Stack Exchange Network

Stack Exchange network consists of 175 Q&A communities including Stack Overflow, the largest, most trusted online community for developers to learn, share their knowledge, and build their careers.

Visit Stack Exchange

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.

0
votes
0answers
21 views

How do you call this peculiar product used to unclog drain?

I often see this product described as a plunger, but is it a plunger, or is it something else? I also often see the term "air blaster" being used to define this item, but I am pretty sure that's not ...
16
votes
7answers
6k views

Is this food a bread or a loaf?

What do we call the food seen in the picture? Is it bread, loaf, or dough?
14
votes
4answers
2k views

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?
2
votes
2answers
44 views

sitting position… sitting on hams

Does the following sentence best present the sitting position shown in the picture? He is sitting kneeled down.
2
votes
2answers
39 views

What is this ring-shaped pastry called?

Are these pretzels? Or how can I name it correctly in English?
6
votes
4answers
979 views

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 "...
13
votes
2answers
2k views

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"?
0
votes
1answer
67 views

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."
0
votes
2answers
33 views

Cargo container-shaped homes in Texas

What do you call this type of house?
1
vote
3answers
262 views

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 ...
1
vote
3answers
127 views

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"?
8
votes
4answers
4k views

What do you call the “ceiling” of a table?

In other words, what would you call this?
0
votes
1answer
68 views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
40 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
367 views

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
1
vote
1answer
51 views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
1k views

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?
15
votes
6answers
4k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
67 views

What is this smoking thing called?

What is this smoking thing called? Is it common in the US?
2
votes
5answers
2k views

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:
25
votes
9answers
9k views

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.
2
votes
1answer
77 views

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.
37
votes
6answers
16k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
479 views

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 ...
25
votes
7answers
7k views

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 ...
14
votes
4answers
1k views

A term for glass half wall

What is this thing called ? Is it just a ‘Glass Half-wall’ or does it have another name? And what if it was outdoors ?
1
vote
1answer
52 views

Is it called 'crank'?

The tool is used to start the engine of the tractor below. Is it called 'crank' or something else?
3
votes
1answer
119 views

What's the proper word for this type of 'porridge'?

What's called in English for this type of Chinese food? It's made of rice and water. Refer to the picture.
4
votes
1answer
50 views

What is the outer solar shade called?

Does this shade have a particular name? Or is it just called a solar shade ?
2
votes
1answer
3k views

What the gloves without the part of the fingers called in English?

What the gloves without the part of the fingers called in English? I know 2 types: Gloves without the part that covering the fingers (pic.1) Gloves with half covering of the fingers. (pic. 2)
1
vote
3answers
6k views

What is the door frame hole called (where the door latch goes)?

I am looking for the proper English name of the little hole in door frames where the latch goes in. Specifically, I want to know what that hole is called for "indoor" doors, without a lock, e.g. the ...
0
votes
1answer
47 views

What is the name of the ash particles?

What do you call those ash particles flying out of a fire?
0
votes
1answer
47 views

The meat mince is rough

The meat mince is rough. (When the grinder used is larger size or didn't grinde twice time.) What word do we use if the meat is a bit big and not grinde well.
3
votes
2answers
104 views

Term for this kind of door

I have searched on the internet but I can't figure out if there is a specific term for a kind of door. It's about doors that open downwards much like an oven, but I've seen this kind of door on a ...
1
vote
3answers
315 views

What do you call the plastic tube you put in a glass to drink? (image included)

Would you please tell me what does this called in English?
0
votes
3answers
454 views

How do we understand “with” in this phrase “rice with chicken and broccoli”?

In dictionary, with /wɪð, wɪθ/ ●●● S1 W1 preposition 2 having, possessing, or carrying something a tall gentleman with a beard a book with a green cover a man with a gun ...
0
votes
1answer
72 views

What is the name of the steel guard in this image?

What is the name of the steel guard marked by cross in the below image? What is the name of the thing that this bike is locked to?
5
votes
1answer
171 views

Mesh box? Lattice box? barred box etc.? Which one(s) of these to use for a flashcard?

I'd like to create a flashcard for that thing below. But the longer I try to do so, the more confused I get. None of the words suggested for this box (mesh box, lattice box, barred box, skeleton ...
2
votes
3answers
404 views

What do you call “A space dedicated to people for doing some certain works in offices” in English? (Especially in the banks)

In my first language, we use a term to describe a space dedicated to people for doing some certain works in offices or public places. Especially, in the banks where each of these spaces are numbered ...
3
votes
1answer
2k views

What are the forehead sides which lack hair called in English?

Some people, when they grow up and become adults, tend to lose their hair on the sides of the forehead. What are these places called in English? I've checked in my language dictionaries and I didn't ...
30
votes
5answers
10k views

What is the cover of the head of a pen called in English?

What is the cover of the head of a pen called in English? In my native language it is simply called a cover.
13
votes
2answers
3k views

What is the term for the morning wake up gesture?

What term do we use to describe the gesture that we find when someone wakes up and flexes her arms? Here is the picture.
2
votes
1answer
383 views

What is this large mammal with antlers called: a moose or an elk?

Is it a moose or an elk in the picture attached? It's from this Wikipedia article. I've always called this animal an elk. Wiki says: The moose (North America) or elk (Eurasia), Alces alces, is the ...
1
vote
4answers
74 views

“Pull your band off first.”

He wanted to take off his shoes. He grabbed the end of shoes but can't take off. "Pull your band off first." I told him. What do we call the highlighted part in the image?
13
votes
6answers
23k views

What is the soft part of the palm called in English?

What is the soft part of the palm called in English? I don't know the name even in my native language, so I cannot look it up in the dictionary.
2
votes
1answer
428 views

Definition for “seeded bread”

I'd like to add an English definition for "seeded bread" on one of my Anki flashcards. I've looked on the sites of the major monolingual dictionaries, but couldn't find anything. I'm not quite sure if ...
24
votes
6answers
7k views

What do you call the imprinted pattern left behind a car in mud?

What's the name for this ... chase? stria? groove? In Czech, we call it "stopa" - which literally translates as "footprint" but has a lot of other meanings as well so I can't really work out which of ...
0
votes
1answer
196 views

What is the name of the style of jacket in this picture?

I wanted to know what is the name of this kind of jacket, the blue one with golden buttons.
8
votes
3answers
1k views

What do you call the cones used to mark a field for sport activities?

What do you call these cones used to mark a field for sports?
6
votes
2answers
746 views

What is the name of those clothes

I just come to the U.S. not long ago, and I have trouble finding the names of clothes. Anyways, in this picture: What are these: The inner black shirt The outer shirt The black shoes