In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Building(para nivelar el suelo) capa de mortero de cemento feminine
- It is not the moisture in the slab or screed which is important, but the quantity of moisture leaving the slab and generating the vapour pressure.
- If you are building large slabs, could you survive without a laser screed or a power trowel?
- One unusual aspect of this job is that the mat slab was pitched to trench drains everywhere, so power screeds couldn't be used for the placement, except in small areas.
- These screeds will guide the straightedge (called a rod) that is used to level the surface in Step 7.
- During the installation we ran the screed off the slope laser and were able to pick up the cross-slope laser and use it for our pitch on the tennis courts.
- The lift was inoperable, the walls had been left with barely an undercoat on them and there was bare screed on the floors.
- While modest in its material composition - concrete, screed, plasterboard and glass - the building has been made with precision and consistency.
- We have seen truss screeds used to span 50-foot wide sections, but that is pushing things near their limit - unless flatness isn't an issue.
- An unusual feature at Laban was the use of under-floor heating with water pipes buried in the screed.
- The main way to spread out concrete is directly from the truck chute, keeping a uniform level in front of the straightedge or vibrating screed.
2British(lengthy discourse)she wrote screeds and screeds — escribió páginas y páginas
- The play thus falters in its attempt to be a real and funny slice of life, scrambling to make colloquial its many screeds on life and love in the ‘burbs.
- His writings varied from incoherent screeds to astute examinations of government hypocrisy.
- There are other misimpressions created by your articles that necessitate a response, but I did not intend for this to become a screed against your writing.
- They have written vicious screeds against anti-globalization demonstrators and unionists.
- I could have predicted that it would be another anti-government screed.
- Substitute ‘terrorists’ for ‘Reds’ and their rhetoric reads as near-identical screeds against evil.
- I have written a tedious screed on the event that is best ignored entirely.
- The only writer I knew was the crabby old lady who wrote a weekly screed in the local newspaper.
- Although I've been accused of trying to sway people with my screeds and polemics, that has never been the case, at least not consciously.
- Every single column written by him is a screed against the president; apparently, there isn't anything else worth writing about.
- A Boston Globe reporter posts numerous anti-Kerry screeds all over the blogisphere, and that's supposed to be all right?
- It featured more pithy screeds than analytical articles, and even the longest essays rarely went on for more than three or four paragraphs.
- And it's clear that her web site still features the screed quite prominently posted.
- It wasn't one of those thinly-documented screeds; it was written by college educators horrified by PC speech codes, assaults on campus newspapers, and academic freedom.
- Ideological screeds and rehashing of oral arguments aren't his style: careful analysis of applicable precedent is, and he did it again.
- This is to counterbalance the screed below, you see.
- Reading that, I was actually glad I'd never posted the aforementioned drunken screed.
- In his spare time, he writes screeds of music journalism and analysis, as well as running his own music fanzine website.
- Every now and then, he writes these hysterical, factually insupportable, logically inconsistent screeds against some looming threat to civil liberties in the United States.
- Corporations can't vote, because as I point out in the screed, they're not people.
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