In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The cell wall is usually delicately ornamented and perforated by minute holes.
- Many of the victims' eardrums have been perforated because of the noise.
- Its buildings are wooden huts perforated by bullet holes.
- One of the stab wounds had perforated his heart.
- During the routine operation, her bowel was perforated.
- From shoes to gloves to bags, it's no secret that perforated leather is in.
- In rare cases the eardrum will become perforated (a hole will form in it), and pus will then be seen running out of the ear.
- Instead, clusters of pits located almost anywhere along the vessel have perforated or porose pit membranes.
- The muscle is incorporated because it acts as a vehicle for perforating blood vessels that supply the overlying skin and fat and that originate from the deep inferior epigastric artery.
- A possible explanation was that part of the disc being removed had perforated the artery - there was no suggestion that any surgical implement had caused the damage.
- If there is fluid around the structure the appendix may have perforated.
- Here, stiff strips of paper have been tinted a dull green or brown by a chlorophyll wash and perforated with a hole punch.
- Frozen in place, he noted how the red costume was perforated with holes of varying sizes, and that the flesh beneath was a sickly gray.
- The page will also be perforated with the holder's image.
- His image perforated my train of thoughts for couple of hours.
- At one end it is equipped either with a finely woven basket-work bulb or one of metal perforated with minute holes, so as to prevent the particles of the tea leaves from being drawn up into the mouth.
- Typically, the instrument has seven finger holes and one thumb hole together with a flaring bell, often perforated by several sound holes.
- The ring and disk were perforated by ten holes each, and gravity tended to align the holes ten times per revolution.
- It's a uniquely hard limestone that can be perforated in a way, he says, that no other limestone can.
- One side of each box is perforated with small holes and the opposite side is an open, plain square of light.
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