tolva

tolva
feminine noun
1. (funnel-shaped chamber) 
a. hopper 
La tolva va cargada de carbón para alimentar el horno.The hopper is loaded with coal to supply the furnace.
2. (slide) 
a. chute 
La carga del camión se desliza por la empinada tolva.The truck's load slides down the steep chute.
3. (train car) 
La locomotora tiraba de siete tolvas de grano.The locomotive was pulling seven hopper wagons loaded with grain.
b. hopper car (United States) 
El tren se desplaza hacia adelante y la siguiente tolva se llena.The train moves forward and the next hopper car is filled.
tolva
Noun
1. (general) 
a. hopper 
tolva
1 (recipiente) hopper; (vertedor) chute
2 (S. Cone) (México) (Ferro) hopper wagon; hopper car; (EEUU)
3 (México) (Minería) shed for storing ore
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