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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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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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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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What is the “hole” in this desk called?

This question has been created to split two questions previously asked here It is a "hole" in a desk. What can I call this? Can I say "Put your books into the hole"?
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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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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 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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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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What is the English name for the palm's spots of the "working hands"?

People who are used to going to the gyms, after sometime they get thick skin in the palm — under each finger — because they work with their hands a lot. What are these hard spots called in English? ...
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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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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'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 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 this container called, which holds vitamin tablets?

Is this a tub, a box, a bottle? Or is there a better word for it? (source: tesco.com) Unfortunately, the product page at tesco.com doesn't say what the tablets come in - only that frying information ...
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What is a single word for when "milk boils and flows out"?

When we boil milk and after a few minutes it flows out of the pan, what is the single word to describe this action or appearance?
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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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Name or word for the edges in the top of windows outside the building/house

What is Name or word for the edges in the top of windows outside the building/house which are marked in the pictures? In most buildings/houses which is big where a person can stand or even sit. Not I'...
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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 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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What do you call this device which plugs into the wall so you can have more electrical sockets nearby?

I haven't found anything related to this device neither on internet nor in dictionaries It is an equipment used to make up for the problem of not having enough sockets, nearby.
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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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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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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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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?
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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 are the names for physical compounds of letters?

What's the name for a group of letters that create a unified information/message? (I'm looking for a general name whether they are on a sign, engraved, or written.) If I write myself a note on a ...
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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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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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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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"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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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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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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“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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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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What is this called in English? paper / sheets/ blank page (picture is attached)

What is this called in English? 1) page 2) sheet 3) blank page I'm a little confused about the acceptable name. Context: "Do you want one (here is one of this three options) to write ...
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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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What is this thing that you put a sword in called?

I have played Ocarina of Time and Majora's Mask and I am always asking: "What is this thing on Link's back?" It's for putting the sword, I know that, but what it's called? I have searched for "sword ...
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What is the sports hall in schools called in English?

What is the sports hall in schools called in English? I've translated from my language and the translation is "sport venue", but the according to the picture on Wikipedia I suspect that it is not what ...
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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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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.
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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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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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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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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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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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What is the specific name of the heater which works by hot water & attached to walls?

What is the specific name of the heater which works with hot water and always attached to the walls? In my language we call it something which is translated to "central heating" (I could find a lot ...