In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- When we deal with a quantitative thing like rotations in pirouettes, that's fairly simple.
- The rest of the station's ‘gravity’ is merely centripetal force from its rotation.
- Proper time for an ordinary mechanical clock is recorded by the number of rotations of the hands of the clock.
- He'd been in the garden many times, but only to practice setting the solar panels for optimum output at peak hours during the rotation of planet, sun and station.
- Venus does have a very slow rotation: one day/night period takes 117 Earth days, but the cloud whizzes round in just four, and scientists so far have no explanation for it.
- To determine the extent of their external rotation, dancers should stand in first position with straight knees and no rolling over.
- The volumetric elements are built up of large triangular planes that twist, giving the whole work a jagged sense of rotation.
- The earth moves around the sun in an orbit that is nearly a circle, and the axis of rotation of the earth maintains an effectively fixed direction.
- It'll take about 5-6 rotations counterclockwise to loosen the screws enough to remove the back panel.
- Manipulating it is simple enough thanks to an orb capable of 2D movement, zooming and rotation on both axes.
- He discovered the rotation of the earth on its axis and found in this the causes of day and night.
- The ship slowly began its rotation to meet the triangle as the man turned and retreated back down the ramp.
- The tire being still in rotation, I applied more weight to the front now, and down we came towards the ground, utterly clearing the wall.
- It is built around the idea of rotation, an elemental movement shared by wheels, the Earth, steering wheels and wind turbines.
- With the motion and rotation of Earth, the coordinates dance all around in a strange mess that is extremely difficult to untangle.
- In fact, the panels are modular and there is only one layout of folds, with variation introduced by random rotation.
- Loop as movement presupposes joint rotation between here and there, up and down, edge and center.
- The base is equipped with three omni-wheels with independent control of rotation that allow movement in any direction.
- This joint allows rotation to accommodate movement due to thermal expansion of the arches.
- Its chambers and tunnel will allow visitors to perceive the earth's rotation and its changing alignments with the stars.
2(alternation)rotación femininethe rotation of crops — la rotación de cultivos
- rotation in office — rotación en el cargo
- we deal with the calls in strict rotation — atendemos las llamadas por estricto orden de llegada
- Winger's indecision faded as the klaxon went off, signaling shift rotation, and he bolted into action.
- She would get 1 and half weeks off of training and then be in regular rotation.
- The Treaty of Nice provided that before the union's membership reached 27 members a decision would be taken on a smaller commission, based on equal rotation among the member states.
- Four bishops of the Church of Ireland, serving in rotation, also entered the Lords.
- During the first two years of the course, we'll do dissection weekly and living anatomy frequently: in the third year, on clinical rotation, we'll still be coming back into the DR to look at specific organs.
- Therefore rotation of tasks was feasible, and would prevent a status hierarchy developing on the basis of specialised roles.
- The stands were always filled whenever it was your turn on the rotation.
- Their substantial independence threatened republican tradition with its corporate government and brief periods of high office for individuals in rotation.
- There are occasions where there are two Bards sharing the telling in rotation, enabling an even more embellished tale to be told.
- Gurkha battalions have been stationed there in rotation for the past twenty-five years.
- The two pieces are now joined together and are held in turn by each museum on a three year rotation.
- Any one set may be in play for more than one turn in rotation between the players.
- For successful implementation over time, the core team necessarily must expand, yet excessive rotation of new members early on may diminish success.
- If there are more than two players, they take turns in clockwise rotation, beginning with the player to dealer's left.
- The leading seaman in each mess was called ‘the caterer’ and he chose ‘the cook-of-the-day’, a job that went by rotation.
- After Tito's death, the presidency was shared between the states in rotation.
- They must now live with the fact that from 2014 the Commission will be cut from 25 to 18, with each country taking a turn in rotation.
- The President of the European Council will now serve for two-and-a-half years, replacing the current six-monthly rotation.
- Regular rotation of committee members assures a continuous source of new ideas and perspectives.
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