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(of situation)tensión femininetirantez femininethe joke helped to relieve the tension — el chiste ayudó a aflojar la tensión
- Peden's work helps shed light on the apparent tension between artistic freedom and mathematical constraint.
- In addition, his support for the growing claims of the clergy as professionals was in tension with his opposition to similar claims by physicians and lawyers.
- There has often been tension between conflicting ideas about the scope of EU competence and the policy-making process.
- There is a creative tension between Pagan ideas and more Christian ones.
- The violent contest of battle causes war to be characterized by the constant tension between dialectically opposed ideas.
- There's a growing tension between the idea of law as a professional service to the community and the idea of law as a business, and the business increasingly of government services.
- But naturally, these considerations are almost always in tension with each other.
- Herein lies the primary tension between the two conflicting and apparently contradictory trends regarding immigration throughout the west.
- Consequently, in McCaig's view, there is always a tension between the demands of the marketplace and the will to remain authentic.
- In both cases, the architecture and lights operate in tension with each other.
- The tension between these two interrelated concepts has been dramatised most strongly in the Indian public sphere after independence.
- The panorama of the world shows a conflict and a tension between polar opposite qualities, for which humans have always been the via medium.
- This tension between image and interpretation was also at play in the early days of photography.
- Here is the basic tension between the tradition of philosophy in the west, and the science of biology once the Great Chain of Being had been abandoned.
- The tension between individual freedom and society was a popular theme in Dublin's literary revival, but in the North this topic had further implications.
- There is a basic tension between the idea of the rule of law and other aspects of the Constitution which still reflect an alternative principle that the law must serve the party state.
- It is also about the paradoxical tension between human freedom and divine providence.
- From the outset there was tension between the demands for office space and the feelings of the families of those who died at the World Trade Center.
- The tension between access and quality that exists in any healthcare system is aggravated when that system is seriously under-resourced.
- These positions are in considerable tension with each other.
1.2(felt by person)tensión femininenervous tension — tensión nerviosa
- before noun tension headache — dolor de cabeza producido por la tensión
- Kids can sense emotional tension and shifts in mood and react accordingly.
- It's a psychological mystery with little tension or emotion, other than confusion.
- Many people today live lives of tension and stress.
- Yoga reduces physical and mental tension and promotes recuperation.
- We can say, then, that physical tension is emotional or mental tension stored in the physical body, in the muscles.
- When the driver is in a state of mental tension, the situation is all the more serious.
- It is said to help people with depression, stress, tension and high blood pressure and to also improve circulation.
- Mental tension can lead to constipation in some individuals.
- This will relieve much of the mental tension of students in getting to school on time and back.
- ‘He is not a robot; he feels tension and emotion just like you or I,’ said Ferrari technical guru Ross Brawn at the time.
- Mental tension and physical stress are not needed when you are vulnerable and sensitive to pressures of any kind.
- Pain occurs in individual's experiencing anxiety, or emotional tension.
- There is, understandably, a great deal of stress and tension and pressure.
- Family obligations, too much debt, unrealistic expectations, all of it can cause tension and stress.
- Motherwort is reputed to release tension caused by emotional and mental stress.
- Doctors said that both women were suffering from tension and mental agony, but were physically fine.
- Stress, particularly severe or prolonged emotional tension, may aggravate acne.
- Youth of this area are regular victims of mental tension, unemployment, low self esteem and fear of failure in life.
- Exercise improves posture, aids weight loss, increases flexibility and relieves emotional stress and tension.
- You need to avoid mental tension and stress as they can manifest health problems.
- The water going down your plughole, the planets going around the sun, the electrons spinning around a nucleus, they all reflect the same dynamic tension between opposing forces.
- An answer was provided by inflation: the idea that the universe was born in a state of tension, forcing it to expand enormously fast.
- Controlling the oil in the crankcase significantly reduces ring tension to unlock even more power by minimizing friction.
2(tautness)tensión femininefeminine tensión
- In string theory, as in guitar playing, the string must be stretched under tension in order to become excited.
- He examined strings made of the same material, having the same thickness, and under the same tension, but of different lengths.
- The competing forces of gravity at the lower end and outward centripetal acceleration at the farther end keep the cable under tension.
- The stretchy film is held in place by its own tension and provides 360 degree coverage for hundreds of different bottle shapes and sizes.
- They can recognise their own capabilities in it - someone adjusting the tension of their knitting is intuitively doing what I do when I adjust the difference between lines.
- I then dial in the cable tension so it lets the chain drop easily to the inner ring and not rub on the cage when on the largest cog.
- Uneven stitches usually indicate the tension is out of balance.
- Observe the stitch, adjusting the tension until the stitch is formed correctly.
- Thread should unwind from the spool and enter the first tension guide on the machine without kinking, twisting or puddling.
- The only adjustable tension for the chain stitch is the needle tension.
- Test on fabric scraps for the best tension and stitch length.
- When the continental crust stretches beyond its limits, tension cracks begin to appear on the Earth's surface.
- To prevent breakage, tension problems or machine malfunction, use high-quality thread.
3Electricitytensión femininehigh/low tension — alta/baja tensión
- It's the electromagnetic tension field, not the power that stand for the interdimensional interaction.
- Tsagas found that the magnetic tension in bent magnetic field lines tends to flatten the surrounding space.
- Researchers believe this tension results in stripes that are stable under magnetic fields of a certain strength.
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