In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
transitive verbrarefied, rarefying, rarefies
- In the inner heartwood, these bodies were rarefying and cell walls became impregnated by a brown colour.
- Thus began Cooper's serendipitous ascent into the more rarified air of the arts and crafts.
- ‘Humidity means that the air density is rarified and so the available engine power is reduced as air entering the combustion chamber is reduced,’ says Binotto.
- I find that if I concentrate on the geometric shapes and unfocus to the point of occular agony they rarify into a twisting tunnel.
- The air here isn't that rarified and most of us like to do other things as well.
- I know the air is pretty rarified in academia, but has the good professor considered taking an evening course in the university of life?
- Changes in the game might have rarified some of old-time hockey's staple techniques, but what of the future?
- In order to maintain value or currency, beauty/art must be exclusionary, standardized and rarified.
- It wasn't quite as rarefied as Royal Ascot, and the weather was dodgy to say the least, but it was still fun to go racing at Ayr.
- It's one of those rarified treats when you are simply left reaching for words.
- Or it could rarify the nature of ritual objects, so that they must be of some degradable quality (such as the raw clay used in many Hindi rites).
- He noticed worriedly that the overcrowded pool area felt overly warm and thought that the air was rarified.
- But more than anything yet seen in Moore's career, this film was made in the bubble and breathes truly rarified air.
- In most cases, such concentrations of atoms are so rarefied that the chances of colliding are infinitesimal.
- Companies profit from collectors by creating limited editions of a particular item and releasing different versions of their products in different continents to rarify their commodities, thus increasing their value.
- Well, it sounds like it, or at least the particularly rarified form of it practiced by the kind of names mentioned above.
- Sound waves propagate through such materials by periodically compressing and rarefying the medium.
- However, member countries are not likely to rarify agriculture's inclusion until key implementation issues are resolved.
- Law, it is well known, filters and rarefies the halo of horror and suffering surrounding crimes.
- The White House press corps is the most rarefied of American journalistic beats.
intransitive verbrarefied, rarefying, rarefies
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