In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Likewise, in a famous passage, Buridan is driven by his own experience to reject Ockham's explanation of condensation and rarefaction as kinds of locomotion.
- We hear nothing more of ‘separating out’ or even of rarefaction and condensation.
- Sound is a wave of compression and rarefaction in air.
- Anaximenes' notion of successive change of matter by rarefaction and condensation was influential in later theories.
- However, definitions which focus on the idea of either irreversible collapse or of bellows-like compression and rarefaction of air are no help in the present context.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.