Questions tagged [image-identification]

Used to ask for help determining a word that matches an image. Please use a clear image and be specific about what part you are asking for an identification of.

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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” in English? Picture included!

Could someone tell me what this is exactly called in English? I tried going with a "checkpoint" but I couldn't find further information and I need it for work urgently.
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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 ...
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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 inline meaning?

In English, there are series and parallel: Whether the inline meaning is as same as series? if not, what's the meaning of it? can use image to representative it ? and is there any correspondent word ...
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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 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 “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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What is this “opened” cube called?

I can't find the right definition for the thing that you see on the right. If we put all parts of it together we will get a box that we can rotate (this picture is taken from a quiz for kids - they ...
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Is “mortise & tenon joints” a good way to describe these parts?

I have a pair of corner connection parts(shown as pictures below) As you can see, there is one with a protruded head and the other one with a receiving cavity. What is the best and correct way to ...
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Stick, scion or twig

What do we call the thing [slid in eyes to apply khol] lying with the kohl bottle in the picture? Stick Twig scion
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What are “the high ends of castles” called?

What are the high ends of castles when they take the shape of tapered ends above the towers in them called? I have drawn orange circles around some of them here in the picture: Are they, by any ...
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How to describe this kind of jewelry?

"In one of the photos he took then, there is a young woman who has (...?) on her face". I found myself in a problem when I want to name this specific jewelry (that falls on the cheeks) in order to ...
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Are there specific names for forehead jewelry?

I googled "forehead jewelry" and found a lot of them in google photos, but I'm looking a specific name for this type of jewelry that falls on the forehead (and couldn't find there one).
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What do you call the furniture behind of which a speaker talks?

What do you call the furniture in front of which a speaker talks? This furniture is also found in university and allows a professor to give a presentation to the class. What do you call this furniture?...
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In a book we have lines or rows

Each one of the number level is called line or row? For instance if I want to guide a person to look at certain sentence which is located in the level of number 4 "The grammar of English consists of ...
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What do you call the hard part between the different panes of glass in a window?

What do you call the hard part between the different panes of glass in a window? You see the white horizontal and vertical bars between the panes of glass in the windows? What do you call them? Is ...
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What are the names for physical compounds of letters?

What's the name for a group of letters that create a unified information/message like this? (I'm looking for a general name whether they are on a sign, engraved, or written) letters If I write myself ...
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Is this food a bread or a loaf?

What do we call the food seen in the picture? Is it bread, loaf, or dough?
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Street obstacles in New Zealand

Some streets in New Zealand get very narrow because of the things shown in this picture. What are they called?
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sitting position… sitting on hams

Does the following sentence best present the sitting position shown in the picture? He is sitting kneeled down.
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What is this ring-shaped pastry called?

Are these pretzels? Or how can I name it correctly in English?
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What's this kind of chicken products package called?

What's this kind of chicken products package called? In my language it's simply called "package" (this is the translation), but I'm asking about this specific kind. Someone told me maybe it is called "...
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Do we “open bottles” or we “open caps”?

How should we refer to this action that involves the bottle, the cap and the person? Is she "opening the bottle" or "opening the cap"?
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Is it called in BrE - switch or button?

I saw two translations for this thing and I'd like to know if it's called switch or button in British English. "She touched the ?_ and she was electrocuted."
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Cargo container-shaped homes in Texas

What do you call this type of house?
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What's the white thing which corrects text called in English?

What's the thing which correct text by white fluid applying called in English? The dictionary in my native language says it's called: correcting fluid, or white-out, but in fact my classmates call it ...
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What is the point where you can make a U-turn called? [closed]

What is the point where you can make a U-turn called? Can we use "turnaround"?
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What do you call the “ceiling” of a table?

In other words, what would you call this?
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Is this dish (or vessel) called “casserole”?

A Ukrainian book says that what I know as cooking pot is casserole. Now I checked Cambridge and Oxford dictionaries and there's not such definition for casserole. So before I'm going to tell my friend ...
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How can I describe the glass stuck diagonally and those in a straight row?

I'm not able to find proper words to describe these three pictures: If I try to describe them myself, then my sentences would be: [.........] Glasses are in a straight row. Imperative: Keep ...
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What is the name of the horizontal wooden piece between the wall and the floor in this image?

What's the name of the horizontal wooden piece that separates the wall and floor, is there a technical name for it? Thanks
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What do we call lips squeezing back?

To my mind, to pout means to push one's lips forward, as an expression of petulant annoyance or sexual attraction. To pucker one's lips has a similar meaning. I am wondering what the opposite ...
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What are these two forms of watch called?

Nowadays in smartphones, computers or even in smart watches there are two types / form of watch display: one with clock hands and the second is simply three or four numbers (for example: 19:12). Can I ...
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What is the name of these parts of a stove?

Home electrical stoves normally have four or five places for cooking. What is the name of each one of these places where a cooking pot is placed?
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What is the name of such a “lamp”?

What is this kind of lamp called? To call it simply a "lamp" doesn't makes sense to me, nor to call it a "chandelier", since I've noticed that "chandelier" refers to an impressive group of lamps ...
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What is this smoking thing called?

What is this smoking thing called? Is it common in the US?
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What do you call Obama's face expression “not bad”?

How to desribe a person reacting with this face? Alternatively, I'd appreciate if you suggested me a word to describe this kind of compassionate frowning:
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What is the filling of the stapler called in English? (picture attached)

What is the filling of the stapler called in English? (you can see it in red circle in the attached picture). I looked for this word in my native dictionary but I didn't find this word.
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What's the part at the end of the shoelace called in English? [duplicate]

What are the (usually) plastic part of the shoelace called? The end part I mean? Mine's broken but I can't do a DIY fix without knowing the name.
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What is the brown cardboard covering coffee cups called in English?

I recently got into an awkward situation when I wasn't able to ask for a 'warmth protector thingy' in Starbucks, and wasn't accurately able to describe it, so could someone tell me what you would call ...
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How to refer to *one side* of headphones?

How to refer to one side of headphones? The word "headphones" is in only plural form, referring to two main components (speakers?) that are put in two ears. Now my question is how to refer to each ...
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What is this mop-like tool called in English?

What this pictured object is called in English? I was googling for mop and squeegee and got confused since based on the pictures in google images the most mops and squeegees look different. Then ...