In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(measurement)ancho masculineanchura femininewhat width is the cloth? — ¿qué ancho tiene la tela?
- We have a small landmass, about 300 miles in length and 150 in width.
- Veins can range in width from microscopic dimensions to many metres.
- Typical blocks were fabricated to measurements of three feet in length and 1.5 feet in width and height.
- Each floor offers ample space for individual designs, consisting of a long, open space of about 30m in length and 10m in width.
- One stone approximately a foot in width and length and half a foot in height was thrown to the opposite side of the road around 20 metres away.
- We walked a bit further until the huts started to get a bit larger in width and height.
- Mr Haggarty said it was hoped to expand the room, which is located on the ground floor of the hotel, by about 4ft in width and 8ft in length.
- A circular medallion, a finger's length in width, hung from a small gold chain around his neck.
- The English spread collar is medium in width and has flared points.
- It is the only reserve in Bulgaria covering seawater territory - 8km in length and 500m in width.
- Ditches are often absent, or only dug on one side, while metalling varies in width, depth and design.
- The stadium was four soccer fields in length and five in width and the stadiums were packed with people of all ages and races, cheering on a school.
- Davidson's current collection of bracelets, chokers and belts are made of black or reddish-brown strips of leather varying in width.
- However, a reduction in width reduces the cargo capacity and side slope operation.
- The ceiling was high but the tunnel-like place was narrow, perhaps four feet in width.
- New York is set up as a strong grid system, with blocks being equal in width and length throughout most of the city.
- Cubic measurements take all three dimensions into consideration - width, length and height.
- The palace is a façade, which is fifty feet in height and a mere one-foot in width.
- The weights room was gutted and has been extended in width and length.
- The Backbone was a half-mile of barren limestone only fifty feet in width with nearly vertical sides and a few boulders and a few clumps of pines dotting its top.
2(in swimming pool)ancho masculine
- None of them could see the lady and her foam baton, who, it transpired wasn't even swimming her widths.
- The interval cited is how long she has to swim the width, then rest before doing another.
- Each child swam as many widths as they could during ten minutes set aside from a swimming lesson.
- Nswam rarely, got in one side, swam a width and got out.
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