In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- As she breaks the surface, there is a slight audible pop, much like that of a soap bubble, and the sphere dissolves in a small flash of many colors.
- Not expecting a response, Sarah is startled when, as a dark wind blows, Jareth appears in a sparkling black robe, wielding magical glass spheres and offering an ultimatum.
- When all are on it, the whale creates a bubble-like sphere around it.
- The sphere looked much like a dark crystal ball with swirling colors, all dark shades, mixing and moving inside.
- They seemed to have no intention of stopping either and they were only spurred on when the Shadowman started throwing black spheres of corrosive black energy at her.
- Those spheres scorched the black sky in colours of red and gold and burned groves into the ground upon landing.
- A black sphere surrounded with bolts of lightening then appeared.
- He saw a large ghost pulling on a long lever, at the opposite end of which a plunger crushed a smiling white ball into a billiard-sized sphere.
- Bob then lifted his hand to waist height and then turned it palm side up, a light then came from Bob's hand and formed a sphere that looked like earth.
- His eyes intently focused on the black sphere in the middle of the lab.
- The black sphere was getting bigger every nanosecond.
- The mystical warrior balled up his fist, summoning a sphere of black energy, which was surrounded by purple lightening, and flung it into the air.
- He then merely raised his hands above his head and ancient phrases started to escape from his lips as a black sphere of nothingness started to appear between his palms.
- These will include a 20-metre sphere representing the Earth.
- Somehow, years worth of earwax had built up inside of his canals and formed two big black spheres of dirt.
- As the concert progressed this balloon gave birth to a sphere, which then disgorged a giant plastic ball.
- West remembered seeing the small black spheres on the walls.
- The archon floated over to a shiny sphere filled with orbiting balls of light.
- A new logo was also designed for the Airport, consisting of a bird in flight, silhouetted against a sphere or the earth's globe.
- There, in perfect view, a glowing sphere of blues and whites and greens magnified in the black sky.
- In her mind she could extend a mental sphere around her body and no matter what she was looking at she could see everything that happened within that circle.
- His eye notices a tiny sphere of black in the wet soil.
- The denouement is a huge canvas, a good 20 cm deep, with a cluster of faces contained in bubble-like spheres.
1.2History Astronomyesfera femininethe celestial sphere — la bóveda / esfera celeste
- The symbol of the sun and moon lay embossed on the frontal bind, the lunar sphere overtaking the sun in wars of dark and light.
- Planets float about the sphere as satellites, the bright sun rakes across its surface, and you want to move under it and explore the space beneath this levitating orb.
- As a result, humanistic theories sometimes seem more optimistic than realistic, and more appropriate for managing the heavenly spheres than a real assembly plant or fast food franchise.
- These heavenly spheres, eternally revolving, produce harmonious sounds only the truly inspired can hear.
- Anyway, the large sphere is the planet, obviously.
- Aristotle's geocentric astronomy, which attaches the heavenly bodies to a series of concentric spheres, was not his own creation.
- He knew the stars to be attached to crystal spheres revolving about the Earth.
- The twin suns of Safi and Soka were discernible as bloated yellow-red spheres just over the horizon.
- But Copernicus kept the old astronomy by retaining the system of spheres and epicycles.
- The spheres above man contain the heavenly bodies, the angels and finally, God.
2(field, circle)esfera feminineámbito masculinewithin the sphere of politics — en el ámbito / campo político
- sphere of influence — esfera de influencia
- that's outside my sphere — eso no es de mi competencia
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