In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(television/typewriter) portátil(programing language) portátil(pension) transferible British
- This loan is portable, which means that you can transfer it to a home of equal or greater value.
- They mostly came from inner cities around the country, usually showed up in sparkling brand new trainers, carrying a portable stereo, booming dance music.
- Whenever he is out and about he has to carry a portable oxygen tank.
- He glared angrily at the small screen of the portable television that he had propped on top of a large stack of dictionaries and rule books.
- What Europe clearly needs is portable pensions - retirement packages that its workers can take anywhere.
- Each worker is given a portable account credited with a percentage of pay, with interest buildup, each year.
- First, rapid changes in hardware architecture and a lack of software standards have made it difficult to develop robust, portable and efficient software.
- Not to stop with a portable television, mini table fan, handgrips in steel chains, the rider shows his obsession for siren and mini cone speaker.
- Defined contribution schemes are also a lot more transparent and portable.
- System and method for controlling data transfer between multiple interconnected computer systems with a portable input device
- Mr McDowell said afterwards a simple mistake had caused the fire after a child carried a portable television into the kitchen and left it on top of a cooker where it began to smoulder before catching fire.
- Most mortgages are now portable, which means you can transfer them to a new property if you move and avoid early - repayment charges.
- Now you can zap all of your huge CD collection on to one small portable hard drive and carry it around with you.
- For instance, the commodity is durable and it is also portable.
- She always carries around a small portable radio, which she calls her Transistor Radio.
- The banking services include payment of interest on current accounts, portable credit history and an unbundling of banking services.
- The portable TV was moved to the nook and we tried it out again.
- For a portable inhalant, carry a tissue or handkerchief with you on which has been placed one drop each of the previous essential oils, and inhale deeply whenever possible.
- After an evaluation period, the generator, which has been designed to be portable, will be moved on to more testing sites such as Burgar Hill.
- Workers liked the idea of personal, portable pensions and accumulating tax-deferred returns.
- A small woman was at the desk, her head leaning on her hand as she watched a tiny portable television.
- A colleague had a tiny portable television with a black and white screen.
- He was on a kayaking holiday, carrying a portable altar with him and using two paddles for a cross.
- Seven years after simple, cheap, flexible portable pensions were mooted as a good idea for Irish consumers, they are finally in place.
- Workers can pay money into an investment account weekly, monthly or whenever they can, accumulating a portable pension fund.
- I can now listen to only my favorite songs on an album, rearrange songs into my preferred order, or move them to a portable player.
- Once you've come to grips with the control, it does feel like true analogue movement on a portable system, but there are often occasions when you'll just wish for an actual analogue nub.
- She feels that Turner's proposal to make pensions portable from one employer to the next will help make it easier for people to understand how much money they will have in retirement.
- In five years time, mortgages will have become portable products with no loyalty to the lender attached.
- Without waiting for a reply, Khartoum produced a tiny portable television that ran on solar power.
- The pension plan is portable from job to job, and does not discriminate against self-employment.
- The PRSA, a personalised and portable pension designed to entice lower-paid workers to save for the future, was a Pensions Board initiative.
- As Patrick tells it, Fr. Foy was forbidden to say Mass on the High Altar and carried his portable tabernacle on the occasions he said his private Mass.
- Whether I was in a train or a plane, I carried a portable typewriter and never failed my editors.
- The good news is that the process model is simple to understand, ensures stability on the system and is portable across many operating systems.
- Given modern employment patterns, workers do need a portable pension that stays with them, job to job.
- Under a national pension system, every individual in the country would immediately have access to a low-cost, fully portable, retirement plan.
- It will also be fitted with oxygen equipment and will also carry portable oxygen equipment so that casualties can be treated before they get to the ambulance.
- He was carrying some sort of portable tank with tubes into his nose, like you see for people on oxygen, but his was some sort of nutrient thing or painkiller; I'm not sure which.
- ‘Everyone is looking for products to be portable and mobile and that is where we come in with our data storage capability,’ he said.
- The same factors that made hardware-centric database machines obsolete in favor of portable database software are now at play in the storage market.
- So I read this section wondering whether OS X apps were somehow portable to other OSes.
- And a new portable mortgage locks in today's low rates - not just for this house but for the next one, too.
- Flocks of urbanists and media enthusiasts walked the streets carrying portable radio receivers in the hope of picking up the broadcasts.
- Replace existing pension plans with portable private accounts administered by private financial institutions.
- Employees usually like defined contribution plans because they are very visible, easier to understand than traditional pension plans and portable.
1(television) televisor portátil masculine(typewriter) máquina de escribir portátil feminine
- They'd cut nearly a whole pound off the weight of one of their flagship portables, which was pretty damned light to begin with.
- There will be no fans, the units will have to run cool enough for it to be comfortable to carry them around (think how people would have laughed if you'd predicted portables too hot to carry ten years ago).
- Every broadcaster is moving to those bigger pictures, and you will soon be kicking yourself if you buy a set that has the old screen shape, unless it's a portable for the bedroom.
- Conceivably, small storage devices (like notebook hard drives) will become standard for use in all devices, both portables and desktops.
- And carry portable polish-remover wipes in your handbag for on-the-spot removal of chipped color.
- Investigators found five portable stoves containing charcoal in the vehicle and its windows sealed with tape from the inside.
- This year, I wondered exactly what my licence gave me as a viewer with a colour television set and colour portable.
- But equally, as Anderson himself admitted during the earnings conference call, pros are increasingly choosing portables over desktops.
- Manufacturers can easily incorporate the chip into any portable, battery-operated gadget.
- This will largely be driven by healthy sales of consumer desktop and portables, while Japan will thrive on consumer PCs along with continuing recovery in business PC sales.
- The trouble is that they forget that people do not carry portable, battery-operated apartments around in their pockets.
- Although the picture quality was poor on the original televisions the school used, picture quality on the portables the school bought as replacements was very sharp.
- These new portables, sometimes called pen scanners or wand scanners, are in effect mini-versions of the flatbed scanners that were used to convey printed text into a PC.
- To reduce firewood consumption and fire rings, backpackers started carrying small portable stoves.
- All the big names have proprietary power saving programs that monitor CPU activity and respond accordingly to try to extend battery life on portables.
- To top it all off, none of the above mentioned formats will play on a portable.
- If you want to bring everything with you, including leads, spare batteries and drives, you end up with a clutter of gadgets and leads - the very thing portables are designed to cut out.
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- Made of cast metal and sculpted stainless steel, the line features a collection of portables including espresso machines, waffle makers, coffee mills and more.
- We also collected two portable electric keyboards that we check out like library books, so students can practice for contests and performances.
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