In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1formalNauticalnavío masculine formalnave feminine literarypassenger vessel — barco de pasajeros masculine
- In the right hands it is probably the most adaptable and seaworthy vessel afloat.
- The survey was also very useful for targeting international yacht and domestic vessels to monitor quarantine compliance.
- Once the document was on the ship, the vessel was allowed to anchor.
- Since May, more than 98 vessels have been boarded for inspection.
- Various factories in and near the harbour area specialize in keeping the extensive trawler fleet and other vessels seaworthy.
- Finally, I saw on the horizon a large naval vessel.
- Assisting a cargo vessel approach its berth she got into difficulties and capsized.
- It would take him about 10 minutes to walk round the vessel and check the containers.
- The bridge only opens with two keys, at the moment it is high and open, which would allow ships and other nautical vessels to pass beneath us.
- Of those, 16 fishing vessels were detained and 113 written warnings issued for various offences.
- The typhoon, which sank 18 vessels and broke 13 container cranes at ports, has caused millions of pounds worth of damage so far.
- Recent examples include photographing industrial plants, bridges, and vessels at sea.
- Over 60 volunteers braved the flood waters in canoes, boats and vessels of all shapes and sizes as the search continued yesterday.
- Large merchant vessels have to slow down, making it easier for pirates to pursue their prey.
- In a lake about 11 miles long and under a mile at its widest, not only is there not much scope for a sea-going vessel but under sail these vessels pose some threat to smaller boats.
- Small vessels (mostly motor boats) provide the sole means of transporting food and other goods utilized by the community.
- An intensive search for the vessel's mother ship was mounted but nothing found.
- It said about 35,409 ships and vessels have returned to ports.
- In some parts of the world it is all too easy to board a merchant vessel unlawfully.
- Forty tonnes of marine diesel are still thought to be on board the sunken vessel.
2formal(receptacle)recipiente masculinedrinking vessel — vasija feminine
- In front of the statue and behind the platform is a huge vessel that contained oil to light a so-called ‘Everlasting Lamp’.
- Rugs, throws, wall hangings, vessels and bowls, scarves and brooches are all included.
- It can only obtain a liquid state under very high pressure in a containment vessel.
- When the glass had cooled, the clay/sand model was carefully scraped out of the container, leaving the hollow glass vessel.
- Hundreds of years later, glass vessels were shaped to contain water, perfumes, and other liquids and items.
- It took little more than a minute before all of the creature was contained in the little vessel.
- Once you decide on the drinking vessel (goblet, bowl, mug or stein), you need to get it from the shelves.
- For a start, we know next to nothing about what ceramic vessels contained.
- Two landmines went off in our faces, drenching us both with warm milk, the pressure too much to be contained in the transparent vessels before us.
- Big punch bowls make supersize serving vessels.
- The refilling vessel contains liquid water and gas.
- Five of the vessels from four burials contain clay residues, suggesting that pigments had been stored in them when they were placed in the graves.
- In Scandinavia many bowls and cooking vessels have been found carved from soapstone, or steatite, a mineral that is very heat tolerant.
- The most common form of vessels were cups, bowls or jugs used for storage of liquid or dry consumer goods.
- Proceeds are earmarked for vessels and containers, and to repay loans.
- He knew he should have immediately collected the spilled magic and contained it in a vessel for later use.
- Our descent into hell was caused by a bolt of lightening striking, with unerring accuracy, a vessel which contained a chemical that doesn't get on well with sources of ignition.
- Besides, the distribution of the carbon was uneven, and vessels with large quantities alternated with vessels which contained very little carbon or none.
- Glass containers, ceramic vessels and galvanised cans brimming with an array of cacti, gerbera and orchids are available for your mum's Mother's Day delectation.
- Officers found each of the vessels contained protected fish.
3Anatomy Botanyvaso masculineblood vessel — vaso sanguíneo
- In the roots one part may be deposited in the tissue and another part recirculated to the xylem vessels.
- Some strokes are due to a bleed from a vessel in the brain rather than a clot.
- These help constrict dilated vessels of the nose and help water eyes.
- There was no movement of dye between them, indicating that vessels did not criss-cross between adjacent vascular bundles.
- And consuming too much alcohol also can dilate the blood vessels in the skin, giving it a reddish hue.
- Throughout most of the day, when the plant is transpiring, these vessels will contain water under substantial hydraulic tension.
- For each examined sample, the entire thickness of the vessel wall was imaged.
- The fungus plugs up the tree's vascular system, the collection of tiny vessels that transports water and nutrients to the plant cells.
- They also have a similarity to the small blood vessels damaged in long-standing diabetes.
- The finely porous membranes are designed to allow the flow of water between adjacent vessels while preventing the passage of gas bubbles and pathogens.
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