In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- In areas where wood was scarce, e.g. many of the Northern Isles, some buildings had stone or turf walls.
- Nearby were high-status buildings made of stone with plastered walls and more humble structures on the outskirts of the city.
- 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.
- Because cement is such a dense, hard material it puts stone under pressure, cracks it and allows water to seep into the interior.
- All materials - concrete, stone, rusting steel and timber - are solid and untreated.
- The temple is built on a foundation of natural stone with four large natural stones at the corners of the base.
- Eventually we got everyone onto the roof of the greengrocer's next door - it's a good solid stone building.
- The five new homes will be built in local stone with natural slate roofs.
- After that you get a good view of this medium sized valley, paralleling it for miles on a stone track.
- Although tile or natural stone works best with these systems, you can use many of them under wood, vinyl, and even carpeting.
- The most handsome and timeless of materials is stone such as marble, granite, limestone, or slate.
- The purpose is to create educational materials about Bulgaria's unique historical stone monuments and buildings.
- German settlers in the area first recognized the value of this stone as a building material.
- Honed stone floors provide natural slip resistance and connect the room visually with the pool deck, speced in the same material.
- Its walls are made of solid stone blocks weighing over sixty tons each.
- 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.
- 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.
1.2(small piece)piedra feminineto throw stones at sb — tirarle piedras a algn
- to sink like a stone — hundirse como una piedra / como el plomo
- she's a rolling stone — es un culo de mal asiento
- There were little white stones laid on the ground where we had plants growing and we had no idea about who was doing it.
- Small piles of stones marked the ground in straight, even rows.
- Finally he shook his head and plucked a stone from the ground.
- Brett looked back, and abruptly tripped on a stone jutting from the ground.
- On mixed ground where you have stones and patches of sand, try half a small sandeel, which I've found good for the biggies.
- The border markings consisted of small stones imbedded in the ground that went north and south in a very irregular pattern.
- The ground is littered with rocks, stones and bottles thrown by protestors.
- All were created by clearing the ground surface of stones to reveal a light-coloured soil beneath.
- The sculptures were secured to the ground by stones in her back garden on Arcadian Close, Bexley, along with other garden furniture.
- 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.
- There was a medium-sized stone on the ground close to the crate.
- 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.
- She looked at her feet, playing with a stone on the ground.
- I was carrying my coat under my arm and kicked 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.
- 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.
- With a cry I tripped on a small stone on the ground and went down, slamming into the dirt with my hands.
- Grant grabbed a few stones from the ground and slowly tossed them in.
- He kneeled gently on the earthy floor and took a stick from the ground, and cleared the ground of stones and other obtrusions.
- The ashes are still in the ground where they should be, but they are not under the memorial stones.
- Zuma unveiled a memorial stone commemorating the 69 people who were shot dead.
- The council has still not settled who will pay for the re-setting of the memorial stones.
- 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.
- The Parish Council has approved a design for boundary stones for the parish, estimates of the cost of erecting these are now being obtained.
- Bolton Wanderers have a memorial book and memorial stones at the main entrance to the stadium.
- Officials had ordered memorial stones to be moved because the rules of the cemetery stated they were not allowed to be on the grass.
- 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.
- 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 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.
- 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.
- Brochures for memorial stones and smoke alarms were sent as well as cash-on-delivery parcels.
- 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.
- The memorial stones for the new Wesleyan Chapel at Langcliffe were laid.
- In the floor, close to the monument, is the stone commemorating Shakespeare's widow.
- A spokesman yesterday said there was a growing concern over the safety of cemetery memorial stones.
- A tree planting ceremony followed, before a commemorative stone was laid in memory of the deceased.
- 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.
1.4(of grave)lápida feminine
- The stones used include red jasper, white oriental alabaster, yellow chalcedony, and green gabbro.
- Semi-precious stones like turquoise, amethyst, pearls and corals enhanced the look of most creations.
- Bohemia is known for its unusual crystal objects and deep red garnet stones.
- The combination of gold with creative materials, colourful precious stones and semi-precious stones is also very much in vogue.
- 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.
- It had five red stones, possibly rubies, on the intricate gold band.
- Several players who subsequently moved on have discovered that their baubles contained imitation zirconia stones rather than genuine diamonds.
- In addition to metals, Russia developed an extensive gemstone trade by importing stones into the country along the major trade routes.
- There are three peridot stones, arranged in a triangle, with tiny little diamonds adorning it.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- The children found a large stone that weighed in at a spectacular 213/16 carats.
- 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.
- The dark red stones twinkle invitingly from many shop windows.
- 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.
- Glue a turquoise stone or cabochon on the middle of the threads.
2.2(in kidney)cálculo masculinepiedra feminine
- 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.
- 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
2.3(of fruit)hueso masculinecuesco masculinecarozo masculine Southern Conepepa feminine Colombia
- 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.
- 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.
- He has rarely been stumped, save for the time when someone told him: ‘I planted a plum stone and an apple tree has grown.’
- 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.
- How would an identity card have prevented his acquiring his cherry stones or internet recipe?
- Chop the dried fruit, removing any stones where necessary.
- Select very ripe apricots, remove the stones and reduce the fruit to a pulp.
- Add the cracked peach stones, but remove the inside kernels.
- It has a cherry stone with more faces carved on it than anyone else has ever bothered to manage.
- 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.
- In the visitor centre, artefacts taken from Oakbank are put on display, including a toggle, a pendant and cherry stones.
- Apparently, the stones of each plum variety have different markings.
- 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.
- The ‘ricin factory’ consisted of castor oil, cherry stones and apple seeds, and some handwritten recipes for ricin.
- 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.
- Quarter each plum and place plums and their stones in a large preserving pan with lemon juice.
- 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.
- Halve the plums, remove the stones, then slice each half into four or six wedges, depending on their thickness.
3plural stone"or "stones(in UK)
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
- "Every time that the van tried to move out, the mob stoned the van," he said.
- "On Monday night the crews and vehicles were stoned from the flats.
- Cars were set alight, buses were stoned and fireworks and bottles thrown at cars.
- There is absolutely no need to stone vehicles or beat up perceived political opponents.
- Hundreds of angry Malawians hounded a senior political figure from his house and stoned him [though not fatally] late Wednesday, accusing him of harboring vampires.
- Buses have been stoned or shot at, homes burned and livestock slaughtered.
- Militants loyal to Aristide crushed a similar antigovernment demonstration Thursday, stoning opponents and blocking the protest route.
- The crowd stoned policemen and beat a bus driver in Plovdiv late Monday, after the power was cut off.
- At an early court appearance, angry crowds stoned the police van escorting her.
- A Bradford rioter claimed he tried to stop youths wrecking cars only minutes after being filmed throwing stones himself.
- Protests in the area spiralled out of control on Tuesday evening as vehicles were stoned.
- Nevertheless some gangs do occasionally break through to stone buses, houses and terrify old ladies.
- The soldiers stood there as the group of about ten boys proceeded to stone us, hit us with sticks, and throw water at us from the soldiers' water bottle.
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
- Add grilled cherry tomatoes, stoned black olives, cavello nero and some fresh basil leaves.
- Halve and stone the apricots and put them, hollow side up, in a heatproof dish.
- Stone the olives, dropping each one into the mustard dressing as you go.
- Criss-cross the surface with strips of anchovy and put halves of stoned olives in the spaces.
- At each harvest the fresh weight and dry matter content of fruit flesh and stones were measured after peeling and stoning.
- Drain and season, add stoned small black olives.
- In the centre of each diamond shape place a stoned olive and anchovy.
- Halve, stone and peel the avocado and place a half on each pile of mesclun.
- Fruit was washed, dried, and stoned if necessary; sugar, cut from loaves, had to be pounded and sieved; butter washed in water and rinsed in rosewater.
- Halve and stone the avocados, sprinkle the dressing over the cut surfaces.
- Hull strawberries, peel and slice mango, core and chop pears and halve and stone plums.
- Rinse and stone the plums, removing any stalks as you go.
- Stone the small black olives and toss in a little olive oil.
- Add a handful of black olives, stoned and roughly chopped, and a splash of white wine.
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