Learn English Grammar From A–Z
- These clamps are extra attachments that ensure the lander stays perfectly fixed to the spacecraft during the launch and is not affected by launch vibrations.
- The policy stated that ‘the site, position or fitting of the attachment or sign should not promote decay in the pole or impede testing for decay.’
- However, you'll soon acquire a number of attachments to change the function of the gun that turn it into a sniper rifle and a grenade launcher.
- The flow rates and pressure of the auxiliary hydraulics play a key role in the performance of the attachments.
- Section 303 prohibits the use of makeshift fittings or attachments that are load bearing.
- I had my cordless drill with attachments, flat-tip screwdriver and a claw hammer.
- The growth in the types and performance of attachments for construction equipment shows no signs of stopping.
- The floor models are typically better buys with more accessories and attachments and are able to handle larger projects than the bench-top models.
- American military weapons cannot fire blanks without the addition of a bulky attachment to the firearm.
- There were some reported incidences of cracks developing in the aluminum mast extrusions near these attachments but these problems seem to have been solved in later model boats.
- Compare frames, axles, transmissions, efficiency from power take off to attachments and interchangeability of attachments.
- Not only will the attachments be hard to handle, you may wind up with an uneven overall length or possibly damage your hair unnecessarily.
- Many garden tillers have sickle bar mower attachments available.
- In addition, the many attachments that can be added to the front and back of an ATV allow it to be a multiuse utility vehicle.
- So I put it in the mixer with the paddle attachment attached.
- She took out the plug attachment and started dialing.
- Attaching the attachment has become much simpler with the development of easy-to-operate hitching systems.
- A volley of lasers shot out from a special attachment below the handle.
- The handle portion of the attachment should be on the top of your foot.
- Remove the bowl, replace the hook attachment with the paddle attachment, and return to the mixer.
- Other useful attachments include hole saw blades, spade bits, buffing disks and depth stops, screw driving bits, sanding disks, or even a power grinder.
- In the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the dough hook attachment, combine the flour and semolina.
1.2(connecting)acoplamiento masculineattachment to sth — acoplamiento a algo
- Constructed from machined aluminum, this combat light also can be used for signaling and has a stainless-steel belt clip for sturdy attachment.
- These conditions favor attachment and growth of bacteria and allow for a greatly increased bacterial density.
- Each pet identification tag comes with a split ring for attachment to your pet's collar.
- For easy access a stainless split ring and snap are included for attachment to clothing loops and button holes.
- A small plastic zip-lock bag of hardware for attachment to the tripod and for mounting the telescope was included.
1.3(to email)adjunto masculine
- Viruses can be sent out as email attachments to infect your computer if you open them.
- Other viruses may infect a computer via an e-mail attachment or Web site but do not spread automatically after affecting the operations of the computer.
- Changes in music consuming behaviour were not the result of the appearance of personal sites and the exchange of MP3 files as attachments in e-mail.
- The worm spreads by email as a file attachment called GONE.SCR
- It spread via e-mail attachments, infected webpages and other computers linked on a network.
- Often malicious in nature, it can be deposited as an e-mail attachment or as a website download and used to harvest passwords or other confidential data.
- Individual PC users can now control what happens to the e-mail messages and attachments sent from their computers.
- A simple selection may ban all e-mail with executable attachments, a great way to avoid virus-carrying messages.
- If users bought a personal firewall and configured it never to accept incoming connections, and were smart about email attachments and websites, they'd be a lot safer.
- Vendors that make most of their money from desktop or server-based anti-virus scanners argue that most of these viruses could be thwarted by a policy of blocking executable attachments in email.
- There's really no good reason to get caught out: simply filtering executable attachments from emails will guard against this virus.
- This variant spreads itself in e-mails as an executable attachment.
- The spokeswoman said she did not know which Trojan or malware script the email attachment contained.
- We need to teach staff to use file servers and File Transfer Protocol instead of e-mail attachments.
- Most email systems reliably allow file attachments of 1 megabyte or less.
- When in doubt, always err on the side of caution and do not open, download, or execute files or e-mail attachments.
- If innocent computer users open the email attachment they run the risk of the worm opening a back door which will allow hackers to gain remote access to the PC.
- Yesterday my computer got infected with this virus after a friend opened an email attachment on my computer.
- If I want to share my spreadsheet with you, I can easily send it to you as an email attachment, but what happens if the file is too large?
- I am not an idiot, I never open emails with file attachments or pictures even if I know who is sending them!
- Employees frequently copy or forward email messages with attachments, resulting in multiple repeated transmissions of the same or similar data.
- They also advise end-users to be extra careful about opening attachments.
2.1(fondness)cariño masculineapego masculineattachment to sb/sth — cariño por algn/algo
— apego a algn/algo
- There is still a sizeable holding in the family, which has a strong sentimental attachment to the company.
- It is time to look to the other side of my original question: why does the democracy work well despite the people having no strong attachment to it?
- Your child may also develop a strong emotional attachment to a real friend and it's wrong to make fun of this.
- It is natural that people have a strong sense of attachment to historical houses and old neighbourhoods because they never fail to stir up emotion.
- Small wonder, then, people here feel such a strong sense of attachment to their rugby heroes.
- And although I've called Edinburgh my home for the last nine years, I still feel a strong emotional attachment to the place where I spent my childhood.
- The survey found that Canadians feel strong attachment to their country, their province and their community, in that order.
- Like so many of her generation, Katie had a deep faith and a very strong attachment to her religion.
- There is nothing sentimental about his attachment to the company he helped to found, but there is clear evidence of a huge personal commitment nevertheless.
- I believe that she has a strong bond of attachment to both of her parents and feels securely attached to each.
- With their lack of attachment to any specific place and their devotion to money and fame, could Asia's youth abandon all that previous generations have built?
- There was a strong cultural attachment to the ideas of national and parliamentary sovereignty.
- I suppose I could say I'm part of a community here, but I don't really feel any strong attachment to anyone.
- ‘I feel a very strong emotional attachment to Claire,’ he told me six months after his daughter was born.
- Almost universally in families, there are strong feelings of attachment to one another that defy logical explanation.
- Car owners will moan, but such is the attachment to our vehicles we will probably stump up the extra amount.
- The emotional attachments between the instructor and his pupils are obvious.
- Of particular concern is the evidence that there is little attachment between the father and the children, particularly the younger two.
- Previously, Learner and Kruger found that parent attachment was positively associated with students' motivation to succeed.
- Lynch proposes that higher levels of family interaction and attachment are associated with diminished adolescent sexual activity.
2.2(commitment)compromiso masculineattachment to sth — compromiso con algo
2.3(relationship)relación feminineto form an attachment — entablar una relación
3British(assignment)adscripción temporal feminine
- Therefore many take up temporary unpaid observer attachments in the hope of transferring to a training post.
- Because free agent workers do not usually have long-term attachments to one organization, their needs for career development must be met in non-traditional ways.
- As well as being a qualified area car driver and tutor constable, he had spent time on attachment with the force child protection unit, where, ironically, he had been trained in interviewing children.
- A mother whose son is serving on attachment with the Black Watch vented her anger at the Prime Minister yesterday over the decision to move troops in Iraq.
- It is now far simpler to work with another department and job sharing and short-term attachments are the rule rather than the exception.
- He published articles on health visitor attachments and group practice organisation.
- He is one of the lucky ones; he has just passed the first of his exams, and now he is on attachment in north London and waiting for the results of his second exam.
- The hospitals in Merthyr, Newport, and Pontypridd where I served my student attachments and house jobs are now gone, replaced by sparkling new edifices.
- He said under-20 players could be sent on attachment for varying periods of up to six months while under-17 players could go to football schools.
- He said the club would find employment for the players while on attachment there.
- I was a second year clinical student, doing part of my obstetric attachment in January in one of the colder parts of Britain.
(of property)embargo masculine
- Trustees in bankruptcy were appointed and the court ordered attachment of its property.
- Under Texas law, these are exempt from attachment, execution and seizure for the satisfaction of debt.
- This was not surprising in view of the fact that in most cases security was put up voluntarily and without an arrest or attachment and therefore without reference to the jurisdiction of a court of arrest or attachment.
- With quasi-judicial powers, NHB will be able to recommend attachment of property in case of default in loan repayments.
- An exception applies, however, if the foreign branch of the bank closes down prior to the appropriation or attachment of the funds by the foreign government.
- It came in the form of stay laws, restrictions upon forced sales, and freedom from attachment for debt for certain classes of property.