plomo
masculine noun
1. lead (metal)
  • sin plomo -> unleaded (gasolina)
  • caer a plomo (figurative) -> to fall o drop like a stone
2. lead weight (pieza de metal)
3. fuse (fusible)
4. bore, drag (informal) (pelmazo)

plomo [plo'-mo]
noun
1. Lead, a very heavy metal (metal). (m)
2. Any piece of lead. (m)
  • Plomo en plancha -> lead in sheets
3. Ball of lead. (m)
  • Andar con pies de plomo -> to proceed with the utmost circumspection
  • A plomo -> perpendicularity, plumb
  • Caer a plomo -> to fall flat down
4. Plumb, a plummet. (m)
5. Bullet. (Ante Meridian & Latin American) (m)
6. Gunfight. (Mexico) (m)

plomo
1 (metal) lead
plomo derretido molten lead; gasolina con plomo leaded petrol; gasolina sin plomo unleaded petrol; soldadito de plomo tin soldier
sacar plomo a algo to make light of sth; play sth down
2 (plomada) plumb line; [de pesca] weight; sinker
a plomo true; vertical(ly); (justo) just right; caer a plomo to fall heavily o flat
3 (Electricidad y Eléctronica) fuse
se han fundido los plomos the fuses have blown; se le fundieron los plomos (España) he blew his top (familiar)
4 (pesadez) bore
5 especialmente (Latinoamérica) (bala) bullet
6 (México) (tiroteo) gunfight
adjetivo
1 (Latinoamérica) (gris) grey; gray; (EEUU) lead-coloured; lead-colored; (EEUU)
2
ponerse plomo (enfadarse) to dig one's heels in
se puso plomo y hasta que no accedí no cejó en su insistencia
3 (pesado) boring; dull
no seas plomo don't be such a bore

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