In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1vapor masculine(turbine/locomotive/boiler) de vapor(locomotive/boiler/turbine) a vaporthe engine is driven by steam — el motor funciona a vapor
- full steam ahead! — ¡a todo vapor!
- his work is going full steam ahead — su trabajo va viento en popa
- to get up steam — ponerse en movimiento
- to let off / blow off steam — desahogarse
- to run out of steam — perder ímpetu
- under one's own steam — por sus (/ mis etc. ) propios medios
- Murrays' Mills in Ancoats are 200 years old and were among the first buildings in the world to use steam to power machines.
- The most important category is the generation of electric power from geothermal steam.
- There are no boilers, no engine and no remains of auxiliary machinery or steam pipes, just a big gap in the middle of the wreck left by some long-forgotten salvage company.
- Kew is home not only to some great steam machines but is also an interactive paradise for kids, 11 am to 5pm daily.
- Off this is a well appointed en suite bathroom which is fully tiled in white and fitted with a bidet, wash hand basin, and a power shower cubicle with steam room facility.
- They can be cut and burnt to produce steam to power turbines.
- With the arrival of steam as a power source, doctors could treat hysteria in the office using new devices developed for this purpose.
- The pressure from this steam forced the piston upward once it was high enough to counteract the weight and atmospheric pressure on the cylinder.
- The Industrial Revolution was powered by steam and coal - not oil.
- Use immersion blender or cappuccino machine steam attachment to froth carrot foam mixture.
- The heat and exhaust gases are captured and utilized to provide electrical power and steam for laundry facilities.
- Crowds billowed on to East Lancashire Railway platforms where two newly refurbished steam machines were wheeled out for all to see.
- The canal-side steam powered the weaving mill, in Clitheroe Road, which was built before 1879 and added to in 1891 and 1910.
- Other industrial archaeological sites include nineteenth-century steam machinery and vacuum pans, as well as the rum distilleries.
- For generations, its very name has conjured up the glory days of Britain's railways when steam was king and every town had a station.
- He entered the navy a midshipman in the era of cannon balls and oak hulls powered by sail, and retired as admiral of a fleet of steel, powered by steam, that fired huge shells thousands of yards.
- Applying pressure to the garment The pressure comes from the head of the pressing machine, while steam is diffused through the bottom.
- In gradually substituting steam for stream power in their manufactures, they lessened the impact of drought or flood.
- Initially, I was disappointed to discover that today's PoW is kitted out more modestly and powered not by steam but by diesel.
- Nuclear power plants used enriched uranium as fuel to make steam to turn turbines which generate electricity.
- In these cases, well operators sometime use a steam drive, or continuous steam injection, to force the oil out.
1Cooking(rice/vegetables) cocinar al vapor(vegetables/rice) cocer al vapor(pudding) cocinar al baño (de) María(pudding) cocer al baño (de) María
2(apply steam to)to steam a letter open — abrir una carta con vapor
- he steamed the stamps/the label off — despegó los sellos/la etiqueta con vapor
1(give off steam)echar vapor(hot food) humear
2(move under steam power)the train steamed into the station — el tren entró en la estación echando vapor
3informal(move quickly)I was steaming along on my bike — iba volando / a toda velocidad en la bici
- our class is steaming ahead — nuestra clase avanza a todo vapor / a toda máquina
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