In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1cuerda femininewindow winder — (de la ventanilla) manivela feminine
- At the moment, he's working on a new line of watches, which include the ingenious innovation of using a click-on cover for the clock winder.
- Another few minutes trying to fathom just how the window winders work (twist a bit, wait, window goes up a bit) and I was ready to hit the road.
- I started looking for a good deal on a yarn winder because I realized yarn would be easier to use, organize and store if they were wound in nice little ‘cakes.’
- If you're going on a mainly pole venue you will generally need more shallow drawer space to store your winders.
- The woven threads were wound on a device called a Niddy Noddy or more simply a yarn winder.
- We used to use a small hand-crank wire winder to roll up electric fence, but it was slow and tiring.
- The car she has just taken ownership of had manual window winders, not the fancy electric windows like the yellow car that was used in the demonstration.
- There is plenty to see above ground at Caphouse Colliery with retired pit ponies, machinery displays, a steam winder, pithead baths and a 17-acre rural site complete with nature trail and adventure playground plus picnic areas.
- The ingenuity of the contraption was that a string was wound around the alarm winder and the other end tied to the bolt.
- Why is my right hand so numb that I cannot get the winder into the slot without letting go of the mast with my left.
- After you have caught enough mackerel for the day, leave the feathers on the rod for a while to allow them to dry as much as possible, then wind them onto the ethafoam winder, complete with sinker and shove the lot into a heavy duty zip-lock bag.
- A pair of leather or fabric seats, a sports steering wheel and a couple of window winders is the extent of the standard specification.
- During the visit Mrs York showed Mrs Drown the adaptations she had made to her house including handrails, window winders and a walk-in shower.
- It amounts to a dark basement with shelving filled with film cans, reel-to-reel winders, thousands of press clippings and photos, stickers, flyers, and a tiny radio.
- The Vauxhall's window winder left a two inch gap where the window meets the roof, quite enough to let plenty of water in; the grip on the handbrake came loose, and the lever for releasing the bonnet broke off.
- I understand what my camera will do if I twist the dials, knobs and winders under certain conditions.
- Two or three seconds can seem an eternity when you're waiting but I'm trying to remind myself that winding a film camera on to the next exposure, even with an automatic winder, can take as long.
- In the Moderator the spring-driven mechanism was set in motion by a key winder at the top of the lamp base, just below the burner, rather than at the bottom of the base, as in the Carcel lamp.
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