In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(bar)varilla femininebarra femininemasculine vástagoconnecting rod — biela feminine
- The white stucco ceiling undulates up to a peak of 22 ft; the walls fan out, and their pale ash panelling is overlaid by ribs of clustered birch rods.
- I then welded a 1-inch piece of solid rod to the metal.
- Some untitled works from 1999 consist of a series of swags of satin, attached to curtain rods and installed on a wall.
- These elegantly diminutive, finely wrought sculptures employ curved, flat and linear shapes that perch upon thin metal rods.
- Here, three metal rods ran across a corner of the gallery, each supporting a large pulley wheel and a piece of canvas strap
- In the living room, a chainmail curtain hung from a metal rod is a fireguard for the aluminium clad fireplace.
- The multidisciplinary, cross-curriculum workshops enable all those who take part to build spectacular structures with the simplest of materials: thin wooden rods and rubber bands.
- Set against a blue background, the butterflies are connected to rods and wires that move their wings and simulate flight.
- Made of cinderblocks reinforced by steel rods, the undulating light-gray walls stretch some 140 feet in length.
- Four ‘Freefall Image’ sculptures were made of connected bronze rods with mottled surfaces and polished highlights.
- There's also a table with three skinny legs and a lidded jar with a thick, straight, vertical handle that rises up like the rod of a butter churn.
- Work stopped in 1970, leaving blocked arches in the incomplete north transept, only a few bays of the intended cloister, and reinforcement rods protruding vainly from the stump of the crossing tower.
- The glass box is tethered to the brick walls with suspension rods, which reinforce the two separate structures, helping them to withstand extreme weather conditions and earthquakes.
- The boulders themselves are kinetic sculptures; all but the heaviest rotates with the slightest touch, balanced atop a single stainless steel rod.
- Balusters were made of 90 mm steel rods cast into holes drilled into the rock and connected by steel plates.
- Approximately half of the tubes are filled with thin steel rods, which radiate outward to varying lengths.
- The stair is elegantly made, a light filigree of steel rod and plates that contrasts with the heavy mass concrete solidity of the vault.
- The bright red fiberglass clasp, tilted at a 45-degree angle, rested on the floor; it connected to the wall by means of a thick steel rod.
- The masonry units require steel post tension rods, anchor bolts, steel plates, and couplers for installation.
- Both sculptures involve single plaster-walled cubes with open tops, out of which spiral successively smaller cubes made from metal rods.
1.2(for fishing)caña (de pescar) feminine
1.3(for punishment)vara feminineférula feminine
- I say relatively, because all too frequently you've broken the very rules you vow to uphold, particularly through your selective choice and editing of sequences of material which you then employ as a rod with which to beat us, and others.
1.4(in eye)bastoncillo masculine
- Be warned, if you sit too close to the screen, the TV may do permanent damage to your rods and cones.
- Messing with our rods and cones, Downing's saturated dots stick around perceptually in afterimages.
2(unit of measure)
antigua medida de longitud equivalente a 5,029m
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