basura
feminine noun
1. rubbish (desechos) (British), garbage, trash (United States); litter
  • sacar la basura (en la calle) -> to put the rubbish out (British), to take out the garbage o trash (United States)
  • el parque estaba lleno de basura -> the park was full of litter
  • basura orgánica -> organic waste
  • basura radiactiva -> radioactive waste
2. rubbish bin, dustbin (recipiente) (British), garbage o trash can (United States)
  • tirar algo a la basura -> to throw something away
3. rubbish (bazofia) (British), garbage, trash (United States)
  • este artículo es una basura -> this article is a load of rubbish o (British) trash (United States)

basura [bah-soo’-rah]
noun
1. Trash, garbage, sweepings, filth swept away, rubbish. (f)
2. Dung, manure, ordure, excrement used to manure the ground; off-scouring. (f)
  • Basura radioactiva -> radioactive waste
3. (fig.) Trash, rubbish. (f)
  • La novela es una basura -> the novel is rubbish

basura
1 (desechos) (en casa) rubbish; garbage; (EEUU) (por el suelo) litter
hay mucha basura en la calle there's a lot of litter in the street
prohibido arrojar basuras (y escombros) no dumping; no tipping
basura espacial space junk
Una de estas partículas de basura espacial se impactó en una de las ventanillas del space shuttle, originando un cráter de unos 3 milímetros de diámetro
basura radiactiva radioactive waste
2 (contenedor) (en casa) dustbin; trash can; (EEUU) (en la calle) litter bin; trash can; (EEUU)
tirar algo a la basura to put o throw sth in the bin
3 (persona o cosa despreciable) trash; rubbish
es una basura he's a shocker (familiar); he's a rotter (familiar); la novela es una basura the novel is rubbish

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