In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Telecommunicationsauricular masculinetubo masculine River Platefono masculine Chileto lift / pick up the receiver — levantar el auricular (or el tubo etc.)
- to replace / put down the receiver — colgar el auricular (or el tubo etc.)
- There was no voice on the other end, just the sound of a receiver being put gently down on a table.
- It rang three times, then someone picked up the receiver.
- With a sigh, he swivelled in his chair, balancing the telephone receiver on his right shoulder.
- I take a deep breath, pick up the receiver and punch his number in.
- Naturally curious, I picked up the receiver and listened in.
- Startled, he paused for a moment before picking up the receiver.
- A speech signal is encoded using code excited linear prediction for use in transmitting the speech signal to a receiver.
- Stanley Morgan was sitting behind his desk with a telephone receiver to his ear when Emily walked through the open door.
- Generally, it is of no value for the transmitter to outdistance the receiver.
- She picked up the receiver and pressed a blue button.
- There was a pause followed by the resounding noise of a telephone receiver being slammed back onto its cradle.
- He must have been alone because he picked up the receiver at the first ring.
- Working independently, Gray and Bell both developed systems based on electromagnetic receivers with steel diaphragms.
- In an emergency, all they need to do is pick up the receiver and hold it for 20 seconds.
- Rebecca sank down onto the ottoman, clutching the telephone receiver.
- As quietly as she could she picked up the receiver and listened.
- The telephone receiver fell out of her hand and crashed to the ground.
- As soon as Juan put the receiver down, the telephone rang again.
- She stopped, listened to it ring again, and picked up the receiver.
- She picked up the receiver and handed it over to me.
- Sarah stood in the front hall with the telephone receiver still in her hand.
- I smiled and cheered inwardly as I set down the telephone receiver.
- Moments later, he heard the sound of the receiver being replaced.
2Radio Televisionreceptor masculinebefore noun receiver dish — antena parabólica feminine
- Car dealers also offer satellite radio receivers as a factory-installed option.
- People taking part will be issued with radio receivers to help track down the birds.
- Hamilton also had one of the first radio receivers in South Taranaki, with a high aerial that rose near the house.
- Digital radio receivers aren't yet portable, but they will be in a couple of years.
- The scientists used pairs of antennas similar to those used in ordinary FM radio receivers.
- To date the technique has largely been applied in cellphone base-stations and digital satellite TV receivers.
- The modified signals are then retransmitted via geostationary satellites to users' receivers.
- This would see data being broadcast over the airwaves into radio receivers which, if they've been fitted with special screens, could transmit video images.
- Because digital radio receivers are essentially small computers, they have the capacity to store information.
- What is meant by synchronizing the satellite signal with the receiver?
- Satellite receivers now bring hundreds of international television channels into Iraqi living rooms.
- A handheld receiver detects radio emissions from these satellites.
- Everything was going okay when they heard a voice over their radio receivers asking for directions to a parking bay.
- With just a couple of electronic components that cost at most a dollar or two, you can build simple radio transmitters and receivers.
- The multi-band radio receivers enable the elderly, sick and bedridden to listen to mass broadcasts live from the church and to hear parish news updates.
- The answer to this problem is a radio receiver that activates itself and raises a noisy alarm when a storm warning is issued.
- The firm said if a number of people living in the same road wanted the service they could pitch in together and pay to receive it from the radio receiver on a company's building.
- This in turn is connected to a satellite radio receiver.
- An important condition is obviously the presence of radio, or even television, receivers in the villages.
- Accordingly, a radio telescope consists of a concave metal reflector that focuses the radio waves on a receiver.
- For instance, the radio receiver must handle many weak signals simultaneously, then amplify and filter them before further signal processing occurs.
3also official receiverLaw Businesssíndico (de quiebras) masculineto call in the receivers — solicitar la cesación de pagos Southern Cone
- Three weeks later the company's shares were suspended and a receiver was appointed.
- The object of covering a gift in paper is to obscure it from the receiver's view long enough for them to give you yours, right?
- It had been reported that he was claiming up to €100 million for losses incurred after the appointment of the receiver.
- Luckily, with most of my gift suggestions, both giver and receiver can share the pleasure.
- Sometimes anonymous cards are sent and the receiver has to guess who the sender might be.
- A receiver can be appointed to a firm by a creditor, usually a bank, whose debt has been secured by a charge on some or all of the company's assets.
- A spokesman for the receivers said that the business was still up for sale and that several interested parties had come forward.
- And if the gift assumes an economic dimension, it is because the gift indebts the receiver.
- Each time a document is sent, the receiver can check with the security firm to verify the sender's identity.
- Good gifts reflect something about the giver and the receiver.
- In 1996 he bought the company from the receivers after it experienced financial difficulties.
- Just two years later, however, the company was forced to appoint a receiver leaving more than 300 employees out of work.
- But for the receiver to enjoy the gift without feeling guilty they must also give.
- But the case has not ended with the appointment of a receiver.
- Can the receiver of a benefit in all conscience hang on to it without paying?
- At the start of this year receivers were appointed to manage the brand in Glasgow, Dundee, Aberdeen, and Stirling.
- It is likely they would agree that the appointment of a receiver might be the drastic, but necessary, step that is needed.
- The plaintiffs seek to appeal against the order appointing the receiver and manager.
- A receiver appointed by the court must act fairly and honestly as a fiduciary on behalf of all parties with an interest in the debtor's property and undertaking.
- Last February, it suspended its share dealing on the Dublin stock exchange and a receiver was appointed to deal with its large debts.
- A bankrupt used a £5,000 gift from his dad to pay off drug dealers without telling the official receiver, a court was told.
- They then send the locked briefcase to the receiver.
- Interest has also been expressed in the business and the receivers are hopeful of concluding a sale in due course.
- The court receiver was directed to hand over the items to society members in the presence of both prosecution and defence lawyers.
- Finally, if a receiver was appointed or the company went into liquidation, certain payments to you would be guaranteed out of a state Redundancy Fund.
- This will make you look smarter, and the gift receiver will think that you think that they're pretty smart.
- When a company goes into receivership, a receiver is appointed to try to keep the company running.
- They simply acted as if they were validly appointed receivers dismissing employees, terminating contracts, disposing of assets and settling claims.
- He argued that by law, the assets of a bankrupt company were subject to the court receiver's supervision.
- This point is well taken, as the appointment of a receiver does not necessarily mean that the company's business operations are to be suspended.
- Each message contains a sequence number, and each time it is sent, it is followed by an acknowledgment from the receiver.
(in US football)receptor masculinereceptora feminine
- An example is a tennis player: When the server starts to serve, the receiver is already in motion.
- An ace is when the receiver does not get his racket on the serve; if a receiver mis-hits a serve it is called a service winner.
- He has an outside chance of sticking with the Eagles as a fifth receiver and special-teams player.
- Both teams have strong-armed quarterbacks and dangerous receivers.
- While he makes some sensational grabs, he also drops more passes than an elite receiver should.
- He struggled in goal-line situations last season and is not a great receiver or pass blocker.
- He was always the player who saved the game in the end, whether by a miraculous touchdown or a flawless pass to the receiver in the end zone.
5(of stolen goods)comerciante de mercancía robada masculinereducidor masculine South Americareducidora feminine South America
- It will target all criminals, from burglars and street robbers to drug dealers, car criminals and receivers of stolen goods.
- This is an extremely wide provision designed to criminalize those who help a thief or a receiver.
- While car criminals infuriate Fry he is as angry with receivers of stolen goods.
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