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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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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, 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 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 ...
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What's the child doing in this picture? Is it called tongue twister?

In the picture the child is having fun with her tongue. Is it called a tongue twister?
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What are the depicted measurement devices called in English?

Please check the image. What is it called in English? Is it as 'a measurement indicator'? How about this one?
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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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Description of hues in a diagram

I am using different hues to illustrate the data in a diagram for my thesis, but I am not sure how to describe them. Which combination of words would be correct: Smoothed data are shown using solid ...
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What are the stairs before the door called in English?

There is a specific word that describes the stairs before the door like in the picture here.
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Where are the vases in this picture? A term for that space

In my recently purchased apartment, I've come up with an idea for the hall as a part of interior designing. In my mother-tongue, we have a term for those three pits(?). Vases in the wall? - I'm not ...
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How do I refer to these lights?

I know a bit of photography. If you decrease the number of shutter speed, the amount of light going into the lens increases and as a result of that, the lights become 'lines'. How do I refer to such ...
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What do you call this thing that comes with any Apple product

I bought a MacBook Pro, and it came with this thing: I don't know how to use it or where should I stick it, that is why I need to ask about it in any Apple forum. Unfortunately, I don't even know the ...
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Serum or interferon

What the word is used for object in the picture and which verb is collocated with it?
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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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What do you call this thing? "bag"?

I always need this when I buy stuff from the market. So, I need to know the real name for it. I always call it "bag" but it seems that it is not the correct name.
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How is this instrument that makes sound from air movement called in English?

what is the following instrument called in English? Essentially, this instrument is composed of 5-6 vertical small wood-sticks, aligned one beside the other, and all attached by threads. You attach ...
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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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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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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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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 are these flying things called in English?

I saw something flying today. What should I call it in English?
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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 ...
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