In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Set against the mass of textured stone, the thin man-made planes of a rusted steel door and rusty faceted piling are peculiarly resonant.
- Where possible, collections of up to 30 specimens from a single bed or bedding plane have been examined.
- These materials contain planes in which copper and oxygen atoms are chemically bonded to each other.
- Second, for the kinetic behavior, we have assumed that the diffusion in the plane of the surface is much faster than the motion perpendicular to it.
- Enliven the dull gray planes of a weather-beaten deck by adding subtle, colorful stripes.
- The shell forms I envision have no straight lines and flat planes; this makes them reproducible by hot-air balloon manufacturers.
- Expansion in the plane of the bilayer would be consistent with the responses of recombinant Shaker to stretch.
- There were also thin smears of the viscous material along some of the fault planes.
- All of them are layered materials containing planes of copper and oxygen atoms.
- Looking around as I got to my feet, I found myself in a relatively small village set on a flat plane of ground.
- Optical sections were taken and projected into a single plane.
- Folded planes and porous, exterior materials like perforated metal are the norm these days.
- Moreover, the sharp upward tilt of the platform's surface jars against the plane of the table.
- The gentle curves of his childhood face weren't banished by age, but they hid themselves in the smooth planes of his cheeks.
- Substances that are confined to the lipid matrix will move along the plane of the bilayer.
- To add a greater degree of difficulty, the students also had to break the plane of the surface on which they were working.
- The inner structural walls are composed of architectural concrete that supports massive, projecting roof planes.
- When the strike-off operation is performed well, the surface plane of the concrete is flat with few ups and downs to be corrected with a bull float.
- The wood and stainless steel planes pass through the space without touching.
- Rather, they tend to develop in the many nooks and crannies formed where roof planes intersect, or where roofs abut walls.
- Angular planes of corrugated steel extend out to frame the entrance and engage with the public thoroughfare.
- The same detail is found in the rest of the house, anywhere planes or materials intersect.
2(level)nivel masculineshe is on a different plane — es de otra categoría
- Thus, in ancient art, any human action was on the plane of the heroic.
- Indeed, he has moved the sport on to a new plane of excellence.
- When we speak of an angel, we are speaking of an entity that exists purely on a spiritual plane.
- When the dancer believes in this, she not only transports herself to a higher plane of consciousness but also takes her audience with her.
- Western medicine is the first and only system that reduces the health of the individual to the material plane.
- On the astral plane, your imagination shapes everything.
- By then, the crowd had migrated into a higher plane of metal-rock-consciousness.
- There's definitely a trap in any spiritual path that can remove the seeker from the material plane.
- Imagination is transformative not only on the human plane; it has a powerful effect on the divine scale as well.
- This card is rooted more deeply in the material plane, connecting Tiphareth to Yesod.
- It means that you live in one place, but exist in another esoteric, imaginary plane, unshackled by fact or memory.
- Yet not to do so is to remove historical events from the plane of analysis and to place it at the level of religious remembrance.
- It means the prophet has entered such a high plane of understanding that he or she is able to communicate with the Infinite.
- This is true only on a high plane of metaphysical logic, but it is true.
- His work complements this project on a political plane by reading Marx and Lenin to develop an adequate political critique of Hegelianism.
- Man's destiny was to transcend his animal nature on a spiritual plane.
- She explains her own spiritual lessons and how she went from a child-level to an adult-level in functioning on the spiritual plane.
- Stepping into this world was like stepping into a whole new plane of existence.
- It is as if she has already passed into a higher plane of existence and is recalling mortal limitations from the other side, as it were.
- Jack had a little posse made up of rich kids who thought being rich placed you on a higher plane of existence than the rest of the world.
Art Building Mathematics
1planoplane geometry — geometría plana feminine
1(aircraft)avión masculine(ticket) de aviónwe went by plane — fuimos en avión
- As police cordoned off part of the crash sites, firefighting planes and helicopters swooped overhead to battle a brush fire started by the crash.
- As anyone who has witnessed the fighter planes and helicopters over the past few days has probably guessed, a major military exercise began around Scotland on Friday.
- Strong winds were blamed for the crash of a single-engine plane used to drop retardant on fires 220 miles south of Sydney.
- We had our fighter planes at several altitudes but met no enemy aircraft.
- Also the plane needed highly trained and skilled pilots - and a training period was essential to ensure that those men skilled in flying propeller driven planes got used to the vast differences of a jet plane.
- The airline is known for having images of wildlife on the tails of its planes, and the airline has transferred that marketing effort.
- The plane crashed on the helicopter landing pad adjacent to the Pentagon.
- As a freight aircraft, the plane continues to sell and sell, however.
- Three people were hurt yesterday when a civilian plane crashed while taking off from an RAF airfield.
- It is a US legal requirement that once an aircraft has moved significantly off its flight plan, fighter planes are sent up to investigate.
- The same flight control radar systems are used in helicopters, low-flying private planes, light aircraft and stealth bombers.
- At the moment the FAA suggests that airlines using these planes allow 180 lb for every clothed adult in winter including carry-on baggage.
- Despite the gusting winds and hazardous visibility, the planes and helicopters kept flying.
- The single-engine plane crashed near Daly Waters, killing the pilot and all passengers.
- Fighters, transport planes, bombers and helicopters will fill the skies over RAF Fairford in the run-up to the air show this weekend.
- The SA government yesterday announced it is sending five helicopters, two transport planes and a Casa aircraft to help its neighbour battle the floods.
- Using gliders, balloons, planes and helicopters, each shot is closer to the flocks of birds in flight than most people have ever been to a feathered friend on the ground.
- The game icons are small animated models of infantry, tanks, fighter and bomber planes and an assortment of ships from subs through to aircraft carriers.
- A report has revealed a pilot and passenger narrowly avoided serious injury when their vintage plane crashed at Lower Upham Airfield earlier this year.
- Combat helicopters and fighter planes patrolled the sky, and naval submarines and armed patrol boats guarded the waters of the silent port.
1(transport by plane)supplies/troops had to be planed in — hubo que enviar suministros/transportar tropas al lugar en avión
1(travel by plane)ir en avión
1(tool)cepillo de carpintero masculinefeminine garlopa
- When it's not in use, rest your plane on its side to avoid dulling the blade.
- He has collected, used and written about wooden planes and their makers for more than twenty years.
- An interesting handled smooth plane surfaced at a local flea market this past summer.
- Use a scraping plane or rasp on cut edges to smooth any roughness.
- A Neberschmied was a maker of wood cutting and boring tools, including planes.
- Carpenters had mallets, hammers, drills, chisels, scrapers, planes, and copper saws at their disposal.
- My primary tool interest is as a collector, especially of wooden planes by different makers.
- You'll need an oil-stone, or water-stone: the sort that carpenters use for their planes and chisels.
- A throng of teenage Jamaicans followed, each making a few smoothing cuts with a plane.
- When you're on your front drive, using an electric plane on a wooden door, it's rarely a good idea to wear tracksuit trousers with long tie-up cords.
- It is surprising that this small family enterprise was still producing wooden planes on into the twentieth century.
1(make smooth)(wood/surface) cepillarto plane sth down — desbastar algo
also plane tree
- Attached to the plane tree or any other tree for that matter, there was nothing noble about his robes, and barbarous gold, and all his other gifts.
- They used to be quiet oases in the city's most densely populated areas, with beautiful old palms, jacarandas and plane trees and green lawns offering refuge from high-rise living.
- And now this week I've been sitting at work watching the leaves on the plane trees in Green Park start to change colour.
- Emei's flora is renowned; sub-tropical ferns and strands of bamboo huddle amidst plane and fir trees.
- Outside the grimy windows of the decrepit lounge that serves as a Cabinet office the autumn sunlight filtered through the leaves of the plane trees.
- No songbirds to tangle in the hedges, in shrubs, up above your head in the crowns of cypress and in the branches of chestnut trees, plane trees.
- The focal point of the park is the now defunct fountain, surrounded by conifers, oaks, planes, jacarandas, and tipiana trees dropping their yellow blossoms.
- As you hike up through the gracious park, dotted with palaces turned museums, crickets chirr in the plane trees and pines.
- I remember that with the help of my agent we stopped the publication of a calamitous German transmogrification of Loves That Bind where everything was translated and the Paris plane trees were transformed into banana trees.
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