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 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 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?
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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)
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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 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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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 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 basic unit of a chain called in English?

Chains are made of a lot of oval shaped units. What is each one of them called in English? I don't know the name in my native language either.
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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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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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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 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 ...
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Is there an English word for the fruit we call paterna in El Salvador?

Can someone name the fruit in the pictures? Here in El Salvador we call it paterna but if I literally translate it means something related to father as in paternal X obviously it's not what I'm ...
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What do you call this place where various goods are sold?

What do you call the establishment where you buy things, like on the picture? Should I call it shop, store or market? I am in total confusion. I am asking for a generic term for a place where they ...
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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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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 is the term for the open space on desks that chairs fit into?

What is the term for the open space on desks that chairs fit into? Is it just called a chair slot? A compartment for chairs?
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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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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 ...
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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 do I call this food?

Should I call what is depicted in the image "stir fried mixed vegetables", "stir fried vegetables" or "fried vegetables combination"? For stir fry, I'm not sure how to write "stir fry" in past tense ...
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What to call light food served at cocktail parties, that can be eaten on the thumb?

At receptions, small pieces of food are often served, that can be eaten "on the thumb" even when holding a cup of champagne in the other hand. What to call this kind of food in English? I was ...
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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 ...
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What do you call this object?

What do you call this kitchen appliance? It is to make banana with milk. I would appreciate if you give me a link of how to use it too :)
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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.
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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 are these holes in sinks and tubs called?

What are the holes in the pictures called? They are usually found in sinks and tubs and their function is to prevent water from overflowing.
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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 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 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 ...