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Are mezzanine and loft interchangeable in American English and Canadian English? If not, what's the difference?

Ok, so I have tried to get to the bottom of all this but I ended up even more confused. According to Cambridge Dictionary, the structure I have put a circle around is a mezzanine because the ...
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Are these three structures pavilions in American and Canadian English?

Are these three structures pavilions in American and Canadian English?
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Are these called roller shutters in the US and Canada or not?

Or are they called security blinds/shutters? I mean the covers covering the windows and the entrances of those stores in a mall.
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Does this qualify as an alley?

The link in my previous post didn't work, so I deleted that post. Hopefully, this link works. (It works on my laptop.) link
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Do we say "he pressed his lips inward" in this situation?

According to a dictionary, purse your lips to form your lips into a small tight round shape, for example to show that you do not approve of something. Some people also say "pout your lips" ...
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Opposite "side" of a hose?

When I want to describe the side(?) of a hose or any other round object, what is the appropriate word for it? For example, when there is one drilled hole in a hose and I want someone to cut the ...
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Is this called a nest? [closed]

A nest normally looks like this (Photo by Cheri Kaufman) This nest made of straws normally by birds. What if a human made a hole in a tree like this for birds to live in Is this also a nest?
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What do you call the metal containers used to cook food (meat, pizza etc.) in the oven? (Translation of ‘fuente’)

I'm not talking about a water fountain, nor a power source. In Spanish, both of these things, which you can cook meat, pizza, etc. with, are called ‘fuente’ or ‘asadera’. The first is for general ...
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If a porch doesn't have a roof, would you still call it "porch"?

Dictionaries say a porch must have a roof. Does it mean native English speakers never say "porch" if there's no roof or at least some awning above the door? If, as applied to the following ...
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technical name of the small part from a large panel

I am not native and are writing an essay, I am trying my best to use the appropriate word to describe the product, could I call the small red circled one tab? or fragment I are not sure the precise ...
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What are these structures called in American and British English?

What do you call this little building in which a guard sits and lets people in and out of a company's premises and what is the name of that horizontal bar which he raises from inside of the building(...
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What is the small tied threads at edge of cloths or table cloths - called?

What are the small tied threads at the edge of cloths or table cloths - called?
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What's the English word for the care instruction sheet in clothes?

This sheet with care instructions is attached to any clothes. What's the name of this sheet? My ideas: Washing label Care instruction note/sheet Washing instruction note/sheet Textile care ...
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What do you call a pan with tall sides and one long handle? [closed]

What do you call it? In Russian we call it "сотейник"
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Is an electric kick scooter still a kick scooter (even though you don't have to kick)?

Is an electric kick scooter still a kick scooter (even though you don't have to kick)? What would you call it? The distinction between "kick scooters" and simply "scooters" is ...
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What do you call those posters eye doctors use to test your eyesight? [closed]

What do you call those posters eye doctors use to test your eyesight?
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What do you call those "round checkboxes"?

The thing a blue arrow points at is called a "checkbox", right? What do you call the round elements, the ones that look like bullet points?
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Describing an action of a fight

How would you describe this action? Is he holding or grasping or what?
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What is the common name for this device that is used to lock up keys?

What is the best word to refer to the thing in the image below? I want a word that is super clear so when I tell someone to take the key inside it, they know what I am talking about.
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What do you call this open food vessel?

I am thinking of an open food vessel, conical shaped, made to create chocolate, but I don't know if there's a proper name for it.
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What do Americans call this device that provides power to multiple devices plugged into it? [duplicate]

In the past I met the word power outlet, and from the context, I suspect it's the thing in the following image. But recently my roommate tells me it's a "power strip". I want to know what ...
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Does my description of "wok wall" make any sense to native speakers?

I am going to describe a wall called wok wall in China. Can I say "A Wok wall is one with a semi-circle extension on the top middle, making the top of wall like a wok with a pair of handles and ...
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What do you call this origami thing that kind of looks like a windmill?

What do you call these toy "windmills" made from folded paper?
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Can I describe an apple as "Half of an apple, it is red"?

Part of the TOEIC test is to describe pictures. So I’m picking random pictures and describing as many as possible. And my goal is to get a perfect score on TOEIC. How can I describe this picture of an ...
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How do I translate 'подъезд' into English?

How do I translate 'подъезд' into English? What are these? There are walls between separate pod'yezds inside so once you've walked into a certain pod'yezd you get access only to a specific section of ...
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What is a balcony on the top floor or the rooftop of a building called?

I know a room or an apartment on the top floor or on the rooftop can be called an attic or a penthouse depending on the room or the apartment. I wonder what a balcony on the rooftop or on the top ...
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“Half-cooked meat” ambiguity [closed]

Can “half-cooked meat” mean that half the meat is cooked and the rest is raw or does it mean that the meat is not cooked enough? Source: https://www.shutterstock.com/image-photo/ribeye-steak-beef-on-...
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What do you call this kind of hairstyle? Is there a specific term for it? (Like marcel waves and such?)

One of my characters has a similar hairstyle to Mary Poppins. I can't find the specific term though. Can anyone help me identify it?
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Is there a name for the large holes in some Gothic cathedrals?

Do you just call them arched holes? I doubt that's the word we use, but I have no idea what we call them. I am referring to the 4 large elongated holes in front of the cathedral on the upper part.
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Is this a conveyor or an escalator in a supermarket?

Is this called a conveyor or an escalator in a supermarket? If it is called an escalator, then there are 2 opposite escalators: one moves down and the other moves up. Which of these are correct ...
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What's the best word to describe the harsh, unaesthetic exterior of a building?

Take the image of this building for instance, a good percentage of people would say that it's not pleasant to look at. No colorful tiles, no fancy arcs. In short, it's "harsh-looking." I'm ...
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What's the name for this sports machine?

What's the name for this sport machine? I've tried to translate it from my native language but I couldn't find its translation.
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Is it called a "platform"?

This is the exact picture of my building. (2) & (3) are raised flat surfaces. (3) is higher than (2) and (2) is higher than (1). To go to the pool or building, I have to walk across (1), then ...
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What's the name of those threads at the edge of cloths?

Some clothes (especially shawls) have at the edge kind of decorative part (see the picture attached here) of which kind of threads falls down. What is called? N.b. I don't know its name in my native ...
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Type of container

What do we call the big round thing in the image that contains the small bowls? Is this a: a. container b. bowl c. dish d. plate e. platter f. OR WHAT?
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Is this called "a checkpoint"? [closed]

Could someone tell me what the picture shows? I tried with checkpoint, but I couldn't find further information.
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“The girl with a rubber band ‘on’ OR ‘in’ her hair”?

A girl tied her hair with a rubber band as shown in the picture. Is it correct to say She is the girl with a rubber band on/in her hair? Some native speakers says in, others say on. I am confused! ...
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What's the name of the part between the fingertip and hyponychium?

What's the name of the part between the fingertip and hyponychium? I want to describe some kind of feeling there. I know I can say the phrase "This feeling is in between the fingertip and the ...
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What would you call this large bowl-shaped container? [duplicate]

What do you call this thing (on the picture)? Laundry and water is put in it.
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What's the meaning of "inline"? [closed]

Does inline have the same meaning series has, or does it have the same meaning parallel has? If not, what's the meaning of inline?
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What is the proper name for this vintage "traditional folding gate door"?

Could anyone tell me what is the correct or better name for this gate/door? They are usually used by old shops in Asian countries (possibly from 1940s to 1960s). The photo is on this web-page.
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What does “plate” mean in the context of building?

per Cambridge, plate means a flat piece of something that is hard and does not bend so, when talking about brick wall, plate layout means a flat piece of bricks, shown like the following image (...
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What is it called? A basin or vessel?

Look at this large bowl-shaped container which is very popular in Asia but not in Western countries. It can be used to contain water or you can wash your hands or face using it. In the dictionary, ...
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What is the common term to express the barrier of a balcony?

The barrier of a balcony could by built in many forms like these or or or Should we call it "balcony railings" or "balcony fence"?
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What is the "small window" on a web page called?

Sometimes, we see on sites a type of small window of which we to choose between some choices. It can be between male/female, or more choices in case of title: Ms. Mrs. Dr. Prof. etc. What is called? ...
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How to translate "cocotte en papier" in English?

I'm surprised how I never been able to found an online translation of "cocotte en papier" (which is the thing pictured below), or people able to answer IRL, other than via less precise terms as "...
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Is the 'inflated abdomen' of a pregnant woman referred as an abdomen or it has a specific name?

Is the casual 'inflated abdomen' of a pregnant woman still referred as an abdomen or it has a specific name? (formally rather than slang). I couldn't find information about that, but it seems that ...
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"A plastic washing tub" or "A plastic basin"?

I got the large round container without a lid, used for washing clothes in the below picture. But I don't know how to call it. What do you name that plastic washing container? A plastic washing ...
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Narrow streets behind houses

Many American residential streets have parallel narrow roads where people place their garbage cans and sometimes garages. What are these called?
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What do you call the thing that holds Iron Man's suits?

What do you call the thing that "holds" the iron man armors? I say "hold", because it doesn't seem to be a container, but more like a sort of stand. Not sure if there's a name for it, because it's not ...
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