In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- A rubber gasket and galvanized washer and nut hold the pipe in place and seal the hole.
- The washer breaking down was the most annoying thing, happening just when the baby was sick and there was five times as much laundry to do.
- Also, appliances - such as domestic hot water heaters, washers, dryers, and freezers - that supply heat as a byproduct are often located in the basement.
- The dogs took it all in their stride, but I am damp and cross with myself, since if I'd kept in the habit of turning off the washing machine taps after each load, then the washer might not have worn out.
- Tossing the bed sheets into the washer, I turned on the water and poured in a bit of soap, closing the lid after and letting it work itself.
- Now I will move stuff from washer to dryer and go to bed.
- Anyway, in brief, you use a screw and plastic washer on the back of the motherboard to hold a metal rod and plastic washer in place on the front side - one through each mounting hole.
- The cost of faucet washers, either in a kit or singly, is minimal.
- While I emptied the mop bucket in the flowerbed M.J. put the sopping towels in the washer, we dried the remaining wet spots on the floor, and set about the business of serving dinner.
- You have to be careful not to drop the rings and washers in the grass.
- I used to spend $50 every few weeks on laundry bills, because I had no washer or dryer.
- They make everything from microwaves to cell phones from washers to security systems.
- And he walked out of the apartment, heading down the hall to the community washer and dryer on this floor.
- He quietly gathered a few bolts and washers from the floor and threw them to the other end of a row of crates, causing a loud sound to come from that direction.
- At the time of his arrival, eliminate all noise of washer, dryer, dishwasher or vacuum.
- Fully automatic washers did not become widely available until after World War II.
- Fasten the bottom of each brace with a 6-inch machine bolt and countersink the washer and nut.
- I generally strip the bed and toss the sheets in the washer.
- The boards may be held in place by stainless steel screws with large plastic washers.
- Install the lower washers, secure the assembly with a new nut, and reinstall the water line.
- Some kits come with lots of spacers and washers, others don't.
- I have the sheets in the washer and the duvet in the dryer.
- Deck hardware is soundly attached with stainless steel nuts, bolts and washers and either aluminum or fiberglass backing plates for distributing loads.
- I placed them carefully on top of the dryer and put the pillowcase into the washer with a load of whites.
- Water heaters, washers, and dryers tend to crack over time, allowing water to trickle.
- In the case of a $5 item, I'd be tempted to just throw the thing in the washer with cold water, and then hang it or lay it flat on towels to dry.
- Now you need four sets of four standard round washers (metal or plastic, about 1 inch in diameter or a little less), purchased at any hardware store.
- Then tighten the nuts and washers onto the bolts by hand.
- Replace worn tap washers for a quick and cheap way of saving water.
- Countersink the bolt holes to accommodate washers and nuts.
- Transfer laundry from washer to dryer, start another load.
- A good toolbox has lots of trays designed to hold all those odd bits of hardware, such as screws and bolts, washers, nuts, and nails.
- These make great places to store nails, screws, nut, bolts, washers, tacks, and staples.
- Secure each terminal end with the provided washers and lock nuts.
- Does that new faucet have rubber washers or plastic valves?
- Stainless steel bolts attach each panel to the wall; washers on the back create a 1/4-inch air space between the glass and the wall.
- Sarah and I are doing the motherload of all loads of laundry, there's 7 of those side load washers here and we filled all of them up.
- She had just thrown a load of whites in the washer when the doorbell rang.
- Bolts, nuts and washers are available at any hardware store.
- Wash clothes in cold water whenever possible and use the washer only with a full load.
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