In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1masculine hilofeminine hebramasculine hiloa spool of thread — un carrete de hilo
- I need a longer thread — necesito una hebra más larga / un hilo más largo
- with double thread — con doble hebra
- you have a thread hanging — te cuelga un hilo / una hilacha
- He worries a loose thread on my shirt between his fingertips.
- Sometimes the threads are woven inaccurately, need to be pulled, and the section started again.
- Asbestos is the name of a group of minerals that occur naturally as masses of strong, flexible fibers that can be separated into thin threads and woven.
- I smiled and picked at a loose thread on the comforter.
- Up close, her process of dyeing and then weaving the newly colored threads on a loom became more evident.
- My own coat was still draped over the chair by the door, but even from where I stood I could see loose threads dangling from the seams.
- She sighed and let her hands rest on her lap, her fingers absently playing with a loose thread of cotton.
- You can also use textured-nylon or polyester threads on a conventional sewing machine.
- To finish off the thread ends, tie the threads and weave them back into the hem.
- The superfine finish is so supple, lustrous and perfect that the mats look like they have been woven from silk threads.
- A seven-year-old girl in the village, for example, already knows how to operate the loom and how to weave the threads.
- Each time you return to the puzzle, you pick up the same threads and weave a different cloth.
- Woven gauzes are manufactured from cotton yam or threads and woven like fabric.
- Most carpets are woven on a vertical loom, so that the threads which emerge from the knots hang downwards towards the end where the weaving started, and these loops are cut to form the pile.
- Simeon was silent for a moment, picking a loose thread on the plain white cotton sheets.
- With the other hand he picked at a loose thread in the old quilt.
- Weave the threads of all customer interactions into a unified portrait of your customer.
- Many framers use a cotton thread with just enough tensile strength to effectively hold the item, but not too much to cause damage.
- These threads are woven into textile yarns to produce sacks, carpet base, mats, rope and twine and many other materials.
- Iraq is also famous for its carpets, woven from fine threads in brilliant colors.
2(strand, sequence)hilo masculineto follow the thread of a plot/conversation — seguir el hilo de una trama/conversación
- No, he didn't say any of that, he just sent us a link to the discussion thread.
- I know there are other threads on this subject, but they are more specific in nature.
- Since discussion threads are linked to individual news items or essays, discussions are quite limited temporally.
- If you have any problems that aren't resolved here, then you can post on the forum thread by clicking here
- One of the unexpected benefits of posting the article to a newsgroup was that a thread developed on the subject of competition on the London to Manchester route.
(linked messages)hilo masculine
- Multiple streams of data are characteristic of applications which execute multiple threads and processes in parallel.
- A processor equipped with thread-level parallelism can execute completely separate threads of code.
- It solves the performance problem by executing all requests as threads in one process, or in a load-balanced system, in one process per server in the cluster.
- All processes are considered threads by the operating system.
- The dual-core processors that can process several computational threads at the same time very often push us towards this working algorithm.
4(of screw)rosca femininefilete masculine
- Cadmium plating or the use of anti-galling paints are effective in preventing seizure of bolt threads.
- This can be done either by putting a screw thread of the correct pitch on the barrel's axle or, more often, by shifting a lever.
- She took a standard coffee pot and put a perforated cylinder - similar to a sieve - in the middle, into which she put a plunger on a screw thread.
- A gouge auger is similar, but instead of a screw thread there is a sharp-ended tube with a slot cut in the side.
- Standards for threads and bolt sizes were only a part of the problem, however.
US informal(clothes)trapos masculine informalpilchas feminine Southern Cone informal
- Now it's your job to find high-quality threads in classic styles.
- Shopping for threads is more like a chore - most guys do it out of necessity.
- Whether you pile your clothes on your chair or hang up any shirt on any hanger, these tips will help your favorite threads last.
- We'd love to stay outdoors all the time, run off on adventurous weekend trips, and shop for new threads and sandals.
- Going out may seem like a drag when you don't know what to wear, but we have the threads to help you look like you own the place.
- Anybody have a place to get cool threads on the net?
- So maybe you don't have the perfect body, perfect hair or perfect threads but who does?
- Instead, they look for classic threads that are comfortable and of superior quality.
- I know you're looking forward to showing off your newest spring threads at the office and on weekends, but the right jacket can take your look to a whole new level.
- The new womenswear and menswear designer emporiums showcase threads from cutting edge houses, but you can still buy tartan shortbread in the food hall.
- Wear it with jeans and your other trendy threads.
- I'd love to dress up in the latest threads from designer brands, but I'm a student and just cannot afford it.
- Next, I suggest you make an effort to drag him along when you go shopping, and occasionally treat him to some fashionable threads.
- The thing is, you can purchase all the brand-name items you like, but if you roll in and out of bed at the start and end of the day, then no one will really notice your stylish threads.
- They'll usually purchase several trendy pieces every season and then match them with more classic threads.
- Besides, what's the point of wearing the coolest threads of the season if your jacket doesn't say it all?
- If you're the guy with the most stylish threads, the ladies will be falling head over heels.
- Whether you're at the office or the coolest club in town, you'll need the threads to make you the man of the winter hour.
- When it comes to shopping for vintage threads, the place to do it is online.
- Remember; you are never forced to buy anything you try on, so don't feel guilty about trying on different threads.
1(sewing machine/needle) enhebrar(bead) ensartarto thread sth onto sth — ensartar algo en algo
- to thread sth through sth — pasar algo por algo
- he threaded his shoelaces wrong — (se) acordonó mal los zapatos
- to thread one's way — abrirse paso
- she threaded her way through the crowd/between the tables — se abrió paso entre la multitud/por entre las mesas
- Then thread a small bell with some ribbon, and pull the ribbon up through the hole in the pot.
- To thread texturized nylon, use a needle threader or put a dab of seam sealant on the thread end and let it dry before threading the needle.
- Men are nimble enough with the chopsticks, but threading the needle takes patience.
- She tests him by making him thread a needle, catch something in between his legs, and throw a bar of lead.
- For example, even simple acts like threading a needle or pouring a drink into a cup can become a challenge.
- She couldn't see the hole to thread the needle, and upon sticking it into the fabric she poked herself again.
- Use this needle if you have difficulty threading needles.
- The longlines are threaded with many thousands of hooks and stretch for up to 50 miles.
- Six needles, already threaded with colored yarn, are laid out next to each other so that the colors of the threads simulate a rainbow of sorts.
- I demonstrated how to thread the blunt tapestry needle, where to place the knot and how to hold and move the needle when stitching.
- It is frustration like not being able to thread a needle, no matter how hard you try.
- Mama pretended to busy herself with threading a needle, but I could tell that it was only show.
- I stand and look down at the needle as I thread it with ease and neatly begin stitching.
- Alternately thread the vegetables on wooden or metal skewers.
- At school, my children recently made fruit kebabs, just threading grapes, hulled strawberries and bits of melon and orange on to skewers.
- She finishes threading the needle, and examines it for a moment.
- I threaded up a needle with linen thread, and took one of the new-cut pieces of fabric and folded back a hem, and began my work.
- A weight followed by another smaller bead were threaded on the wire.
- You may find yourself having trouble eating with a spoon or fork, drinking from a cup, threading a needle, or writing.
- During the fourth year the child learns to cut with scissors and to thread beads, develops a mature pencil grasp, and learns to draw.
- He begins to accept the new lifestyle, helping his grandmother to thread a needle, hang up clothes on the clothesline, and shop with her at the market.
- She sat down, smoothed out her dress, threaded the needle, and began.
- When the right pair was found, the woman was able to thread a needle again.
- With shaking hands, I threaded the needle under his piercing gaze.
- It's just a case of threading them together like beads on a string, whether they make sense or not.
- Then he picks up a needle and threads it with thick black thread as he speaks to her.
- Using 4 fine, long, wooden kebab skewers, thread a mixture of ingredients onto each one.
- Long strips of what appeared to be dark meat were threaded onto the last two skewers.
- I have to thread the needles for her but she suggested we keep several threaded at one time so she could work for longer periods.
- Jonah rigged up a narrow plywood sheet with screws threaded in at various points; it's now our camera mount and steadicam in one.
- On the back part of the upper table are two threaded screws.
- APS cameras all auto-load these cartridges, so there is no messing about with threading film through a series of rollers.
- Both types of devices allow the caver to control their descent by applying friction to the rope that is threaded through them.
- Heron of Alexandria described the screw in Mechanica in the first century A.D., and archeologists have unearthed threaded bolts at early Roman sites.
- Where the strainer is threaded underneath, a washer slips on and then a lock nut is tightened down until the putty oozes out.
- It was a process a bit like tying a granny knot: twisting one edge of the sausage rope into a loop, then threading the other end through, looping it, and twisting again.
- The fan has dimensions of 70x70x15, and is held in place with four screws, threaded in the proper manner.
- The cameraman would show me how to thread the film and how to repair it.
- A line would be threaded through this piece of wood and again through the gun to prevent recoil when the gun was fired.
- A disc had been cut from the middle and a leather cord was threaded through this hole.
- These include implants that are noncoated, tapered, and threaded in design, and which are immediate-load in nature to allow for delivery in a single procedure.
- He squats beside the machine, threading a screw the size of a flea, his eyes watering, face crimson and swollen.
- Another brass screw was threaded into the side of the wooden body to clamp the position of the depth guide.
- They use backstrap looms which are attached to a tree and consist of several smooth pieces of wood threaded with the bright cotton used for weaving.
- Then he threaded his leftover rope through the hole and secured the shoe with a simple knot.
- The tools can perform internal turning, grooving and threading in holes as small as 1-mm diameter.
- Thread a short ribbon through slits cut in two sides to make a handle.
- Sheet metal screws are threaded completely from the point to the head, and the threads are sharper than those of wood screws.
- For example, in an old truss section, bolts unexpectedly threaded into concrete made the old bridge sections harder to lift.
- The case is threaded at the base and screws right onto the gauge.
- Since you don't have nerve endings in the brain, the patient can be completely awake as you thread the lead down in the brain.
- Each of the screw holes used to mount the front fan is threaded, and long screws are provided.
- At fault was a cadmium-plated, carbon-steel jackscrew threaded through an aluminum pivot block.
- The idea: thread a catheter up the femoral artery from the groin or through another blood vessel.
- This procedure doesn't require threading a catheter into your arteries, as does traditional angiography.
- A doctor painstakingly threads a thin tube deep into his sedated patient's heart.
- For hardwoods, such as flooring, siding and rafters, use spiral threaded nails that turn as they are driven into the wood.
- Generally in an angioplasty, doctors thread a catheter through the femoral artery.
- Using an awl or heavy needle, poke two holes through the spine of the book to thread the waxed linen through.
- What they do is to drill a pilot hole in the bolt, and place a bit into the hole that is reverse threaded so that while you are tightening up the bit, it is backing out the bolt.
- To secure the screws, thread the nylon thumbnuts until it reaches the nylon washer, securing it thumb tight.
- Lantern clocks originally ran on woven ropes, which were threaded over spikes on ratchet wheels.
- The forward ring of the receiver is slit and then threaded for a fairly large Allen screw which effectively clamps the barrel.
- Threading the catheter shouldn't cause pain, and you won't feel it moving through your body.
- The second thread quickly joins the first so that the major portion of the screw remains single threaded.
- That way you'll have a little wiggle room to finesse each screw into its respective hole and get it threaded.
- The leads were threaded through a small hole at the bottom of the artificial nest.
- I pulled on my pants, threading a black leather belt through the belt loops.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.