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)guijarros masculinebefore noun shingle beach — playa de guijarros feminine
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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 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.
- And we use the foreshore for seaweed, sand and shingle.
- The tide has driven multitudes of waders onto the shell and shingle banks, where a long line of roosting birds shuffles restlessly.
- What would happen if the sand or shingle was too fine to allow the movement of vehicles on the beaches?
- There are shingle beaches where grayling spawn, rattling rapids and wooded islands that spread wide the flow.
- 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.
- The favoured stretch of shingle beach and marram was again fenced off.
- Most of the Thames Bank is shingle and stone so sand is relatively rare.
- There were also sand dunes and shingle banks that were later used for building roads in the new town.
- I find soft, powdery sand, hard sand, loose shingle banks and a couple of streams.
- The seabed here is made up of heavy granite pebbles and shingle, so the visibility is often very good.
- Mostly it's sand, sometimes a fine shingle, sometimes pebbles of every hue, and here and there flat shale for skimming the waves.
- Descending the shotline the Brighton emerged at around 40m on a sand and shingle seabed at 48m.
- 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.
- 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.
- The gradients associated with these profiles also vary between sand and shingle beaches, the latter being generally steeper.
- Roof tiles or shingles decorate buildings in the Harley where none existed previously.
- Consider natural roofing alternatives, such as slate or tile, or high-tech shingles made with recycled materials.
- It is advantageous in that it protects the waterproofing from damage by ultraviolet radiation, and precludes the need for tiles or other shingles.
- Constructed with fire retardant cedar roof shingles and exterior walls made of rough-hewn lumber, it is the quintessential ski retreat.
- Check that your roof isn't missing any shingles, tiles, slates or nails.
- Because of the short lifespan of the shingles, they are slowly being replaced by galvanized metal roof sheets.
- Composite or fiberglass shingles is the most common roofing now in use.
- They also replaced the house's aging brown-shingle roof with black shingles for house and porch.
- Seal flashing around roof stacks and vents, between roof valley flashing and shingles, and around roof additions and skylights.
- Ice dams will force moisture under roof shingles where it can drip into the attic or walls.
- If your house originally had wooden shingles, maybe a brown colored asphalt shingle would work best.
- 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.
- There are also pre-fabricated, light-colored tiles, shingles or metal sheets to replace old roof materials.
- Traditional rural houses have roofs of red tiles, corrugated tin, or wooden shingles.
- Roofs may be covered with tiles, wooden shingles, or zinc sheets.
- On the exterior, they replaced the fiberglass wall shingles with stained cedar shakes and put in oversized, divided-light windows.
- By 1994 the exterior siding was installed and the roof shingles were complete.
- Remove enough of the roof shingles, tiles, gravel, or other roofing material down to the tar paper.
- Treated wood shingles may leach toxic preservatives, and asphalt shingles may leach small amounts of petroleum compounds.
teja plana y delgada, gen de madera
2also shingle cut(haircut)corte a la garçon masculinecorte a lo garçon masculinesee also shingles
- 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.
- This is my only reason for justifying the shingle hanging outside in the boulevard.
- So, I'll leave my shingle hanging outside this virtual stoop a while longer.
1(roof) cubrir con guijarros
- Clad externally in stainless steel panels at the street and a silver grey terracotta shingled rainscreen above, the windows vary in size.
- I had played there when I was little, and took care to keep the roof shingled after Jane and I moved in.
- Scrolls of smoke unfurled from three stone chimneys set amidst steep shingled gables.
- The roof was shingled with Lake Superior Cedar and indulged in galvanized iron trimmings.
- I shingled it all over and made one half a rose garden, which were her favourite flowers, and decorated the rest with the ornaments.
- Now, thanks to advances in photovoltaic technology, it's possible to shingle your roof with solar tiles.
- The outside, barely seen by the light of the eerie street lamps, was old and darkly shingled, with a thatched roof, and a smoking chimney.
- So, after two years and $1.4 billion of preparation this is where we're at: a bunch of skilled scientists doing the outer-space equivalent of shingling a roof.
- A small wood shingled A frame, it was solidly encased by trees, hidden from view.
- Finally the grader came along and levelled and shingled the road.
- The guy who poured the concrete knew he was better at concrete than the guys who installed the cabinets who knew they were better at carpentry than the guy who shingled the roof.
- The inn is a collection of four shingled buildings, each uniquely configured with three or four rooms connected to one another by paths through native gardens of salal and rhododendron.
- Hell, if the guy wanted me to, I'd shingle his roof for an extra hundred bucks.
- Equally lovely was the modest farmhouse itself; its wooden walls were painted alabaster and its brown roof was shingled with wide, ridged tiles.
- The roof was shingled with maroon tiles, and the chimney was made mostly of red brick.
- Steep cliffs behind the field are shingled with carbonate.
- Exterior walls are shingled, except at the taller central-garden facade, where contrasting white-painted wood siding calls attention to the home's addition.
- It was log cabin style, as all of ours were, but the roof was shingled with crumbling slate, a pattern that resembled dragons scales.
- Other features that reinforce the mudroom's indoor-outdoor feeling are shingled interior walls and a radiant-heated slate-tile floor.
- Once the flat planes of the roof have been shingled, you will need to apply the hip shingles, if you have a hip roof, which will be overlapped by the ridge shingles.
2(hair) cortar a la garçon(hair) cortar a lo garçon
- My hair is shingled, and the longest strands are about nine inches long.
- And although shingled hair was wildly popular in the period, it still seems to have connoted rejection of traditional relationships.
- He had taken a liking to my mother, who looked more forward than she was, with her shingled hair and very short skirt showing a lot of silk stocking.
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