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"Bales" is a form of "bale", a noun which is often translated as "el fardo". "Pellets" is a form of "pellet", a noun which is often translated as "la bolita". Learn more about the difference between "bales" and "pellets" below.
bale(
beyl
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (bundle)
a. el fardo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The farmer distributed the bale of hay among the horses.El granjero distribuyó el heno del fardo entre los caballos.
b. la paca
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The countryside was spattered with bales.El campo estaba salpicado con pacas.
c. la bala
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I bought a bale of straw to put some in the poultry yard.Compré una bala de paja para echarlo en el corral.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to bundle)
a. empacar
The machine will come tomorrow to bale the alfalfa.Mañana pasa la máquina a empacar la alfalfa.
3. (to remove water by bucket) (United Kingdom)
a. achicar
The rain began to fill the boat, so we had to bale the water out to keep from sinking.La lluvia comenzó a llenar el barco, así que tuvimos que achicar el agua para evitar que se hundiera.
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pellet
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (little ball)
a. la bolita
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I feed the chickens with a mixture of seeds and food pellets.Les alimento a los pollos con una mezcla de semillas y alimento en bolitas.
2. (weaponry)
a. el perdigón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A few protesters were blinded by pellets from the non lethal guns the security forces used.Algunos manifestantes quedaron ciegos como resultado de los perdigones de las armas no letales que usaron las fuerzas de seguridad.
3. (regurgitated bird food)
a. la bola
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The ornithologist determined the species of bird that had been there from the pellets it left behind.El ornitólogo determinó la especie de ave que había estado presente ahí por las bolas que dejó atrás.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (to strike forcefully)
a. golpear
The rain was pelleting the windows at the front of the house.La lluvia golpeaba las ventanas al frente de la casa.
5. (to shape)
a. formar bolitas de
Many agricultural products are pelleted for convenience.Se forman bolitas de muchos productos agrícolas por comodidad.
b. formar gránulos de
Our kibble is pelleted to ensure a balanced intake of proteins and vitamins for your pet.Formamos gránulos de nuestra comida de mascota para asegurar un aporte equilibrado de proteínas y vitaminas para su mascota.
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