In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(for electrical cables)torre de alta tensión feminine
- A spokeswoman said: ‘The owl is perched on one of our high voltage electricity pylons.’
- He is all too aware of the potential for property prices to fall when pylons are erected nearby.
- Other Scottish sites are located near railway lines, dumps, electricity pylons and canals.
- The decision means National Grid can now go on to Mrs Craven's land and begin constructing the pylons.
- Concerns are also growing over the pylons needed to carry electricity from remote parts of the Highlands and the Borders.
- They have blown up power pylons and blocked roads with booby-trapped vehicles.
- Just before touchdown the pilot became aware of an electricity pylon coming into view from behind a tree.
- Bandits and looters continue to bring down pylons carrying high voltage cables out in the desert road.
- The streets are a tangle of stinted electricity pylons and cat's cradle power lines.
- Eden was also battered by winds of up to 100 mph, bringing down trees and electricity pylons and cutting off homes during the weekend.
- His favourite photograph was one of a towering electricity pylon and a large graffiti mural in Mitcham town centre.
- The complex will comprise dozens of pylons, nine electricity substations and five quarries.
- Similarly, experts and lay people have long expressed concern at the impact on people's health of living near electricity pylons.
- Children living close to electricity pylons face a greater risk of contracting leukaemia, it was officially acknowledged yesterday.
- There is no escaping the 80 ft tall high-voltage pylons in the Shortlees estate.
- The storm, which also flattened several power pylons, left much of the Eastern Cape without electricity.
- Use should also be made of existing buildings and other structures, such as electricity pylons, to site new antennas.
- People will say that they were told 30 years ago that tobacco was safe and that electricity pylons were safe.
- Nearby, some wires hang from the base of an electricity pylon, to which a box seems to be attached.
- Exhausted helicopter crews scrambled to pluck desperate victims from trees, rooftops and electricity pylons.
2(marking approach to bridge)pilón masculine
- However, it also saw one of the last great racing biplanes take to the pylons - the Laird Super Solution.
- The dust and dirt situation really cut down on visibility and I could only see from pylon to pylon.
- Our crew chief said we had external damage on the starboard aft pylon that appeared to be related to some type of explosion.
- Swing left here and follow the path under pylons with the wall on the left.
- This went on for a couple of pylons and then Steve lost sight of Bill and wondered where he was.
- Flickering to life, a small light shone from the pylon's centre as the Head Lorekeeper heard a familiar voice in her mind.
- After climbing onto the stubwing and then the aft pylon, I went up to the aft rotor head to survey all that was mine.
- The lights, consisting of eight pylons - each holding eight 1,000 watt, amps were powered by a portable generator.
- He stops at a floodlight pylon and looks up at a broken hoarding.
- Aerial bombs or radio beacons are suspended from external bomb racks on detachable pylons.
- After a 0-0 draw, the most exciting action was a spectator climbing up a floodlight pylon!
- At the next pylon the controls reversed but by yanking back the throttle he regained control.
- The eight 23 metres pylons suspend an elaborate system which allows for light to be cast also on the practice pitch.
- The room had already been lit by moveable light pylons, a leftover from when Wily had first set up operations there.
- Officials said it struck a pothole on the runway, hit a pylon and then plunged into a house near the airport in the town of Busia.
- However, on 3 December 1937, the aircraft crashed while rounding the first pylon, possibly due to a high-speed stall.
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