In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1carrot scrapings — peladuras de zanahoria feminine
- paint/metal scrapings — raspaduras de pintura/metal
- Diagnostic tests may include skin scrapings, hair combings, a dermatophyte culture, blood work, and skin biopsies.
- The scrapings are placed directly on a microscope slide and viewed under magnification for the presence of characteristic Sarcoptes scabiei mite's eggs or faecal pellets.
- Plus, he's going to take scrapings and hair samples from inside Ruffian's helmet.
- Samples of blood and mucus, scrapings of epithelium, and fragments of glands are unacceptable.
- A specimen obtained from scrapings of the woman's hand was prepared and examined with the use of a scanning electron microscope.
- A forensics team has discovered fresh soda residue, as well as aluminum scrapings, indicating that cans are still being crushed in the airlocks.
- Some manufacturers use animal-derived forms of collagen, such as ground-up chicken feet or the scrapings of bird or cow skins.
- They take tiny scrapings from individual parts of the piece to check that it's pure silver, weighing it before and after.
- For this case, some 93 exhibits were collected, including clothes, fingernail clippings and scrapings and hair.
- But the bottle of gold filings - possibly the scrapings from a jeweller's bench - could be worth thousands of pounds.
- Tadpoles typically work their elaborate, jagged mouthparts over a surface, making a soup of the scrapings.
- Test stool sample and scrapings to identify amoebic, bacterial, fungal or other parasitic problems.
- Given the exorbitant cost of authentic civet scrapings nowadays, Civet absolute is often formulated from civetone, a synthetic alternative.
- A full profile was obtained on the scrapings from his right hand, which included cellular material such as skin.
- Notice the cheese scrapings on top of the bread.
- In 1683, Leeuwenhoek presented another famous communication on bacteria found in saliva and tooth scrapings from his mouth.
- Skin scrapings obtained from the leading edge of the burrow and under the fingernails are most likely to produce a mite.
- The next day they had to return for skin scrapings and blood tests, which he later discovered were to measure the amount of enzymes left in his body.
- It was a big glass bowl full of spaghetti in a watery white sauce, with dots of bacon and scrapings of cheese.
- We obtained laminaria from the obstetric unit and examined scrapings by routine processing.
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