In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1masculine aspersorfeminine válvulamasculine espolvoreadorfeminine roseta Britishfeminine alcachofa Britishfeminine regadera Colombia Mexico Venezuela Britishfeminine flor River Plate British
- Irrigators are responsible for the costs of all on-farm irrigation equipment such as pipes and sprinklers.
- Unlike overhead sprinklers, no water is lost to evaporation.
- The main method of irrigation for peanuts is overhead sprinklers.
- If you do use overhead sprinklers, water during the early morning so your plants have time to dry before nightfall.
- There was a water sprinkler to wash down the streets after the market.
2garden sprinkleraspersor masculine
3(for firefighting)rociador masculinebefore noun sprinkler system — sistema de rociadores masculine
- A senior fire officer in charge of the incident had ordered sprinklers at the premises to be turned off.
- He also admitted that Bedfordshire Fire Service had recommended sprinklers be used at the centre.
- Areas of the building prone to fires must have fire alarms and automatic sprinklers.
- Law said some 70 building owners already contacted by the ministry have agreed to install sprinklers.
- The fire alarm deploys a curtain covering the paintings, and then activates the sprinklers.
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