In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1Militarytrazadora femininebefore noun tracer bullet — bala trazadora feminine
- Flares and tracer bullets sliced across the night sky after the blasts.
- It was unlike any Fourth of July show you have ever seen as the sky was full of rockets, tracers and missiles.
- A major gunnery exercise was held to expend the last of the ship's training ammunition - the tracer fire was focused on two large red inflatable targets, nicknamed the Killer Tomatoes, launched several thousand metres away from the ship.
- The tracer bullets burned their way in darkness across the Tidal Basin into the White House.
- Then, of course, all the tracer fire started coming in, and we were really in trouble.
- Once when we were shopping, red tracer bullets were fired from the camp over the village.
- On top of this, other final elements were and filmed separately and then digitally added to the shot to replicate tracer fire, smoke, and shell casings falling from the machine guns.
- The origin of the bullets and tracers - the gun flashes - were almost at eye level when Rick and I looked back inside the cockpit at the altimeter.
- As we watched, a gunner fired again and red tracer bullets made their way slowly towards us across the river.
- The last time I tried I kept glancing at the sky in case there were red bullet tracers, or I would suddenly jump out of bed when an American helicopter would roar across the area flying incredibly low.
- The embedded reporter and camera see weapons fired at an unseen enemy and, if they are lucky, they may see tracers of weapons fired back.
- After spotting the enemy, the gunners fired tracers to pinpoint the target, while the fourth helicopter opened fire with 2.75-inch rockets.
- The ramp dropped, and I clawed my way through hacking tracer fire and screaming shells to a grocery store, where I bought toothpaste and some disposable razors.
- Each of his 15 shots sailed 100 yards out across the fairway before bending, like a tracer bullet, back across the driving range.
- The Lt said that red tracers were friendly bullets, and the Afghan's could shoot all they wanted as long as they didn't shoot at us.
- Tonight was the real deal; everything I'd trained for was coming to fruition, complete with tracer fire and maybe a few rockets being launched down there in the dark void of Afghanistan.
- I dreamed of someday flying in a Spad, firing tracers from my machine guns at German barrage balloons or zeppelins.
- He turned the bureau's news camera on the night sky to record the tracer fire now arcing impotently towards the incoming missiles.
- The ball travelled like a tracer bullet and it was the shot of the day.
- At night the tracers became the only visible part of a fire fight: the space between combatants a mess of pink cobwebs.
- A spect scan can help detect cancer with the aid of cancer-seeking radioactive tracers.
- So they enrolled him in a study, testing a new imaging system that would allow them to follow a radioactive tracer through his brain to see the plaque that has built up around the nerve cells.
- The weak force is harnessed in modern hospitals in the form of radioactive tracers used in nuclear medicine.
- The radioactive tracer evaluated for this study, known by the brand name Zemiva, links a fatty acid to a radioisotope which is injected in the patient.
- The researchers used two different types of radioactive tracers in the same scanning sessions with 6 patients and 6 healthy controls to simultaneously monitor two different types of brain activity.
- It relies on the difference in distribution of a radioactive tracer, such as thallium, at rest and after stress.
- The node is identified by using lymphoscintigraphy and a radioactive tracer (technetium-labeled sulfur colloid or human serum albumin).
- Because 210 Po associates appreciably with organic matter inside cells, unlike other particlereactive nonessential metals, it could have promise as a tracer of sinking organic matter in the ocean.
- The distribution of tracer was followed with PETIS.
- The use of radioactive tracers makes it possible to outline a wide range of conditions, the take-up of the tracer being detected by a radioactive scanner.
- CED distributed amounts of the tracer that were comparable to the amount of drugs needed to treat brainstem diseases.
- If such sites are also large enough to admit fluorescent, tracer dye molecules, the permeable areas can be visualized with an epifluorescence microscope following incubation in the tracer.
- Electrons from the tissue combine with positrons from the radioactive tracer to produce gamma rays (similar to x-rays).
- Tumors often use more energy than healthy tissues do and may absorb more of a radioactive tracer, which allows the tumors to appear on the scan.
- Using vital dyes as lineage tracers, the pattern of cleavage has been shown to be invariant but complex, particularly for the ectoderm.
- Marine geochemists can exploit the distributions of these tracers to investigate physical, chemical, and biological processes operating in the world's oceans.
- A bone scan falls under the category of nuclear medicine, which means that it uses tiny amounts of radioactive materials called tracers (radionuclides).
- Similar to a PET scan, the SPECT scan uses radioactive tracers to help spot cancer in your body.
- A radioactive tracer visualized the parts of the brain that were active while different types of sounds were being processed.
- Finally, our understanding of the trophic structure of the ecosystem was greatly advanced by following the tracer through the food web.
2.1(inquiry)to put a tracer or tracers on sth — hacer diligencias para encontrar algo
2.2(person)a tracer of missing persons — una persona que se dedica a la búsqueda de desaparecidos
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