The space between a person’s eyebrows is called the glabella
Those plastic thingies of different colors used to securely hold and close any type of product, like bread bags are called twist ties
The act of stroking someone’s hair to pamper them is called cafuné
. It’s a Portuguese word, and it does not have an English translation.
The metal part that surrounds the edges of different cylindrical objects like brushes, pencils, or any other object is called the ferrule
. It is used to preserve the objects’ edges, shape them, or hold something specific.
The symbol used instead of writing “and” is called an ampersand
and it represents the word “et,” which is Latin for “and.”
The back of the knee (the part that folds) is called the hough
or the kneepit.
The lines or spaces that appear on the grass due to the erosion by human or animal footsteps are called desire paths
The flat 8-shaped curve or infinity symbol is called a lemniscate
Maybe you’ve always thought they’re called holes, but those grommets on shoes, sneakers, and some clothes are called eyelets
Some backpacks have a small leather rhombus with a couple of openings. This is called a pig snout
because of its shape, and it is used to hang objects.
That sunken part located on the opposite side of the elbow also has a name. It is called a chelidon
or an elbow pit.
You might have thought that the lines we have in our hands don’t have a particular name, but they are called single palmar creases
Right on the inner rim of hats there is a strip. It’s called a sweatband
and like the name suggests, it’s meant to prevent the hat from getting stained by sweat.