In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(in plowed field) caballón masculine(on wall) resalto masculine(on wall) protuberancia feminine
- Three scars ran over the smooth skin, rough ridges through his cheek and under his eye and up the side of his face.
- Also, since this sauce is a little thinner than a béchamel, use a pasta with ridges, in order to hold on to the sauce.
- While it is mostly smooth plastic, there are ridges molded into the running surface.
- Transverse terrace ridges cross both the axis and pleural region.
- Tiny ridges, bumps and cracks visible on their surfaces are magnified a thousand fold.
- Using pipe insulation, carpet padding and polyurethane fill, he has raised ridges and mounds within his paint surfaces.
- The distal half of the shaft has a faint longitudinal ridge running along the midline of the anterior face.
- The varnish smoothes out the gaps and ridges on the surface of the teeth and prevents the build-up of plaque, which causes decay.
- The apical ectodermal ridge consists of closely packed columnar epithelial cells, which are linked by extensive gap junctions.
- It takes practice to judge how hard to press - too firmly, and you scoop off compound nearly to the tape; too lightly and you leave ridges at the edge.
- Well-developed longitudinal ridges are consistently present and prominent on both surfaces of the tooth.
- Painting will accentuate, not hide, any ridges and edges that you leave.
- Nails are smooth now, ridges gone, white flecks have nearly gone.
- It shows a band of enamel on one of the sides, and smooth ridges run along the surface.
- Nearly the entire Unioninae subfamily has smooth surfaces with the exception of ridges formed from the concentric growth rings.
- The fossil tubes have flanges, concentric growth lines and wavy longitudinal ridges.
- Hard-wearing though they are, with the passing of time these tiles became slightly concave, so that the pointing lines formed raised ridges.
- The scapula is a tall narrow blade with a vertical ridge on its external surface.
- Longitudinal striations are accentuated ridges in the nail surface that can occur as a normal part of the aging process.
- While the ventral face of the centrum generally is covered with an undulating pattern of faint ridges, the lateral surfaces are more or less smooth.
2(of hills) cadena feminine(hilltop) cresta feminine(on ocean floor) arrecife masculine
- We can't tell how high they are, but we think they are ridges of hills.
- They proceeded to the scene which was on the western ridge of the hill.
- The proposed route traverses steep, forested ridges in an area of frequent earthquakes.
- You turn to look back at the ridge overlooking your village.
- With its river beds, attractive hill ridges and stunning mountains, it provides city dwellers access to nature right on their doorstep.
- For instance, large quartzite boulders cap several of the mountain ridges in the Wallowa Mountains of northeast Oregon.
- The dyke forms a ridge, as a result of a pervasive calcite cement.
- I knew from experience that it is vital to descend the east ridge of the mountain.
- The houses were located on raised limestone beach ridges from 8 to 22 m above sea level.
- Most of the country consists of gently rolling plains interrupted by two ridges of low hills.
- Al Deir is encircled by the rounded bluffs and ridges of a range which plunges 1500 metres to Wadi Araba, a valley linking the Dead Sea to the Red Sea.
- During the Early Devonian two realms were separated by a ridge extending through the centre of the continent.
- Reach the summit ridge and bear left for the final few feet to the summit.
- After a morning's climb, we reach the summit ridge in time for lunch.
- Another portion climbs a ridge of the mountain.
- Other groups that climbed the ridge in recent days reported icy conditions.
- Venus has a complex surface, with plains, mountains, volcanoes, ridges, rift valleys, and a few impact craters.
- Iceland is a segment of mid-ocean ridge domed up above sea level by the plume.
- The British hoped the operation would secure a strategic ridge overlooking Ypres and smash through the German line.
- Midweek, Stefan's group will visit the villages of Magura and Pestera, where houses are built along the mountain ridges which flank deep ravines and valleys.
3(on roof)caballete masculine
- Metal roofing is applied in approximately 3-foot-wide vertical pieces that stretch from the eaves to the ridge.
- This has turned out to be a problem, because the attic is vented at the roof ridge, and the vent screen becomes clogged with dryer lint.
- These are long strips of open, screened vent, typically made from vinyl, that are installed along the ridge of the roof.
- Six stainless steel flues vent forge smoke through the corrugated iron roof which is cut away at the ridge for a skylight that runs the length of the studio.
- Under the roof ridge there are cross planks that hold various secrets.
- Here, the Normans do have a thing or two to learn, because many of the thatched cottages have a row of irises planted along the ridge of the roof.
- He took the cigarette out, staring at the roof ridge.
- In church building, for instance, decorative features using cast iron could include the ridge along the roof as well as gates and grilles.
- Roof ridges had to be carefully supported in their original positions to retain the roof's authentic curvature.
- The continuous surface helped by removing the requirement for distinctions between wall and roof, eliminating all need for ridges, eaves and even changes of plane.
- The ridge of the upper-floor ceiling is offset from the central ridge of the gable roof above.
- Back-to-back classrooms share a wall that runs under the roof ridge, and have either north or south-facing operable windows.
- The buildings are usually gabled, with rows of tiles along the ridges of the roofs.
- During my visit I saw that the proposed conservatory would be directly below the main living room window, although the ridge of the roof would not extend as far upwards as the window ledge.
- There was no apparent evidence of any leakage through the roof slopes, ridge, hip, valley or chimney stack intersections.
- The ridges of the roofs of the four new homes ended up a metre higher than in the original plans passed by Kennet District Council in 2000.
- Even the plainer lodges are likely to have additions such as finials and cresting on the ridge of the roof.
- We view the vacant alternate site of the inner compound and catch our first glimpse of the ridge and the roof finials of the main sanctuary beyond the fences.
- The ridge of the roof is a water channel from which water overflows onto the thin roofing membrane of stone and glass.
- These gutter joists, as well as those constituting the ridges of the rooflet have a descent of 6.
4Meteorologya ridge of high pressure — un sistema de altas presiones
- Either a flat or ridged bottom can be used on a gas burner.
- The name is based on their four-sided, ridged appearance in tangential cross section.
- Two mammoth horns curved out from the head stretching up along the sides of a colossal diadem of brilliant brass encircling the bony ridged cranium of the beast.
- Similar teeth with a conspicuously ridged enamel surface are also known for Acrochordus, and for the colubroid genus Enhydris.
- Heat a heavy-based frying pan or ridged griddle until very hot.
- One turn, to brown the birds on the other side, sans weight, and they emerge - juicy, crisp, and handsomely ridged with grill marks.
- The large, ‘trumpet’ scales are arranged at regular intervals in lines running down the body parallel to a mid-dorsal line of ridged scales.
- These mounds are of three types: platform, burial, and ridged.
- The protoconidmetaconid notch is broadly open, forming a shallow U-shaped valley, and there is no raised protocristid; the enamel of the valley surface is moderately ridged and grooved.
- He states, ‘Initially green, the husks turn black as they mature, then break open to release the hard, ridged nut within.’
- The anterior part of these plates is ridged and is used to chop food; the posterior part is expanded and flat and used for crushing.
- The blades were also unusual in being longitudinally ridged and oriented along the axis of the ear branch rather than angling away from it, as in normal A619 ears.
- Garganelli pasta is like penne but the tube is ridged so it holds more sauce.
- Starting way back in time - the ground is ridged with long earthworks, there are large round tumuli and there are standing stones that look like a circle on the horizon as you approach them but perhaps are more of a line.
- ‘These,’ she said, pulling out an old pair of narrow black boots with curiously ridged soles.
- In addition to the unique single vascular system, these new specimens exhibit a distinct six ridged external shape, and an integumentary morphology shared by no other medullosan ovules.
- The natives roared and threw spears at its head; most bounced, yet one stuck into its scaly, ridged spine.
- Growing to a height of some thirty metres, the bark is distinctively ridged and furrowed and has characteristic large burrs or bosses.
- In the street, wheel tracks ridged the frozen mud.
- Anton could see the ridged roof of its mouth as it yowled loudly.
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