In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(of tape, film) carrete masculine(of tape, film) carretel masculine(of tape, film) reel masculine River Plate(in fishing) carrete masculine(in fishing) carretel masculine(in fishing) reel masculine River Platea spool of thread — un carretel de hilo River Plate
- In many cases, the data just sits there, unexamined, on spools of magnetic tape.
- In addition, the company offers a new 3,500-yard king spool in its 304 rayon thread, with 35 shades available.
- In A Midsummer Night's Dream, he takes his name from the term for an empty reel or spool used in weaving, though it obviously has additional comic implications.
- The LP record became a spool of tape; the spool became a cassette; the cassette became a CD; the CD became MP3.
- And I listened to the old tape with the scrawled track listing and the spools that squeaked when you turned them, and became a fan forever.
- The little dab of opaque glue that attached the other end of the film to its spool yielded a second white form at the lower right.
- One glance at a photo of a scraggly-bearded Wilson, clad only in underwear and spools of magnetic tape, and the disinterest shown by station managers becomes quite understandable.
- The expatriate's urban cityscape is assembled from large spools of colored thread, empty liquor bottles, and toy cars.
- Startlingly, her creative materials include marker caps, spools of thread, tacks, stickers, and pipe cleaners.
- As it turns, the moulin draws the warp threads from another device that holds a row of spools, the separate threads coming together into a single skein as they are wound onto the frame.
- If they were found with copies of the video in their newsgroup spool then they could be liable for prosecution.
- It began as a bulky analogue box running spools of tape.
- In a circular metal container is a spool of audiotape that records the sound of snow falling.
- He has created exact and intimate renditions of domestic items such as a bottle-opener, a pen and refill, a box of matches, a needle and a spool of thread out of wax.
- On top stood a tiny covered, glass candy dish, which held a ‘bonbon’ made from stacked spools of thread.
- Some of the visual referencing could come from the regular pops and scrapes in the vinyl, which are reminiscent of the sound of a spool of film being fed into a projector.
- Cool as those bloody moments are, they fail to provide any depth or continuing sense of upset once the film spool has wound away.
- In several sculptures, painted yarn and spools of thread are made ambiguously tactile by offering hard surfaces on objects one knows to be soft.
- They're basically spools of line hung on the wall with bells attached.
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