In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(stones)guijarrosbefore noun shingle beach — playa de guijarros
- There were also sand dunes and shingle banks that were later used for building roads in the new town.
- The action takes place against a bank of shingle, representing a Cornish beach, and the design is almost monochrome - perhaps seeking to evoke the success of the movie.
- The seabed here is made up of heavy granite pebbles and shingle, so the visibility is often very good.
- The favoured stretch of shingle beach and marram was again fenced off.
- And we use the foreshore for seaweed, sand and shingle.
- What would happen if the sand or shingle was too fine to allow the movement of vehicles on the beaches?
- In Norfolk they are to be seen most regularly in the neighbourhood of Cley and Blakeney, on the landward slopes of shingle banks and on rough grassy ground behind.
- The Rio Gallegos provides perfect spawning beds through small pea shingle pebbles, while the lack of large rocks means there are few obstacles to the Sea Trout migrating upstream.
- There are shingle beaches where grayling spawn, rattling rapids and wooded islands that spread wide the flow.
- The tide has driven multitudes of waders onto the shell and shingle banks, where a long line of roosting birds shuffles restlessly.
- Also look for shingle banks, areas of mixed mud and stony ground that holds numbers of dabs, and the ends of headlands that jut out to sea where a tide race forms.
- The shingle banks were wonderful, like frozen waves perhaps six feet from trough to crest; you could walk along a trough as it were beneath the landscape, invisible.
- I find soft, powdery sand, hard sand, loose shingle banks and a couple of streams.
- The gradients associated with these profiles also vary between sand and shingle beaches, the latter being generally steeper.
- They'll settle for shingle banks with light weed growth and this tends to be the type of ground they are feeding over when you're fishing off steep sandy beaches.
- Descending the shotline the Brighton emerged at around 40m on a sand and shingle seabed at 48m.
- Mostly it's sand, sometimes a fine shingle, sometimes pebbles of every hue, and here and there flat shale for skimming the waves.
- Probable reasons for this disappearance are a change in climate and more importantly, an increase in human disturbance on their breeding haunts of shingle beaches.
- Most of the Thames Bank is shingle and stone so sand is relatively rare.
- Green turtles can be observed in the waters from July to the end of September, when they come ashore to nest on the sand and shingle beaches on the island's eastern side.
- Remove enough of the roof shingles, tiles, gravel, or other roofing material down to the tar paper.
- By 1994 the exterior siding was installed and the roof shingles were complete.
- Roof tiles or shingles decorate buildings in the Harley where none existed previously.
- Check that your roof isn't missing any shingles, tiles, slates or nails.
- Seal flashing around roof stacks and vents, between roof valley flashing and shingles, and around roof additions and skylights.
- Because of the short lifespan of the shingles, they are slowly being replaced by galvanized metal roof sheets.
- Ice dams will force moisture under roof shingles where it can drip into the attic or walls.
- Roofs may be covered with tiles, wooden shingles, or zinc sheets.
- Constructed with fire retardant cedar roof shingles and exterior walls made of rough-hewn lumber, it is the quintessential ski retreat.
- So far, the recycled products include, among others, plastic railroad ties, construction sheeting and roof shingles.
- Solar shingles and roofing tiles now can serve as both roof and electric generators.
- Traditional rural houses have roofs of red tiles, corrugated tin, or wooden shingles.
- It is advantageous in that it protects the waterproofing from damage by ultraviolet radiation, and precludes the need for tiles or other shingles.
- Composite or fiberglass shingles is the most common roofing now in use.
- Consider natural roofing alternatives, such as slate or tile, or high-tech shingles made with recycled materials.
- If your house originally had wooden shingles, maybe a brown colored asphalt shingle would work best.
- Treated wood shingles may leach toxic preservatives, and asphalt shingles may leach small amounts of petroleum compounds.
- They also replaced the house's aging brown-shingle roof with black shingles for house and porch.
- There are also pre-fabricated, light-colored tiles, shingles or metal sheets to replace old roof materials.
- On the exterior, they replaced the fiberglass wall shingles with stained cedar shakes and put in oversized, divided-light windows.
- The shingle on his door says that he is a Jungian analyst.
- But he was never the small-time lawyer, with only a desk and a shingle, that some made him out to be.
- So, I'll leave my shingle hanging outside this virtual stoop a while longer.
- This is my only reason for justifying the shingle hanging outside in the boulevard.
teja plana y delgada, gen de madera
2(haircut)corte a la garçon masculinecorte a lo garçon masculinesee also shingles
3US(signboard)placa feminineto put / hang up one's shingle — abrir una consulta (/ bufete etc. )
1(roof) cubrir con guijarros
2(hair) cortar a la garçon(hair) cortar a lo garçon
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