In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(sample)(of rock, plant, tissue) muestra feminine(of rock, plant, tissue) espécimen masculine(of blood, urine) muestra feminine(of work, handwriting) muestra feminine(before noun) de muestraspecimen copy — ejemplar de muestra masculine
- specimen signature — espécimen de firma
- Their work has brought them into contact with some macabre, yet scientifically fascinating, specimens.
- Specimens of blood or urine are the alternatives…
- He ventures above ground into wintertime Philadelphia to collect animal specimens.
- A few test specimens might well be arriving at the lab in the next few weeks.
- They will report on the foods they eat and give biological specimens for testing.
- From April onwards, we potter about outside, spotting gaps where we might plant another beautiful specimen,
- The glazed shelves lining the walls were designed to house Alexander's mineralogical specimens and books devoted to the subject.
- Ray then spent thirteen years travelling around Britain and Europe collecting specimens and studying animals.
- Sperm banks arose to store indefinitely thousands of specimens in a single location.
- The expected value of analysing a single plant specimen, is the expected revenue less the costs.
- Are there any medical reasons why a specimen of blood cannot or should not be taken by a doctor?
- Scientists use these reference specimens to help identify and characterize agriculturally important fungi.
- The question in the specimen paper required the students to discuss the social criticism in The Big Sleep and other texts.
- Studying specimens in the field may be limited due to time, budget, and weather constraints and making review difficult.
- He took a blood specimen from the appellant and the specimen was divided into two samples.
- Urine specimens had been obtained and tested by the nursing staff.
- Another corner of the display showed zoological specimens, minerals and ores, and surgical instruments.
- Fill out a specimen ballot paper in your constituency.
- The volunteers gave blood and urine specimens at each lab visit.
- The animal remains seem to represent only dissection material and were not used as specimens for display.
- The police officers required the respondent to provide a specimen of breath for a roadside breath test.
- I require you to provide a specimen of breath for a breath test.
- Its displays cover millions of specimens, including fossils, meteorites, mammals, plants, minerals, and insects.
- Miss Rossiter provided a specimen of urine to the surgery for analysis.
- Borack shows the specific cases holding mammals, birds, paleontological specimens, fish and reptiles.
2(individual item, example)ejemplar masculineespécimen masculinethe healthiest specimens are chosen for export — se escogen los ejemplares / especímenes más sanos para la exportación
3humorous(person)espécimen masculine humoroushe's a strange specimen — es un bicho raro informal
- Here's another female specimen who's in love with him.
- I just think it's weird that after going out with the finest specimen that the female race has to offer you can settle for less.
- He's a perfect American specimen.
- The blurry embodiment of a male specimen was making his way towards Audrae now.
- I remember thinking he was the most perfect specimen I've ever seen.
- I was never a perfect specimen of boyhood and always got chosen last or next to last.
- My best guy friend was definitely not what you would call the ideal male specimen.
- Too bad he is a member of the Underground Society, but he is still a perfect male specimen!
- Critics were perplexed by this seemingly perfect specimen, and swiftly termed her bland and banal.
- Why I chose to surround myself with perfect specimens I do not know.
- She was the perfect specimen: thin arms, long legs, pouty lips.
- They had to be perfect physical specimens able to handle enormous amounts of stress.
- It took me a second to home in on that perfect specimen of manly-buffness.
- You embody the perfect friend, the perfect companion, the perfect physical specimen.
- She was the most perfect female specimen in the whole damn world.
- Out of the doorway came the most perfect specimen of male youth I had ever seen out.
- He was like the perfect specimen of man… but he wasn't perfect for me.
- I've known most of the world's most perfect physical specimens over the course of the last 30 years.
- She was born a perfect female specimen.
- With Bianca's perfect figure, every single male specimen was bewitched by her.
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