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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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 ...
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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 ?
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Is it called 'crank'?

The tool is used to start the engine of the tractor below. Is it called 'crank' or something else?
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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.
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What is the outer solar shade called?

Does this shade have a particular name? Or is it just called a solar shade ?
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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 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 name of the ash particles?

What do you call those ash particles flying out of a fire?
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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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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 ...
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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?
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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 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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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.
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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.
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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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“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?
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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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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 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 ...
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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.
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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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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
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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 do we call the small towel that we use only for hands

What do we call the small towel that we use only on our hands (not the big one that we use on our body after a shower)? It usually hangs beside the basin.
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What do you call the small tube with ink in a pen?

What would you say in everyday life if you wanted to buy them? We need to buy some ______. pen ink holders ink reservoirs pen shanks pen rods small tubes with ink?
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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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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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Definition of an image with the word on it, basically explaining its' meaning

I remember there was a word for an image with the word on it, explaining itself.. I can't remember what it's called an it's really bugging me! Something like:
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What is the structure in which people sit on the elephant called in English?

What is the structure in which people sit on the elephant called in English? Here is a picture which describes exactly what I mean. The structure here is in silver color, and has three people on it. ...
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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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Is there a specific name for the blackboard when it's white?

In now-days there are two types of blackboards: one is green (it's used with chalk) and the second is white (it's used with marker pen). My question is if there is a specific name for white-...
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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 is the inner cover of the winter shoes called in English?

In Europe — in some countries, especially in the eastern Europe there are very common shoes which covered inside with something that makes it warm and comfortable in the time of the winter, cold and ...
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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 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 do you call this part of the human foot? [closed]

The blue color mentioned part, what do you call it in English? (not the red part)
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What do you call this tailor clip in English?

What do you call this in English?
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What do you call this kind of door lock?

How would you name or describe such a type of door lock? For instance, if you would like to buy one exactly like this. Is it a "latch", a "door bolt" or maybe something else? In Russian there is a ...
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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 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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A word to describe “a curve and inaccurate road”? [duplicate]

Is there a word to describe "a curve and inaccurate road"?
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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 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 this plastic rope for measuring?

I am having difficulty to find the English word for this stuff. It is actually a plastic rope that is usually used to measure.
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identification of recorded voice: “portions” or “burgeons”? [closed]

In this clip (1:09) is the woman saying "portions" or "burgeons"? As a non native English speaker it's difficult to me to understand the spelling in this part of the video and that's why it's ...