In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(slip)(deliberately) deslizarse(accidentally) deslizarse(accidentally) resbalar(se)she slid down the rope — se deslizó por la cuerda
- the plate slid (off) onto the floor — el plato (se) resbaló y cayó al suelo
- stock prices continued to slide — las cotizaciones siguieron bajando
- She came to a corner and she slid along the wall, her gun ready.
- His stomach sank into his feet and he slid down the smooth wall until seated on the grass.
- He slid along the smooth floor, barely managing to scramble back and grab his gun before the walls smashed together.
- The lady returned to her side, her dress rustling softly as it slid along the smooth surface.
- There is a metallic hum as the glass barrier moves, sliding into the floor, and the metal bars in the portal retract up.
- Some quaint and furtive figures slid silently along the walls with a fearful air.
- Normally, the pleurae are silky smooth, allowing your lungs to slide easily along your chest wall when you breathe in and out.
- She slid to the floor, her sweaty hand squeaking as it slid along the wall.
- She backed into a wall and slid slowly along it her hands feeling her way as her eyes faced those of the crowd.
- She slid along the wall and got into line with the rest of her classmates.
- I burst through the wall sliding along the carpeted floor hitting everything in my path.
- Unsteady on his feet, Matt fell on his back, sliding along the shattered glass once more before coming to a halt.
- Mark followed, sliding along the wall opposite from Jason.
- I pulled my summer diary from the enclosure and my hands trembled as they slid along the rawhide cover.
- A folder was thrown onto the table; it slid along the smooth surface to land in front of her.
- Finally I reach the wall and push myself off but now I am bouncing from wall to wall sliding along the carpet.
- Upon impact, her body slid along the wall and collapsed onto the ground.
- Momentum from the whirling caused her body to continue sliding on a smooth, level surface.
- I slid along the wall until I was sitting on the floor next to the bathroom door.
- Images of powerful creatures slide along the smooth walls.
2.1(move smoothly, glide)the curtain slides smoothly along the rail — la cortina corre / se desliza con suavidad por el riel
- the door slides open/shut — la puerta se abre/se cierra corriéndola
- she slid quietly out of the room — salió sigilosamente de la habitación
- the days slid by / past without our noticing — los días transcurrieron sin que nos diéramos cuenta
- He felt no resistance from Annie, so he risked sliding a hand along her thigh.
- Drake took a small folder from under his jacket and slid it along the desk to Paddy.
- The air is moist and moss-scented, and you slide your fingers along the slick castle stones as you're pulled by faint strains of music that sound vaguely familiar.
- ‘My God, Marlon,’ purrs Sadie King as she slides her hand seductively along the vicar's leg while reaching for her pint of mild.
- Grabbing the knife from the table, I slid it along the table to her hand.
- I watch as he slides one hand vertically along the desk - slowly, caressingly.
- Then he grabbed the keys to his car, extending the ignition key, and grabbed her wrist, sliding it along forcefully.
- If I slide a brick along the table again and again, the friction is the same each time.
- Returning to the familiar kitchen he slides a knife along his letters, slitting out their folded information.
- He slid his fingers along the contour of his slender sword and slowly tightened them around the handle.
- The problem is that later on in the game, when you have amassed a collection of inventory items, to get to a specific item, you have to use an arrow to slide the inventory along.
- Her heart pounding fiercely out of her chest, she leaned out the window a little further, preparing to slide her right foot along the ledge.
- We slide our hands along our scarves before wrapping them around our bodies.
- Interactive displays in which people slide their foot along the floor to trigger on-screen stories and use a tracker ball to zoom in on parts of the city will stay.
- Multiple readings of the fingerprint are taken while it is slid across the surface of the scanner.
- I pulled his shirt off as well and slid my hands along his broad, muscular back.
- It is done by grasping a small portion of hair and gently applying traction while sliding the fingers along the hair shafts.
- The man raised an eyebrow, sliding his hand along her back.
- You merely slide the clip back along the track to release the tile.
- Lay the pencil flat on one surface with the point resting on the other, and slide the pencil along to make the scribe.
2.2sliding present participlesliding door — puerta corrediza / (de) corredera feminine
1she slid the book across the table toward him — le pasó el libro deslizándolo por la mesa
- he slid his hand along the wall — pasó la mano por la pared
- to slide the bolt back — correr el cerrojo
- he slid the letter back into his pocket — se volvió a meter la carta en el bolsillo
- she slid a coin into his hand — le pasó disimuladamente una moneda
1.1(in playground, pool)tobogán masculineresbaladilla feminine Mexicorodadero masculine Colombiaresbalín masculine Chile
- There were playful screams and calls all around from the children as they went up ladders and down slides, across the jungle-gyms and chasing each other.
- We had real playgrounds with merry-go-rounds and metal slides and wooden see saws, all placed on concrete.
- Swings, a see-saw and a slide had already been ordered.
- We tried bird's eye views and worm's eye views of normal subjects, such as a playground slide.
- There is a variety of fun to be gained on the slide, tunnel, climbing frames and also a soft baby play area, and action songs.
- The centre also have a playground with swings and slides, which you can use during your visit.
- We also have a playground with swings and slides.
- Thirteen children's playgrounds are to be shut down but swings, see-saws and slides on six other sites are to be saved.
- We had an ice-cream and a little play on the slide and climbing frame.
- There is a playground with swings, slides, sandbox etc.
- The slides, drums and see-saws in the park have a panel that indicates that energy can be created through friction alone.
- She watched as all the children played on the swing sets and slides.
- Some brought see-saws, slides and swings to their frames.
- The playground is like a mini replica of a scene from a Walt Disney set with a playhouse, swings, sandpit, slides, and see-saws.
- I watched the kids play around in the swing set and the slide.
- There was a small playground covered in sand with a single swing set and a slide.
- Across from school was a big public playground, filled with swing sets and slides and jungle gyms and merry-go-rounds.
- All the traditional features, such as climbing frames, swings, see-saws and slides, can be seen but there is so much more besides.
- Meanwhile in nearby India Street a play area for children up to the age of eight has a slide, roundabout and see-saw.
- Children on the Temple Hill estate can look forward to new swings, slides and climbing frames in Attlee Drive's playground.
1.2(on ice, slope)rampa feminine
- Under the grass, you find a door to winter frosting up through the heat, and a slide of ice to a lake frozen like glass and lit from beneath by the moon.
- He slid along an icy slide in the manner of a child going home from school.
- The plunge featured a forty-foot-high mass of granite boulders, toboggan slides, waterfalls, and observation decks.
- The steep asphalt path at the west end of the ruins of St Mary's Abbey made a splendid toboggan slide, and the invigorating pastime was thoroughly enjoyed.
- The toboggan slide has three individual sliding channels and rubber tubes are provided for the riders.
- If the snow is wet, its colossal weight can compound the slide's lethal force.
- Crazy golf is included in the ticket price, the toboggan slides are great fun for kids of all ages and there are other outdoor activities to enjoy in fine weather.
- This fall a toboggan slide will be developed at Hespeler Park.
- The dramatic rescue unfolded when ice gave way under Nadine as she played with friends on an ice slide at the reservoir at 8pm last Monday.
- Here at the world's largest snow playground, kids and adults can explore ice slides.
- It must have been fun creating the ice slide, where we see the animals swirling around on a kind of natural rollercoaster?
- Another time, I remember building a slide out of snow in the backyard with my sister and cousins.
2.1(action)(accidental) resbalón masculine(accidental) resbalada feminine Latin America(deliberate) deslizamiento masculine
- For some reason he doesn't like burnouts, wheelies and handbrake slides into our street.
- With bowling shoes, you're relying on them to give you a good slide up to the foul line.
- The slide came, the slope caught them and the wheels came off.
- Keeping the front wheels pointing in the direction of travel will also aid traction and help prevent a power-sapping slide.
- Getting there was as wild and uncomfortable as any slide down a slippery slope can be.
- A short walk in the mountains, often in snow drifts up to head height, was followed by a toboggan slide back to Grytviken.
- Luckily, the plane made a short distance slide on the snow until it crashed against a rock on the mountain.
- what a beautiful way to start a dance, just a slow slide of the toe along glittering black marble.
- A lone bolt would halt some of the slide, but not enough to warrant any comfort.
- Her routine was uninspired writhing and undulating but her pole slide was something that Plato would have written a riddle about.
- A patch of soft snow stopped my slide and all was quiet.
- First thing was how to traverse, followed by slow slides down the beginner slope.
- Sasha said little to Hardy, but gazed at him between bumps and slides along the dunes.
2.2(decline)(in prices) bajón masculine(in prices) caída feminine(in standards) decadencia femininethe slide in stock prices — la caída / la baja de las cotizaciones
3.1Photographydiapositiva femininetransparencia femininefilmina feminineto show slides — pasar / proyectar diapositivas (or transparencias etc.)
- before noun slide magazine — (rectangular) bandeja
- a slide show — una proyección de diapositivas
- In addition, there are two extended slide packs, the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, containing 12 slides.
- The high quality of the slides will ensure a reasonable lecture.
- A slide projection on view, incorporating found and original photographs, was intended to be shown during dance performances.
- Yes, I think the report rather than the slides is a better way of setting up the structure that we have used.
- His slide programs were legendary and not merely because of the quality of his slides.
- Their exhibition features 260 prints taken in the last three years, along with slides to be shown every Saturday afternoon for the duration of the exhibition.
- With slide film, use your camera's exposure-compensation feature to underexpose by a half or a full stop for more saturated color bands.
- Other drawings and photographs, projected as slides or mounted on easels, picked out details of the city, highlighting the jumble of old and new.
- You can also use the StarOffice Navigator to view and select specific slides in the show.
- Called a DNA microarray, it relied on the laws of nature, meaning that any virus applied to the slide would gravitate toward a like virus.
- Light conditions occasionally were less than ideal which particularly affected the quality of the color slides.
- The high quality of my slides took me by surprise.
- By chance, I found the little processing ‘darkroom’ for those slides at a local thrift store.
- As the cells matured they fell off the slide and settled in the bottom of the jar.
- At the benefit, he didn't pitch JWM directly, but showed a slide giving his e-mail address and phone number.
- The class began their research by viewing slides and taking a trip to the library.
- The easiest way is to print the image on a transparency slide (the ones normally used for an overhead projector) with a laser printer.
- Nuclei labeling was homogenous within a cyst, but labeling intensity varied between cysts, depending on the slide quality.
- Nowadays I use color images from digital cameras as well as scans from slides, and the negatives print much more predictably.
- Thus, in this room right now, we are converting electrical energy into light energy in the projector that is beaming images from my slides to the screen before you.
3.2(for microscope)(glass plate) portaobjetos masculine(specimen) muestra feminine
- The negative feedback current (approach curve) was obtained by moving the tip towards a glass microscope slide.
- When imaging liposome attachment and coalescence to a clean surface, the slides were affixed to a magnetic disk and placed directly into the microscope.
- A robotic instrument can apply to a single glass microscope slide a representative piece of every one of the 6,100 genes present in the yeast genome.
- The wing is resting on a glass microscope slide but is not in mounting media.
- As for the former problem, it is easy to demonstrate the characteristic filling from the central vessel in a spider by compressing it with your fingertip or a glass microscope slide to empty the spider and then watching it fill.
- The machine then applies a thin, even layer of cells to a microscope slide for examination.
- A collection of software programs was developed to integrate off-the-shelf hardware components from a variety of vendors to capture, archive, and display images from a microscope slide.
- Aged pupae were washed, dried, and then attached to a microscope slide with double-stick tape.
- Fifty microliters were placed into a 5 mm BTX fusion chamber consisting of a microscope slide and two platinum wires.
- The measurements are performed in vitro, with a DNA construction anchored between a glass microscope slide and a silica bead.
- The right wing of each male was mounted on a microscope slide and photographed with a digital camera through a stereoscopic microscope at a magnification of 40x.
- Two Pt electrodes separated by 1.1 cm were attached to a glass microscope slide, and the space between the electrodes was filled with the cell suspension.
- A wire hoop was placed inside each bag to prevent the fabric bags from coming into contact with the surface of the slides.
- The third leg was removed with a fine probe, mounted on a microscope slide, and examined with phase microscopy.
- The entire well of the microscope slide was examined under low power.
- One wing was dissected from each of 10 flies of each sex from each of three independent vials and mounted carefully under a glass coverslip on a microscope slide.
- The slides were packed in light-tight boxes containing desiccant and refrigerated for 14 days.
- The intensity of the evanescent wave created at the bottom of the flow cell decays exponentially with the distance from the slide's surface.
- In our experiment, both surfaces (the slide and the bead) are prepared with a protein monolayer adsorbed.
- DNA microarrays consisting of thousands of individual gene sequences can be printed in a high density format on a glass microscope slide or deposited on a miniature matrix by a photolithographic process.
4British(for hair)→ barrette
- Top off the look with a belly skimming T-shirt or airy peasant blouse, flowing hippie hair, and a pair of beaded slides.
- I dug about for my straighteners and a new slide to separate my hair.
- It was held in place in the hair by means of a slide or vertical hair pin.
- The sisters can then wear the neckerchief slides in their hair.
(sequence of notes)apoyatura doble feminine
(on instrument)vara corredera feminine
- At first he merely toyed with the instrument, running a slide up and down and picking out series of notes almost like scales.
- A shortened and flared slide stop release lever seems like a luxury, and you may be right.
- His dark hair fell into his eyes as he looked down the slide of his instrument, inspecting the dent that his fall had put in it the day before.
- The slide stop lever rests above the upper left-hand grip panel.
- That makes it much easier for older shooters, or those with small hands or slender wrists, to operate its slide.
- Since the hammer has to move for the slide to operate, everything is under control.
- Just make sure the operating slide or slides are not bent.
- There's no slop, no shake, and the slide travels along the frame ways slick as greased ball bearings.
- An optional stainless steel slide will soon be available at a small additional charge.
- The remainder of the stainless steel slide has a fine matte finish.
- The slide is a smooth satin black, with almost all of its corners rounded.
- He removes just enough material to smooth the slide, but not enough to weaken it structurally.
- This lube is for slides, rails, bushings - anywhere you need good lube to migrate.
- Guys may buy something too hard-kicking, too sharp-edged or with springs so strong that the women can't operate the slides.
6also slide controlAudio Electricitycontrol masculine
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