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 flower, plant) tallo masculine(of leaf) peciolo masculine(of leaf) pecíolo masculine(of fruit) pedúnculo masculine
- Erythronium dens-canis is the true dog's tooth violet, the name comes from the shape of the corm, and has rose coloured flowers on 10 cm stems and purple marked leaves.
- For formal hedges, shorten main and secondary stems just before the plants begin their second season of growth.
- I watched one bee make a bad landing, slip off, fall backwards, bounce off a branch in the stem of the flower, and land on her back on the ground.
- Cut back around a third of the oldest stems to just above ground level to encourage the production of new growth from the base of the plant.
- They have alternate, elliptical, smooth-edged leaves growing on smooth stems bearing two or more flowers.
- Botanists have long noted the phenomenon of sap accumulation in tissue above a girdle or major wound in the woody stems of plants.
- Cut back the old stems to around ground level then, and give the plants a feed.
- Mature specimens develop a thick trunk and stems with leaves and flowers at the top of the plant, often too high for the gardener to enjoy.
- In late autumn, cut down the stems to 6in above ground level when the leaves turn brown and lift the tubers as required.
- Keep the mulch two to three inches away from tree and shrub stems to prevent stem decay and pest problems.
- Older studies noted that runners, stolons or prostrate stems of many plants became more erect when shaded.
- Part of the price cut stems from a new body welding line at the Kentucky plant that Toyota is adopting worldwide.
- Like all grasses, sugar cane has a jointed stem, and its leaves and branches come from the shoots at each joint.
- If the shrub is still too tall, cut back the stems to just above a strong side shoot.
- It relates to the disposition of leaves on a stem and seeds in a flower head.
- Each of the crises listed above stems in some way from that willingness to think of our own particular interest as somehow divorced from that of everyone around us.
- What really hurts is if they lay eggs on the ground under the plant or on the stem at ground level.
- Symptoms include small black spots on leaves, petioles and stems of new shoots.
- The six common foliar diseases shown here affect primarily leaves and sometimes the fruits and stems.
- Avoid pruning leaves or stems while the fruit is ripening, and consider shading the fruit.
- Once plants had built strong stems and trunks, they could stand upright and reach for the sun.
- For best results apply mulch to a depth of least 15 cm thick, avoiding the area immediately around plant stems and tree trunks.
- Egyptian papyrus was formed by cutting strips from the stems of the papyrus plant, placing them in layers, pounding, then drying them.
- Koalas inhabit eucalyptus woodlands where they feed on eucalyptus leaves, stems, flowers, and bark.
- Shoots were cut, divided into stems with broad leaves, tendrils, flowers, and fruits, dried and weighed separately.
- As they ooze from the pycnidia, they are splashed by rain onto the leaves, petioles and stems of newly emerged shoots.
- Long stems of summer flowering hardy jasmine that protrude from their support can be cut back to tidy them up.
- The cultivated plant is a small shrub with numerous stems (not a tree with a rounded head as it grows in the wild).
- Well, I was outside the shop sweeping the dead leaves and flower stems away into the street gutter, and He walked by.
- Variables included the number of stems and percent plant cover in the shrub, subcanopy, and canopy layers.
- The female Thrypticus deposits an egg in a water-hyacinth petiole - the stalk that attaches the leaf to the stem.
- We conclude that number of stem segments on longest stems of plants was a good predictor of force necessary to remove terminal segments.
- Trim the leaves from the lower part of the stem, dip the end in rooting hormone powder or liquid and bury in the soil with about 8cm of stem showing above the ground.
- Vine with heart-shaped leaves attaches itself to a support by clasping leaf stems.
- The stems had one leaf at each node and apart from the flower branches the stems had no side shoots.
- Middle portions of the stem show branch and leaf scars, which are disposed together in nodes.
- A few members, such as Asparagus and Solomon's seal have leaves attached along the stem.
- Both the blue and the yellow have the classic, satiny translucent petals of the poppy tribe, both, characteristically, are held on wiry stems above the parent plant.
- The damage usually starts out near the end of the branch and works its way toward the main stem of the plant.
- This evergreen clematis is covered in perfumed, pink suffused white flowers in spring and needs a sheltered wall where stems, leaves and flowers can be in full sun with roots in shade.
2.1(of glass)pie masculine
- The wine glasses are very thin and delicate, with elegant slender stems and a simple, clean design.
- The form of this glass is characterized by an inverted perfect squat cone with ornamental glasswork where the cone meets the stem and the stem meets the base.
- Using acrylic paint and glass medium, paint a pattern along the stem and base of the glass and let it dry well before using.
- She fingered the stem of the wine glass and slowly brought her eyes up to his.
- Dani's fingers tighten around the stem of the wineglass she's holding.
- I fiddle with the stem of my wineglass, glancing around the restaurant at all the other happy couples.
- He lowered his eyes to the table, anxiously fiddling with the stem of his wine glass.
- Wine glasses with green and cranberry-coloured bowls on clear stems also became popular at this time.
- On cut glass the foot may be so ornate that the mark may be placed at the top of the stem of a wineglass or at the base of a jog's handle.
- These little charms, when hung around the stem of a wine glass, personalize the drink and make it easy to decipher which wine glass is yours on a crowded cluttered party table.
- The wine and champagne glasses start from the geometric lines of a triangular diamond cut base, leading through to a bowl that mirrors the angles of the stem and triangular base.
- The oldest surviving wine glass with a stem and foot are 15th century enameled goblets that holds more than four ounces of liquid.
- Mark shakes his head and looks away, running a finger up the stem of his empty wine glass.
- Kim sits across from me at the table, fingering the stem of her wineglass and giving me The Look.
- Recalling that dismal time, Iris stared at the crystal stem of her wine glass.
- Broodingly, she twirled the stem of the wine glass between her fingers as the crimson wine twirled around dangerously close to rim of the glass.
2.2(of thermometer)tubo masculine
- Slide the nose of a rivet gun over the stem and squeeze the handle only until the rivet is secure.
- And too, in the smallest of sizes, the rigid stem cams were easy to get stuck.
- Basically, it is mainly pace and turbulence that determines whether a traditional stick or a wire stem is used.
- Hold the bar with your other hand near the stem to limit swerving as you reach down.
- The radiation of birds from the theropod stem may be an example of this sort of thing.
- Orange scaffolding then appeared, looking much like oversized staples, either stem bolted into a brick.
- The simplistic rubber plug for the presta only valve stems makes it so easy to use.
- It does not improve the mechanical characteristics of the stem, but does improve shock damping.
- All four heads use a patented feeding mechanism that keeps the feed rollers centred on the stem as the diameter changes.
- The adjustment of the system allows for flexibility and use on a wide range of valve stems with various stroke lengths.
- The wheel is balanced when it spins down to a stop at random spots, rather than with the valve stem up.
- Hold a container under the valve and turn the valve stem about a half turn or until air and water flows out.
- The normal transfer of motion from a cam lobe to a valve stem is there by interrupted.
- It uses a by-now obligatory two-bolt detachable faceplate for easy bar swapping, and a unique opposing bolt clamp on the stem.
- The stem makes a nice little handle to hold on to.
- In a second position of the valve stem, the amount of aerosol disposed in the metering chamber is released.
- The red dot signifies that it's at the light spot, so line up the red dot with your valve stem.
- The change stems in part from mechanical adjustments.
- Just wanted to say thanks for your help - it worked and I've ordered new bolts for my salvaged stem.
- The left valve became an elongate stem anchored in the sea floor.
- Carbon fiber cranks, wheels, handlebars, stems and saddles also abounded, and Campagnolo even has a carbon headset top cup.
- The electrical switches are initialized by an adjustable system, according to the random position of the valve stem when it is opened or closed.
- It does not improve the mechanical characteristics of the stem, but it does improve shock damping.
- I then cut and filed the excess length off the bolts so that the stems and nuts are not apparent any more.
- However, it sounds like the valve stem is worn and needs to be replaced.
2.4(of pipe)boquilla femininecaña feminine
- It originally hails from America where Native Americans used its hollowed-out stems as tobacco pipes and tubes.
3Linguisticsraíz feminine(with a thematic element) tema masculine
- A typical Ojibwa sentence contains a multipart verb, the core meaning of which is carried by a verb stem, itself composed of meaningful elements.
- This is a scientific term derived by making an English plural from octopod, which is the bare stem of the Greek word, not its singular.
- Vary site descriptions by using word stems and related keywords.
- There are a few other English words (neither, nor, none) which appear to consist of a stem prefixed with the negative morpheme n.
intransitive verbstemming, stemmed
to stem from
1provenir deser producto de
transitive verbstemming, stemmed
1(flow/bleeding) contener(bleeding/flow) parar(decline/outbreak) detener(outbreak/decline) poner freno a
- For all their usefulness, Blackmore concedes his engineering marvels do little more than buy scientists the time to work out how to permanently stem the salt bleeding from the landscape.
- The spurious argument that Lewin was ineffective in stemming crime is so openly dishonest that Jamaicans like myself have started to tune out.
- Yew Tree Tarn, near Coniston, is in line for a £37, 500 revamp which is aimed at stemming the flow of water from the dam - which has been built on a geological fault.
- A new offence will also be created of using children or innocent parties to hide or carry knives or guns, in an attempt to stem the rising violent crime statistics.
- The steelband movement is strategically poised to play a useful role in stemming the crime rate in T & T.
- The UN Security Council approved a resolution permitting a US-led military intervention to stem the refugee flows and restore stability in northern Iraq.
- Nor should it be viewed as a matter of stemming the flow of scientists overseas, as Queensland's Premier, Peter Beattie, gratuitously implied.
- But that only temporarily stemmed the flow of goals and Steve Carson made it four after 33 minutes before Rankin added a fifth minutes later.
- Yet there appears to be no effective means to stem its activities.
- Even "Trojan" buses packed with police failed to stem the problem.
- However the copious amount of alcohol flowing freely stemmed any negative thoughts on the day, and everyone had a top time.
- There should be a right of intervention where it is necessary to stem large scale loss of life and to provide urgent protection against brutality and ethnic cleansing.
- The chair, a local journalist, fails to stem the tide of ever more dull questions.
- Two fine run-outs stemmed the flow and left the impression that the visitors' eventual 139/9 was ten runs short of a potentially winning total.
- The French embassy said it was unbiased guidance for French companies who were thinking of moving; others, like Cadic, saw it as a thinly veiled attempt to stem the flow.
- It is a low tech but highly effective way of stemming the flow of illegal immigrants into this country.
- It also suggests that they would be willing to put their money where their mouths are when it comes to stemming the flow of pollution from the 150 million plastic carrier bags used in the United Kingdom each week.
- The Royal Navy will attempt to stem the flow of oil from the sunken Royal Oak battleship by carrying out tests on a replica of the vessel.
- First and the foremost, stem the population explosion, the mother of all ills.
- Christine Rankin alone will not be able to single-handedly stem the tide of political correctness at the Families Commission.
- The company is expected to announce an alliance with that company in an attempt to stem the defection of customers to the cable companies.
- The various state governments' reluctance to switch over to VAT was stemmed by the fear of loss of revenues.
- Sadly, my vet did not iodine the umbilical cords, and I lost three to bacterial septicemia before IV antibiotics stemmed the tide.
- Hawass says global efforts to stem illicit trade in antiquities are starting to bear fruit.
- Finding ways to control costs associated with healthcare delivery will be critical to Obama's efforts to stem the tide of the current global recession.
- Another area of co-operation was predicated on Bulgaria's strategic location as a gateway to Europe, meaning that it had a key role in stemming the illegal flows of drugs, arms and human trafficking.
- According to one British expert, had the Prestige been accompanied into a nearby port after its initial pleas, calmer seas would have stemmed the spill and allowed the oil to be removed from the tanker.
- The budget was therefore crucial to the ruling coalition, particularly the JVP, to stem a collapse of popular support.
- Policy can and should be focused on stemming the tide of relationship breakdown.
- Violent and disruptive pupils could be offered psychotherapy in a controversial new move to stem the rising tide of indiscipline in Scotland's schools.
- Swan played a major role in stemming the flow of goals conceded at the end of last season and was rewarded with a new one-year contract over the summer.
- We created an outside stop tap to stem the flow and then covered the hole over with boarding as a temporary measure.
- To succeed, Mr. Obama said, the administration's plan must include bailing out banks to get credit flowing and stemming the tide of home foreclosures that have swept the country.
- To stem the flow, AMD is expected to renegotiate millions in debt coming due over the next four years.
- If giving advice, advisers will have to consider whether you can afford the mortgage, in an attempt to stem irresponsible lending.
- Potter confessed City's second-half showing could not match that of the first but believed Radcliffe deserved credit for stemming the flow of goals conceded before grabbing a late consolation ten minutes from time.
- But even these statements are generally qualified by the admission that such measures have thus far failed to stem the recurrence of such bloody incidents.
- Stemming this problem and the spread of HIV among black college students won't be easy.
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