In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The designs are sometimes simply spirals or other patterns, but they might also be scenes from fairy tales or of famous people or places.
- Small spiral shaped gills are found, which pick up oxygen from the water.
- However, I do remember clearly the double spiral (figure-of-eight) shape.
- We show elementary hand-drawn patterns such as spirals and gold bands.
- The pattern can be spied in everything from the spirals of sea shells to the shape of pine cones.
- Headdresses, like the African one pictured in this article, show one way in which people have used spirals based on shapes found in Nature for headdresses.
- In it he describes very clearly the distinctive spiral shaped organisms which were later identified as being part of the helicobacter family.
- She pulled out something that looked to be a key, but it was made of crystal, and the end of it curved into a spiral.
- Deeply engraved in each structure was a pattern of wings and spirals, that almost resembled a bird flying towards the ceiling.
- It has a top speed of fifty five miles per hour and riders will experience spirals, corkscrews, a cobra roll, and overbanked curves.
- For more than three centuries botanists and mathematicians have marveled at the complex and beautiful spiral patterns that form as plants develop.
- In ever-more-abstracted form and diverse media, these elemental shapes, such as spirals, labyrinths, lozenges, and goddesses, recurred in her work.
- For another example from the botanical world, if you look at a sunflower you will see a beautiful pattern of two spirals, one running clockwise, the other counterclockwise.
- That is why that is such an important moment, not because the thing was shaped like two spirals - that's just aesthetically pleasing - but because the world changed on that day.
- Fowler's work consists of repetitive handwritten words, scribed on paper in spirals and other patterns.
- Angeli's many works were on infinitesimals and he used them to study spirals, parabolas and hyperbolas.
- On the bare floorboards was a design, a twisting pattern of spirals and waves that was mesmerising.
- Although dubbed ‘Gherkin,’ the spiral in its shape more resembles a pinecone.
- It is useful to observe the patient drinking from a glass, writing, or drawing a rhythmic pattern such as a spiral.
- Afterwards, he paced around in his own form, then as deer-beast, and then returned to his true shape to fly in spirals above the temporary camp.
2(movement)espiral feminineinflationary spiral — espiral inflacionaria / inflacionista feminine
3(of smoke)voluta feminineespiral feminine
1(shape) de espiral(shape) acaracolado(descent) en espiralspiral notebook — cuaderno de espiral masculine
1(increase)(unemployment) escalar(prices) dispararsespiraling prices — precios que se disparan / que suben vertiginosamente
2(move)to spiral up/down — subir/bajar en espiral
- the leaf spiraled (down) to the ground — la hoja cayó al suelo describiendo una espiral
- smoke spiraled up from the chimney — volutas de humo salían de la chiminea
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