applied for an EU grant to help to develop it.
- Sweet covers a vast range of houses, from waterside family homes to urban bachelor pads, each with its each unique slant on the Scandinavian style.
- Stately homes, luxury country pads, five-star hotels and even budget youth hostels are lining up to provide race fans accommodation.
- So take advantage while you can because you may eventually be moving from a bachelor pad to sharing an apartment with your girlfriend.
- Conran originally planned to turn the house into a bachelor pad - the basement was to be a party room but is now a family room.
- In Knutsford, which is more renowned for its millionaire pads than cheap starter homes, some estate agents say that they haven't sold to a first-time buyer for over six months.
3.2US dated slang (bed)catre masculine informal
4launch padplataforma de lanzamiento feminine
1.1(line)(panel/seat) acolchar(panel/seat) enguatar Spainto pad a carpet — colocarle fieltro por debajo a una alfombra
- The tables are large, the wicker chairs are padded and comfortable and the service personnel were happy, dressed in bright floral outfits.
- The Morris chair has padded armrests and detachable cushions on the seat and back.
- The clamping parts are well padded to protect the gun.
- The plot, such as it is, doesn't take up much time, so Tarantino pads his scenes out, sometimes effectively, sometimes less so.
- Both will be wearing padded chest protectors and head shields.
- Adequate ventilation is to be ensured and the vehicles should have padded sides or bedding on the floor so that the animals do not slip and fall.
- The legs are painted khaki green and the top is padded and upholstered.
- Slamming the door as the postman was just starting to exchange pleasantries about the weather, I tore open the small padded envelope.
- I've got a page full of ideas - it's just a matter of working out where I'm going to get the information from to pad them out properly.
- So, how can I pad this out a bit and make it interesting?
- Thick leather material padded the poles where I would expect the hands and nose to be.
- The bottom of the case has four padded feet, which protect the bottom from getting scuffed up.
- Then he just padded it out to four times its proper length for a feature film.
- The soft material that used to pad sharp corners has been ripped off and not replaced.
- Tables are decked out with blue covers, and the seats are also padded and covered.
- The heavily padded gloves used in boxing are actually employed to protect the boxers' hands, not their opponents' face and body.
- The inside is padded with soft cotton and hand-sewn to a leather sole.
- Honestly, this movie doesn't even really have jokes: it sets up comic situations every now and then, pads them out endlessly looking for something funny, then, not finding a joke lurking anywhere, the film sullenly moves on.
- The inside was also padded and lined with curious little projections.
- The rest of his account is padded out with speeches: a pity, since the family memoir works well on its own and is of more enduring interest.
- The ground around the trees was deeply padded with beds of fallen pine needles.
- In order to pad the movie out to a reasonable length (rather than having it end after 70 minutes), a middle act has been added that was not in any of the previous incarnations.
- It has padded shoulder straps, the covering material is indestructible with a centered carrying handle.
- Hmm, I wonder if that's because of the extra fold of material that nicely pads my hips a bit?
- The chair and sofa were thickly padded, covered with real Ahlbetera leather, the furniture made of real wood.
- I've done a bit of stuff for a TV show where I was hired as a ringer to come in and pad it out with some extra jokes.
- The tables are covered with green tablecloths and the wooden chairs have nice padded cushions which invite you to stay awhile.
- Of course, one of the problems with adapting a short story into a feature length film is the necessity to stretch and pad the story out.
- Bending easily without falling off, she padded a soft material over the wire and fastened it together.
- All I need to do is get some clip-art to pad it out, and re-write some pages.
1.2padded past participle(armrests/jacket) acolchado(armrests/jacket) enguatado Spain(envelope) acolchado(bra) con rellenoa coat with padded shoulders — un abrigo con hombreras
- padded cell — celda de aislamiento
2(expand)(essay/speech/film) rellenar(film/essay/speech) meter paja en informal
- The goal is to quickly pad the traveler's frequent-flier accounts with lots of miles - but for not a lot of cash.
- For 10 years I climbed up the corporate ladder and filled my house with treasures and padded my bank accounts.
- I'm sure there are some legitimate ones, but my Japanese friends tell me most are ripoffs, padding the bill with all kinds of special services that aren't that special.
- He also alleged widespread professional mischief, including padding bills and keeping animals for ransom.
- Doing the job herself allowed her to pad out her expenses claim with fictitious expert help.
- To hide the bills from her family, she embezzled US $241,061 from the company over three years by padding her expense account, authorities said.
- In addition to padding his expense accounts, he is guilty of slanting and exaggerating some of his glibly written articles.
- But don't add customers just for the sake of padding the client list and the sales figures - as numerous models demonstrate, cash flow is king.
- The city claims that Carvin showed poor judgment and overstepped his authority in raising issues of attorney bill padding.
3US(bill/invoice) cobrar de más en(invoice/bill) inflar
1andarcaminarhe padded into the room — entró en la habitación sin hacer ruido
- She heard a door open and soft footsteps padding down the hall and stairs towards the kitchen.
- Emanuelle walked into her living room, her soles padding softly upon her carpet.
- Wrapping the biggest, fluffiest towel I'd ever seen around my body, I stepped out and padded over to the fog free mirror.
- Pak Rabun was padding along the mulch in the sparse undergrowth when he stopped and went tense.
- So I waited for a while longer, and then got up with a roll of my eyes and padded along the corridor.
- I padded along the corridor and put my head round the door.
- Kate walked softly, her black suede shoes padding faintly on the hardened ground.
- Mrs. Hollington walked into the kitchen, padding softly across the tiled floor.
- Her feet made barely a sound as she padded across the living room.
- The paw was about the size of my hand, and I imagined that foot silently padding through the forest in search of a meal.
- Opening my bedroom door, I stepped out and padded across the floor to the kitchen, flicking on the small light on the side.
- Walter chuckled and continued to walk, and Edie padded along with him, wide-eyed in amazement.
- She ascended the staircases and padded along the shadowy corridors, making her way back to her bedchambers.
- I open the door to Jake's room, and walk out into the hallway, padding down the stairs slowly.
- She walked that way too, her feet making no sound as they padded along the hardwood floor.
- He padded along silently, and the only sound was that of our breathing.
- Making hardly a sound, she padded across the room and then stopped suddenly and frowned down at her feet.
- She could hear the door to Claire's room open and the soft footsteps padding down the stairs.
- Scott and Aaron, meanwhile, were padding along, toasty as English muffins, as blithely as if they were at home in their bedroom slippers.
- He could hear Brian's niece shuffling about, the soft heels of her shoes padding against the carpet.
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