In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.2(upward flight)subida abrupta feminine
2also zoom lensTelevision Photography Cinemateleobjetivo masculinezoom masculine
- This will probably only have a digital zoom rather than an optical zoom and a fairly basic lens.
- If you have a zoom or a telephoto lens then now is the time!
- Apart from digital zoom, this camera even has flash - perfect for taking pictures in dim places, such as during a social gathering at a pub.
- Although it won't be out until the fourth quarter, it sets the bar pretty high: a 224k color screen, Memory Stick, Bluetooth and megapixel camera with 8x zoom.
- However there are a couple of reasons that pros would use a prime lens over a zoom.
- I usually work with a wide angle zoom on one body and a telephoto zoom on another, like most photojournalists.
- He popped a cartridge in his camera and readied his zoom as the two men started their sleds.
- To make the exposure, simply press the shutter button with one hand and slide or twist the zoom through its focal range with the other.
- To get a whole house into the viewfinder, the usual way is to use a wide angle lens, or the zoom at its widest setting.
- Most models offer a digital zoom, which lets you magnify an image after it's been snapped.
- For more serious work, a macro lens or a zoom with a macro feature offers superior quality.
- The little beach shows boats in a small fishing town (thanks to the zoom on my camera) called Cascara.
- Now he's eating a bologna sandwich (the zoom on this camera is really good) and drinking a Bud.
- Use the longest lens you have (or the zoom at the highest number), and move in as close as you can to the subject.
- In other words, you can adjust the zoom and camera angle to be as far away or as close up as possible, and as upside down and round about as you like.
- It's a tri-band GPRS phone with a built-in camera offering digital zoom, self-timer and night shot.
- The phones boast a 1.3 megapixels camera, 8x zoom and flash.
- It's interesting to note that in recent months other manufacturers have expressed an interest in digital cameras with long zooms.
- I look through the eyepiece and I work the zoom manually.
- A little more than £100 can still buy you a camera with an optical zoom and in this case, one with a 3x range.
1informal(move fast)to zoom along/past/off — ir/pasar/salir zumbando / como un bólido informal
- she zoomed through her work — hizo el trabajo volando
- Fancier dehydrators, with heat regulators and fans to circulate the air, work faster, but the price can zoom to several hundred dollars for serious preserving tools.
- Cars and trucks zoomed past but Tyler was thankful for the distraction.
- I shrugged lightheartedly before racing down the stairs, almost tripping over my own feet before zooming towards the car and telling the driver to hurry the hell up.
- One of New York's finest journalists and travel writers zoomed into old York this week and was ‘blown away’ by all that the city had to offer.
- Kmart has been a rip-snorting stock, zooming from $19.60 to $101.22 in less than a year and a half.
- Music carries from the various bars along the street and every once in a while a car zooms past, screeching as it swerves around the corner.
- That is because trading in and out doesn't work and no one knows when the market will suddenly zoom higher.
- An assault jeep quickly zoomed ahead of the rest of the moving column, three gunmen disembarking and running forward, assault rifles raised.
- British Airways, which recently re-joined the FTSE 100, zoomed 152% higher.
- There was a round of applause as the fighters zoomed overhead and did a slow roll in formation.
- Real estate prices too have zoomed, ironically pushed up in the first place by the IT companies themselves.
- The first half of 1990s was a boom period when prices were zooming even to ‘unrealistic’ levels.
- As demand in China has heated up, the price of light crude zoomed to meet that demand.
- Once she had gunned the engine of her corvette, she zoomed back home to Pinnacle Point.
- Start with golf courses, move on to schools and office parks, and watch sales zoom with water prices.
- Plenty of cars were parked against the sidewalk, but a few still zoomed by.
- They looked out the windows, watching the cars zoom by.
- The weekend had zoomed past, leaving me staring at the formal Sunday dinner with a mixture of exasperation and ‘don't wanna go to school blues’.
- Cars continued to zoom past, mere blurs of colour and noise.
- After about five minutes, another elevator zoomed past me.
- School funds from the state are capped by law at $6,700 per student, a figure that has been frozen for the past three years, but costs are zooming.
- Last year, the rocketing demand for high-tech goods sent coltan prices zooming upwards to 146 per pound.
- This area now seems to be one where the technology, and the uses of the technology, have zoomed way ahead of where the law is.
- Abel, manager of the fund, began selling off shares as they zoomed towards $70.
- One of them is Ocean Information Holdings, whose share price has zoomed more than 200% since Dec. 24.
- Some companies announce a website and the stock price zooms.
- He put his head in his hands and watched the cars zoom past him.
- Wide, open streets encourage motorists to zoom ahead.
- Rob fired his engine and zoomed past Ryan's car.
- The story is, we found the place we were looking for, then we had lunch and we zoomed back as quickly as wheels could turn.
- It used to be a truism: cut interest rates to release money into the financial system and watch share prices zoom.
- The authorized return fare was 36,000 in September, but prices have zoomed up since that we understand.
- In theory, as fund assets zoom up, the costs of running a portfolio shouldn't rise nearly as much, so fees should fall.
- As the sleek convertible zoomed down the quiet streets, I stared out the window.
- And with the V - 6, automatic and leather seats, the sticker price zooms past $29,000.
- When it got a little darker, I began to crack open the driver's side door every time a vehicle zoomed by to wave my flashlight.
- The stock began trading at $16 and within two days zoomed as high as $85.75.
- I watched fire trucks zoom past me as they made their way into the city.
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