In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(material)piedra femininehe has a heart of stone — tiene el corazón de piedra
- Manors were built of natural stone and they were built to last.
- Once again it started with the expensive building of tall, solid stone buildings, engines, pumps, boilers and a chimney.
- About five years later he was attracted to the natural beauty of stone and he became a highly original exponent of direct carving in this medium.
- In areas where wood was scarce, e.g. many of the Northern Isles, some buildings had stone or turf walls.
- Because cement is such a dense, hard material it puts stone under pressure, cracks it and allows water to seep into the interior.
- German settlers in the area first recognized the value of this stone as a building material.
- Nearby were high-status buildings made of stone with plastered walls and more humble structures on the outskirts of the city.
- Eventually we got everyone onto the roof of the greengrocer's next door - it's a good solid stone building.
- After that you get a good view of this medium sized valley, paralleling it for miles on a stone track.
- The five new homes will be built in local stone with natural slate roofs.
- The temple is built on a foundation of natural stone with four large natural stones at the corners of the base.
- Its walls are made of solid stone blocks weighing over sixty tons each.
- All materials - concrete, stone, rusting steel and timber - are solid and untreated.
- Honed stone floors provide natural slip resistance and connect the room visually with the pool deck, speced in the same material.
- The most handsome and timeless of materials is stone such as marble, granite, limestone, or slate.
- The museum was built with Kosota rock, a natural, cream-colored stone from southeastern Minnesota.
- Older masonry and stone buildings have a tendency to fall down or suffer extensive damage during an earthquake.
- The architects collaborated with a stone mason to explore new possibilities of stone as a building material.
- The purpose is to create educational materials about Bulgaria's unique historical stone monuments and buildings.
- Although tile or natural stone works best with these systems, you can use many of them under wood, vinyl, and even carpeting.
1.2(small piece)piedra feminineto throw stones at sb — tirarle piedras a algn
- (only / no more than) a stone's throw away — a tiro de piedra
- to leave no stone unturned — no dejar piedra sin mover
- to sink like a stone — hundirse como una piedra / como el plomo
- a rolling stone gathers no moss — piedra movediza no coge musgo / piedra movediza, nunca moho la cobija
- she's a rolling stone — es un culo de mal asiento
- The sculptures were secured to the ground by stones in her back garden on Arcadian Close, Bexley, along with other garden furniture.
- Brett looked back, and abruptly tripped on a stone jutting from the ground.
- The ground is littered with rocks, stones and bottles thrown by protestors.
- She looked at her feet, playing with a stone on the ground.
- Finally he shook his head and plucked a stone from the ground.
- The border markings consisted of small stones imbedded in the ground that went north and south in a very irregular pattern.
- On mixed ground where you have stones and patches of sand, try half a small sandeel, which I've found good for the biggies.
- Grant grabbed a few stones from the ground and slowly tossed them in.
- He expects this to be an extended and tediously boring period of waiting around with nothing for him to do but kick at stones lying on the ground.
- To make sure that the roots stay submerged, tie them gently with a piece of string that has been weighted with a stone.
- The real world - the mud on the ground, the stones, the sprouting grass - are not captured by the street name.
- Small piles of stones marked the ground in straight, even rows.
- First he put a bunch of stones in a big fire, then he put the stones in a pit dug in the ground, put stones over the top, and covered it with moss, sticks and sand.
- I was carrying my coat under my arm and kicked stones lying on the ground.
- There was a medium-sized stone on the ground close to the crate.
- All were created by clearing the ground surface of stones to reveal a light-coloured soil beneath.
- With a cry I tripped on a small stone on the ground and went down, slamming into the dirt with my hands.
- A gang of youngsters is terrorising bus drivers by throwing stones, bricks and pieces of concrete at buses and smashing windows as they approach the outskirts of Leeds.
- There were little white stones laid on the ground where we had plants growing and we had no idea about who was doing it.
- He kneeled gently on the earthy floor and took a stick from the ground, and cleared the ground of stones and other obtrusions.
- A tree planting ceremony followed, before a commemorative stone was laid in memory of the deceased.
- Bolton Wanderers have a memorial book and memorial stones at the main entrance to the stadium.
- The Korean Irish Memorial Committee are determined to set up a memorial stone to commemorate the 28 Irishmen that were killed in Korea.
- It cost £1, 700 and the first of 26 memorial stones was unveiled.
- Zuma unveiled a memorial stone commemorating the 69 people who were shot dead.
- The memorial stones for the new Wesleyan Chapel at Langcliffe were laid.
- Then there's a film show on Southsea Common, a display of historic military vehicles, a commemorative website and a ceremony at the D-Day stone.
- The event was held to mark three Roman memorial stones being put back on show for the first time in three years as part of a new exhibition.
- He had traced and listed 1,450 stones, ranging from late Neolithic and medieval crosses to estate boundary stones, wearing out four pairs of boots in the process.
- The Parish Council has approved a design for boundary stones for the parish, estimates of the cost of erecting these are now being obtained.
- The ashes are still in the ground where they should be, but they are not under the memorial stones.
- In the floor, close to the monument, is the stone commemorating Shakespeare's widow.
- Meanwhile, as memorial stones to mark the anniversary were unveiled in the garden, the designer said he was proud to have been associated with the project.
- Brochures for memorial stones and smoke alarms were sent as well as cash-on-delivery parcels.
- And in all this surely resides the meaning of Borne frontiere, and its universal validity as a model for all demarcation stones.
- It is one of 89 listed milestones, mileposts and boundary stones in Kirklees.
- Officials had ordered memorial stones to be moved because the rules of the cemetery stated they were not allowed to be on the grass.
- A spokesman yesterday said there was a growing concern over the safety of cemetery memorial stones.
- The vases and memorial stones which had been carefully placed by families over the cremated remains of their loved ones were moved to a far wall.
- The council has still not settled who will pay for the re-setting of the memorial stones.
1.4(of grave)lápida feminine
- The dark red stones twinkle invitingly from many shop windows.
- It had five red stones, possibly rubies, on the intricate gold band.
- Semi-precious stones like turquoise, amethyst, pearls and corals enhanced the look of most creations.
- The combination of gold with creative materials, colourful precious stones and semi-precious stones is also very much in vogue.
- Examples of consumers being stung include an internet shopper who bought a diamond ring for £995-half the usual price for a stone of its weight and size.
- Several players who subsequently moved on have discovered that their baubles contained imitation zirconia stones rather than genuine diamonds.
- The stones used include red jasper, white oriental alabaster, yellow chalcedony, and green gabbro.
- In particular he described a faceted stone weighing 125 carats that he said was as fine a gemstone as any yet produced in the United States.
- The children found a large stone that weighed in at a spectacular 213/16 carats.
- There are three peridot stones, arranged in a triangle, with tiny little diamonds adorning it.
- The average grade of the deposit was reported to be only about 0.1 carat per ton with an average stone size of 0.26 carat.
- She was wearing a gold ring with three red stones, and a wrist band with the name ‘Mary’ inscribed on it that may help identify her.
- In addition to metals, Russia developed an extensive gemstone trade by importing stones into the country along the major trade routes.
- Some material contains so much chromium in its structure that the stones are dark red.
- Particularly in the Saxon pagan period, gold jewellery was often inset with precious or semi-precious stones such as garnet.
- The special exhibit runs through 30 May and features cut and rough gem specimens as well as birthstones and synthetic stones.
- Bohemia is known for its unusual crystal objects and deep red garnet stones.
- Glue a turquoise stone or cabochon on the middle of the threads.
- In the case of diamonds, colour actually refers to the stone's lack of colour.
- Diamond-set petals cradle large turquoise, coral, or onyx stones to make dramatic, showstopping rings.
2.2(in kidney)cálculo masculinepiedra feminine
- Ultrasonography showed multiple stones in the left kidney.
- In one case plain radiography misdiagnosed a stone not seen on intravenous urography.
- The risk of kidney and urinary stones was higher both before and after surgery in those undergoing surgery
- The remaining 10 percent of gallstones are pigmented stones, which have less than 20 percent cholesterol.
- It can rule out or diagnose obstructions, developmental abnormalities, tumors, and stones in the kidneys and urinary tract.
2.3(of fruit)hueso masculinecuesco masculinecarozo masculine Southern Conepepa feminine Colombia
- Add the cracked peach stones, but remove the inside kernels.
- Select very ripe apricots, remove the stones and reduce the fruit to a pulp.
- Remove the stones from the fruit (and the skin from the mango) and place the fruit in a food processor with a tablespoon of sugar.
- In the visitor centre, artefacts taken from Oakbank are put on display, including a toggle, a pendant and cherry stones.
- Halve the apricots and peaches, remove the stones and place flesh-side down on a lightly oiled tray with a little of the honey smeared over it.
- Halve the plums, remove the stones, then slice each half into four or six wedges, depending on their thickness.
- The ‘ricin factory’ consisted of castor oil, cherry stones and apple seeds, and some handwritten recipes for ricin.
- In his parable, two old women climb the mount of Nelson's Pillar and start spitting plum stones on the Dubliners around them.
- There was something strangely soothing about having my Aveda Himalayan treatment in a small cave with walls as porous as pumice and pitted as a peach stone.
- It can be made with almonds or the stones of peaches or apricots, as well as a variety of other spices.
- He said he had asked him to help collect apple seeds and cherry stones - the raw ingredients for cyanide - and told him it was for use in making herbal medicine.
- Next she gathers up the stones and other fruit debris that has been sitting on the counter, throws it in the bin, and scurries out of the kitchen.
- He has rarely been stumped, save for the time when someone told him: ‘I planted a plum stone and an apple tree has grown.’
- Chop the dried fruit, removing any stones where necessary.
- Quarter each plum and place plums and their stones in a large preserving pan with lemon juice.
- Fruits and vegetables were available at the time according to the discovery on the same site of fruit stones, nutshells and more stools containing leeks and other vegetable matter.
- It has a cherry stone with more faces carved on it than anyone else has ever bothered to manage.
- How would an identity card have prevented his acquiring his cherry stones or internet recipe?
- He collected cherry stones and apple seeds - the raw ingredients for cyanide - and had more than 20 castor beans which can be used to make ricin.
- Apparently, the stones of each plum variety have different markings.
unidad de peso equivalente a 14 libras o 6,35kg
1(throw stones at)(person) apedrear(person) lapidarshe was stoned to death — murió lapidada / apedreada
- stone me / the crows! — ¡caray!
2British(fruit) quitarle el hueso a(fruit) quitarle el cuesco a(fruit) quitarle el carozo a Southern Cone(fruit) quitarle la pepa a Colombia(fruit) deshuesar(fruit) descarozar Southern Cone
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