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 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 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 “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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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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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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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 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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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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“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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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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What's this container called?

Is this a tub, a box, a bottle? Or is there a better word for it? Unfortunately, the product page at tesco.com doesn't say what the tablets come in - only that frying information isn't applicable... ;...
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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 ...
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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 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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“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 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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Name for the action performed by this chef with a pan

If you look at this picture, you may know it is done by a chef who is holding the handle of the wok, and lifting it over the cook top while cooking. What word or phrase could be used to describe ...
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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 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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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 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 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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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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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 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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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 ...